NWSL’s Reign FC acquired by French powerhouse OL Groupe

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Reign FC of the National Women’s Soccer League has been acquired by…

Slutsky returns to coaching in Russia with Rubin Kazan

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Former Russia coach Leonid Slutsky is returning home after being hired by…

He’s back: Rejuvenated Sanches returning to form with Lille

PARIS (AP) — By the time Arnaud Souquet realized what had just happened, Renato Sanches was…

FIFA bans former ethics official for life in bribery case

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has imposed a life ban on a former member of its ethics…

Madrid shows strength despite draw at Camp Nou ‘clásico’

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid made a clear statement at Camp Nou Stadium in the first…

Minamino becomes 1st Japanese player to join Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Takumi Minamino will become the first Japanese player for Liverpool. The Premier…

American defender Dest scores first 2 pro goals for Ajax

American defender Sergiño Dest scored his first two professional goals to lift defending champion Ajax to…

American defender Sergiño Dest scored twice for Ajax

American defender Sergiño Dest scored twice to lift defending champion Ajax to a 4-3 win at…

Firmino’s late strike puts Liverpool in Club World Cup final

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After all the hassle involved in coming to Qatar, Liverpool is one…

Barca held 0-0 by Madrid amid separatist protest at Camp Nou

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 0-0 draw for the first…

Zirkzee’s debut goal gives Bayern win; Gladbach level at top

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Dutch teenager Joshua Zirkzee marked his Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich by…

Ronaldo scores soaring header as Juventus beats Samp 2-1

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring streak continued on Wednesday as the Juventus forward netted a…

Man City, Man United to meet in English League Cup semis

The two Manchester clubs will meet in the semifinals of the English League Cup after both…

Tebas to stay 4 more years as Spanish league president

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer league on Wednesday provisionally gave Javier Tebas another four-year term…

Liverpool reaches Club World Cup final after late goal

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino’s 90th-minute winner sent Liverpool into the Club World Cup final…

Russia gets new soccer uniform after fans object to sleeves

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s national soccer team is getting a new uniform for the European Championship…

Cologne suspends deal to build academy in China

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — German soccer club Cologne has suspended a deal to build an academy…

Wenger’s tips for Arteta over inexperience for Arsenal job

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Mikel Arteta will have to deal with his managerial inexperience by surrounding…

Toure against Ozil’s public rebuke of China’s crackdown

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Arsenal forward Mesut Ozil should not have spoken out to denounce human…

Mikel Arteta would be smart Arsenal hire, Yaya Toure says

Mikel Arteta remained in talks with Arsenal about the coaching vacancy even as Manchester City manager…