France’s two World Cup wins in 1998 and 2018, which were characterized by the diversity of the players’ backgrounds, have helped to ease racial tensions in the country and changed attitudes to immigrants, former defender Lilian Thuram has said.
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Timothy Weah is hoping to leave the French champions Paris-St Germain (PSG) on loan to get more playing time, the teenage striker told reporters on Wednesday.
United States defender Antonee Robinson, who was born in England, will miss the chance to face the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium on Thursday after picking up an ankle injury.
Atlanta United’s Gerardo “Tata” Martino was named Major League Soccer’s Coach of the Year on Tuesday after leading his team into the playoffs with the joint second most points in league history in only their second season.
As more than 500 soccer players gather in Mexico City next week for the 16th Homeless World Cup, the tournament will take place against the backdrop of the death last month of its co-founder Harald Schmied at the age of 50.
Behind most millionaire soccer stars stands a successful soccer agent. Except when it comes to filling out a tax return.
Swiss federal prosecutors have suspended the head of their white-collar crime unit while they check allegations about his conduct of investigations into suspected corruption at world soccer body FIFA.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino warned on Wednesday that any players taking part in a breakaway European super league would be excluded from the World Cup and other international tournaments.
Christian Pulisic will return to action for the U.S. men’s national team this month when USA takes on England and Italy a pair of friendlies in Europe to end the year.
The International Football Association Board – soccer’s rulemaking body – discussed the handball rule at a meeting on Tuesday and how it could be made clearer.
French club Girondins de Bordeaux have been sold by the media company M6 Metropole Television
The Los Angeles Galaxy announced Tuesday the organization has parted ways with vice president of soccer operations Pete Vagenas.
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino broke the world soccer body’s rules by interfering in the rewriting of its ethics code, German magazine Der Spiegel and European Investigative Collaborations, a network of international media, reported on Friday.
One of the most powerful men in soccer, Gianni Infantino, has long championed fairness in the world’s most popular sport. In public, the sports administrator has promoted rules intended to reduce debts and prevent top clubs with super-rich owners from using their wealth to dominate the game.
Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are considering a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the European championship two years earlier, Balkan countries’ officials said on Friday.
Faced with massive opposition from sporting institutions over its plan to play a regular season game between Barcelona and Girona in Miami, La Liga has launched a petition to garner mass support for its troubled project.
Former Leicester City managers Claudio Ranieri and Nigel Pearson joined the voices of condolence for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday night.
Usually known for its prowess on the track, Jamaica will be sending its first ever team to the FIFA Women’s soccer World Cup in France next year, giving it a chance to showcase the Caribbean nation’s strength across all sports.
Former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi was handed a life ban from all football-related activities by FIFA on Tuesday following various violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.
Beer, pies and Buddhist prayers helped endear Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to Leicester City fans even before the team owned by the Thai duty free billionaire became the Premier League’s most unlikely champions.
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is in serious condition in hospital but responding well to treatment after suffering a heart attack, his spokesman said on Sunday.
FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, avoiding a damaging split with UEFA over the controversial proposals.
FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from $15 million to $30 million starting with next year’s edition in France, president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday, though critics immediately said the increase was not enough.
La Liga’s plans to host the Girona versus Barcelona domestic league game in the United States in January hit another stumbling block when soccer’s world governing body FIFA said on Friday it opposed the idea.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino will put his controversial plans for two new international soccer tournaments to a vote at Friday’s meeting of the body’s ruling council, a spokesman for the governing body told Reuters on Wednesday.
Tata Martino announced that he will step down as Atlanta United’s manager at the conclusion of the season.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino hailed Qatar’s progress on infrastructure ahead of its 2022 World Cup and said the tournament is poised to be the best one yet during a visit to the next host nation on Tuesday.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with soccer officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday.
Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt managed to upstage the first weekend of Australia’s A-League season without kicking a ball after his agent said he had been offered a professional contract by the Central Coast Mariners.
A proposed £600 million ($784.14 million) sale of Wembley stadium that would have helped fund grass roots football in England collapsed because of “old men” who are “living in the past”, according to former Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.
The United States women’s soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year’s World Cup.
Rose Lavelle scored early and Alex Morgan late as the U.S. national team defeated Canada 2-0 to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas.
Usain Bolt’s mission to win a professional soccer contract in Australia has dominated the A-League’s pre-season and could prove an intriguing sideshow throughout a championship that has lacked superstar glamor in recent years.
A late goal from Edison Flores canceled out Joshua Sargent’s earlier strike and gave Peru a deserved 1-1 draw with the United States in Connecticut on Tuesday.
The U.S. women’s national team will get the opportunity to defend its World Cup championship next summer in France after defeating Jamaica 6-0 in a semifinal of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament on Sunday in Frisco, Texas.
World champions the United States will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women’s World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.
Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are part of a group in deep negotiations to buy Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew and keep the team in Columbus.
D.C. United can climb above the playoff line for the first time this season with a victory over Western Conference leaders FC Dallas on Saturday afternoon at Audi Field.
A record breaking women’s World Cup next year in France would be the perfect platform to inspire more young girls to take up soccer around the globe, FIFA’s Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman has told Reuters.
Colombia crushed a shorthanded and overmatched United States 4-2 in a friendly in Tampa on Thursday in the latest reminder the Americans are far from threatening the world’s best.
A combined north American soccer league between Canada, Mexico and the United States could be the main legacy of the 2026 World Cup hosted by those nations, the president of the Mexican top-flight division Enrique Bonilla said on Wednesday.
Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a soccer player could be on the line.
Former FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan is not planning a return to the frontline of football politics, even with presidential elections for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and FIFA taking place next year.
FIFA announced a new global strategy for women’s football on Tuesday in an effort to create revenue streams and increase grassroots participation.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named among 30 nominees for the men’s Ballon d’Or trophy awarded by France Football magazine to the best player in the world.
Carli Lloyd scored three goals for the U.S. women’s national team in a 5-0 rout of Panama in a CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Sunday in Cary, N.C., all but ensuring her team’s advancement to the semifinals.
Sportswear maker Nike Inc and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc and said on Thursday they were concerned about rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s best football players.
Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday denied rape allegations leveled against him, saying his conscience was clear and that he would calmly await the results of any investigation.
Star midfielder Christian Pulisic has suffered a torn calf muscle, casting doubt on his availability for the U.S. men’s national team’s international friendlies this month against Colombia and Peru.
Manchester United have been charged by UEFA after arriving late for their goalless draw at home to Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday, the European soccer body said on Wednesday.
Spain’s La Liga remains committed to playing Barcelona’s league match with Girona in Miami, despite opposition to the plans, the organization’s president Javier Tebas told Reuters.