Former United States men’s national team player Oguchi Onyewu announced his retirement on Monday on his Instagram account.
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho blasted his critics with a barrage of statistics on Friday to defend the amount of playing time given to England striker Marcus Rashford over the past two years.
D.C. United rallied for a crucial 2-1 home win Wednesday night, beating Minnesota United to boost their MLS Eastern Conference playoff hopes.
Tyler Adams scored in the 71st minute against 10-man Mexico, and the U.S. men’s national team defeated Mexico 1-0 on Tuesday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.
Two goals in the first half from Roberto Firmino and Neymar gave Brazil an easy 2-0 victory over the United States in a friendly match in New Jersey on Friday.
Former United States national team member Jermaine Jones announced his retirement from professional soccer on his Instagram account on Friday.
Two longtime European soccer icons will take center stage late Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium when the Wayne Rooney-led D.C. United visits New York City FC and David Villa.
The red card issued against Seattle Sounders FC defender Chad Marshall during a Sept. 1 game against Sporting KC was unanimously rescinded by The Independent Panel.
San Antonio Spurs’ Spanish basketball player Pau Gasol says he supports La Liga’s plans to play one top flight Spanish soccer game per year in the United States, although he believes local supporters should be compensated for missing a home match.
Former Ghana football boss Kwesi Nyantakyi, a member of FIFA’s decision-making Council, will be provisionally suspended for an additional 45 days, FIFA said on Wednesday.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve one year in prison in a tax evasion case, El Mundo newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was left off the shortlist for FIFA’s Player of the Year award for the first time in 12 years on Monday while Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah were named as the three finalists.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each as La Liga champions Barcelona turned on the style to hammer Huesca 8-2 on Sunday and join Real Madrid as the only teams in the league to win their opening three games.
An informant in a probe of Peru’s judiciary has testified that FIFA’s top representative in the South American nation paid a judge in exchange for his help winning exclusion from a murder investigation, according to a statement to prosecutors seen by Reuters.
A former head of the governing body for soccer in South America was sentenced to nine years in prison by a U.S. judge on Wednesday for crimes stemming from the bribery scandal that engulfed the sport three years ago, a spokesman for prosecutors said.
Usain Bolt’s Central Coast Mariners debut will pit him against a grab bag of office workers, students and factory hands in an amateur side that have no intention of giving the Olympic sprint champion an easy ride, their captain Matt Page has said.
Electricity was cut on Tuesday at a Russian stadium built for this year’s soccer World Cup over unpaid bills, a power supplier in the city of Samara told Reuters, despite President Vladimir Putin saying he did not want such venues to fall into disuse.
The Carolina Panthers will hire Manchester City COO Tom Glick as the team’s president as new owner David Tepper continues to put his stamp on the team, according to an ESPN report.
The head of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, was banned from all soccer-related activity for a year by FIFA on Friday on charges of inciting hatred and violence before a friendly planned between Israel and Argentina.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has defended German compatriot Mesut Ozil, saying the criticism the Arsenal midfielder received for being photographed with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was due to “absolute misinformation” and “complete nonsense”.
A former president of Brazil’s soccer federation was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to four years in prison after being convicted on corruption charges related to the bribery scandal at FIFA, the sport’s governing body.
Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt eased into his first training session with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday and said he was ready to prove the doubters wrong by winning a professional football contract.
Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira and Barcelona’s Artur are among the new names in a much-changed Brazil squad for upcoming friendlies against the United States and El Salvador, coach Tite said on Friday.
Two teams nearly at opposite ends of the Western Conference table in MLS play, yet both with similar senses of urgency, square off Saturday when Minnesota United travels to FC Dallas.
La Liga’s organizing body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States in the future.
Life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane has got off to a rocky start for Real Madrid after losing the UEFA Super Cup to Atletico Madrid and they will be eager to smooth over those cracks in their opening La Liga game against Getafe on Sunday.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi has ruled himself out of two friendlies in the United States next month, a source at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) told Reuters on Wednesday.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the 55th minute, and the visiting New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 Saturday night at Toyota Park.
Midfielder Fabrice-Jean Picault converted a tiebreaking penalty kick in the 76th minute to help the Philadelphia Union post a 3-2 victory over the host New England Revolution on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
Gyasi Zardes scored a minute into second-half stoppage time to give the Columbus Crew a 1-0 victory against the visiting Houston Dynamo on Saturday to extend their winning streak to three games.
Despite the 21-point gap between New York City FC and Toronto FC in the standings, Sunday’s match at BMO Field has the feel of a heavyweight battle within the Eastern Conference.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns from a one-game suspension when the Los Angeles Galaxy host the Minnesota United on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Rangers will head into the return leg of their Europa League qualifier against Maribor with a sense of optimism after a 3-1 win over the Slovenians on Thursday but manager Steven Gerrard knows from experience a two-goal lead in Europe is never enough.
The U.S. Open Cup will have a first-time champion this year.
American billionaire Stan Kroenke has struck a deal to take Arsenal private by buying out Russian rival and minority investor Alisher Usmanov in a move that values the English Premier League soccer club at around $2.3 billion.
Daniel Royer scored his second goal of the game in the 80th minute as the New York Red Bulls edged Los Angeles FC 2-1 Sunday night at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.
MLS goal-scoring leader Josef Martinez scored twice for Atlanta United, but an extra-time goal from Tosaint Ricketts helped visiting Toronto FC to earn a 2-2 tie Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Major League Soccer’s big week in Atlanta will continue Saturday when the post-All-Star Game schedule kicks off with an Eastern Conference matchup between Atlanta United and Toronto FC.
The U.S. women’s national team rallied from an early deficit to defeat Brazil 4-1 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill., on Thursday to win the Tournament of Nations.
The 2018 World Cup is over and now for the FIFA eWorld Cup, a virtual tournament that kicked off in London on Thursday with goals galore and multiple Cristiano Ronaldos and Lionel Messis strutting their stuff on a digital stage.
England’s Football Association (FA) is carrying out a study into the feasibility of hosting the 2030 World Cup finals, FA chairman Greg Clarke said in a statement on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game against Italian power Juventus, the league announced.
Lindsey Horan scored in the 90th minute to give the U.S. women’s national team a 1-1 tie with Australia in its second match of the Tournament of Nations on Sunday at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., extending the Americans’ unbeaten streak to 18 games.
FC Dallas stands atop the Western Conference but the club certainly isn’t resting on its laurels.
Going on the road may worry most MLS teams, but that’s not been the case with Atlanta United.
There will be plenty of shine on Saturday’s MLS matchup in the nation’s capital as the Colorado Rapids play their first MLS match with midfielder Kellyn Acosta, and D.C. United plays for the third time at brand new Audi Feld.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million euros ($3.7 million)and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday.
Romain Alessandrini and Ola Kamara scored in the final 10 minutes to lead the visiting LA Galaxy from two goals down to a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles Football Club on Thursday evening at Banc of California Stadium.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke’s appeal against his 10-year ban for breaching the world soccer body’s code of ethics.
German Football Association (DFB) head Reinhard Grindel on Thursday said he should have made clearer that racism is unacceptable after midfielder Mesut Ozil quit the national team citing “racism and disrespect” over his Turkish roots.
German champions Bayern Munich have signed teenage winger Alphonso Davies from Major League Soccer (MLS) side Vancouver Whitecaps in a record deal for a transfer from the North American top-flight.