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Dutch hero Sneijder announces retirement

The Netherlands' most-capped player Wesley Sneijder announced Monday his retirement from soccer, bringing down the curtain on a trophy-laden career that spanned 17 years.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/13 18:03:40

Bayern cruise past Cottbus

Robert Lewandowski was on the score sheet and Lucas Hernandez made his club debut as Bayern Munich eased into the second round of the German Cup with a 3-1 win over fourth-tier side Energie Cottbus on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/13 17:58:41

Wolves captain Cordy growls at VAR after goal ruled out

Wolverhampton Wanderers' skipper Conor Coady has criticized officials after his team had a goal disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR) for a handball in their 0-0 Premier League draw with Leicester City on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/12 19:18:40

Atlanta's Martinez sets record with goal in 10th straight match

Venezuela's Josef Martinez set a Major League Soccer record Sunday, scoring in his 10th straight match as his two goals lifted Atlanta United to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/12 17:28:40

Rampant Man United thrash Chelsea

Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United made the perfect start to their Premier League season by inflicting a 4-0 defeat on Frank Lampard in his first match in charge of Chelsea on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/12 17:23:40

Five-star Man City make statement

Champions Manchester City delivered an emphatic statement of intent with a 5-0 thrashing of West Ham United as they began their bid for a hat trick of Premier League title on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/11 19:23:39

Lukaku in Milan ahead of Inter move

Manchester United's Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku arrived in Milan early Thursday to undergo medical tests ahead of his likely transfer to Inter, Italian media reported.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/8 21:33:41

FIFA side-steps India row as plan splits sport

World body FIFA has told Indian soccer to sort out its differences after a move to hand the I-League's top-tier status to the franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL) drew a threat of legal action.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/8 21:08:40

Will this season see a fifth player lift the title and play every minute?

The new English Premier League season kicked off on Friday night with last season's runners-up Liverpool taking on newly promoted Norwich City. Jurgen Klopp's side ran champions Manchester City closer than anyone could have imagined last time out and they will want to go one better this campaign and finally put an end to their three-decade wait to be crowned champions of England for a 19th time.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/8 20:08:40

PSG set to extend dominance

With or without Neymar, Paris St-Germain look set to continue their Ligue 1 dominance for another season with other clubs simply unable to match their huge spending power.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/8 20:03:40

Bale snubbed again by Real boss Zidane

Gareth Bale's standoff with Real Madrid continued on Wednesday after the forward was left out of Zinedine Zidane's squad to face Red Bull Salzburg in a friendly.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/7 19:38:41

Schalke boss temporarily leaves

Clemens Toennies has stepped down for three months as chairman of German Bundesliga club Schalke following widespread condemnation of alleged “racist” comments he made last week.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/7 19:38:41

Swiss charge German officials in fraud probe

Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the Swiss Attorney General's Office (OAG) said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/7 18:23:41

Rooney seals player-coach role at Derby

Wayne Rooney, fresh from signing a deal on Tuesday to become a player-coach at Derby County from January, told reporters that he had always hoped to become a manager once his playing days were over.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/7 18:18:41

Balotelli open to playing for Brazil's Flamengo: reports

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who has been looking for a new club since his contract with Marseille ended in June, is open to playing for Flamengo, the Rio de Janeiro side said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/6 19:28:41

Ex-England captain Rooney in talks over Derby player-coach role: reports

Former England captain Wayne Rooney is in advanced talks with Derby County about joining the Championship (second tier) club as player-coach, Sky Sports News reported Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/6 17:43:40

Man Utd rope in Maguire

Manchester United made Harry Maguire the most expensive defender in history on Monday as the fallen giants of English football start building from the back in their bid to bridge the gap on champions Manchester City and Liverpool.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/6 17:38:41

City down Liverpool

Manchester City struck an early blow for the forthcoming Premier League campaign as they beat 5-4 Liverpool on penalties to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after an absorbing contest had finished 1-1.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/5 18:08:39