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England hands Spain first home loss since 2003

Oct 16, 2018

England hands Spain first home loss since 2003

It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting "Ole" at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players. It was only halftime on Monday and ...

Italy leaves it late to earn first competitive win in a year

Oct 15, 2018

Italy leaves it late to earn first competitive win in a year

Italy is finally showing signs of emerging from its crisis, nearly a year after failing to qualify for the World Cup. Cristiano Biraghi's goal in stoppage time earned the Azzurri a much-needed 1-0 win in Poland on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League. Playing in Group ...

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

/ Oct 14, 2018

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Goals from Hugo Vieira and Teruhito Nakagawa sent Yokohama F. Marinos into the Levain Cup final after a 2-2 semifinal second-leg draw with Kashima Antlers lifted the hosts to a 4-3 win on aggregate. Vieira, who scored the 95th-minute winner in Wednesday's first leg, opened ...

Oct 14, 2018

After 22 defeats, Gibraltar finally wins a competitive game

Little Gibraltar finally won its first competitive match after 22 defeats on Saturday when it beat Armenia — who featured Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan — 1-0 in the UEFA Nations League. A penalty in the 50th minute by captain Roy Chipolina gave Gibraltar the three ...

Japan glides past Panama in friendly

Oct 12, 2018

Japan glides past Panama in friendly

Takumi Minamino and Junya Ito each scored an international goal for the second game running as Japan eased to a 3-0 win over Panama on Friday night. Salzburg striker Minamino put Japan ahead three minutes before halftime with a skillfully taken strike inside the box ...

Usain Bolt notches two goals in first A-League trial start

Oct 12, 2018

Usain Bolt notches two goals in first A-League trial start

Usain Bolt scored twice in his first start for the Central Coast Mariners in an A-League trial match on Friday before being substituted with about 15 minutes remaining. The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter is trying to secure a place with the Mariners for ...

Michael Bradley returns, but U.S. outmatched by Colombia

Oct 12, 2018

Michael Bradley returns, but U.S. outmatched by Colombia

This loss did not sting for Michael Bradley, far different from the previous one. Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao and Miguel Borja scored second-half goals to lead Colombia over the United States 4-2 on Thursday night in an exhibition that marked the return of Bradley to ...