Men's soccer

May 31, 2018 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on National Soccer Hall of Fame inductees (all times local): ____ 11:30 a.m. Former U.S. goalkeeper Brad Friedel was surprised with the announcement of his National Soccer Hall of Fame induction by former teammate Tab Ramos. Friedel was among the players on the ballot for...
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May 31, 2018 - 8:13 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Swiss supreme court judge has cleared Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to play at the World Cup despite a doping ban. Switzerland's supreme court says it has granted an interim order to freeze Guerrero's 14-month ban for a positive doping test. The court says "Paolo...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 27, 2018 file photo Real Madrid players lift head coach Zinedine Zidane into the air as they celebrate after winning the Champions League final, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
May 31, 2018 - 8:03 am
MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane quit as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, less than a week after leading the team to its third straight Champions League title, saying the club needed a change in command. The 45-year-old Zidane, who was coach for two and half seasons, said he felt it was the right moment...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 27, 2018 file photo Real Madrid players lift head coach Zinedine Zidane into the air as they celebrate after winning the Champions League final, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
May 31, 2018 - 7:24 am
MADRID (AP) — Coach Zinedine Zidane says he is quitting Real Madrid after two and a half seasons with the Spanish club. The surprise announcement comes less than a week after Zidane led Madrid to its third straight Champions League title. Zidane said Thursday he felt it was the right moment — for...
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Brazil's Thiago Silva during a soccer team training session in London, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Brazil will play Croatia in a pre World Cup friendly at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England on Sunday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 30, 2018 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — When Thiago Silva moved to Russia more than a decade ago, tuberculosis nearly derailed his career. This year, the Brazil defender will be back in the country playing at the World Cup. The 33-year-old Silva joined Dynamo Moscow in 2005 but soon felt chest pain that needed to be checked...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 28, 2012 file photo, Zenit's fans march prior to their national soccer Championship in downtown St.Petersburg, Russia. Racist and anti-gay chants have become more common in Russian soccer as the country prepares to host the World Cup, even as overall incidents of discrimination declined. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
May 30, 2018 - 8:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Racist and anti-gay chants have become more common in Russian soccer as the country prepares to host the World Cup, even as overall incidents of discrimination declined. Nineteen incidents of abusive chants were recorded this season, according to an annual report from the anti-...
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May 29, 2018 - 4:09 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Major League Soccer is adding Cincinnati in its latest round of expansion, rewarding a city that set attendance records in three seasons of United Soccer League play and agreed to a stadium deal last month. The announcement Tuesday brings MLS to a 26-team league. Cincinnati will...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, police officers stop to check Spartak Moscow's supporters before the a Russian Premier League Championship soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Tosno in Moscow, Russia. Ahead of the World Cup, Russian authorities are cracking down on the hooligan culture in football. Groups which wreaked havoc two years ago report surveillance and threats from law enforcement. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 29, 2018 - 8:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — At their peak, Russian hooligans felt like gods. "We're on Mount Olympus right now and it had to be done," is how one veteran hooligan from Moscow recounts his part in brawls with English fans at the 2016 European Championship. "We went for the English, who were kings, to knock them...
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United States' Tim Weah (11) and Antonee Robinson (17) celebrate after Weah's goal during the second half of an international friendly soccer match, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Chester, Pa. The United States won 3-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 29, 2018 - 12:24 am
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Josh Sargent became the fourth-youngest American to score, making an audacious interception of a goalkeeper's pass over his head to put the ball into the net in his international debut at just 18 years, 102 days. Tim Weah, two days younger than Sargent, got his first goal seven...
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United States' Rubio Rubin (23) heads the ball past Bolivia's Carlos Anez (2) as Josh Sargent (13) looks on during the first half of an international friendly soccer match, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 28, 2018 - 9:02 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Josh Sargent scored in his American debut, fellow 18-year-old Tim Weah added a goal in his second international match and a young United States team beat Bolivia 3-0 in an exhibition Monday night. Walker Zimmerman put the Americans ahead in the 37th minute and Sargent doubled...
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