Stories tagged: soccer
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 6:25 P.M.
With fans freaking out, Bruce Arena hopes to start U.S. rebound
With fans freaking out after a pair of losses in World Cup, Bruce Arena coaches his first competitive international match in nearly 11 years as the Americans hope to start …
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 6:42 P.M.
Sounders raise title banner, then beat Red Bulls 3-1
Jordan Morris drew a penalty to set up the first goal, scored on a header in the 66th minute to give Seattle the lead, and the Sounders celebrated last year’s …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 2:11 P.M.
Fabian Johnson out of U.S. qualifiers, replaced by Graham Zusi
American midfielder Fabian Johnson will miss World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama because of a right hamstring injury and was replaced on the roster by Sporting Kansas City’s Graham …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 1:21 P.M.
Clint Dempsey open to whatever role Bruce Arena sees as a fit for him
Clint Dempsey says he’s open to whatever role Bruce Arena sees fit for him as he rejoins the U.S. national team for upcoming World Cup qualifying matches. Dempsey says he’s …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:13 A.M.
Can Craig Shakespeare add another chapter to Leicester tale?
Like his famous namesake, English playwright William Shakespeare, Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare is hoping he can add a few blockbuster plays to his own story. Appointed caretaker manager after …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:23 A.M.
FIFA suspends Mali teams, officials for government meddling
FIFA says it has suspended Mali’s teams and officials from international soccer because of government interference in how the federation is run. The suspension does not immediately affect Mali’s World …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:23 A.M.
Jose Mourinho says United gets no help from hectic schedule
Jose Mourinho says the Premier League just doesn’t care about Manchester United. The United manager complained about the congested schedule on Thursday. He says his team shouldn’t have to get …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 8:02 A.M.
Real Madrid to play Bayern in Champions League quarterfinals
Defending champion Real Madrid will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals, a pairing that pits Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti against the team he won the trophy with three …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:25 P.M.
Sounders defender Roman Torres suspended a game
Seattle Sounder defender Roman Torres was suspended for a game and fined by Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee for his conduct during last weekend’s match against the Montreal Impact. Torres …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 5:10 P.M.
Around MLS: A look at the youth movement; battle of 2-0s
Major League Soccer this week: Youngsters are emerging as development programs grow, the Timbers face the Dynamo in a key game on Saturday, and Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez is the …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 2:48 P.M.
Atletico Madrid reaches 4th straight Champions League quarters
Atletico Madrid held Bayer Leverkusen to a 0-0 draw to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for the fourth straight season. Goalkeeper Jan Oblak made a series of great saves to …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 2:45 P.M.
Monaco beats Manchester City 3-1 to reach quarterfinals
Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko’s thumping header sent Monaco through to the Champions League quarterfinals as the home side beat Manchester City 3-1 to progress on the away goals rule in another …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 12:29 P.M.
Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard, Geoff Cameron back on U.S. roster for qualifiers
Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron are back on the U.S. soccer roster after lengthy layoffs. Coach Bruce Arena has made large-scale roster changes. He hopes to spark the …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 11:51 A.M.
EV boys soccer has chemistry now
Knights have strong returning lineup, and will next year, too.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 7:14 P.M.
Leicester defeats Sevilla to advance in Champions League
First, the Premier League title. Now, the Champions League quarterfinals. Is there no end to Leicester’s soccer fairytale?
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
MLS Capsules: Red Bulls beat Rapids in Tim Howard’s return
Colorado goalkeeper Tim Howard returned from leg surgery in November, allowing an own goal in the 45th minute Saturday in the Rapids’ 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 4:36 P.M.
American Christian Pulisic scores 1st Champions League goal, lifting Dortmund
Christian Pulisic reached yet another milestone when the 18-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania, scored his first Champions League goal to help Borussia Dortmund beat Benfica and reach the quarterfinals.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 4:02 P.M.
Around MLS: Atlanta off to good start; Sounders head north
Atlanta’s new Major League Soccer team is surpassing expectations for enthusiasm, now the United just need a win on the field. And the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders are …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 3:01 P.M.
Barcelona makes history with 6-1 comeback win over PSG
Barcelona needed a miracle to make history Wednesday. Three, to be precise. Just minutes away from elimination, Barcelona needed to conjure up three instant goals and it was Neymar who …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 2:49 P.M.
Dortmund beats Benfica 4-0 to make Champions League quarters
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat trick and Christian Pulisic claimed his first Champions League goal as Borussia Dortmund overcame Benfica 4-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Aubameyang, who missed …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 5:18 P.M.
Dylan Hernandez: US Soccer’s new policy on national anthem will test players’ convictions
Maybe the protesters will be fined. Or suspended. Or exiled for the remainder of their careers.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 6:53 P.M.
Orlando City’s Kaka out 6 weeks with hamstring injury
Orlando City will be without star Kaka for about six weeks after he suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday’s season opener.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 6:45 P.M.
France beats U.S. 3-0, wins SheBelieves Cup
Camille Abily scored two goals, Eugenie Le Sommer added another and France beat the United States 3-0 on a rainy Tuesday night to win the SheBelieves Cup at RFK Stadium.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 6:25 P.M.
Bayern Munich routs Arsenal in UEFA Champions League
With a second 5-1 rout in three weeks, Bayern Munich completed Arsenal’s humiliation on a night of protests against manager Arsene Wenger.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 6:20 P.M.
Real Madrid beats Napoli to advance in Champions League
Two quick-fire goals saw Real Madrid survive an early scare to win 3-1 at Napoli on Tuesday and reach the Champions League quarterfinals for a seventh successive time.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 9:15 P.M.
Arena will be cautious with players for World Cup qualifying
Bruce Arena is preparing for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers this month uncertain about the availabilities of forward Clint Dempsey, defender Geoff Cameron and goalkeeper Tim Howard.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
MLS Capsules: Dallas wins at Los Angeles
CARSON, Calif. – Kellyn Acosta scored in the 69th minute and FC Dallas beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1. Dallas spoiled Curt Onalfo’s first game with Los Angeles after replacing …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:55 P.M.
Dynamo beat defending MLS Cup champion Sounders 2-1
Romell Quioto had a goal in his Major League Soccer debut and the Houston Dynamo scored two first-half goals to beat the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders 2-1.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 2:30 P.M.
Soccer lawmakers mull tennis-style penalty shootout pattern
Soccer’s lawmakers are looking to make penalty shootouts even more unpredictable by adopting the format used for tiebreakers in tennis. Teams currently alternate in shootouts. But the order will be …
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 12:25 P.M.
Atlanta debuts in MLS at stadium known for college football
Atlanta United will make its Major League Soccer debut in a stadium better known as the oldest campus football stadium in major college football. Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium, which …