Soccer

Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

Secret payments to soccer officials were cloaked by car names such as 'Benz,' 'VW,' 'Toyota,' 'Kia' and 'Peugeot,' a sports marketing executive testified as the trial of three former national federations started its second week.

FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

FIFA says three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes have been banned for life

FC Kansas City of women's soccer league ends operations

The National Women's Soccer League has reacquired two-time champion FC Kansas City's membership interest, effectively folding one of its inaugural clubs after five seasons of operation

Sevilla coach: Be cautious vs Liverpool in…

Don't expect Sevilla to take too many risks when it hosts Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday even though a victory will secure the Spanish club in the knockout stages for the second straight season

Crew SC counts on boost from rowdy crowd

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio…

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup

Man City juggernaut runs into defensive problems

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has defensive problems to deal with after John Stones was ruled out for up to six weeks

World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of…

The first week of the first trial stemming from the sprawling investigation of FIFA revealed schemes to corrupt world soccer.

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus…

This season's Serie A title race is shaping up to be the most interesting in years and it took another turn on Sunday when Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria

Valencia wins 8th straight game to keep pace with Barcelona

Valencia kept pace with Spanish leader Barcelona by beating Espanyol 2-0 for an eighth straight league win despite having coach Marcelino Garcia Toral sent off

Stevens, Busch ideal match

Schalke goes 2nd in Bundesliga, Werder Bremen…

Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga

West Ham loses 2-0 at Watford in 1st match under Moyes

West Ham loses 2-0 at Watford in 1st match under David Moyes

The referee breaking unseen barriers for women in…

Having made the breakthrough, the first female referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example

Cavani scores twice as league leader PSG routs…

Edinson Cavani scores twice as unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain overcomes a slow start to beat Nantes 4-1 and move six points clear at the top of the French league

GIGGED AGAIN!

'Lions don't recover like humans': Zlatan back in United win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned from a seven-month injury layoff in Manchester United's 4-1 victory, and so did the striker's typical bravado

Bayern leads Bundesliga by 6 points as Heynckes…

Robert Lewandowski scored twice to help Bayern Munich stretch its lead in the Bundesliga to six points with a 3-0 defeat of Bavarian rival Augsburg