Soccer

  • Odell Beckham Jr. appears on TV show in England, reveals former dream was to be a pro soccer player

    Beckham chats with Sky Sports in the UK about his dream to play soccer, 'that' catch and much more.

    NBC Sports
  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Ligue 1 on Friday 21 Alexandre Lacazette (Olympique Lyon) 15 Andre-Pierre Gignac (Olympique Marseille) 11 Claudio Beauvue (En Avant Guingamp) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain) 9 Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyon) 8 Mathieu Duhamel (Evian Thonon Gaillard…

    Reuters
  • Manchester United vs. Sunderland live stream: Game time, TV schedule and how to watch online

    United need points to stay in the top four, Sunderland need points to stay out of the drop zone. Every time it seems like Manchester United puts a foot or two forward, they find a way to trip over themselves, taking a stumbling step backwards. Such was the case last week when they lost to Swansea…

    SB Nation
  • Exclusive: Nepal officials urge FIFA for full probe of own chief

    All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) vice presidents are calling for world soccer's governing body to launch a fully- fledged probe into their own president Ganesh Thapa before his self-imposed four-month suspension runs out next week. FIFA said on Nov. 4 that Thapa had willingly stepped down from…

    Reuters
  • Transfer Talk | Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain?

    Get a round-up of all the transfer news and rumours - With Barcelona's Neymar linked with a big money move to French champions PSG, Juventus starlet Paul Pogba again linked with Real Madrid and Martin Ødegaard set for a loan move to La Liga's Villarreal CF.

    The Football Daily
  • Marseille title challenge hit after 3-2 home loss to Caen

    PARIS (AP) — Marseille's title hopes took a significant blow after coach Marcelo Bielsa's team threw away a 2-0 lead in a 3-2 home loss to Caen on Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke 2015: Time, TV schedule and live stream

    Schalke are trying to hold off Dortmund's charge from behind, and could shut them out of next season's Champions League for good with a win. The Revierderby has had bigger consequences for Borussia Dortmund than Schalke 04 in recent seasons, with the tables turned a bit last season. Dortmund were…

    SB Nation
  • Russian soccer stadiums a throwback to 1980s England

    Watching a football match in Russia often carries echoes of the grim era of hooliganism in 1980s Britain. There are crumbling stadiums, sparse crowds, clashes between hardcore fans and police, and despite a recent ban, often a pervasive smell of cigarette smoke. Also, as shown Friday in a report by…

    The Associated Press
  • Sepp Blatter wants 2022 World Cup final to be played on December 18

    Blatter: "The World Cup will not go on until the 23rd, definitely not."

    NBC Sports
  • Soccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings

    Feb 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Mexican championship First Stage matches on Friday Friday, February 27Club Tijuana 3 Pachuca 2 Morelia 3 Chiapas 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Club Tijuana 8 6 1 1 17 9 19 2 America 7 4 2 1 12 5 14 3 Cruz Azul 7 4 2 1 6 3 14 4 Veracruz 7 3…

    Reuters
  • Everton-Arsenal Preview

    Arsenal return to Premier League action against Everton on Sunday after suffering a disappointing mid-week defeat in Europe. The Gunners (14-6-6) are going well in the Premier League and have moved up to third place after winning five of their last six matches. Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, who…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer great Ronaldinho may help unlock media elite for Mexican magnate

    By Gabriel Stargardter QUERETARO, Mexico (Reuters) - When Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldinho signed for struggling Mexican team Queretaro in September, Olegario Vazquez Aldir, the club's new owner, took a step closer to becoming the country's next media mogul. Although Ronaldinho, a two-time…

    Reuters
  • Robben adds to tally in Bayern's birthday win

    Bayern Munich celebrated their 115th birthday Friday with a 4-1 win over Cologne to go 11 points clear in the Bundesliga as top-scorer Arjen Robben added to his tally. Captain Bastian Schweinsteiger gave hosts Bayern an early lead at Munich's Allianz Arena before Franck Ribery added a second inside…

    AFP
  • MLS Commissioner Garber: Hopeful season will start on time

    BOSTON (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says he is still hopeful the season will start on time, even as the professional soccer league and its players head into the last week of their offseason without a collective bargaining agreement.

    Associated Press
  • Jihadi John at 10: I'll Be Soccer Player When I Grow Up

    The man who is the global face of ISIS said as a boy that he wanted to be a soccer player. Masked executioner Jihadi John, was a sports-obsessed 10-year-old who liked British soccer team Manchester United, PlayStation game Duke Nukem and listening to teen pop bands. Mohammed Emwazi, who has…

    Wochit
  • Espanyol beats Cordoba 1-0 in Spanish league

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Espanyol midfielder Abraham Gonzalez scored shortly before halftime to earn his side a 1-0 home win over bottom-placed Cordoba in the Spanish league on Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Ahead of Capital One Cup final, Thibaut Courtois admits he’s never been in a PK shootout

    Petr Cech has been in plenty of PK shootouts for Chelsea, but Courtois has never done it.

    NBC Sports
  • Soccer-Unlucky 13 for Marseille as Caen win thriller

    (Adds missed penalty in para 2) MARSEILLE, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Mid-table Caen came roaring back from 2-0 down to beat Olympique de Marseille 3-2 in a Ligue 1 thriller on Friday as the hosts slumped to their first defeat at the Stade Velodrome for 13 matches. Marseille, who started the game looking…

    Reuters