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Brazilian player Taison banned in Ukraine for response to racism

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) Brazilian player Taison has been banned for one game for his reaction to racist abuse in a Ukrainian league game.The Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder showed his middle finger to Dynamo Kyiv fans who had abused him...

Liverpool-Crystal Palace Preview

There have been subtle and clear signs this Liverpool side are different than the one that came up one point short in last term's bid to dethrone Manchester City.Having gone into the international break with a key victory...

Jose Mourinho on Tottenham unveiling: “I am humble”

Okay, this is still weird, but Jose Mourinho has given his first press conference as Tottenham Hotspur’s head coach.As expected, it was box office.Mourinho, 56, answered questions from reporters at Spurs’ training ground on Thursday ahead of their...

Mourinho says emotionally stronger at Tottenham

LONDON (AP) — Call him the Humble One.After 11 months analyzing how his reign at a fractured Manchester United ended, Jose Mourinho believes he is taking charge of Tottenham emotionally stronger.The Portuguese was handed a route back into...

Commisso promises to keep Fiorentina ‘forever’

ROME (AP) -- Less than six months into his tenure as Fiorentina owner and president, Rocco Commisso is already starting to grapple with Italy’s infamous bureaucracy as he attempts to build a new stadium for the club.First, Commisso’s...

Iowa’s Top Girl’s Soccer Forwards in 2022

What other coverage am I missing by not subscribing? Top Girls' Players by Position - 2022 Defenders - 11/20 Forwards - 11/21 Goalies - 11/22 Midfielders - 11/23 Database - 11/24 Top Girls' Players by Position - 2021...

Gareth Bale sparks angry reaction at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale has upset plenty of people around Real Madrid and in Spain over the international break.Following the 2-0 win against Hungary on Tuesday, Bale, 30, celebrated Wales reaching EURO 2020 by singing “Wales. Golf. Madrid” with this...

Chairman of Swedish club Ostersund appeals against conviction

OSTERSUND, Sweden — The former chairman of Swedish soccer club Ostersund has appealed against his conviction for serious financial crimes.Daniel Kindberg was sentenced on Nov. 5 to three years in prison, banned from doing business for five years...

how counting birds, Jose Mourinho’s hotel visit and Jurgen Klopp’s videos turned him into...

For a player of such relentless drive, energy and focus, Fabinho was a surprisingly ditzy teenager. Sometimes, this was a source of humour - as in the story Elio Sizenando, his old coach at Paulinia FC in Brazil,...

Chairman of Swedish soccer club appeals against conviction

OSTERSUND, Sweden (AP) -- The former chairman of Swedish soccer club Ostersund has appealed against his conviction for serious financial crimes.Daniel Kindberg was sentenced on Nov. 5 to three years in prison, banned from doing business for five...

AC Milan offer Ibrahimovic six-month deal

Milan (AFP) - Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been offered a six-month deal to come to the aid of struggling former Italian giants AC Milan, according to reports in Italy on Thursday.The 38-year-old striker confirmed his departure from...

AM’s Players to Watch – Gameweek 13

Welcome to AM's Players To Watch for Gameweek 13 of the 2019/2020 Premier League season. This week I’ll be filling in for Nik. You can normally find my name on Tuesday nights under The Bargain Hunter column for FPL Draft,...

No money in January for Mourinho

Jose Mourinho will have to deal with the squad he has for the rest of the season, according to a report the Guardian.The report states that Tottenham isn’t making any money available for signings in January, meaning that...

Looking Ahead: Mourinho’s first 10 games

Tottenham’s stunning week continued on Wednesday with the appointment of Jose Mourinho as manager.Taking in his first day of training, Mourinho can now get to grips with not only his squad, but what’s ahead for Spurs. Here’s a...

UEFA investigates player’s claim of racial abuse in Romania

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has called for further investigations into allegations by a Sweden player he was racially abused by Romania fans at a European Championship qualifying game.After Alexander Isak reported his claim to the match referee last...

Carli Lloyd is serious about pursuing an NFL kicking job

It’s been a few months since the video of U.S. Women’s National Team star Carli Lloyd hitting a 55-yard field goal went viral, but it’s still on her mind. Lloyd is serious about pursuing an NFL kicking career in...

Austin FC hire Reyna as sporting director

Months after locking in Josh Wolff as head coach, Austin FC is reportedly on the verge of naming one of MLS’ best sporting directors to the same role.The Athletic reported on Wednesday that Anthony Precourt’s Austin FC has...

MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Landon Donovan can be excused for thinking Major League Soccer’s top players had faced their Mexican league counterparts in an All-Star game before.The MLS showcase has had various formats over the years, so it...

How the USMNT found and kept Dest

With the stroke of a pen on Gregg Berhalter’s lineup card and the referee’s whistle to finish the game, a 4-1 U.S. Men’s National Team victory over Canada, Sergino Dest officially tied his future to the USMNT. It...

Chelsea verdict due mid-December in FIFA transfer ban case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Chelsea can expect a verdict within three weeks in its appeal to overturn a FIFA transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules.The Court of Arbitration for Sport said after a hearing Wednesday its ruling is...

FGCU club football sends ‘offers’ to over 100 players

Someone associated with Florida Gulf Coast University’s club football team sent “offers” to over 100 players nationwide to come play football for the school, without the school’s knowledge.FGCU, which hosts 15 Division I sports, does not have an...

MLS takes big step with All-Star Game update

For the first time since 2004, the Major League Soccer All-Star team has a new opponent.In a press conference in Los Angeles, MLS commissioner Don Garber and Liga MX executive president Enrique Bonilla jointly made the announcement that...

Jose Mourinho’s arrival is great news for Tottenham

Jose Mourinho has arrived at Tottenham in controversial circumstances, but his arrival could be great for the club.Shockwaves went through the soccer world this week as Mauricio Pochettino was fired by Tottenham and duly replaced with the man...

Why Jose Mourinho’s arrival is great news for Tottenham

FC Yahoo's Ryan Bailey explains why Tottenham's hiring of veteran manager Jose Mourinho is a move to maintain the side's status as a Premier League heavyweight Source link

Moreno admits Spain departure “bitter-sweet”

Madrid (AFP) - Robert Moreno admitted his departure as Spain coach leaves him with a "bitter-sweet feeling" but avoided criticising either Luis Enrique or the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) in a statement released on Wednesday.RFEF president Luis Rubiales...

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