Soccer

Rory McIlroy delivers strong rejection to…

Rory McIlroy is the first player to publicly reject the idea of the Premier Golf League

Gregg, former Man United player and Munich hero…

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg has died at the age of 87

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Reyna at 17 becomes youngest American in…

Gio Reyna became the youngest American to appear in the Champions League and assisted on the go-ahead goal, helping Dortmund beat Paris-Saint Germain 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 16

Teammates appear to stop Marega leaving after racist abuse

FC Porto striker Moussa Marega, who tried to walk off the field after being the target of racist abuse from fans, has faced apparent attempts by his own teammates and opposition players to prevent him from leaving

Transgender woman poised to make Argentine soccer history

Dozens of trophies, balls and cups sit on two worn, wooden shelves in the small home in a Buenos Aires suburb of Mara Gómez, who is poised to become the first transgender woman to play professional soccer in Argentina

Bundesliga clubs top 4 billion euros in revenue for 1st time

Germany’s Bundesliga remains in good financial health with the top-division clubs generating more than 4 billion euros ($4.33 billion) in revenue for the first time last season

Spurs boost Champions League bid, Arsenal ends…

Jose Mourinho's Tottenham has moved up to fifth place in the Premier League standings after Son Heung-min's stoppage-time strike secured a 3-2 victory at Aston Villa

Dictionary adds controversial definition for…

An alternative meaning for a controversial anti-Semitic epithet often used by fans of English soccer club Tottenham has been included in a list of new entries in a leading dictionary of British English

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US soccer men's union says women's pay should be…

The U.S. men's national team urged the U.S. Soccer Federation to sharply increase pay of the American women and accused the governing body of making low-ball offers in negotiations with the men

Atlético Madrid's season on the line against…

Liverpool and Atlético Madrid appear to be heading in opposite directions entering their last 16 meeting in the Champions League on Tuesday

Analysis: Man City stained by scandal, mired in uncertainty

Manchester City is facing considerable uncertainty after being banned from the Champions League for two seasons

Cyprus court detains club president, referee in fixing probe

A Cypriot court on Wednesday ordered the detention of a soccer club president and a referee for eight days as police investigate allegations that the two men were involved in fixing the outcome of a second-division match

Chinese women win again in Olympic qualifying tournament

The Chinese women's soccer team has won back-to-back games in the Olympic qualifying tournament after spending almost two weeks quarantined in an Australian hotel because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak

Barcelona's Twitter accounts hacked after team's league win

Barcelona's Twitter accounts have been hacked after the team's 2-1 home win over Getafe in the Spanish league

Unbeaten Liverpool 25 points clear after winning…

Winning five of the remaining 12 games will guarantee Liverpool the end of its 30-year title drought

Premier League game, other soccer in Europe off due to storm

Manchester City's Premier League game against West Ham on Sunday was called off due to a storm battering England and northern Europe, as were matches in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands

Financial irregularities in African soccer exposed by audit

Financial wrongdoing across African soccer has been unearthed in a confidential audit of the continent’s governing body that raises concerns about the legitimacy of millions of dollars of payments to executives and national associations

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UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for 2…

UEFA has banned Manchester City from the Champions League for two seasons for “serious breaches” of financial regulations

Deadly fire hangs over success of top Brazilian…

It's been one year since a fire killed 10 teenage academy players at acclaimed Brazilian soccer club Flamengo