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Referee hits back at Messi, Argentina accusations

The referee accused by Argentina at the Copa America of having made “serious and gross” mistakes during their semifinal defeat to Brazil has hit back at his detractors accusing them of being bad losers.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/12 15:43:40

Brightest star

The United States cemented their position as the dominant force in women's football last Sunday by winning their fourth World Cup in eight editions, beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/12 15:43:40

Aussie FA boss to step down after reshuffle

Football Federation Australia (FFA) chief David Gallop said Thursday he will step down from the role on December 31 as the country ­prepares to implement far-reaching changes to the professional game.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/11 19:28:41

'No bids' for Pogba, claims Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Wednesday dismissed speculation that Paul Pogba is to leave Old Trafford, saying there had been “no bids” for the midfielder and “agents talk all the time.”
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/10 22:18:41

US World Cup-winning teammates will snub White House: Rapinoe

Star striker Megan Rapinoe said Tuesday she does not think the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/10 20:38:41

PSG 'regret' Neymar no-show at training

Neymar failed to show up for preseason training with Paris Saint-Germain on Monday with the club announcing they would take "appropriate action."
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/9 19:13:42

Former striker Gianfranco Zola says Chelsea got rid of Maurizio Sarri too soon

Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola believes the London club got rid of Maurizio Sarri too soon and said they would have benefited if the Italian coach had been given more time.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/9 19:08:41

Rapinoe wins Golden Ball, Golden Boot at World Cup

Megan Rapinoe made it a special hat trick on Sunday as she won Golden Ball and Golden Boot at the women's World Cup after scoring as the United States beat the Netherlands to retain their title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/9 19:08:40

Zaha sends Cote d'Ivoire to quarters

Wilfried Zaha grabbed the only goal to settle a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash as Cote d'Ivoire beat Mali 1-0 in Suez on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/9 19:03:41

Double triumph for dominant Marquez brothers at German MotoGP

Honda rider Marc Marquez tightened his grip on a possible sixth world title with a seventh consecutive victory at the German MotoGP on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 19:33:40

Trump hails World Cup win

US President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a spat with the captain.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 19:28:40

El Shaarawy leaves Roma for China's Shenhua

Italy forward Stephan El Shaarawy has agreed to join China's Shanghai Shenhua, the club announced Monday, 10 days after it was reported he wanted to stay at Roma.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 18:28:42

Herrera says he 'feels very lucky' to join PSG from Man United

Paris Saint-Germain's latest recruit Ander Herrera said Sunday that if he had to leave Manchester United one of the only places he could go was "one of the most beautiful cities in the world."
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 18:28:41

Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win Copa America

Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus' dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 18:28:41

Tianjin helping Xinjiang's football development in China

The increase in football development in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is a result of "pairing-up support for Xinjiang" from provincial-level regions.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/7/8 18:11:42

De Jong swayed by 'key player' promise

Rising Dutch star Frenkie de Jong said that Barcelona's promise to make him a "key player" convinced him to sign for the Catalan giants earlier this year, as he was presented at the Camp Nou on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/7 18:18:41

Hosts knocked out of AFCON

The president of the Egyptian Football Association Hani Abou Rida resigned late Saturday and “sacked” his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/7 18:18:41

Messi blasts Copa 'corruption'

Lionel Messi hit out at "corruption and the referees" at the Copa America after he was harshly sent off as Argentina secured third place with a 2-1 victory over Chile on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/7 18:18:40