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Three dead and seven injured in match riots in Honduras

At least three people died and seven were injured in riots Saturday night between rival fans ahead of a national championship game in Honduras, a hospital treating the victims said.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/18 19:18:39

Monaco misery deepens after second successive defeat in new season

Monaco's problems deepened at Metz on Saturday when the 2017 French champions slumped to a second successive 3-0 defeat in Ligue 1 and again finished with 10 men on the field.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/18 17:23:40

Pep hails team despite draw

“I am in love with VAR,” joked Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino after his side escaped with a 2-2 draw at Manchester City thanks to Gabriel Jesus' late winner for the Premier League champions being ruled out on review.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/18 17:23:39

S.Korean fan flies to Sweden to harangue Ronaldo

An angry South Korean fan flew to Sweden to confront Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for sitting out a friendly in Seoul, the latest in a bizarre row that has prompted a police investigation.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/15 19:38:41

False promise?

Rising British starlets Jonjoe Kenny, Ethan Ampadu and Ademola Lookman will all be hoping to get a first taste of Bundesliga action when the German league kicks off this weekend.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/15 19:33:41

Youth v Experience

Much was made last week in the opening game of the English Premier League season about the young squads selected by a number of teams.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/15 19:33:41

Balotelli to join Brescia

Mario Balotelli is poised for a return to Italy with newly promoted home town team Brescia, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/15 16:48:42

Talks break down, US female soccer players turn to court for equal pay

The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were now turning their attention to the courts where they are "eagerly look forward to a jury trial."
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/15 16:48:41

Lampard sees positives in loss

Coach Frank Lampard took great encouragement from Chelsea's display in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday, despite the disappointment of losing on penalties to English rivals Liverpool.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/15 16:48:40

Ben Yedder joins Monaco for 40m euros

Monaco said Wednesday that they had bought veteran French striker Wissam ben Yedder from Sevilla, with young Portuguese attacker Rony Lopes going the other way.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/14 19:13:40

Ajax survive scare to advance

Former European Cup winners had mixed fortunes in Champions League qualifying as Ajax Amsterdam and Red Star Belgrade squeezed into the playoff round while Celtic and Porto were eliminated after a dramatic evening on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/14 19:13:39

Bayern legend mentors young Chinese talents in Shanghai

FC Bayern Munich legend Klaus Augenthaler attended the on-going national summer camp for Chinese junior high school students, co-organized by Bayern Munich. About 1,000 soccer players, coaches and referees from China's 31 provincial regions are participating in the camp, which kicked off on Monday and is scheduled until August 20. The soccer camp is hosted by the national campus soccer officer under the Ministry of Education (MOE) in China. It will offer various activities including matches, patriotic education, selection of talent, training for coaches and cultural exchange, according to the MOE website. China has made striking progress in the promotion of campus soccer through enhanced training, increased school-level matches and upgraded facilities, said Wang Dengfeng, a senior official with the MOE, at a press conference on July 23. The country aims to have 50,000 schools specializing in youth soccer by the end of 2025 and to create 29,000 soccer fields by 2020, according to Wang. (Photos: Yang Hui/GT)
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/14 17:50:55

Teenager Gauff, former champ Stosur get US Open wild cards

Former champion Samantha Stosur and teenage Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff highlight the list of US Open wild cards announced on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/14 17:13:41

Youth training needs patience: Augenthaler

Bayern Munich legend Klaus Augenthaler called on Chinese soccer youth training to patiently build a solid foundation ahead of a soccer camp for young players in Shanghai on Monday.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/14 17:13:40

Martinez honored by Guoan fans

Fans of Beijing Sinobo Guoan mourned the death of Honduras international Walter Martinez on Tuesday, following the Honduras international's sudden death at 37 due to a heart attack on Sunday.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/13 21:27:30

Honduran footballer Walter Julián Martínez who died of a heart attack shocks Guoan fans

Honduran footballer Walter Julián Martínez, who played for Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League, died of a heart attack in New York on August 11 at the age of 37. Guoan fans assembled at the Workers Stadium in Beijing and expressed their condolences with cards and flowers.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/13 20:02:56

French club Marseille sack Adil Rami for 'gross misconduct'

French club Marseille said on Tuesday they had sacked World Cup winner Adil Rami reportedly for "gross misconduct" following a disciplinary procedure.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/13 19:38:40

1999 World Cup winner Markgraf named general manager of US women's team

US Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search for a new head coach following Jill Ellis' announcement last month that she would step down.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/13 18:03:40