International Soccer

Maradona to coach soccer club in Mexico's cartel heartland

Sep 10, 2018

Diego Maradona, the soccer world's poster child for the perils of substance abuse, is setting up camp in the heart of Mexico's drug cartel land to lead a team run by a family with alleged ties to organized crime

Maguire commits to Leicester with 5-year contract

Sep 9, 2018

England defender Harry Maguire has signed a new five-year contract with Leicester

Mbappe, Giroud score as France makes successful return home

Sep 9, 2018

Kylian Mbappe celebrated the world champions' return home with a superb display and a goal in France's 2-1 win over the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League

Giroud's stunning strike gives France 1st Nations League win

Sep 9, 2018

It took a stunning goal for World Cup champion France to get its first win in international soccer's newest competition Sunday

New look Egypt gives fans something to cheer about

Sep 9, 2018

New look, Salah-led Egypt gives fans something to cheer about after miserable World Cup run

Still party time for world champion France in Nations League

Sep 8, 2018

Less than two months after conquering a second World Cup title, France is still in a partying mood

Mesut Ozil's absence casts shadow over German national team

Sep 7, 2018

The start of Germany's post-Mesut Ozil era showed Germany is missing a player like Mesut Ozil

Japan cancels soccer friendly against Chile after earthquake

Sep 6, 2018

The Japan Football Association has canceled an exhibition game against Chile because of a powerful earthquake that struck the island of Hokkaido

Brazil to play Argentina, Saudi Arabia in exhibition games

Sep 6, 2018

Brazil will play Argentina and Saudi Arabia in two exhibition games next month in Saudi Arabia

Diego Maradona hired as coach of 2nd-tier Mexican team

Sep 6, 2018

The president of the second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados of Sinaloa says Argentine great Diego Maradona has been hired as the team's coach

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