Topics

Sep 24, 2016

Manchester United manager Mourinho benches Rooney

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped for the English Premier League game against champion Leicester on Saturday. Rooney was put on the bench by United manager Jose Mourinho, who said Friday that the striker had not been the same player since he ...

Sep 24, 2016

Van Basten named FIFA technical boss

FIFA appointed Netherlands and AC Milan great Marco van Basten as a technical director on Friday to help raise coaching standards. FIFA confirmed Van Basten’s new job after he resigned last month as an assistant coach with the Dutch national team. Van Basten was ...

Muto scores as Mainz grabs first league win of season

Sep 19, 2016

Muto scores as Mainz grabs first league win of season

Japan forward Yoshinori Muto scored his team’s third goal Sunday to help Mainz pick up its first win of the Bundesliga season, a 3-1 victory over FC Augsburg. Muto came on as a substitute for Jhon Cordoba in the 67th minute and tapped home ...

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Sep 19, 2016

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign is quickly unravelling, with his new team condemned to a third successive loss by Watford on Sunday. Watford’s 3-1 victory exposed the brittleness of Mourinho’s expensively assembled team as it tasted success over the record 20-time English champions for ...

City beats Bournemouth to continue perfect start to season

Sep 18, 2016

City beats Bournemouth to continue perfect start to season

Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Kelechi Iheanacho shone as Manchester City crushed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday to preserve its lead at the Premier League summit. League debutant Ilkay Gundogan also found the net for Pep Guardiola’s City, which has made its best-ever start ...

Liverpool too much for Chelsea

Sep 17, 2016

Liverpool too much for Chelsea

Liverpool ended Chelsea’s unbeaten start in the English Premier League with a rousing 2-1 win on Friday. Keen to establish a high level of consistency, Liverpool backed up a 4-1 win over titleholder Leicester by outclassing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, where the visitors posted ...

Sep 16, 2016

Rapinoe kneels during U.S. anthem

Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before a U.S. women’s national team match against Thailand on Thursday night. Rapinoe first knelt during the anthem Sept. 4 before a game with her National Women’s Soccer League team, the Seattle Reign. She said she wanted ...

Sep 16, 2016

Banished Barton apologizes after Rangers row

Colorful Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has apologized unreservedly after being banished from the Scottish Premiership club’s training ground for what he called “inappropriate” comments. Barton’s future with the Glasgow giants was thrown into doubt after he was sent home on Tuesday following a reported ...