Marred by injuries, Dembele fails to meet expectations

MADRID (AP) — More than 17,000 fans were at the Camp Nou when Ousmane Dembele was…

Porto denies wrongdoing after report of probe into president

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese soccer club Porto denied wrongdoing on Thursday after a local magazine…

LAFC forward Diomande out for several weeks with broken foot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande will be sidelined for several weeks…

Payet scores as Marseille tightens grip on 2nd; Lyon draws

PARIS (AP) — Dimitri Payet scored early and Nemanja Radonjic struck late as Marseille won 2-0…

Canada’s humble star Sinclair gets pushed into spotlight

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Christine Sinclair says she’s sorry she hasn’t gotten back to all the…

Lazio remains 3rd in Serie A following 0-0 draw with Verona

ROME (AP) — Lazio was held to a 0-0 draw at home by Hellas Verona on…

Lewandowski scores 2 as Bayern beats Hoffenheim 4-3 in cup

MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored two goals to take his season tally to 35 as…

Son clinches Tottenham’s 3-2 win over Southampton in FA Cup

LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min’s late penalty secured Tottenham’s progress in the FA Cup on Wednesday,…

2nd-tier Mirandés ousts Villarreal to reach Copa semifinals

MADRID (AP) — Small second-division club Mirandés pulled off another upset in the Copa del Rey…

Spain faces threat of another strike in women’s soccer

MADRID (AP) — Women’s soccer in Spain could face a second strike in less than three…

Brescia fires Corini for a 2nd time this season; López hired

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — Relegation-threatened Brescia fired coach Eugenio Corini for a second time this season…

Schalke looks into racist abuse at German Cup game

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke is investigating racist abuse from fans aimed at Hertha Berlin player…

President of French soccer club questioned by police

ANGERS, France (AP) — The president of French soccer club Angers was questioned by police Wednesday…

Jamaica defeats Saint Kitts and Nevis 7-0 win in qualifying

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Khadija Shaw scored Jamaica’s first goal of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying…

Koreans win compensation for Ronaldo no-show; more to come

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Compensation awarded to two South Korean fans for the cost of…

Sinclair adds to her record and Canada downs Mexico 2-0

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Christine Sinclair extended her international career goals record when she scored in…

Granada stuns Valencia to reach Copa del Rey semifinals

MADRID (AP) — Granada reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey for the first time…

PSG beats Nantes 2-1 to move 15 points ahead; Lille wins

PARIS (AP) — Mauro Icardi ended his scoring drought with a lucky deflection as runaway French…

Messi hits back at club director who criticized players

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi hit back at Barcelona’s sports director Eric Abidal on Tuesday…

Dortmund, Leipzig knocked out of German Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund and Leipzig were both knocked out of the German Cup…