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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
  • 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
  • Cavani banned for three 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. Cavani, who plays for French champions Paris Saint-Germain, was sent off midway through the second half…

    AFP
  • 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
  • Trinidad extradition hearing delayed for ex-FIFA VP Warner

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) -- A court is giving former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner more time to fight being extradited from Trinidad & Tobago to the United States to face corruption charges. A chief magistrate on Monday set a new hearing date of Aug. 28 after a government lawyer requested…

    The Associated Press
  • Algeria bans hiring foreign players

    Algerian football clubs have been banned from signing foreign players because of a severe financial crisis caused by a plunge in oil revenues, the national football federation said on Monday. Algeria's oil export revenue has almost halved so far this year, crippling the economy of the North African…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, July 27Halmstad 0 Gefle 1 Hammarby 0 IFK Norrkoping 1 Orebro 0 Djurgarden 1 Sunday, July 26AIK Stockholm 4 Elfsborg Boras 2 Falkenbergs FF 1 IFK Gothenburg 0 Saturday, July 25Atvidabergs FF 1…

    Reuters
  • 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…

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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.

    Tribune
  • 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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    Man Utd. defeats Barcelona in front of sellout crowd at Levi's Stadium

    It was a rare opportunity for soccer fans as European soccer giants Manchester United and FC Barcelona took the field in a sold-out game at Levi's Stadium Saturday.

    KGO – San Francisco
  • 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
  • Rival kings rumble as Chelsea tests Barcelona

    Reigning European kings Barcelona and English Premier League champions Chelsea, each training in the first steps of defending their crowns, meet Tuesday in a pre-season friendly in suburban Washington. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says evaluating talent and testing combinations is more important…

    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
  • Soccer-Sports minister Mutko favourite in RFU election

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW, July 27 (Reuters) - Sports minister Vitaly Mutko will take on vice-speaker of the Russian State Duma Igor Lebedev in a two-horse race for the president's post at the Russian Football Union (RFU) later this year. Both were registered by the election committee on Monday…

    Reuters
  • Landon Donovan stays connected to the game

    There's nothing like a visit to the field to get Landon Donovan's competitive juices flowing again. The former Major League Soccer star will make his coaching debut in the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game on Tuesday in Commerce City, Colorado, part of All-Star Week. While there's plenty of things…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-FIFA says person 'from outside football' to head reforms body

    By Simon Evans ZURICH, July 27 (Reuters) - Scandal-plagued FIFA responded to criticism of its new reforms task force on Monday by saying an "independent person from outside of the game" should head the group. FIFA's statement came after Domenico Scala, the Swiss businessman who had been approached…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Chinese championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Chinese championship matches on Monday Monday, July 27 Shanghai Shenhua 1 Henan Jianye 0 Sunday, July 26 Chongqing Lifan 2 Shanghai SIPG 4 Guizhou Renhe 2 Beijing Guo'an 1 Hangzhou Greentown 0 Guangzhou Evergrande 1 Saturday, July 25…

    Reuters