Soccer

  • These Are FIFA 16's Top-Rated Players

    Can you guess who came out on top?

    GameSpot
  • China's CEFC takes over Czech soccer team Slavia Prague

    CEFC China Energy Company has bought a majority stake in Slavia Prague, one of the Czech Republic's oldest soccer clubs, its latest in a series of deals by the Chinese company in the central European country. CEFC, which is China's sixth largest private company and counts energy and financial…

    Reuters
  • Hungary, Romania draw 0-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier

    Hungary and Romania drew 0-0 Friday in a European Championship qualifier as fans clashed before the game, with police using tear gas and water cannon. Also in Group F, Northern Ireland defeated host Faroe Islands 3-1 to go top and can now directly qualify for Euro 2016 if it beats Hungary on…

    The Associated Press10 mins ago
  • Soccer for humanity: Germany welcomes refugees

    Right now, Europe is in the middle of a migrant crisis. Hundreds of thousands are fleeing from wars, poverty and persecution.

    Special to Yahoo Sports
  • France beats Portugal 1-0 in friendly; Martial makes debut

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — France substitute Mathieu Valbuena scored from a late free kick to snatch a 1-0 win at Portugal in a friendly international on Friday.

    Associated Press
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ramon Vega: Transfer window changes pointless

    Yahoo Sport Business Correspondent Ramon Vega looks at how players who didn't get the moves they wanted reintegrate into a dressing room, and is changing the transfer window worth it?

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • Meet Blackpool FC, a crumbling English team with amazing fans fighting to save them

    Since their one-season Premier League run, Blackpool have fallen apart. The history of English football is the history of the battle between the people who own and run football clubs, and the people who don't, but who love them. Blackpool FC were founded in 1887, and are nicknamed the Tangerines…

    SB Nation
  • FIFA reform chief explains comments on U.S. justice, soccer

    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA's reform chief meant no offence to United States authorities when he questioned why they were investigating corruption in football, he said on Thursday. Francois Carrard, head of FIFA's recently-created reform committee, also told reporters that he had…

    Reuters
  • Famed German Soccer Club Donates $1 Million To New Refugees

    BERLIN (AP) -- A training camp for migrant children. A $1.1 million donation. German lessons.Those are a few of the things German soccer club Bayern Munich is doing to help some of the thousands of migrants who are arriving in the country after fleeing war and poverty in Syria and other troubled…

    Huffington Post
  • USMNT Still Trying to Find Identity

    The USMNT takes on Peru in its first friendly since its pitiful Gold Cup performance this summer and it will use the match to evaluate itself and try to gain some confidence ahead of October's Confederations Cup play-in mach against Mexico

    Sports on Earth
  • MLS preview: Sounders vs. Toronto FC, Crew SC vs. FC Dallas headline Week 27

    Week 27 is upon, and though international call-ups have decimated a number of teams, this weekend's MLS action should still be decent.

    NBC Sports
  • Barcelona sporting director: Lionel Messi will never leave club

    Lionel Messi will never leave Barcelona, according to club sporting director Robert Fernandez. "Messi will play for the club for the rest of his life," Fernandez said. There have been rumors about interest from Manchester City and PSG, but with the stunning world of transfer fees increasing, it's…

    CBS Sports
  • Denmark, Albania draw 0-0 in European qualifier

    Denmark failed to take its chance to move away from Albania in their European Championship group with a 0-0 draw Friday, while Serbia beat Armenia 2-0. Sokol Cikalleshi's header in the 23rd minute almost put the visitors ahead but Denmark dominated the second half with attempts by Nicolai…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Romania earn goalless draw in Hungary but lose top spot

    Romania battled to a 0-0 draw away to Hungary in their Euro 2016 Group F qualifier on Friday but lost top spot to Northern Ireland as a 34-year-old curse remained intact. Hungary last beat their arch-rivals in 1981 and could not do it this time either in a bad-tempered match with few chances. The…

    Reuters
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    Billionaire Hopp: Spent Over $300M on Village Soccer Team

    Sept. 3 -- Billionaire SAP co-founder Dietmar Hopp started investing in his village soccer team in the year 2000. Less than a decade later, they reached the Bundesliga, the top tier of German football. Bloomberg's Mark Barton joined Hopp at his very own golf course for an exclusive interview with…

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  • Soccer-Chung accuses AFC of 'undermining' FIFA election

    (Adds AFC response) By Sohee Kim SEOUL, Sept 3 (Reuters) - South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) of sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year's election. In a…

    Reuters
  • Robben sidelined for a month

    Berlin (AFP) - Bayern Munich's Dutch striker Arjen Robben has been ruled out of action for a month on Friday after picking up a groin injury in the Netherlands' 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying loss to Iceland.

    AFP