Bayern signs 18-year-old defender Kouassi from PSG

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has signed defender Tanguy Kouassi, who broke into the Paris Saint-Germain…

Australia, New Zealand to co-host 2023 Women’s World Cup

GENEVA (AP) — Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The island…

Soccer teams turning to virtual ‘fan tokens’ to raise money

MADRID (AP) — Soccer clubs around Europe are increasingly turning to virtual “fan tokens” to raise…

Landmarks to highlight Australia-New Zealand World Cup bid

SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney Opera House and Auckland’s Sky Tower will be lit up simultaneously…

Barcelona Opera House Hosts Socially-Distanced Concert For Plants

The Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house in Barcelona, Spain hosted a socially-distanced concert for an…

Where we left off in Serie A more than 100 days ago

MILAN (AP) — More than three months after Francesco Caputo celebrated a goal with a sign…

Spanish league says audiences up by nearly 50% after break

MADRID (AP) — International viewership for Spanish soccer games increased by nearly 50% after they returned…

Glued to the telly: Fans cheer as English soccer returns

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — English soccer’s longest suspension since World War II comes to an end…

Monaco appoints Paul Mitchell as sporting director

MONACO (AP) — French league club Monaco appointed Paul Mitchell as its sporting director on Wednesday.…

Glued to the telly: English soccer returns, a nation sighs

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — English soccer’s longest suspension since World War II comes to an end…

UEFA set to choose schedules, venues for European soccer

GENEVA (AP) — Match schedules and venues for international soccer in Europe disrupted by the coronavirus…

With virtual fans and daily matches, soccer returns to Spain

MADRID (AP) — With virtual crowds, daily matches and lots of testing for the coronavirus, soccer…

3 hotbeds of European soccer ready to resume in earnest

When the coronavirus gripped Europe in early April, the prospect of professional soccer resuming this season…

Portuguese soccer league next in line to resume in Europe

The Portuguese league will resume this week as European soccer continues to make its gradual return…

Ukraine’s soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off…

Soccer clubs contemplating options for season ticket holders

MADRID (AP) — Many soccer clubs in Europe are still contemplating how to reimburse their season…

Soccer executive warns of “100 clubs” going bankrupt

GENEVA (AP) — Soccer faces losing many clubs to bankruptcy because of the coronavirus pandemic. A…

Bundesliga’s clearance to restart offers hope across Europe

Germany’s decision that soccer can return this month provided encouragement for players and teams across Europe…

AP Interview: João Mário in lockdown limbo in Moscow

From lockdown limbo in Moscow, João Mário is trying to help fellow footballers who are struggling…