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  • Incredible last-second goal propels Texas H.S. soccer team

    Buzzers aren't all that common in soccer, but when they definitely make last-second goals more exciting

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  • The 20 greatest players in MLS history

    As Major League Soccer begins its 20th season, we run down the 20 greatest players in the league's history.

    FC Yahoo
  • Van Gaal 'very irritated' by Giggs rift talk

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Thursday angrily rejected media speculation that there is a rift between him and assistant manager Ryan Giggs. Van Gaal reacted jubilantly to Ashley Young's late goal in United's 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at St James' Park on Wednesday. In marked…

  • Rooney, inspired by memory of United loss, eyes first FA Cup

    Wayne Rooney has never won an FA Cup winner's medal and the Manchester United captain is desperate to get his hands on one having fallen in love with the competition watching his team lose the final 20 years ago. The 29-year-old has tasted defeat twice in the final with United, in a penalty…

  • Guardiola tells Ribery to keep calm

    Pep Guardiola has warned Franck Ribery that Bayern Munich cannot afford any foolish red cards after the French winger lashed out during a German cup tie in midweek. Ribery picked up a yellow card Wednesday after retaliating to a bad foul from Benjamin Kessel during Bayer's 2-0 win over Eintracht…

  • Soccer-Welbeck criticism wide of the mark, says Wenger

    By Sam Holden LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - Striker Danny Welbeck is playing an important role in Arsenal's season despite being moved into an unpreferred wide role, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal face Welbeck's former club Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Monday and…

  • 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
  • Pellegrini throws down gauntlet to Man City skipper Kompany

    Manuel Pellegrini has warned his club captain Vincent Kompany that he is not assured of regaining his place in Manchester City's starting line-up after he was left out of his side's 2-0 victory over Leicester at the Etihad Stadium. The Belgian World Cup central defender was the most high-profile…

  • MLS minimum: Playing for $36,500 with millionaire teammates

    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. Scott now plays before crowds of more than 60,000 fans in Seattle with Sounders teammate Clint Dempsey, who made $6.7…

    The Associated Press
  • LA Galaxy ready to begin MLS Cup defense without Donovan

    Landon Donovan is gone, this time apparently for good. Steven Gerrard is on his way, but won't arrive for four months. When the LA Galaxy begin defense of their third MLS Cup title in four seasons Friday night, that gap between their former and future scoring stars is just one challenge in a season…

    The Associated Press
  • Audi Becomes Official Partner of Major League Soccer

    Audi and Major League Soccer today announced a landmark, multi-year partnership agreement. The partnership, which commences with the start of the 2015 MLS season, makes Audi the Official Automotive Partner of MLS.

  • Real Madrid defends its league lead against Athletic Bilbao

    MADRID (AP) — Athletic Bilbao's challenge, as usual, will be to stop Cristiano Ronaldo.

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  • No drums, beer or banners - Copa America could be dull

    By Rosalba O'Brien and Felipe Iturrieta SANTIAGO (Reuters) - In a bid to keep South America's notorious 'barra brava' hooligans away from soccer stadiums, Chile is implementing strict rules that fans complain will take the fizz out of proceedings at the Copa America in June. This year's tournament,…

  • Serie A votes to provide crisis-hit Parma emergency funding

    Italy's top soccer teams voted to give Parma a 5 million euro ($5.5 million) emergency fund Friday to help the club finish the season. The measure means last-place Parma should be able to play Atalanta on Sunday, after its previous two matches - at home with Udinese and at Genoa - were postponed…

    The Associated Press
  • Morgan's goal sparks 3-0 US win over Switzerland in Portugal

    Alex Morgan redirected Lauren Holiday's free kick for a goal some nine minutes into the second half and the U.S. women's national team went on to defeat Switzerland 3-0 on Friday in group play at the Algarve Cup. Amy Rodriguez added a goal in the 72nd minute before Abby Wambach came off the bench…

    The Associated Press
  • New-look Valencia threaten La Liga elite

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Quietly and efficiently Valencia are building up steam under new owner Peter Lim and on Sunday face champions Atletico Madrid ready to fight for third place in La Liga. Valencia are a new-look side thanks to the investment of Singapore billionaire Lim and,…

  • Soccer-Wembley should be saved for FA Cup final, says Rodgers

    Liverpool are just one game away from playing at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup -- but their manager Brendan Rodgers rather wishes they were not. If Liverpool beat Blackburn Rovers in their quarter-final on Sunday, they will travel to London to play the semi-final at English football's most famous…