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  • The US has its biggest game since the World Cup in 10 weeks

    After crashing out of the Gold Cup in a historic semifinal upset loss to Jamaica, the US...

    Business Insider
  • Cavani banned for two matches over Jara incident

    Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani has been suspended for two matches over his flare-up with Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara at the Copa America, the South American Football Confederation announced. The ban means he will miss his country's first World Cup qualifying tie away to Bolivia in October.…

    AFP
  • Chelsea sell Filipe Luis back to Atletico

    Brazilian winger Filipe Luis is returning to Atletico Madrid just a year after they sold him to Chelsea, the clubs said Tuesday. Luis won the English Premier League with Chelsea and scored in their League Cup final victory but only played 26 games overall under coach Jose Mourinho. "Happy! Glad to…

    AFP
  • The big problem with Didier Drogba joining the Montreal Impact and MLS

    A striker joining MLS at age 37 after showing serious signs of slowing down sends the wrong message of where the league stands and where the league wants to go.

    FC Yahoo
  • Soccer-Vidal completes $44 million move from Juve to Bayern

    Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has completed his transfer from Juventus to Bayern Munich by signing a four-year contract with the Bundesliga champions. "I wanted to take another big step forward in my career," the 28-year-old Vidal told the Bavarian club's website (www.fcbayern.de) on Tuesday. "I…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-UEFA head Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

    * Frenchman to confirm bid this week * Already installed as favourite to succeed Sepp Blatter (Adds detail, background) By Simon Evans ZURICH, July 28 (Reuters) - Michel Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the…

    Reuters
  • History in the making: Arizona Cardinals hire NFL's first female coach

    New ground has been broken at the National Football League: a woman has joined the coaching ranks of the ultimate American boys club. The Arizona Cardinals announced on Monday that Jen Welter of the Indoor Football League will serve as the team's training camp and preseason coaching intern, making…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Soccer-Van Gaal seeking galactico touch for resurgent United

    By Ian Chadband LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - Louis van Gaal wants to recruit a new galactico match-winner for Manchester United in a bid to fulfil his ambition of bringing another Premier League title to Old Trafford before he walks away from the club in two years. Van Gaal, who vowed to stick to…

    Reuters
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    NYCFC`s Andrea Pirlo visits local kids soccer camp, shares excitement of being in New York

    NYCFC`s newest player, Andrea Pirlo, visits local kids soccer camp and shares his excitement of being in New York.

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  • Tottenham expect tough test from MLS All-Stars

    Tottenham launch their final preparations for the fast-approaching Premier League season on Wednesday when they take on a Major League Soccer All-Stars side featuring former Spurs striker Robbie Keane in the US league's mid-season exhibition. "It's going to be a tough game and that's what we want,"…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Crespo joins Villa as Sherwood continues to ring changes

    Jose Angel Crespo has become Aston Villa's seventh close-season signing after sealing a move from relegated La Liga side Cordoba, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old defender has signed a three-year deal to join Villa, who finished one place above the relegation zone last…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Once-mighty Ajax join Champions League with the minnows

    Four-times European champions Ajax Amsterdam find themselves among the pre-qualifiers for the Champions League this year as Dutch football pays the price for its declining record in continental competition. Ajax are away at Rapid Vienna on Wednesday in the first leg of the third qualifying round…

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  • Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says

    The Russian president, speaking with Swiss TV on Monday, said the embattled head of FIFA deserves a Nobel Prize for his work. ''Thank you, President Putin, you make us happy and comfortable,'' said Blatter, who was making his first trip outside his native Switzerland since American and Swiss…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Norwegian championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Norwegian championship matches on Monday Monday, July 27 Valerenga Oslo 2 Lillestrom 0 Sunday, July 26 Bodo Glimt 1 Aalesund 0 Odd Grenland 3 Tromso 2 Sandefjord Fotball 1 Rosenborg Trondheim 2 Sarpsborg 08 2 Mjondalen IF 2 Stromsgodset…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Chilean championship results and standings

    July 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Chilean championship matches on Monday Monday, July 27 Audax Italiano 1 Palestino 1 Sunday, July 26 Universidad de Chile 1 Antofagasta 1 Deportes Iquique 0 Universidad Catolica 2 Universidad de Concepcion 2 Huachipato 0 Saturday, July 25…

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  • Benitez plays down De Gea rumours after Real crush Inter

    Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez brushed off rumours of making a bid for David de Gea and said he was confident Sergio Ramos would stay at his club after watching his side beat Inter Milan 3-0 in Guangzhou on Monday. Real's Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo put on a scintillating first-half show,…

    AFP
  • Seriously injured Congolese in Cairo hospital

    Congolese footballer Rudy Guelord Bhebey-Ndey is in intensive care in a Cairo military hospital after suffering serious injuries in a weekend pan-African club competition match. "He was in a very bad condition when he arrived," neurosurgeon Salah Abdel-Khalek told an Egyptian radio station Monday.…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Monday Monday, July 27Viborg 0 AGF Aarhus 0 Sunday, July 26Brondby 1 OB Odense 2 Esbjerg 1 FC Copenhagen 2 Randers 3 Nordsjaelland 0 Friday, July 24Hobro IK 0 AaB Aalborg 1 SonderjyskE 1 Midtjylland 2…

    Reuters