• South American confederation wants Platini's FIFA ban lifted

    Michel Platini's FIFA suspension jeopardizes the integrity of the presidential election and should be lifted to ensure he can be a candidate, the South American confederation said, criticizing the ethics committee decision.

    Associated Press53 mins ago
  • Soccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings

    Oct 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Mexican championship First Stage match on Friday Friday, October 9Monterrey 1 Puebla 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 UNAM 12 8 1 3 27 13 25 2 CD Leon 12 8 0 4 24 23 24 3 Toluca 12 7 2 3 20 14 23 4 America 12 7 0 5 23 15 21 5 Tigres 12 6 1 5…

  • Coach Hansen happy despite All Blacks' wobbles

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen declared himself happy with the All Blacks move into the World Cup quarter-finals, despite another rocky performance in their 47-9 win over Tonga. The All Blacks scored seven tries -- two from Nehe Milner-Skudder in five minutes -- at St James' Park and commanded the…

  • Soccer-European Ch. Qual. group G results and standings

    Oct 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the European Ch. Qual. Group G matches on Friday Friday, October 9Liechtenstein 0 Sweden 2 Moldova 1 Russia 2 Montenegro 2 Austria 3 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Austria 9 8 1 0 19 5 25 2 Russia 9 5 2 2 19 5 17 -------------------------3 Sweden…

  • USA, Mexico resume soccer rivalry in a Rose Bowl showdown

    Jurgen Klinsmann realizes the Rose Bowl might feel like enemy turf when his U.S. men's soccer team takes the fabled field Saturday night. The prospect doesn't bother the U.S. players or their coach, who knows that the evening is seen by many as a referendum on his four-year tenure. Klinsmann is…

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    FIFA sponsors face difficult dilemma

    FIFA sponsor McDonald's has called for a thorough investigation into allegations of wrongdoing at FIFA following the suspension of the organisation's president Sepp Blatter. As Ivor Bennett reports, the scandal engulfing world football's governing body is presenting its commercial partners with a…

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  • Swiss approve extradition of soccer official Takkas

    By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) has approved a U.S. extradition request for soccer official Costas Takkas, one of seven individuals arrested in Zurich in May as part of a U.S. clampdown on alleged corruption in soccer. The seven are half of the 14…

  • Gerard Pique continues to be booed by Spain supporters

    Despite helping lead Spain to a World Cup and European Championship, the Barcelona center-back has been cast as a villain by his own fans.

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  • FOOTBALL: Sam Allardyce reveals the top XI players he has managed in the Premier League

    Sunderland target Big Sam has drawn heavily from his Bolton days but does include players from West Ham, Blackburn and Newcastle

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • Russia beats Moldova to close in on Euro 2016 place

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russia took a big step toward qualifying for Euro 2016 on Friday as a 2-1 win over Moldova strengthened its hold on second place in Group G.

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  • Misfiring Germany seek Georgia win to seal Euro berth

    Under-fire Germany want to finish their qualifying campaign with a win over Georgia on Sunday to secure qualification to Euro 2016 and bounce back from their shock defeat to Ireland. The world champions remain top of Group D despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to the Irish in Dublin, which kept Martin…

  • Soccer-England cruise against Estonia to secure ninth win

    (Adding details, quotes) LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - England, who reached Euro 2016 last month, comfortably beat Estonia 2-0 at Wembley on Friday to stay on course to complete a qualifying campaign with a 100 percent record for the first time. Goals from Theo Walcott after 45 minutes and Raheem…

  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeals 90-day suspension

    FIFA officially announced it on Thursday. FIFA's ethics committee met this week after criminal proceedings were filed by the office of the attorney general of Switzerland against Blatter in late September regarding a payment of nearly $2 million to UEFA president Michel Platini.

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  • Soccer-Barcelona back Messi in tax fraud case

    * Barca offer 'full support' to Messi, family * Spanish club vows to fight 'external decisions' (Adds possible start date of hearings) BARCELONA, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Barcelona have given their full backing to Lionel Messi in the Argentina forward's tax fraud case and vowed to fight "external…

  • Mexico football captain Marquez brushes off retirement talk

    Mexico captain Rafa Marquez brushed off retirement talk here Friday as he prepared for the latest test of his glittering international career with a showdown against arch rivals the United States. The 36-year-old veteran of four World Cups said he was content to see out the remainder of his…

  • France beats Armenia 4-0 in friendly match

    NICE, France (AP) — Karim Benzema ended a one-year scoring drought with his national team in style, netting two goals and setting up another as France beat Armenia 4-0 in a friendly match on Thursday.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Swiss book Euro 2016 spot with 7-0 San Marino win

    (Adds details) ST GALLEN, Switzerland, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Switzerland booked a place at Euro 2016 by thrashing minnows San Marino 7-0 at home on Friday to clinch second place in Group E with a match to spare. The Swiss, who scored six second-half goals, have 18 points from their nine matches and are…

  • Brazil vs. Chile live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch World Cup qualifying online

    The Selecao has to start their World Cup qualifying campaign without Neymar. Brazil kick off World Cup qualifying on Thursday, and they'll do it without their biggest star. Neymar is out during this entire international break, thanks to a suspension he picked up at Copa América.

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