The Seattle Sounders and San Jose Earthquakes participated in a brief Black Lives Matter display before the start of Friday night’s MLS is Back Tournament game at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.
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Jesse Marsch is enjoying success as a head coach in Europe, but there is one position that could lure him back to the United States: coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday he was not looking ahead to a potential Champions League quarter-final tie against Juventus because any loss of focus could result in elimination by Real Madrid in the last 16.
Nashville SC became the second club to be removed from the “MLS Is Back Tournament” after nine players tested positive for COVID-19, Major League Soccer said on Thursday.
Players from the Orlando City SC and Inter Miami CF raised their right fists and took a knee before the league’s first match in four months on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter social justice movement.
Young Palestinian soccer players, all amputees and many on crutches, were back on the field in Gaza on Tuesday for the first time since coronavirus restrictions were eased in the territory.
Major League Soccer’s attempt to restart its COVID-19 hit season suffered another setback on Tuesday when Vancouver Whitecaps announced five members of the team will not make the trip to Orlando for the ‘MLS is Back’ tournament.
Major League Soccer will resume its 25th anniversary season on Wednesday in Orlando with a tournament that has already been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak as reigning league MVP Carlos Vela and the entire FC Dallas club are sitting out.
Major League Soccer said on Tuesday it had postponed Nashville SC’s first game of the Orlando-based MLS is Back Tournament after five players tested positive for COVID-19, and will evaluate the club’s participation in the tournament.
Former England soccer international Eniola Aluko has called for an increase in Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) racial diversity at the top level of UK Sport to 30%.
FC Dallas will not compete in the Orlando-based MLS Is Back Tournament that is set to begin this week after a number of their players tested positive for COVID-19, Major League Soccer said on Monday.
Inter Miami CF rookie forward Robbie Robinson left the team for personal reasons and will not participate in the MLS is Back Tournament.
Los Angeles FC’s (LAFC) forward Carlos Vela will not travel with the squad that is headed to the MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando, Florida, with the Mexican choosing to stay at home with his family, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday.
The Colombian Football Federation (FCF) and some of its senior members have been fined $4.6 million for planning and executing a scheme to resell World Cup tickets at inflated prices, the country’s commerce regulator said on Monday.
A final decision on the venues for the 2026 World Cup being jointly hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico has been significantly delayed by the COVID-19 outbreak, global soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Monday.
Soccer-mad Argentines in the country’s farm belt city of Pergamino have devised a clever way to keep playing while avoiding risk of spreading COVID-19: a human foosball pitch with zones for each player to avoid physical contact.
The Vancouver Whitecaps’ opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS Is Back Tournament has been postponed as the Canadian side’s departure for the Orlando-based competition was delayed after two inconclusive COVID-19 tests, the league said on Saturday.
Switzerland named a special prosecutor to review criminal complaints against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and Attorney General Michael Lauber after the men held undocumented meetings while Lauber’s office was investigating suspected graft surrounding the global soccer body.
The outbreak of COVID-19 in Melbourne has forced 10 Australian Football League (AFL) teams to move out of their home base in southern Victoria state as part of a revised schedule to preserve the integrity of the competition.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021, according to a report by Spanish radio station Cadena Ser on Friday.
Toronto FC rookie midfielder Ifunanyachi Achara is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee, the team announced Thursday.
Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela, the reigning Major League Soccer MVP, likely will skip the MLS is Back Tournament that is set to kick off next week, ESPN reported Wednesday.
Four additional Major League Soccer players (MLS) have tested positive for COVID-19, a week ahead of the kickoff of the MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando, Florida.
Real Madrid have taken the final step towards officially launching their women’s team after the Spanish soccer federation approved a deal to merge with CD Tacon, the club said in a statement on Wednesday.
UEFA says it has no Plan B for this season’s Europa League which is due to finish with an eight-team mini-tournament in Germany in August.
A storm could be brewing in India’s top-flight soccer, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asia’s richest man, the cream of Bollywood and a self-styled former gangster.
Barcelona’s Argentina forward Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal by converting a second-half penalty against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou in La Liga on Tuesday.
Washington, D.C., launched its bid Tuesday to be one of the host cities when the 2026 World Cup comes to North America.
The Premier League reaffirmed its commitment to its anti-racism campaign on Tuesday, which it said was not political, although it was “aware of the risk posed by groups that seek to hijack popular causes and campaigns”.
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Challenge Cup kickoff brought in record-breaking viewership as the league became the first in North America to return from the COVID-19 shutdown.
UEFA currently sees no need for a plan B for the Champions League final tournament due to be held in Lisbon, despite several suburbs of the Portuguese capital preparing to go back into lockdown as coronavirus cases surge again.
The U.S. National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has said players can choose to remain in the locker room or express their individual views on the pitch while the national anthem is being played at the Challenge Cup.
Television commentators praise players with lighter skin as more intelligent and hardworking than those with darker skin, showed a study https://runrepeat.com/racial-bias-study-soccer by Danish firm RunRepeat in association with the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA).
The Premier League said on Monday that there was one positive result from the latest round of COVID-19 tests of players and staff conducted last week, taking the total number of cases to 19 since testing began last month.
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has defended his Serbian compatriot Novak Djokovic for hosting the ill-fated Adria Tour where a number of players, including the world number one, tested positive for COVID-19.
Ten senior Kaisar players and 15 juniors with last year’s Kazakhstan Cup winners have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the league’s resumption this week, their coach Stoycho Mladenov said on Monday.
The following are talking points from the weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup action:
Major League Soccer (MLS) has said 20 players and six club staff have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the ‘MLS is Back Tournament’ set to begin on July 8.
With little more than a week remaining before it returns to action, MLS announced Sunday that the league has 26 positive COVID-19 tests out of 668 taken among players and staff.
Players for the Portland Thorns and the North Carolina Courage knelt during the national anthem Saturday when the National Women’s Soccer League opened the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah.
Every player from the North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns took a knee during the national anthem and wore t-shirts that said “Black Lives Matter” prior to their National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) match on Saturday.
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) roars into action on Saturday, as back-to-back champions North Carolina Courage kick off the month-long Challenge Cup against the Portland Thorns on Saturday.
Swiss federal prosecutors are targeting former European football head Michel Platini in a widening of their probe into a 2 million Swiss franc ($2.1 million) payment arranged by former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said on Friday.
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Thirty years of hurt came to an end for Liverpool when they were confirmed as Premier League champions on Thursday courtesy of second-placed Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat by Chelsea.
Australia and New Zealand were handed the right to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup soccer tournament after a vote by the FIFA Council on Thursday.
FIFA announced on Thursday that it had agreed a $1.5 billion relief plan to help deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global game.
Former England soccer captain David Beckham is moving into the virtual world as co-owner of London-based start-up Guild Esports.
Players, managers and coaching staff will be able to flag up serious discriminatory online abuse through a dedicated reporting system, the Premier League announced on Wednesday.
The task of building on the huge success of last year’s Women’s World Cup will fall to a region that has never staged it before when Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand vie for the 2032 hosting rights in Thursday’s FIFA vote.
Years of getting up in the dark, early, hours of the morning to watch Liverpool’s English Premier League title hopes be dashed will end in the next week for thousands of fans in New Zealand according to the team’s official supporters club branch.
The U.S. women’s national soccer team’s bid to immediately appeal the dismissal of their equal pay claims against their national federation was denied on Tuesday.