FIFA sees ‘duty’ to help as pandemic ravages soccer finances

As the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic ripple across world football, FIFA sees a “duty”…

Plastic cutouts to replace live fans for German club

BERLIN (AP) — A German club’s supporters are planning to replace real-life fans with plastic ones…

UEFA imposes fines on Bayern, Eintracht, Manchester City

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt have been fined for fans displaying offensive…

With $2.7B reserves, FIFA has ‘duty’ to aid virus-hit soccer

FIFA says it has a “duty” to use its vast financial reserves to assist a football…

Barcelona won’t reach record revenue because of virus

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona had been on track for a record season in revenues, set to…

Follow Live: The LA Galaxy and LAFC face off in the first-ever ‘El Trafico’

Almost two years ago to the day, we witnessed the inaugural ‘El Tráfico’ match – why…

Prison sentence of Brazil soccer executive Marin cut short

NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of Brazilian soccer was granted compassionate release from a…

Messi and his Barcelona teammates taking 70% pay cut

MADRID (AP) — In a letter critical of Barcelona club officials, Lionel Messi and his teammates…

Benzema makes unflattering comparison between him and Giroud

PARIS (AP) — Karim Benzema made an unflattering comment about fellow forward Olivier Giroud, comparing himself…

Sports make political point for Belarus amid virus outbreak

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — With most sports around the world shutting down because of the coronavirus…

Former Atlético Madrid defender Capón dies at age 72

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid says former defender José Luis Capón has died. He was 72.…

Relive the USA’s win over France in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup

In June of 2019, the United States women’s national soccer team traveled to France for the Women’s World Cup,…

Athletes, musicians help raise 625,000 euros to fight virus

MADRID (AP) — Athletes and musicians took part in an online global music festival organized by…

Athletes, musicians help raise 500,000 euros to fight virus

MADRID (AP) — Athletes and musicians took part in an online global music festival organized by…

Juventus, Ronaldo agree to forgo 90M euros in wages

ROME (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates along with coach Maurizio Sarri agreed to…

Players and musicians in Spanish festival to fight virus

MADRID (AP) — Soccer players and celebrities will take part in a global music festival on…

Australian pro soccer player tests positive for coronavirus

SYDNEY (AP) — An A-League soccer player has become the first Australian professional footballer to test…

CONMEBOL: Infantino comments on crisis are ‘ill-timed’

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s suggested changes to competition formats to try and…

Barca, Atlético to trim payroll during coronavirus crisis

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona and Atlético Madrid will reduce the salaries of their players amid…

Michel Hidalgo, who coached France to Euro 1984 title, dies

PARIS (AP) — For Michel Hidalgo, playing soccer the right way always meant playing the beautiful…