Jul 21, 2017

Madrid, Barcelona to square off right after Club World Cup

Real Madrid will host Barcelona in an El Clasico match in late December, just after Madrid returns from playing at the Club World Cup. The Spanish League calendar, released Friday, pits Madrid against Barcelona on Dec. 20, a Wednesday, in the Spanish capital. That will ...

Dec 18, 2016

Nacional takes third place at CWC

Colombia's Atletico Nacional secured third place at the Club World Cup with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Mexico's Club America after an entertaining 2-2 draw on Sunday. South American champion Nacional squandered a two-goal lead in regulation, but Miguel Borja scored the winning penalty ...

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

Dec 17, 2016

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Saturday claimed there are "no down sides" to expanding the World Cup to 48 teams and "no taboos" in discussing changes to soccer's flagship competition. Infantino has proposed increasing the number of teams at the World Cup from the current ...

Kashima proves worth as FIFA praises replay system

Dec 15, 2016

Kashima proves worth as FIFA praises replay system

The Kashima Antlers have always found a way to get the job done, which is why they have 18 pieces of silverware stocked in their trophy case and on Wednesday, the eight-time J. League champions added another accolade by becoming the first Asian side ...