Soccer

Lebanese soccer player dies from stray bullet head wound

Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says one of the country's leading soccer players has died, nearly a month after he was wounded in Beirut by a stray bullet that hit him in the head

US-based Krause Group takes control of Parma soccer club

Parma has become the latest Serie A team with foreign ownership after the U.S.-based Krause Group purchased a 90% stake in the club

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend…

NBC has moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall

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Mourinho remains coy on Tottenham return for Bale

Jose Mourinho refuses to be drawn into speculation linking Gareth Bale with a return to Tottenham Hotspur from Real Madrid.

Team Maintains Social Distancing, Loses 37-0

A lower league soccer team in Germany worried about coronavirus infection socially distanced themselves from each other, the opposing team's players—and apparently the ball. Ripdorf lost 37-0 after their request to have the game against local rivals SV Holdenstedt II was rejected, the BBC reports. They said they felt...

Investigated at home, FIFA head visits Trump…

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has made a third trip to the White House and met President Donald Trump since the United States became a 2026 World Cup co-host just over two years ago

Four-Year-Old Kid Cries After Favorite Football…

This four-year-old kid cried his heart out after he found out that his favorite football team had lost the match. This kid, a die-hard fan of the team, had fallen asleep during the match and was broken-hearted after his mom broke the unfortunate news to him.

Swiss court puts Qatari on trial in soccer case…

A criminal trial opens Monday in the Swiss investigation of FIFA and international soccer officials

EPL to air in China again through Tencent deal

The English Premier League has found a new broadcast partner in China, with digital media platform Tencent Sports showing games for the rest of the season

Chelsea's Havertz not burdened by 71 million…

Hefty price-tag not a worry for Havertz

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The Latest: President of Italian club Napoli…

The president of Italian soccer club Napoli has tested positive for the coronavirus

The Latest: Bayern Munich offers free virus tests…

Bayern Munich has offered free coronavirus tests to fans with tickets for next week’s Super Cup in Hungary

Neymar banned for two games, Alvaro investigated…

Neymar receives two-match ban for striking Alvaro Gonzalez, while the Brazilian's accusation that the defender used racist language towards him is being investigated by Ligue 1.

Egypt investigates disappearance of Africa Cup trophy

Egyptian soccer authorities are investigating the disappearance of several trophies, including the Africa Cup of Nations trophy the Pharaohs were awarded in 2010 after winning the tournament three times in a row

The Latest: Spanish league hopes for fan return…

Spanish league president Javier Tebas says he expects fans back in the country’s soccer stadiums by next February if vaccine trials are successful

FIFA open to help fund anti-corruption agency for sports

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it would help fund a global agency to tackle corruption in sport

Werner says he made the right decision to join…

Werner happy with decision to join Chelsea

Union Berlin hosts 4,500 soccer fans amid pandemic

Union Berlin has welcomed 4,500 fans for its 2-1 win over Nuremberg

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Czech Republic forward Ondrasek moves from Dallas…

Czech Republic forward Zdenek Ondrasek agrees to leave FC Dallas to join Viktoria Plzen in the Czech league

Mourinho refuses to comment on Bale transfer…

Mourinho tight-lipped over Bale speculation