Soccer

Man U's Rashford keeps pressure on government to…

Soccer star Marcus Rashford’s campaign to feed poor students has sparked a partisan political battle that makes scoring goals for Manchester United seem trivial by comparison

Brazilian soccer great Pelé turns 80, isolated a…

Brazilian soccer great Pelé will turn 80 on Friday but the celebration will have to wait

The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive…

German soccer club Werder Bremen says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team’s training session has been canceled

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Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave…

Afghan officials say at least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country

UEFA adds third Chinese sponsor to soccer's Euro 2020

UEFA has signed a third Chinese sponsor for soccer’s next European Championship

Man United's revenue drops, debts rise amid pandemic

Manchester United's revenue has dropped by almost a fifth because the team did not play in the Champions League and because it was forced to close its stadium to fans during the coronavirus pandemic

Mourinho rubbishes 'Spursy' tag despite West Ham…

Jose Mourinho claims Tottenham have played the best soccer with the ball in the Premier League this season and dismisses suggestions of the team being 'Spursy' after letting a 3-0 lead slip against West Ham United.

English women's soccer targets titles, player…

England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams

The Latest: NFL's Washington team not yet…

The Washington Football Team will allow only friends and family in attendance at FedEx Field on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, even after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan allowed teams to fill outdoor stadiums to 10% capacity

Ozil disappointed after being axed from Arsenal's…

Arsenal leave Mesut Ozil out of their Premier League squad, while Chelsea include former goalie Petr Cech as cover.

Man United wins again at PSG; Messi scores in…

Marcus Rashford sprinted toward the corner flag inside an empty Parc des Princes and slid on his knees in celebration just like two seasons ago

Simeone eyes ending Bayern's European dominance

Diego Simeone backs his Atletico Madrid side to end Bayen Munich's winning streak in European competitions.

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Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions…

The coronavirus pandemic will bring a new divide to the Champions League this season because some teams will be playing in front of fans and some will be playing in empty stadiums

Man Utd and Liverpool want to join Euro league

Liverpool and Man United are in talks about a bombshell plot involving Europe's biggest football clubs.

Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady…

FC Midtjylland has been one of the poster teams for analytics in European soccer

Klopp and Wijnaldum upset wtih nature of Van Dijk…

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp and midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum still angered by the tackle from Everton goalie Jordan Pickford that injured Virgil van Dijk.

'It's really crazy': Late goals cap another wild…

A two-week break for international matches has done nothing to suppress the relentless surprises in this season’s Premier League

Neville: European Premier League talks 'obscene'

Gary Neville said the idea of a European Premier League is "another wound for football", calling the timing of talks "obscene".

2nd-tier soccer game postponed in Spain after positive tests

The Spanish second-division soccer match between Alcorcón and Ponferradina has been postponed after four coronavirus cases for Alcorcón were confirmed

Man United, Liverpool in talks to join new…

Manchester United and Liverpool reportedly in talks with Europe's elite clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would reshape the sport's global soccer landscape.

Tottenham collapses on Bale's return to draw 3-3…

Tottenham threw away a 3-0 lead in the final 10 minutes to draw 3-3 with West Ham in the Premier League

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Algerian women push for rights at soccer…

Lining up on the edge of a field nestled between Algeria's mountains, women from the village of Sahel prepare to take the pitch for a match organised to raise awareness on women's rights, a cause that has come under greater scrutiny after a brutal attack this month.

Schalke apologizes for racist abuse of Dortmund's Moukoko

Schalke has apologized for its fans’ racist abuse of Borussia Dortmund youth player Youssoufa Moukoko during a match between the rival clubs’ under-19 sides

'Why do the government hate Manchester?'

Chancellor Rishi Sunak was asked why the government 'hates' Greater Manchester.