Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:
Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Football
  • Mourinho takes subtle – and sensible – post-match dig at media, Wenger

    Jose Mourinho was at it again after the Community Shield, taking shots in his post-match comments. Only this time, he made a good point.

    FC Yahoo
  • 'It was weird', says Rooney after Everton return

    Wayne Rooney admitted it felt "weird" putting on the blue shirt of his boyhood club Everton once again in a testimonial match for Goodison Park cult hero Duncan Ferguson on Sunday. Rooney, who started out with the Toffees before being sold to Manchester United in 2004, came off the bench to a…

    AFP
  • Time for Milan to re-find Glory Years

    Beppe Sapienza, spokesman for Serie A giants AC Milan, is the speaker. Milan last won a European trophy when beating Liverpool in the 2007 Champions League final in Athens, whilst they last won the Italian title in the 2010-11 season when coached by current Juventus maestro, Massimiliano Allegri.…

    paddyagnew
  • Soccer-Ronaldinho marks winning return to Brazil

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Ronaldinho Gaucho made a triumphant return to Brazilian soccer on Saturday when he set up the goal that gave Fluminense a 1-0 win over Gremio at the Maracana stadium. The former Barcelona forward was a shadow of his former self but his flighted pass…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-US championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the US championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 San Jose Earthquakes 0 Portland Timbers 0 Saturday, August 1 Colorado Rapids 1 LA Galaxy 3 DC United 6 Real Salt Lake 4 New England Revolution 3 Toronto FC 1 Orlando City SC 5 Columbus Crew…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Slovak championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Slovak championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 DAC Dunajska Streda 1 Slovan Bratislava 1 Saturday, August 1 FK Senica 2 MFK Skalica 1 Podbrezova 6 MFK Zemplin Michalovce 2 ViOn Zlate Moravce 0 AS Trencin 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts…

    Reuters
  • Electric Egyptian Kahraba too hot for Uganda

    Egypt moved closer this weekend to a record-extending 12th Olympic Games football appearance by an African country while their star Kahraba confirmed he is a master goal-poacher. The Baby Pharaohs won 2-1 in Uganda to complete a 6-1 aggregate triumph and secure a place in an eight-nation tournament…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Argentine championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Argentine championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 Boca Juniors 3 Union (Santa Fe) 4 Crucero del Norte 3 Huracan 3 Defensa y justicia River Plate Postponed Olimpo 2 Newell's Old Boys 0 Racing Club 0 Belgrano 0 San Martin (San Juan)…

    Reuters
  • FIFA boss Blatter gives up International Olympic Committee seat

    Under pressure FIFA leader Sepp Blatter on Monday gave up his International Olympic Committee seat because he will soon end his reign in charge of world football. Blatter, whose organisation is embroiled in a corruption scandal, was among a group of eight IOC members who should have sought…

    AFP
  • Rival Palestinian clubs set for 'historic' clash

    Palestinian football fans are gearing up for an "historic" clash with the West Bank-based Al-Ahli and Gaza's Shejaya set to play each other for the first time in 15 years. Tuesday's game in Yarmuk in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip is being seen as a symbol of Palestinian unity after last year's…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Bulgarian championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bulgarian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 Beroe Stara Zagora 1 Pirin Blagoevgrad 0 Slavia Sofia 0 Cherno More Varna 1 Saturday, August 1 Botev Plovdiv 1 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1 Ludogorets 2 Levski Sofia 0 Standings P W D L F A…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Colombian championship liga aguila ii results and standings

    Aug 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Colombian championship Liga Aguila II matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 Atletico Nacional 1 Envigado 0 Deportivo Cali 1 Tolima 1 Patriotas 1 Atletico Junior 0 Jaguares 1 Independiente Medellin 2 Pasto 2 Once Caldas 1 Saturday, August…

    Reuters
  • Nicklas Bendtner emerges as Wolfsburg's unlikely hero in DFL-Supercup

    The much-maligned Bendtner, who once declared that he would soon be one of the best strikers in the world, somehow made the difference against Bayern Munich.

    FC Yahoo
  • S. Korea beat China 2-0 in Men's East Asian Cup

    Beijing (AFP) - South Korea beat hosts China 2-0 in the Men's East Asian Cup in Wuhan Sunday, with goals from Kim Seung Dae and Lee Jong-Ho.

    AFP
  • Iraq probes Bosnian coach's 'shocking' volte-face

    Iraq's football federation Sunday requested CCTV footage from Dzemal Hadziabic's hotel after the Bosnian unexpectedly left the country within a day of flying in to take over the national squad. Best known as Jamal Haji, the veteran Bosnian coach who spent years managing teams in the Gulf, arrived…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2Elfsborg Boras 2 Halmstad 0 IFK Gothenburg 6 Orebro 0 IFK Norrkoping 1 AIK Stockholm 2 Saturday, August 1Atvidabergs FF 2 Malmo 2 Djurgarden 2 Haecken 1 Gefle 1 Falkenbergs FF 0 Friday,…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-FA are 'amateurs', says Hull chairman Allam

    Hull City Chairman Assem Allam labelled the Football Association (FA) "amateurs" after the governing body blocked his attempted rebranding of the second-tier club for a second time. Allam wanted to rename the Championship club Hull Tigers believing it would be easier to market the club and bring in…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Austrian championship results and standings

    Aug 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Austrian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, August 2 Austria Vienna 3 Altach 1 Sturm Graz 1 SV Groedig 1 SV Ried 0 Wolfsberger AC 0 Saturday, August 1 FC Admira Wacker Moedling 2 Mattersburg 1 Salzburg 1 Rapid Vienna 2 Standings P W D L…

    Reuters
  • Triathlon-Gomez wins in Rio amid concern over roads

    (Recasts throughout, adds quotes, byline) By Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Javier Gomez guaranteed Spain a place in next year's Olympic triathlon by winning the ITU Olympic Qualification Event in Rio on Sunday as uneven road conditions caused problems for the athletes. Gomez finished…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Ominous pre-season a worry for PSG's title rivals

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - There are ominous signs that Paris St Germain will begin the Ligue 1 season at full throttle, which is worrying for their rivals hoping to prevent a fourth consecutive title for the mega-rich capital club. In the last three seasons PSG have struggled to…

    Reuters