Soccer

Building bridges: Soccer diplomacy in divided Cyprus

An initiative to build more bridges between the Greek and Turkish speaking communities of ethnically split Cyprus through soccer faltered after the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots skipped the event amid a dispute over the venue's location

Messi the free-kick maestro

Thanks to another amazing free-kick, Messi is achieving incredible numbers

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FA Cup run hardens Wolves' status in English…

Wolverhampton Wanderers' first season back in the Premier League is going better than anyone at the club can have imagined

Pochettino wants to face 'favourites' Barcelona…

Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham to face Barcelona in the Champions League final, despite labelling the Spanish giants favourites for the competition.

Marketing group fined $1 million in FIFA corruption case

A judge has ordered a sports marketing group to pay a total of $1 million in fines in the FIFA soccer scandal

Opta Premier League review - Week 31

A review of the weekend's Premier League action with the help of Opta.

Russell's late goal lifts Sporting KC to 1-1 tie with Rapids

Johnny Russell scored in the closing minutes to help Sporting Kansas City tie the Colorado Rapids 1-1

Messi trains with Argentina for first time since…

Lionel Messi takes another step closer to returning to international football

Youngest mosque victim liked playing with iPad…

The youngest known victim of Friday's deadly mass shooting in New Zealand is being remembered as a bright and bubbly toddler with an old soul

Argentina announces professionalization of…

Argentina's soccer association has announced that the national women's league will now be granted professional status

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Trapp still hopeful for international breakthrough

The Eintracht keeper is keen to push for a place in the German side despite being third choice

Jozy Altidore scores winner, Toronto FC beats Revolution 3-2

Jozy Altidore came off the bench to score the winner in the 80th minute and Toronto FC beat the New England Revolution 3-2 in its home opener

I don't worry about the Real Madrid job…

The Spurs boss says he's very happy where he is

Let's try for another Champions League miracle…

The Brazil striker says Ajax will try and produce 'another' miracle by beating Juventus

FC Cincinnati wins for 1st time in MLS, beating Timbers

Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne scored two minutes apart in the second half and expansion FC Cincinnati won for the first time in MLS, topping the 10-man Portland Timbers 3-0 in its home debut

Casillas welcomes Zidane's return

Real's long serving former keeper is delighted to see his former team-mate back as coach

We didn't know about Utrecht attack - Koeman

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman says that neither he or the team knew about the shootings in Utrecht until they were informed later in the day

Barco, Atlanta United rally for 1-1 tie win Union

Ezequiel Barco came on in the 67th minute and scored three minutes later to help Atlanta United tie the Philadelphia Union 1-1

An odd time for Euros qualification to begin…

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman admits it is odd to have his squad assembled in March for European Championships qualification matches

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Messi is best in the world - Pochettino

The Spurs boss says Messi makes the extraordinary seem commonplace

Vela has 2 game-tying goals, LAFC ties NYCFC 2-2

Carlos Vela had two game-tying goals to help Los Angeles FC tie New York City FC 2-2

Barcelona are a level above Manchester United…

Mauricio Pochettino believes that Manchester United will make life difficult for Barcelona in the Champions League, but the Catalans are a level above.