Pellegrini returns to Spain to coach Real Betis next season

MADRID (AP) — Manuel Pellegrini agreed to coach Real Betis from next season on a two-year…

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…

Rio restarts soccer league next to field hospital for COVID

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Copa Libertadores champion Flamengo and tiny Bangu were to play at…

Brazil withdraws bid to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil withdrew its bid to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, arguing…

South America to ban shirt swaps, spitting when soccer back

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Players will be banned from exchanging shirts and spitting under health protocols…

South American footballers seek full pay amid coronavirus

SAO PAULO (AP) — Stars in some big Europe leagues are taking deep pay cuts amid…

Virus outbreak tests limits of soccer’s World Cup schedule

GENEVA (AP) — The congested soccer calendar is being pushed beyond its limits by a global…

FIFA cancels ruling council’s 2-day meeting in Paraguay

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has cancelled plans for its ruling council to travel to South America…

Europe, South America look to revive intercontinental games

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — European and South American soccer leaders on Wednesday discussed reviving matches between…

Beckham’s Inter Miami taps Diego Alonso as first coach

MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham’s new MLS team finally has its first coach, with Inter Miami…

Liverpool beats Flamengo to win its 1st Club World Cup title

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roberto Firmino clinched Liverpool’s first Club World Cup title on Saturday, scoring…