Stories tagged: soccer
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
U.S., Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process
The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision two years ahead of schedule. The soccer federations from the United States, Canada and …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Argentina fires coach Edgardo Bauza
Argentina has fired its newly appointed national head coach Edgardo Bauza after just eight months in the job, as the team struggles in qualifying matches for next year’s World Cup …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
U.S., Mexico, Canada launch bid for soccer’s 2026 World Cup
The United States launched its bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada on Monday after gaining the support of President Donald Trump to pursue soccer’s showpiece …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
MLS roundup: Sporting KC breaks out for 3 goals, cruises against Colorado
Seth Sinovic had a goal and an assist in Sporting Kansas City’s 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday night in Kansas City, Kansas.
Sun., April 9, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Crystal Dunn scores twice to lead US to 5-1 win over Russia
Crystal Dunn had two goals for the second straight game, helping the U.S. women’s national team cruise to a 5-1 win over Russia in an international friendly Sunday.
Sun., April 9, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Female athletes get a trio of wins in equality fight
In a matter of days, female athletes around the globe scored a trio of wins in their fight for equality after decades of work.
Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Sounders surrender late goal, settle for draw at San Jose
Chris Wondolowski scored in the 90th minute, lifting the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 draw with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Romain Alessandrini scores 3rd goal in 2 games, Galaxy beats Impact
Romain Alessandrini scored in the first half for his third goal in two games, Jermaine Jones added a goal, and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-0
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Sounders’ Clint Dempsey feeling the most physically confident he’s been yet as Seattle prepares to hit the road
Sounders forward Clint Dempsey says his high-scoring sojourn with the United States Men’s National Team has left him more physically confident than he’s been in quite some time.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Crystal Dunn, Allie Long score twice each, U.S. women roll past Russia 4-0
Crystal Dunn scored twice on the same field where she tied a national team record with five goals in a game last year and the U.S. women rolled to a …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Allie Long says she’s OK with shifting positions
A central midfielder for most of her career with the U.S. women’s national team and the Portland Thorns, Allie Long was moved to center back for recent international matches by …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings
Brazil has taken over at the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time since 2010. Argentina lost 2-0 at Bolivia last week and dropped to No. 2. World …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
U.S. women’s soccer team reaches new labor deal
The World Cup champion women’s soccer team has a new labor contract, settling a dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to their male counterparts.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
MLS: Timbers, Revolution settle for draw
Lee Nguyen called it a lucky bounce. His rebound goal in the 85th minute pulled the New England Revolution into a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
MLS Capsules: Bastian Schweinsteiger nets in debut as Fire and Impact tie
Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in his MLS debut, Luis Solignac scored in second-half stoppage time, and the Chicago Fire tied the Montreal Impact.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 12:09 a.m.
Short-handed Sounders draw 0-0 with Atlanta
Tony Alfaro didn’t have time to get nervous. He only had time to get ready for a starting role.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 12:04 a.m.
MLS Capsules: Toronto, Kansas City play to stalemate
TORONTO – Toronto FC played to a scoreless tie with Sporting Kansas City in their home opener, a matchup of unbeaten MLS teams. Toronto (1-0-3) had more chances on a …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
With Tyrone Mears settled in new home, Sounders scrambling to fill his old spot
Brian Schmetzer, who rarely gushes over opposing MLS players, gave the league’s newest franchise – Atlanta United FC – a complimentary nod this week before the two clubs square off …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9 p.m.
Clint Dempsey, Christian Pulisic star again as U.S. draws 1-1 at Panama
Clint Dempsey scored his 56th international goal, moving within one of Landon Donovan’s scoring record, as Christian Pulisic contributed another outstanding assist in a 1-1 tie at Panama in a …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Clint Dempsey hat trick lifts U.S. over Honduras 6-0 to rebound
Clint Dempsey scored his second international goal, 18-year-old phenom Christian Pulisic had one goal and set up three others, and the U.S. routed Honduras 6-0 to get right back in …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Germany unseats U.S. women at top of FIFA rankings
The German women’s national team has unseated the United States in the FIFA world rankings. It is the first time since March 2015 that the U.S. national team has not …
Thu., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …