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MLS boss says clock ticking on Beckham's team in Miami

Dec 10, 2016

MLS boss says clock ticking on Beckham's team in Miami

David Beckham’s protracted efforts to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami are coming up against a deadline, league commissioner Don Garber said Friday. Beckham announced nearly three years ago that he intended to bring a team to the South Florida city, exercising ...

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Dec 9, 2016

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Schalke right-back Atsuto Uchida returned to action after a 21-month injury break in the German side’s 2-0 defeat to RB Salzburg in the final match of UEFA Europa League Group I on Thursday. Uchida, who had not played in an official match since March ...

Dec 8, 2016

Police open inquiry into child sex abuse at London clubs

British police said they had launched an investigation into allegations of historical child sex crimes at London soccer clubs following a wave of reports from former players that they had been abused as youngsters. Last week, police said about 350 victims had come forward ...

Dec 8, 2016

48-team World Cup proposal receives big support

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said a proposal to expand the World Cup finals to 48 teams, with 16 groups of three teams, received enthusiastic backing at a meeting of national federations on Thursday. That model, along with an alternative 48-team format and a 40-team ...

Sevilla, Porto secure last two CL berths

Dec 8, 2016

Sevilla, Porto secure last two CL berths

Sevilla and FC Porto grabbed the final two spots in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday, while Juventus and Borussia Dortmund finished up with the debatable advantage of being group winners. A team that finishes top of its group will be ...