International Soccer

UEFA bans 6 Malta players, including 2 for life, over fixing

Jan 9, 2018

UEFA bans six members of Malta's under-21 team for match-fixing offenses, with two players banished from soccer for life

Chile announces Colombian Reinaldo Rueda as new coach

Jan 9, 2018

Chile's football association announced Colombian Reinaldo Rueda as new coach on Monday

Salah's success offers hope in Egypt to fans and authorities

Jan 4, 2018

Success of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah offers hope in Egypt to fans and authorities

Diego Costa returns to Atletico bearing high expectations

Jan 2, 2018

Expectations are high in the Spanish capital that Diego Costa can again make Atletico Madrid a title winner

4 months later, Silva finally gets to play for Leicester

Jan 1, 2018

Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva has finally played for Leicester four months after signing for the English club

Young South American footballers eye January transfer window

Dec 29, 2017

Some of the best young players in Brazil are staying away from the beaches to cling onto their phones. Waiting to see if a call comes in the January transfer window.

2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning

Dec 27, 2017

Vitaly Mutko, a Russian deputy prime minister who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in the Russian doping program, says he will step down as head of the organizing committee of the 2018 World Cup

Valverde has Barcelona flying high as Liga near midway point

Dec 27, 2017

There is a clear winner of the Spanish league as it approaches the midway point _ Ernesto Valverde

Mutko steps down as president of Russian Football Union

Dec 25, 2017

Vitaly Mutko, a Russian government official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping, has stepped down temporarily as president of the Russian Football Union

FIFA trial exposes bribes culture; WCup, Olympic cases loom

Dec 22, 2017

The bribery that was long suspected of international soccer officials linked to FIFA has been proven in a federal court trial

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