International Soccer

Flamengo soccer club fire in Brazil: bad luck or negligence?

Feb 16, 2019

Was the fire at the training facility of soccer club Flamengo just a question of bad luck, or did negligence play a role

Brazil to play Panama in friendly at Porto

Feb 15, 2019

Brazil's national team to play first friendly of the year against Panama on March 23 in Porto, Portugal

FIFA transfer reforms target $400M for lower-tier clubs

Feb 15, 2019

FIFA believes it can direct up to $400 million each year toward clubs worldwide entitled to a share of transfer fees paid for their former players

Jailed Russian soccer player Mamaev nets 7 goals behind bars

Feb 14, 2019

Jailed Russian national soccer team player Pavel Mamaev nets 7 goals behind bars in six-a-side game

Iniesta teaming up with old teammate Villa in Japan

Feb 14, 2019

Andres Iniesta's old teammate from his days at Barcelona is now his new teammate at Vissel Kobe

Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

Feb 14, 2019

A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain shook hands with Australia's prime minister whom he credits with securing his freedom.

In France, footballers fight workplace bullying in court

Feb 13, 2019

French soccer players are turning to the courts to fight workplace bullying and the practice known in France by an English word, "le loft."

Refugee footballer freed by Thailand returns to Australia

Feb 12, 2019

A refugee soccer player has returned home to a celebrity welcome in Australia after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted three months after he was detained in Thailand

Brazil soccer club promises compensation for fire victims

Feb 11, 2019

Brazilian soccer club Flamengo is promising prompt financial compensation for the families of all victims of a fire that killed 10 young soccer players

Former FIFA official Makudi overturns ban from soccer at CAS

Feb 11, 2019

Former senior FIFA official Worawi Makudi has won an appeal and overturned a ban from soccer for unproven forgery

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