Soccer

American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian…

Jesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach

MLS players balance health history with virus risk

The majority of Major League Soccer players will be taking part when the league resumes play next week with a tournament in Florida

Tottenham captain Lloris confronts Son at…

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris rushed to confront teammate Son Heung-min at halftime of the English Premier League match against Everton

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Orlando City prepping for MLS season at Disney

The first Orlando City match in the MLS return season is July 8. The Lions were one of the first teams to arrive at Disney for training and they are also one of the first clubs to get acclimated.

Liverpool makes triumphant Anfield return as…

Liverpool has won its first game at Anfield as the newly crowned English champion and moved in sight of a slew of records which would cap one of the best ever top-flight campaigns

Brazil network ends Rio soccer deal over new Bolsonaro rule

Brazil’s TV Globo has terminated its contract with Rio de Janeiro state’s local soccer body after powerhouse club Flamengo broadcast a home match using the team’s YouTube account under a new federal rule

Human foosball: New form of soccer developed for…

Soccer-starved Argentines have found a way to play their beloved sport while social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

2022 Qatar World Cup cuts jobs after 'efficiency exercise'

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup have become the latest Qatari state entity to make staff redundant

MLS Set to Return to Action With Tournament at…

Dan Courtemanche, executive vice president of communications at Major League Soccer, discusses the return of the sport amid the coronavirus pandemic. Courtemanche also discusses diversity within the MLS and supporting players' right to protest during games.

West Ham twice squanders lead, draws 2-2 at…

West Ham twice squandered a lead against Newcastle and had to settle for a 2-2 draw that moved the team four points clear of the Premier League’s relegation zone

The Latest: USL's Indy Eleven to return with…

The United Soccer League’s Indy Eleven will return to action next Saturday with limited fans at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Refereeing criticism increases as Madrid nears…

Real Madrid is again being accused of benefiting from the referees as it gets closer to the Spanish league title

MLS Preparing for Return to Action in Early July…

While Major League Baseball continues to haggle over details for a return and the NBA doesn't tip off until late July, Major League Soccer is set to take the pitch. All 26 clubs will converge at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on July 8 for the MLS is Back Tournament. The tournament will be played without fans as the league resumes its 25th season. Dan Courtemanche, Executive Vice President of Communications for Major League Soccer, breaks down the league's plan for the safety of its personnel and how the league will approach players peacefully protesting.

City-Madrid can go ahead in England because of…

Manchester City can host Real Madrid in the second leg of their last-16 match in the Champions League after the British government announced selected sports stars would be exempt from quarantine requirements when competing in the country

Campaign for Black soccer player denied by England in 1925

A fundraising campaign has been launched to raise money for a statue to honor a man who was denied the chance to play for England’s national soccer team in 1925 because he was Black

Enhanced crowd audio adds another dimension to fanless games

International leagues and networks have resorted to adding crowd noise to broadcasts with stadiums closed to fans due to the coronavirus pandemic

MLS Returns With A July Tournament In Florida

All 26 MLS teams will compete in a four week tournament at Walt Disney World's complex.

Burnley, Sheffield United draw 1-1 in Premier…

Sheffield United’s unlikely hopes of qualifying for the Champions League were further reduced after a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League

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VIRUS DIARY: Soccer in UK loses passion, soul with no fans

In Britain, where one AP writer and soccer fan lives, some said the return of the game would lift morale

Youngsters justifying the faith of top Premier…

Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever English season and highly rated 18-year-olds Mason Greenwood and Bukayo Saka are justifying that backing

Minnesota United talks chances of resuming MLS…

Heath and Finlay spoke to reporters on Thursday via Zoom, after the team held its third session of individual training at the National Sports Center