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Real Madrid's European reign ends with shock loss to Ajax

Soccer Mar 6, 2019

Real Madrid's European reign ends with shock loss to Ajax

Kings of Europe no more. Real Madrid's Champions League reign is over. More than 1,000 days since winning the first of three consecutive European titles, Real Madrid unprecedented era of dominance ended with a whimper when the Spanish giant was stunned 4-1 by Ajax at ...

England defeats Japan to win SheBelieves Cup

Soccer Mar 6, 2019

England defeats Japan to win SheBelieves Cup

Both teams were using the four-team, round-robin tournament as a tuneup for the World Cup in France, which starts in June. England, ranked No. 4 in the world, was coming off a 2-2 draw with the United States in Nashville, Tennessee, after defeating Brazil 2-1 ...

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Soccer Mar 5, 2019

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Kashima Antlers opened their Asian Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win over Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim thanks to goals either side of halftime from Taiki Hirato and Serginho. In the first-ever ACL game involving a Malaysian side, defending champion Antlers were quick to put ...

England bids farewell to World Cup star Gordon Banks

Soccer Mar 5, 2019

England bids farewell to World Cup star Gordon Banks

Thousands of fans joined luminaries of English soccer for a final farewell on Monday to Gordon Banks, a steelworker's son who became one of the world's greatest goalkeepers and will forever be remembered for a miraculous save against Pele. Teammates from England's 1966 World Cup ...

Vissel edge Sagan on David Villa's goal

Soccer / J. League Mar 2, 2019

Vissel edge Sagan on David Villa's goal

by Dan Orlowitz

The fireworks around the Noevir Stadium pitch lit up as the players made their entrance. The fireworks on the pitch took slightly longer. With an open roof and a number of upgrades in place for this fall's Rugby World Cup, the hallowed Kansai ground played host ...