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Chelsea cooperating with FIFA over probe

English Premier League club Chelsea has said it is cooperating with a FIFA investigation into possible violations of the global soccer governing body's rules regarding the signing of foreign players under the age of 18.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/11/15 22:28:42

VAR to star in 2019 Asian Cup quarters, says AFC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday said the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be implemented from the quarterfinals of next year's Asian Cup.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/15 22:28:42

A quiet revolution

"I'm not trying to build a new England," sang Kirsty MacColl in her 1980s hit song "New England." That is not something that Gareth Southgate can sing if his current England squad have a team bonding night at the KTV.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/11/15 22:08:40

Real Madrid hand Solari full-time job

Santiago Solari on Tuesday was confirmed as Real Madrid coach until 2021 following his successful spell in charge as caretaker boss of the European champions.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/14 22:05:13

Ex-England midfielder Joe Cole retires

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has announced his retirement from soccer on Tuesday, bringing the curtain down on a 20-year professional career.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/13 21:58:41

Qatar considering offers to host World Cup teams abroad

Qatar is considering offers from other countries to host teams during the 2022 World Cup, but no decision has been taken yet, the head of the organizing committee told AFP on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/13 21:58:41

UEFA open to reopening FFP cases

UEFA warned Monday that clubs whose finances have already been scrutinized by its Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations may not be out the clear yet, European soccer's ruling body told AFP.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/13 21:58:40

Real Madrid 'very happy' with interim manager Solari, says club director

Real Madrid Director Emilio Butragueno has said the Spanish giants are delighted with Santiago Solari's spell in charge after the team posted their fourth consecutive win by beating Celta Vigo on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/12 21:03:40

Monaco boss backs coach Henry after dismal start

Monaco's owners have backed Thierry Henry as coach, just hours after his side were beaten 4-0 by Paris St-Germain to extend Henry's winless run at his new club to six games.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/11/12 21:03:40

Ronaldo keeps Juve flying high

Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Juventus bounced back from their midweek Champions League defeat by Manchester United with a 2-0 win over 10-man AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday, as Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty before being sent off for the hosts.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/12 21:03:39

Iranian women see final in rare 'victory'

Hundreds of Iranian women ­attended a crunch soccer match in Tehran, in a rare step seen Sunday as a “victory” by local newspapers and hailed by FIFA as an “historic and festive day” for the sport.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/11 20:23:40

Carrasco cracker helps save Dalian from China relegation

Belgium international Yannick Carrasco scored a fine individual goal to help save Dalian Yifang from relegation on a nail-biting final day in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/11 20:23:40

Dortmund muscle past champs Bayern

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from a goal down to beat champions Bayern Munich 3-2 with substitute Paco Alcacer's second-half winner enabling them to move seven points clear of their great rivals at the top.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/11/11 20:23:39

Juve focus on AC Milan after Man U

Massimiliano Allegri urged Juventus not to dwell on their slip-up against Manchester United but instead to use the Champions League drama to avoid a repeat against AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/9 23:18:40

Kovac admits misfiring Bayern must improve for Dortmund showdown

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac admitted his side will have to improve on their 2-0 Champions League win over AEK Athens when they visit Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/8 23:53:49

Jekyll and Hyde

Manchester United are fast becoming the most Jekyll and Hyde of soccer teams. Last week against Bournemouth, fans could have been forgiven for thinking that the pink shirts of the away side were that shade because of their wounds.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/11/8 23:53:41

Solari hopes to complete Real audition

Real Madrid interim coach Santiago Solari will be hoping to further boost his chances of securing the job on a full-time basis by successfully negotiating a tricky trip to Celta Vigo in La Liga on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/8 21:48:41

Mourinho hails 'fantastic' comeback

Jose Mourinho hailed a “fantastic victory” after Manchester United stole the thunder of Cristiano Ronaldo and a dominant Juventus with a 2-1 win in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/8 21:48:40