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Apr 11, 2017

U.S., Mexico, Canada make co-bid for 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada have launched their bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup. The joint bid was announced on Monday atop the Freedom Tower in lower Manhattan by the heads of the American, Mexican and Canadian federations. They are seeking to ...

Arsenal in free fall after loss to Crystal Palace

Apr 11, 2017

Arsenal in free fall after loss to Crystal Palace

Arsenal produced another dreadful away performance in losing at relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 3-0 in the English Premier League on Monday, further damaging the team’s chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League. Palace exploited Arsenal’s weakness and lack of leadership in defense, scoring in ...

Ageless Ibrahimovic leads United to win

Apr 10, 2017

Ageless Ibrahimovic leads United to win

Evergreen Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic likened himself to movie character Benjamin Button after inspiring his team to a 3-0 victory at Premier League basement club Sunderland on Sunday. Ibrahimovic, 35, opened the scoring with his 28th goal of the season, and after Seb ...

Apr 9, 2017

Havenaar continues hot streak

In-form Mike Havenaar got his fourth goal in as many games on Saturday as Den Haag held off Groningen 4-3 in the Dutch top flight. The 194-cm striker made it 3-0 for the home side in the 23rd minute, a downward header at the ...

Chelsea wins again but Spurs keep up chase

Apr 9, 2017

Chelsea wins again but Spurs keep up chase

Chelsea had the look of a champion again as it maintained its comfortable seven-point advantage at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday — but Tottenham Hotspur will not give up the chase. After Son Heung-min had ...

/ Apr 8, 2017

Support continues for Brazilian club Chapecoense

The J. League said Friday it will continue its charity activities to raise funds for tragedy-hit Brazilian side Chapecoense and will also invite its youth team to a soccer tournament it hosts in summer. Members of Chapecoense, including the coach and four players who ...

Yoshida delivers first goal; Chelsea downs Man City

Apr 6, 2017

Yoshida delivers first goal; Chelsea downs Man City

Defender Maya Yoshida scored his first English Premier League goal of the season Wednesday in Southampton’s 3-1 come-from-behind win against Crystal Palace. The center back notched the go-ahead goal in the 83rd minute, tapping home from a meter out after Nathan Redmond’s cutback from ...