Professional Soccer

UEFA imposes 3-month Champions League ban on Roma president

Jul 20, 2018

UEFA has imposed a 3-month Champions League ban on Roma president Jim Pallotta for his critical comments about referee decisions after the team's semifinal elimination by Liverpool in May

Sports court overturns AC Milan's ban from Europa League

Jul 20, 2018

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned UEFA's ban on AC Milan competing in the Europa League this season

Marseille signs Croatia defender Caleta-Car

Jul 20, 2018

Croatia defender Duje Caleta-Car has joined Marseille from Red Bull Salzburg, becoming the first offseason signing for the nine-time French champion.

Neymar not upset at critics of his World Cup rolling

Jul 20, 2018

Neymar says he is not upset with critics who have made fun of his apparent theatrics during the World Cup in Russia

Sanchez resolves visa issue, travels to US for United tour

Jul 19, 2018

Alexis Sanchez has resolved his visa issues and can travel to the United States to join up with the Manchester United squad for its preseason tour

FIFA fines Egypt $50K for prohibited World Cup warmup game

Jul 19, 2018

FIFA has fined Egypt's soccer federation 50,000 Swiss francs ($50,000) for playing a World Cup warmup game during a prohibited period

6 clubs fined, risk FIFA transfer bans for debts to players

Jul 19, 2018

Clubs from Russia and Qatar are among six fined by FIFA and warned they risk one-year transfer bans for failing to settle debts to players

Mourinho bemoans 'very bad' preseason for United

Jul 18, 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez for the U.S. tour

Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss most of next season for Liverpool

Jul 18, 2018

Liverpool says midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to miss the "vast majority" of next season as he recovers from a serious knee ligament injury

Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

Jul 17, 2018

Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia

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