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  • Talent at Arizona United tryout high - except for one player

    Arizona United had 110 players at its open soccer tryout. These guys were good and they only had a shot at trying out for Arizona United. Arizona United Soccer Club is one of 24 teams in the United Soccer League, which formed in 2011 in a merger of two existing leagues. The USL formed a partnership…

    The Associated Press
  • MLS minimum: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates

    TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Before he was in Major League Soccer, Zach Scott worked in accounting, as a coach and as a substitute teacher to pay the bills while he played in pro soccer's lower division.

    Associated Press
  • Bayern's Boateng reveals Barcelona offer

    Bayern Munich's Germany defender Jerome Boateng turned down an offer to join Barcelona before the start of the current season, he has revealed. "I don't know the details of how much Barcelona offered for me, but it is true that I received an offer," the 26-year-old centre-back told Bild. "At the…

    AFP
  • Hazard header keeps leaders Chelsea flying

    Eden Hazard's first-half header ensured Chelsea maintained their five-point advantage at the Premier League summit as Jose Mourinho's side won 1-0 at West Ham United on Wednesday. Having secured their first trophy of the season by beating Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday's League Cup final, Mourinho's…

    AFP
  • Newcastle United 0-1 Manchester United: Krul gaffe spoils Jonas return

    Magpies goalkeeper Tim Krul passed the ball directly to Ashley Young, who calmly converted to lift the Red Devils to a 1-0 away win.

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  • The best Premier League team at the moment wears red, not Chelsea blue

    So far in 2015, no team has collected more points in the Premier League than Liverpool.

    FC Yahoo
  • Swansea striker Gomis collapses during Premier League match

    LONDON (AP) — Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed during an English Premier League game at Tottenham on Wednesday and was taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure.

    Associated Press
  • Major League Soccer Tries to Dodge Work Stoppage

    Major League Soccer's season is about to kick off but the players and the league are currently in a battle that could end in a strike. WSJ's Matthew Futterman reports.

    WSJ Live
  • Last-gasp Benteke gives Sherwood first win

    Christian Benteke scored a nerveless stoppage-time penalty as Aston Villa edged West Bromwich Albion 2-1 to earn new manager Tim Sherwood a precious first Premier League victory. Sherwood, who succeeded the sacked Paul Lambert last month, celebrated jubilantly at the final whistle after what could…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Ligue 1 on Wednesday 21 Alexandre Lacazette (Olympique Lyon) 15 Andre-Pierre Gignac (Olympique Marseille) 11 Claudio Beauvue (En Avant Guingamp) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain) 9 Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyon) 8 Mathieu Duhamel (Evian Thonon…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Scotland opposed to British team in Rio

    (Adds Blatter quote) LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Scotland have followed Wales in voicing opposition to a combined British soccer team for the 2016 Rio Olympics but FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the idea has been agreed in principle. The British Olympic Association (BOA) said on Tuesday the…

    Reuters
  • Parma rescue 'plan' in place - federation

    A financial rescue plan to enable cash-strapped Parma see out the remainder of the Serie A season is in place, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday. "We've established a plan which has already been presented to various clubs in Serie A," FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio revealed.…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Tide turning against Ancelotti at faltering Real

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, March 4 (Reuters) - With Real Madrid's attack losing its potency and the team faltering in crunch games the tide has started to turn surprisingly rapidly against coach Carlo Ancelotti. Such is the level of expectation at the Bernabeu that winning a coveted 10th European Cup…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Slovenian championship results and standings

    March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Slovenian championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, March 4 ND Gorica 1 Koper 2 MIK Celje 2 NK Krka 1 NK Radomlje 1 Rudar Velenje 0 NK Zavrc 1 Domzale 0 Olimpija Ljubljana 0 Maribor 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Maribor 21 15 2 4 42 20…

    Reuters
  • UPDATE 2-Soccer-MLS making progress, calls labor talks 'productive'

    (Recasts with update on talks) By Simon Evans WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - Major League Soccer and the union representing its players are making progress in a last-ditch effort to reach a new labor deal on Wednesday and avoid a work stoppage two days before the 20th MLS season opens. The two…

    Reuters
  • Lloyd has 2 goals and US defeats Norway 2-1 at Algarve Cup

    Carli Lloyd scored two goals and the U.S. women's national team opened the Algarve Cup in Portugal with a 2-1 victory over Norway on Wednesday. Trailing 1-0 at the half, Lloyd evened the match with a left-footed goal in the 56th minute before putting the United States ahead on a penalty kick about…

    The Associated Press