Soccer

  • Soccer-Peruvian championship results and standings

    May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Peruvian championship matches on Saturday Saturday, May 23Alianza Lima Universitario Postponed Friday, May 22San Martin 3 Leon de Huanuco 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Real Garcilaso 6 5 1 0 10 5 16 -------------------------2 Sporting…

    Reuters
  • WATCH LIVE: Premier League Championship Sunday

    While the championship has already been decided, there's still plenty at stake during the final round of the 2014-15 Premier League season including the final relegation spot. Watch all the action on Championship Sunday, live online at Yahoo! Sports:

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  • Leicester's Simpson to miss season finale after assault conviction

    Leicester City on Friday confirmed they will not consider Danny Simpson for selection while they examine the assault conviction against the defender. The 28-year-old former Manchester United player denied the charge at Manchester Magistrates Court but was convicted and will be sentenced next month.…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Israel briefly detains travelling Palestine player

    (Adds Israeli FA accusing PFA of "deliberate provocation") By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank, May 22 (Reuters) - The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has complained to world soccer's governing body FIFA that Israeli authorities held up a national team player as the squad travelled from the…

    Reuters
  • Figo tells AP he is quitting FIFA presidential race

    Calling FIFA a dictatorship under Sepp Blatter, presidential candidate Luis Figo dropped out of the election race on Thursday. The Portugal great and former FIFA world player of the year said in a statement sent to The Associated Press that he refuses to go along with an election process that is…

    The Associated Press
  • SAmerican soccer officials still get heat for Boca mayhem

    More than a week afterward, officials at Boca Juniors still believe the club was punished too harshly for the mayhem its fans caused in the Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against bitter rival River Plate.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Scottish Premiership fixtures

    May 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Scottish Premiership matches on Friday Regular - Champions Group Sunday, May 24 (GMT)Aberdeen v St. Johnstone (1130) Celtic v Inverness Caledonian Thistle (1130) Dundee United v Dundee (1130) Regular - Relegation Group Saturday, May 23 (GMT)Hamilton…

    Reuters
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  • FC Dallas-Impact Preview

    FC Dallas owns the league's longest active unbeaten streak. Embarking on the lengthiest road trip in franchise history Saturday night, Dallas takes on the Montreal Impact, who have turned their focus toward MLS play following the completion of both their Canadian Championship and CONCACAF Champions…

    The Associated Press
  • Defiant Pellegrini says second place isn't failure for City

    Manuel Pellegrini claims Manchester City's second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions. City are guaranteed to end as runners-up behind champions Chelsea whatever their result in their last game of the season at home to Southampton on Sunday.…

    AFP
  • Revs to face RailHawks or Independence in US Cup

    The MLS announced on Thursday that the New England Revolution will play against the Carolina RailHawks or the Charlotte Independence in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt US Cup.

    Comcast SportsNet New England
  • Soccer-King appointed Rangers chairman

    Dave King has been appointed as the new chairman of second tier Rangers, the 54-time Scottish champions announced on Friday. Businessman King led a successful bid to remove the previous board in March and earlier this week the Scottish Football Association (SFA) said they were satisfied he was "fit…

    Reuters
  • Blatter's blushes spared as just Prince Ali remains

    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Michael van Praag and Luis Figo's decisions to pull out of FIFA's presidential race are unlikely to alter the outcome, apart from sparing Sepp Blatter an uncomfortable 15 minutes in Zurich and forcing Suriname to choose another candidate. Like the other three…

    Reuters
  • There's Going To Be A Tackle Football League For Little Girls

    Organizers in Utah are starting what they believe to be the country's first girls-only tackle football league this month, and it already has a marquee player. Sam Gordon, whose viral 2012 highlight reel led to a Super Bowl invitation and her very own Wheaties box, had no problem in helping to…

    Huffington Post
  • The Beautiful Game: Is This The World's Coolest Contemporary Soccer Stadium?

    All photos via ArchDaily Herzog & de Meuron, the firm led by the Pritzker Prize-winning duo behind such architectural wonders as the Beijing National Stadium (better known as the Bird's Nest) in China, recently finished work on this very rectangular...

    Curbed
  • New York City FC-Real Salt Lake Preview

    Jason Kreis has deep roots with Real Salt Lake, first as a star player and later as its MLS Cup-winning coach. Hopefully we'll go there and enjoy it." Kreis was traded from Dallas to Real Salt Lake in November 2004, becoming the franchise's first player. After retiring in May 2007, Kreis…

    The Associated Press
  • Timbers-Toronto FC Preview

    While the Portland Timbers have their offensive motor back from injury, Toronto FC is entering a prolonged stretch without one of the key offseason returnees in MLS. Toronto's road-heavy schedule shifts back home for three matches beginning Saturday against the Timbers, but Jozy Altidore will…

    The Associated Press
  • Paul-Georges Ntep receives 1st call with France

    PARIS (AP) — Rennes forward Paul-Georges Ntep was called up for the first time by France on Friday for upcoming friendlies against Belgium and Albania.

    Associated Press