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…

Barcelona won’t reach record revenue because of virus

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

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.…

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…

Pelé’s brother Zoca dies at 77 after fight with cancer

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian soccer club Santos says that Pelé’s brother, who was known…

German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Four German soccer clubs have pledged a combined 20 million euros ($21.9…

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

PARIS (AP) — Michel Hidalgo, the coach who led France to the 1984 European Championship title…

Game Zero: Spread of virus linked to Champions League match

ROME (AP) — It was the biggest soccer game in Atalanta’s history and a third of…