International Soccer

Spanish court fires Villar from Spanish football federation

Dec 22, 2017

The Spanish football federation says Spain's administrative court for sport has fired Angel Maria Villar from its presidency

A-League's video review system tweaked after complaints

Dec 22, 2017

With FIFA expected to make a decision in March on whether Video Assistant Refereeing will be used at next year's World Cup, A-League officials have issued new guidelines in Australia in an effort to reduce the number of interventions and speed up play

Brazil's coach sees 8 openings in World Cup squad

Dec 21, 2017

Brazil coach Adenor Bacchi, universally known as Tite, says there are up to eight places still available in the squad he will take to next year's World Cup in Russia

Paraguay, Lobos de Puebla player Fabbro detained in Mexico

Dec 21, 2017

A soccer player for Paraguay's national team who's wanted for alleged sexual assault against an underage girl in Argentina has been detained in Mexico

Peru's Guerrero set for World Cup after doping ban gets cut

Dec 20, 2017

Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero will be eligible for next year's World Cup after FIFA reduced his suspension for doping from one year to six months

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero eligible for World Cup after FIFA reduces drugs ban to 6 months

Dec 20, 2017

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero eligible for World Cup after FIFA reduces drugs ban to 6 months

FIFA says Chinese dairy producer a 2018 World Cup sponsor

Dec 20, 2017

FIFA has turned to China yet again to find a sponsor for the World Cup in Russia

Problems with goal-line technology system in French league

Dec 19, 2017

FIFA says it has been told of glitches in the 2014 World Cup goal-line technology system during games in France

Atletico files FIFA case against Barcelona over Griezmann

Dec 19, 2017

Atletico Madrid has filed a complaint with FIFA over Barcelona's public pursuit of forward Antoine Griezmann

Australia's Postecoglou to join Yokohama in J-League

Dec 19, 2017

Australia's Postecoglou, after shunning World Cup, will coach Yokohama in J-League

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