International Soccer

Russia outlines plan for football fan ID cards

Feb 27, 2019

Russia says soccer fans may need government-issued ID cards next season to buy tickets for league games

Rosell to be released pending trial after nearly 2 years

Feb 27, 2019

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell will be set free pending his trial on money laundering charges related to the sale of television rights for matches involving the Brazil national team

Sam Kerr selected captain of Australian women's soccer team

Feb 27, 2019

High-scoring forward Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of the Australian women's soccer team by new coach Ante Milicic

FIFA bans referee from Tanzania for life for taking bribes

Feb 26, 2019

FIFA says its ethics committee imposed a life ban on referee Oden Charles Mbaga of Tanzania for taking bribes

Former Barcelona president denies money laundering in court

Feb 26, 2019

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell denied money laundering charges in court, saying he did nothing illegal in relation to the sale of TV rights for matches involving the Brazil national team

Former Barcelona president Rosell in handcuffs for trial

Feb 25, 2019

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell arrives in handcuffs to stand trial on charges of money laundering related to the sale of television rights for matches involving the Brazilian national team

Soccer symmetry as Mbappe, Messi reach milestones

Feb 25, 2019

It seemed like soccer symmetry when Kylian Mbappe made French league history on the same day Lionel Messi reached another incredible milestone

FIFA strips Peru of U17 World Cup hosting rights

Feb 23, 2019

FIFA has stripped Peru of Under-17 World Cup hosting rights, citing concerns about the infrastructure

Gazprom executive takes over Russian soccer federation

Feb 22, 2019

A Russian state energy executive has taken over as president of the country's soccer federation

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in next two transfer windows for breaching rules

Feb 22, 2019

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in next two transfer windows for breaching rules

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