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Milan clubs submit $1.3 billion, 60,000-seat stadium plan

Soccer Jul 11, 2019

Milan clubs submit $1.3 billion, 60,000-seat stadium plan

AC Milan and Inter Milan formally want to build a new stadium. The 2026 Olympics looks set to lose its intended opening ceremony venue. The storied Milan soccer clubs jointly asked city officials Wednesday for permission to go ahead with a 60,000-seat stadium replacing the ...

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo keeps focus on winning

Soccer Jul 9, 2019

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo keeps focus on winning

Odion Ighalo insisted on Tuesday that team success is far more important than personal accolades with his goals the driving Nigeria's run to the quarterfinals in Egypt. The China-based forward finished as the leading scorer in qualifying for this year's Africa Cup of Nations, and ...

Paul Pogba in spotlight as Manchester United arrives in Australia

Soccer Jul 9, 2019

Paul Pogba in spotlight as Manchester United arrives in Australia

France midfielder Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United was in the spotlight as the team arrived in Perth for a 10-day visit that includes two friendlies, a corporate golf day and a soccer clinic with disadvantaged children. The English Premier League team plays its first ...

Brazil beats Peru to win 1st Copa America title since 2007

Soccer Jul 8, 2019

Brazil beats Peru to win 1st Copa America title since 2007

Brazil didn't need Neymar to win another Copa America title at home. With its injured star watching from the stands at a packed Maracana Stadium on Sunday, Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win its first South American title since 2007. It was Neymar's replacement, Everton, who ...

Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Soccer / J. League Jul 7, 2019

Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Promoted Matsumoto Yamaga held Consadole Sapporo to a 1-1 draw thanks to some good work from keeper Tatsuya Morita on Sunday. The hosts took the lead seven minutes in at Sapporo Dome, when Kosuke Shirai knocked in the rebound after a Jay Bothroyd header hit ...