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Do Not Miss The FIFA Awards This Year

After an eventful summer for both Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, Planet Futbol's Grant Wahl believes the FIFA Awards will be a can't miss event. For the full episode of this week's Planet Futbol, visit YouTube or SI.com Source...

Why We Need More Films About Soccer

Planet Futbol's Luis Miguel Echegaray speaks on the value of having more movies about soccer. For the full episode of this week's Planet Futbol, visit YouTube or SI.com Source link

Top Premier League storylines: Week 6

Of the seven Premier League sides to handle midweek Europeans challenges, only two face-off and that predictably is the hallmark of the weekend in England.What else is cooking? Smell the aromas of the weekend ahead, below.How will Frank...

Sam Kerr On The Fight For Equal Pay

Australian national team and Chicago Red Stars Forward Sam Kerr on the fight for equal pay in women's soccer. For the full episode of this week's Planet Futbol, visit YouTube or SI.com Source link

Rooney wants another trip to MLS playoffs before going home

As his Major League Soccer career draws to a close and he prepares to return home to England, Wayne Rooney would like one more shot at the playoffs.The longtime Manchester United and English national team striker is in...

Ex-staffer — Dantonio ignored warnings on recruit

A former Michigan State football staffer said under oath that head coach Mark Dantonio ignored his assistants' warnings while recruiting a player who subsequently was convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow student on campus and that important information...

‘Dream come true’ as teen Saka shines for Arsenal in Europe

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Teenage winger Bukayo Saka said it was a "dream come true" to score his first goal for Arsenal in their 3-0 victory away to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League.Saka, 18, claimed his...

United’s Kallman suspended 10 games for substance abuse

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota United defender Brent Kallman has been suspended 10 games for violating the MLS substance abuse policy.The league announced Thursday he tested positive for an identified performance-enhancing substance. He will also be fined...

Alleged hacker facing 154 charges in Football Leaks case

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese prosecutors are bringing 154 charges against an alleged local hacker they believe is linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top European clubs and soccer officials in the Football Leaks case.A statement...

Picking a 2019 Rugby World Cup team based on your PL club

Okay, we know the balls are shaped slightly differently, but there is plenty of shared history between soccer and rugby and the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off this Friday across NBC Sports.WATCH 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUPBarring in...

Arsenal run riot at Frankfurt as Emery rings the changes

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Arsenal youngsters Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka claimed goals as a rotated Gunners side romped to a 3-0 win at 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday in the Europa League.Willock, 20, one of seven...

Kaka urges Neymar to stay at PSG, lead CL push

LONDON (AP) -- From lifting the World Cup to being named the world's best player, Kaka ascended the highs Neymar is still chasing.So after more tumult in Neymar's career, Kaka has some advice for his fellow Brazilian:- Stay...

Seven Week 4 games that will shake up the College Football Playoff

The first three weeks of the season have provided some clues about the College Football Playoff race, but collectively?There's been nothing like this.Week 4 features what will be the most impactful lineup of games in September, starting with...

Molten to supply official match ball for 2019/20 UEFA Europa League group stage |...

Molten will provide the match ball for the UEFA Europa League group stage©UEFA.comFor a second consecutive season, the official match ball of the UEFA Europa League...

Europa League groups begin | UEFA Europa League

All kick-off times CET Top two in each group advance to round of 32 Joined by third-placed Champions League teams Final: 27 May, Gdansk Group stage

Sanchez starts for Argentina against France in Rugby World Cup

Tokyo (AFP) - Argentina have turned to mercurial Stade Francais fly-half Nicolas Sanchez to pull the strings for Los Pumas' opening World Cup Pool C match against France on Saturday.Sanchez has a ream of French experience, having also...

Josef Martinez scores 2 more in win, including sensational solo work

Josef Martinez scored his 25th and 26th goals of the MLS season, and if he challenges his MLS record of 31, he may also stare down soccer royalty.The Venezuelan striker scored two more on Wednesday in a 2-0...

Martinez scores twice, Atlanta shuts out Cincinnati 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Josef Martinez scored two goals six-minutes apart in the second half to help Atlanta United FC secure a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati Wednesday night.Martinez gave Atlanta (16-11-3) the lead in the 59th minute on...

Pair of youth soccer players struck by lightning during game

They collapsed moments after a visible flash in Kingston, Jamaica, but both are expected to recover. Source link

USWNT announces final matches of World Cup-winning year

CHICAGO (AP) The Women’s World Cup champion U.S. team will wrap up 2019 with matches against Sweden and Costa Rica.U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday that the U.S. will face Sweden in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 7 and Costa Rica...

Bama DL Ray out at least 6 weeks after surgery

Alabama defensive lineman LaBryan Ray will miss at least the next six weeks while recovering from surgery on his foot, coach Nick Saban said Wednesday.Ray, a preseason All-SEC selection, injured his foot during Saturday's victory at South Carolina....

Tuchel praises players after 3-0 thrashing of Real Madrid [Video]

SHOWS:PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)1. (SOUNDBITE) (French) PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN COACH THOMAS TUCHEL SAYING:"Everyone is thinking, 'Oh, he's missing three players, how can he win?' Maybe this helped, because everyone talks about the favourites -...

Zidane slams Real’s lack of intensity in PSG defeat [Video]

SHOWS:PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)1. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID COACH ZINEDINE ZIDANE SAYING:"Yes, obviously, they were better than us in every way. They surpassed us in all aspects - in their play, in midfield....

Mane to get big raise, Liverpool contract through 2025

Liverpool’s Senegalese sensation looks set to stay at Anfield deep into his 30s.Sadio Mane is in talks with the Reds hierarchy over a new deal that will run through 2024-25, and pay him more than $15 million per...

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