Category Archives: International Soccer

Wednesday Kickoff: England not interested in 2026 World Cup bid; Ronaldo facing celebration sanctions; and more

English FA chairman Greg Dyke says England will refrain from bidding for a World Cup while Sepp Blatter is in power. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Fans attack Bale’s car after Clasico loss; Costa suffers hamstring injury; and more

Gareth Bale’s car was attacked following Real Madrid’s Clasico defeat, while Diego Costa is set to miss time with a hamstring injury. Continue reading »

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USMNT announces roster for Denmark, Switzerland friendlies

Jurgen Klinsmann called in new faces Ventura Alvarado and William Yarbrough, but left out Brad Guzan and Geoff Cameron, among others, from the USMNT squad that will play Denmark and Switzerland. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Wolfburg matched with Napoli in Europa League draw; Pogba out up to 7 weeks; and more

The Europa League quarterfinal draw was announced Friday, while Champions League participants Juventus will be hampered by the loss of star midfielder Paul Pogba. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: 2022 World Cup final date set; France to host 2019 Women’s World Cup; and more

FIFA has confirmed the date of the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar, and more news from around the world of soccer. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: FIFA announces 2016 Olympic venues; Sunderland fires Gus Poyet; and more

Less than a year after helping Sunderland perform the fabled “Great Escape,” Gus Poyet won’t be given the chance to try and save the club again. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Blatter tells Qatar to improve work conditions; Ukraine pres calls for boycott of Russian World Cup; and more

Sepp Blatter has called on Qatar to continue to improve work conditions, while Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has stated his belief in a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Continue reading »

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U.S. Under-17s set for rematch with Jamaica with World Cup berth at stake

The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team will take on Jamaica in a rematch of their recent group stage game, but this time a World Cup ticket will be on the line. Continue reading »

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