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UEFA up women's funding by 50 percent

UEFA will increase its funding for women's soccer development projects across Europe by 50 percent from 2020, the continent's governing body announced Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/15 21:48:40

China to launch u-23 tournament

China will launch an under-23 soccer tournament in the closed season to give more pitch time to young players and unearth talent, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) said Monday in a statement.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/10/15 21:48:40

Biraghi gives Italy stoppage-time win

Cristiano Biraghi snatched a late victory to give new Italy coach Roberto Mancini his first competitive victory and keep the Azzurri's Nations League hopes alive with a 1-0 win over Poland in their League A, Group 3 clash in Chorzow, Poland on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/15 21:33:40

Fans fume as men's soccer team draws 0-0 with India

A 0-0 draw with India in the “planet derby” between the world's two most populous nations enraged Chinese soccer fans on Saturday.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/10/14 22:53:40

Sainsbury hopes father-in-law Arnold gives him captaincy

Australia defender Trent Sainsbury has put his hand up to replace Mile Jedinak as captain of the Socceroos and, as the son-in-law of coach Graham Arnold, might have the inside track. Or not.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/10/14 22:03:40

Gibraltar bag first-ever win after 22 defeats

Gibraltar won a competitive international for the first time with a 1-0 Nations League victory over Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia on Saturday – after ­being mistaken for Liechtenstein.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/10/14 22:03:40

Press hammer Loew after Dutch mauling

The German press turned on Joachim Loew after the hammering by the Netherlands left the future of Germany's head coach in doubt with world champions France looming on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/14 22:03:40

Netherlands gain historic 3-0 victory

Memphis Depay scored one goal and put in an exhilarating all-round display as the Netherlands outclassed Germany 3-0 in their UEFA Nations League clash at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/10/14 21:58:40

Soccer crazy China and India in rare clash

China and India together account for more than a third of the world's population, but in soccer terms they are minnows often beaten by countries a fraction of their size.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/12 22:58:40

Football association vows to build 10,000 soccer kindergartens

China's soccer authority has vowed to open 10,000 soccer kindergartens across the country by 2020.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/10/11 23:03:41

French teenager Kylian Mbappe Time magazine's 'future of soccer'

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Kylian Mbappe's rapid rise to global fame has earned the teenaged World Cup winner an appearance on the cover of Time magazine's international edition, to appear Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/11 22:43:41

Aston Villa name Smith and Terry as new coaches

Former England captain John Terry took his first steps into coaching on Wednesday when he was named as right-hand man to new Aston Villa boss Dean Smith.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/11 22:43:40

Ballack 'surprised' Loew kept job

Michael Ballack believes Germany coach Joachim Loew should have lost his job in the wake of their woeful World Cup performance in Russia.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/11 22:38:45

Football seeks answers over dementia link

Does heading a football give you dementia?
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/11 22:19:23

Golden boys

The nominations for the Ballon d'Or were revealed by France Football on Monday and there are not too many surprises in the 30 names on the list. That's because they are led, once again, by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, the two stars who have shared the honor for the last 10 years. The Ronaldo-Messi hegemony stretches beyond the France Football award.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/10/11 22:19:22

Belgium raids top clubs

Belgian police carried out a ­series of raids at soccer clubs and homes across the country on Wednesday and detained many people for questioning about financial fraud and possible match-fixing, Belgian prosecutors said.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2018/10/10 22:43:42

Ex-Italy boss Ventura new coach of Chievo

Former Italy manager Gian Piero Ventura has been appointed coach of struggling Chievo following Lorenzo D'Anna's sacking, the Serie A club confirmed Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/10 22:28:46

Bolt ready to play for his soccer future

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a soccer player could be on the line.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/10/10 22:28:43