Category Archives: International Soccer

Friday Kickoff: Scholes criticizes Ozil; Denmark players hit out at governing body in wake of CBA negotiations; and more

Paul Scholes has criticized Mesut Ozil for taking the “easy option”, while Denmark remains embroiled in CBA frustration. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: No club compensation for 2022 World Cup; 2021 Confederations Cup moved from Qatar; and more

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says that clubs will not be compensated for the 2022 World Cup, while the 2021 Confederations Cup will not be played in Qatar. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: CONCACAF backs winter World Cup; top FIFA official cleared of wrongdoing; and more

CONCACAF has backed the FIFA task force’s proposal to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November-December of that year. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Alves ‘sad’ over lack of Barca offer; Chelsea reaches out to racism victim; and more

Dani Alves has been left saddened by Barca’s lack of action on a new contract, while Chelsea have reached out to the fan racially abused by the team’s fans earlier this week. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Ibrahimovic hit with two game ban; Tigres president wants Pulido return; and more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to serve a two-game suspension, while Tigres are calling for Alan Pulido to return to the team following a contract dispute. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Beckham backs Figo for FIFA presidency; Di Maria injured; and more

David Beckham has backed Luis Figo in the upcoming FIFA elections while his former club, Manchester United, may be without Angel di Maria this weekend due to injury. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: U.S. investors interested in Swansea; Capello under pressure in Russia; and more

American businessmen are close to acquiring a 30 percent stake in Swansea City, while Fabio Capello is in danger of being fired if Russia doesn’t qualify for Euro 2016. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Van Gaal seeks dynamic midfielder; Ibrahimovic explains tattoo celebration; and more

Louis van Gaal is looking for a midfielder to help Manchester United have better balance in the middle, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic opens up about Saturday’s goal celebration. Continue reading »

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