May 22, 2015

Four Club World Cup matches to be held in Osaka

Club World Cup matches will be played in Osaka for the first time as the tournament returns to Japan after two-year absence in December, the Japan Football Association said Friday. Yanmar Stadium Nagai, boasting a capacity of over 47,000, will host four games, including ...

Apr 23, 2015

Japan picked to host 2015, '16 Club World Cup

Japan has been reappointed as host of the FIFA Club World Cup for the next two years, the sport’s world governing body announced on Thursday. FIFA said the annual tournament would be held in Japan in 2015 and 2016 with this year’s edition scheduled ...

Real Madrid crowned world champion at Club World Cup

Dec 21, 2014

Real Madrid crowned world champion at Club World Cup

Real Madrid outclassed San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 in the Club World Cup final on Saturday to put a crown on its status as the best club in world soccer. The cup added to Madrid’s 2014 trophy haul of Champions League, King’s Cup, and ...

San Lorenzo advances to Club World Cup final

Dec 18, 2014

San Lorenzo advances to Club World Cup final

Real Madrid’s opponents in the Club World Cup final will be San Lorenzo after the South American champions ended a storybook run by amateur side Auckland City with a labored 2-1 semifinal win on Wednesday. Madrid will be heavily favored to win its first ...

Nov 23, 2013

Ribery expects to return for CWC

Bayern Munich winger and Ballon d’Or candidate Franck Ribery says he will recover from his rib injury in time for next month’s Club World Cup. Earlier, Bayern coach Pep Guardiola told reporters he feared Ribery will be missing “for a long time,” without being ...