Soccer

  • Marseille signs Portugal defender Rolando

    PARIS (AP) — Forced to restructure after the unexpected departure of its coach earlier this month, Marseille bolstered its defense by signing Portugal international Rolando on the final day of Europe's transfer window.

    Associated Press16 mins ago
  • Cayman Islands police looking into soccer association, government halts funding

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), until recently headed by arrested FIFA official Jeffrey Webb, is facing an investigation from police on the Caribbean island in the latest probe linked to corruption in the sport. The Cayman Islands' Anti Corruption…

    Reuters
  • Socceroo Kruse joins Langerak at Stuttgart

    Australia winger Robbie Kruse will join Socceroos team-mate Mitchell Langerak at VfB Stuttgart this season after being loaned out for a year by Bayer Leverkusen on Monday. Kruse came off the bench for the second-half of Leverkusen's 3-0 German league defeat at Bayern Munich on Saturday, but it…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Ligue 1 summaries

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Ligue 1 matches on Sunday Sunday, August 30Monaco 0 Paris St Germain 3 Edinson Cavani 57,73, Ezequiel Lavezzi 83 Halftime: 0-0;Attendance: 16,224- - -Girondins Bordeaux 2 Wahbi Khazri 45+2, Milan Gajic 87 Missed penalty: Wahbi Khazri 40Nantes 0 Red…

    Reuters
  • Swansea stages comeback with two goals in five minutes

    Bafetimbi Gomis gets the long pass Andre Ayew and manages to get it under an oncoming Sergio Romero to give Swansea City the one-goal lead after scoring twice in five minutes.

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  • Wolfsburg snatches Germany midfielder Draxler from Schalke

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Awash in cash, Wolfsburg broke its club transfer record by signing Germany midfielder Julian Draxler from Schalke on the final day of the European transfer window Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Serie A top scorers

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Serie A on Sunday 4 Eder (Sampdoria) 3 Alberto Paloschi (Chievo Verona) Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan) 2 Valter Birsa (Chievo Verona) Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo Verona) Riccardo Saponara (Empoli) Marcos Alonso (Fiorentina) Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli) Luis…

    Reuters
  • Juan Mata strikes for Manchester United

    Luke Shaw sends the cross to Wayne Rooney, but Rooney chooses to let it go and allow Juan Mata to get the finish, which puts Manchester United ahead 1-0 in the 48th minute.

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  • On evaluating strikers, expected goals, Harry Kane

    Writing for 538 (ESPN’s statistics division), Michael Bertin argued that Harry Kane is the “luckiest man is soccer” because he significantly outperformed his expect goals. Traditionally, the most popular way to evaluate strikers is through the number of goals they score. Since the main job of a…

    Statistical Soccer
  • Revs' Jermaine Jones called to US National Team

    Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones was called in to the U.S. National Team Sunday for the upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil. Jones, who was one of 23 players called into the squad by United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, traveled to Washington earlier Sunday after playing 62…

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  • Portland sends off Angerer and Van Hollebeke with sellout

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Villarreal take forward Adrian on loan from Porto

    MADRID, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Villarreal have further bolstered their forward line by taking Spaniard Adrian Lopez on loan from Porto for the season, the Europa League participants said on Monday. Adrian, 27, had stints at clubs including Real Oviedo, Deportivo La Coruna and Malaga before he spent…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Australia keeper Ryan out of World Cup qualifiers

    * Valencia's Ryan has surgery on right knee * Keeper to miss two World Cup matches (Adds Valencia quotes) MADRID, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan is out of the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after needing arthroscopic surgery on a knee injury he…

    Reuters
  • Corinthians stay on top in Brazil with 3-1 victory

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Corinthians won 3-1 at Chapecoense on Sunday match to maintain a four-point lead atop the Brazilian league.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Draxler leaves Schalke for Wolfsburg in record deal

    * Draxler becomes biggest Schalke transfer ever * Hunt leaves Wolfsburg to join Hamburg on three-year deal (Adds more quotes, details, Hunt transfer to Hamburg)) BERLIN, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Germany international Julian Draxler has left his home club Schalke 04 after 14 years to join VfL Wolfsburg on…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-English premier league summaries

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Sunday Sunday, August 30Swansea City 2 Andre Ayew 61, Bafetimbi Gomis 66 Manchester United 1 Juan Mata 48 Halftime: 0-0;Attendance: 20,828- - -Southampton 3 Graziano Pelle 45+1, Dusan Tadic 64,67 Norwich City 0 Red…

    Reuters
  • Koeman: Southampton had to react, play like a team

    Southampton manager Ronald Koeman discusses the team's 3-0 win over Norwich expressing the need to get a win in the Premier League and avenge the recent loss in the Europe League qualifier.

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  • Manchester City announces signing of Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne

    This article, Manchester City announces signing of Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, originally appeared on CBSSports.com.

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