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Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Sep 14, 2019

Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

by Dan Orlowitz

Two teams winless in their last six games stepped onto the Todoroki Stadium pitch needing a win for very different reasons. Only one walked away happy on Saturday night. Yasuto Wakizaka and Kazuya Yamamura outfoxed Jubilo Iwata goalkeeper Krzysztof Kaminski in the first half as Kawasaki ...

Neymar set to make PSG return after being included on squad

Soccer Sep 14, 2019

Neymar set to make PSG return after being included on squad

Neymar is set to make his Paris Saint-Germain return after being included on the squad for Saturday's French League game at home to Strasbourg. PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said Friday that "he's available for tomorrow and ready to play." Neymar has played for Brazil but not ...

Soccer Sep 12, 2019

Top European clubs concentrate transfer spending on young players

The clubs involved in this season's Champions League and Europa League group stages invested more than half of their transfer spending in the last window on players age 24 and under, a report by European soccer body UEFA said on Thursday. UEFA's club competition report ...

Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

Soccer Sep 11, 2019

Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's months of protests into the sports realm. The crowd broke out into "Glory ...