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Barca offer for Neymar falls short

Soccer Aug 31, 2019

Barca offer for Neymar falls short

Paris St. Germain is not close to reaching a deal with Barcelona that would take Neymar back to the Spanish champions as the Catalans have not met the French club's asking price for the Brazil forward, PSG's sporting director Leonardo said on Friday. Barca's attempt ...

Inter Milan signs Alexis Sanchez on loan from Manchester United

Soccer Aug 30, 2019

Inter Milan signs Alexis Sanchez on loan from Manchester United

Forward Alexis Sanchez has joined Inter Milan on loan after underperforming at Manchester United. Inter and United both confirmed the season-long deal Thursday. While financial details were not announced, the teams are expected to both pay a share of Sanchez's hefty salary — the highest on ...

Disgraced FIFA official Nicolas Leoz, indicted in U.S., dies at 90

Soccer Aug 29, 2019

Disgraced FIFA official Nicolas Leoz, indicted in U.S., dies at 90

Nicolas Leoz, a longtime South American soccer executive and FIFA official who had been under house arrest in Paraguay fighting extradition to the United States, has died. He was 90. Leoz's lawyer, Ricardo Preda, told The Associated Press his client died Wednesday after a cardiac ...

Antlers leave Guangzhou with scoreless draw

Soccer Aug 29, 2019

Antlers leave Guangzhou with scoreless draw

The Kashima Antlers kicked off their Asian Champions League quarterfinal tie with a 0-0 draw in hot and humid conditions against Guangzhou Evergrande on Wednesday. Antlers, the 2018 champions, were playing Guangzhou for the fifth time in the ACL, and it was the first time ...

Ritsu Doan earns big move to Dutch titans PSV Eindhoven

Soccer Aug 28, 2019

Ritsu Doan earns big move to Dutch titans PSV Eindhoven

Japanese midfielder Ritsu Doan is set to transfer from FC Groningen to fellow Dutch first-division side PSV Eindhoven, the latter club announced Tuesday. The 21-year-old joined Groningen in 2017 from the J. League's Gamba Osaka and scored nine goals in his first season with the ...

Historic English club Bury expelled from Football League

Soccer Aug 28, 2019

Historic English club Bury expelled from Football League

Bury, one of the oldest clubs in English soccer, has been expelled from the Football League after 125 years of membership following its failure to find a new owner. The club from Greater Manchester had until Tuesday to provide evidence to the English Football League ...

Eric Cantona selected to receive 2019 UEFA President's Award

Soccer Aug 27, 2019

Eric Cantona selected to receive 2019 UEFA President's Award

Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona will be presented the 2019 UEFA President's Award in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it, European soccer's governing body said on Tuesday. The 53-year-old Frenchman will receive the award in Monaco on Thursday ...