Stories tagged: soccer
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Cristian Roldan and Raul Ruidiaz each scored, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over rival the Portland Timbers on Friday night and securing this year’s Cascadia Cup trophy.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Sounders forward Jordan Morris shows more of an edge ‘to prove myself’ after missing year with injury
There’s a new nastiness around Sounders FC.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
A rapper’s Rolls-Royce parked in the VIP lot. Camera crews descending on a quarterback and a pop star. Music blaring. Kids cheering. This was an event fueled by star power.
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
Monaco is on target for another miserable season in the French league after losing 3-0 to newly promoted Metz for its second loss of the new campaign. Coming off a …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Zinedine Zidane’s revamped Real Madrid got the spark it needed from a couple of old veterans to start the Spanish league with a win. Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale contributed …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
The video assistant referee denied Manchester City another crucial late goal in its latest wild match against Tottenham as the English Premier League champion dropped points for the first time …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Paco Alcacer scored twice as Borussia Dortmund began its bid to wrench the Bundesliga title from Bayern Munich with a 5-1 rout of Augsburg. Dortmund was keen to deliver a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Antoine Griezmann couldn’t make up for Lionel Messi’s absence and Barcelona opened its Spanish league campaign with a 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao. Veteran striker Aritz Aduriz scored the winner …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
After agreeing to sign Brazilian winger Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona, Bayern Munich was held to 2-2 by Hertha Berlin in the opening game of the Bundesliga. Robert Lewandowski scored twice …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 3 p.m.
Bayern Munich has agreed to sign Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona. The 27-year-old Coutinho failed to live up to expectations after joining Barcelona in 2017 for a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Berlin is divided again with two rival soccer clubs in the Bundesliga. Hertha Berlin’s ambitious plans for the future have almost gone unnoticed in the excitement over Union Berlin’s promotion. …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8 a.m.
Two losses in four days – one, admittedly, via a penalty shootout – is hardly the way Frank Lampard would have envisaged his tenure starting at Stamford Bridge. For someone …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8 a.m.
The Galaxy face the Seattle Sounders after LA forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two goals against FC Dallas
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
DaMarcus Beasley is heading into the final stretch of a decorated playing career. The captain of the Houston Dynamo plans to retire at the end of the season. He has …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Sam Kerr says she is focused on leading the Chicago Red Stars to the NWSL title, not any lucrative offers from a European club that might be coming her way. …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
The Spanish league opens with Barcelona playing Athletic Bilbao and Antoine Griezmann set for his debut. Real Madrid plays Celta Vigo. The Bundesliga is also beginning with Bayern Munich hosting …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 8 a.m.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has postponed a joint meeting with the heads of European clubs and leagues next month that was to help determine the future format of competitions, including …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
The penalty kick was awarded when Seattle’s Jordy Delem was called for a hand ball on Gil’s attempted cross in the penalty area. Gil has nine goals this season.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
The Seattle Sounders have acquired midfielder Emanuel Cecchini on loan from Spanish side Malaga and signed forward/midfielder Luis Silva ahead of the summer transfer window. Cecchini’s loan from Malaga will …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Tottenham made the biggest moves on the Premier League’s transfer deadline day as it signed winger Ryan Sessegnon and midfielder Giovani lo Celso. Spurs, which ended 18 months of transfer …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Inter Milan completed the signing of Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United. Lukaku put pen to paper on a five-year deal with Inter, joining his younger brother in the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 8:50 a.m.
Wayne Rooney will be leaving Major League Soccer after less than two seasons to return to play in England and be closer to his family. The 33-year-old former England captain …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
For just the second time this season, the Seattle Sounders (11-7-5) dropped a match at home.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
Seattle Sounders defender Roman Torres has been suspended 10 games by Major League Soccer after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Torres has also been fined 20% of his annual …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
Marcos Llorente, Joao Felix, Diego Costa scored to lead 10-time Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid to a 3-0 victory over Major League Soccer’s best in the annual MLS All-Star game.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
FIFA’s Council has unanimously approved expanding the Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32 for 2023 and has reopened bidding to host the tournament.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among the 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women’s award.
Tue., July 30, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
The players’ association for the U.S. men’s national team is criticizing U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro’s efforts to counter arguments made by the women’s team in a fight over pay.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
National team coach Jill Ellis is stepping down after leading the United States to back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Jordan Morris scored in the 59th minute in the Seattle Sounders’ 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo. Stefan Frei had three saves for his seventh shutout.