A soccer team of grannies have defied the odds in the Grannies International Football Tournament in Limpopo. South Africa’s Vhakhegula Vhakhegula Football Club is made up of women aged 55 and up, and this adoring crowd erupts in awe as they score the deciding goal against a U.S. team. Buzz60…
Ricardo Pepi scored on his first touch of the match in the 62nd minute, and the United States beat El Salvador 1-0 to reach the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals. The 13th-ranked U.S. extended its unbeaten streak against No. 32 El Salvador to 22 matches since 1992, including 16 wins. The Am…
Gio Reyna started in his first match with the U.S. after his parents disparaged then-coach Gregg Berhalter for his lack of playing time at the World Cup, a 7-1 rout of 173rd-ranked Grenada in the CONCACAF Nationals League at St. George’s. Ricardo Pepi and Weston McKennie had two goals each, …
Ali Krieger has decided to retire at the end of this season after a professional soccer career that has stretched some 16 years.
The Prince of Wales, who is president of the Football Association (FA), sent a letter to Alpha United Juniors in Bradford, England in which he expressed concern for the racist comments players had received recently.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been re-elected by acclaim to another four-year term after suggesting the financial results under his leadership would keep an industry CEO in the job for life.
The U.S. Soccer Federation says Gregg Berhalter remains a candidate to stay on as men’s national team coach after a report by a law firm concluded he did not improperly withhold information about a 1992 domestic violence allegation involving the woman who later became his wife. The report al…
Research by players' union FIFPRO claims most players from last year's World Cup do not want the tournament to be held again in November and December.
The 100-minute matches that became routine at the World Cup in Qatar are set to become routine in club soccer. FIFA's rule-making panel known as IFAB met Saturday. It stresses the need for accurate calculation of time added on for stoppages in play because of injuries, substitutions, time-wasting and goal celebrations.
Federal jurors in New York are preparing to start deliberations on the fates of two former Fox executives accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes to gain broadcasting rights to soccer's biggest matches, including the World Cup. From the start, U.S. prosecutors depicted the case as about "the corruption of international soccer." The case centered on the actions of Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez — and whether they bribed soccer officials to secure lucrative broadcasting rights.
FIFA has been called "tone deaf" for appointing supermodel Adriana Lima as its global fan ambassador ahead of the women’s world cup.
Lionel Messi has been named men's player of the year at the 2022 Best FIFA Awards.
World Cup winner Lionel Messi has won FIFA's Best Men's Player award for 2022. Spain's Alexia Putellas won FIFA's Best Women's Player award for the second straight time. Messi won the voting over Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema. Putellas won the women's voting over Alex Morgan of the United States and England's Beth Mead. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has been voted FIFA men's coach of the year after leading his team to the World Cup title in December. The women's coach award went to Sarina Wiegman after she led England to the title at the Women's European Championship.
Alex Morgan and Mallory Swanson scored and the United States defeated Brazil 2-1 to win the SheBelieves Cup for the fourth straight year. Japan, which defeated Canada 3-0 in the earlier match at Toyota Stadium, was runner-up in the four-team, round-robin tournament. All four SheBelieves Cup teams will play in Women's World Cup this summer in Australia and New Zealand. Morgan scored in first-half stoppage time and Swanson added another in the second half before Brazil's Ludmila scored in the final moments.
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Caitlin Clark carries Iowa past South Carolina, into national final
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Caitlin Clark had another sensational game with 41 points to help Iowa spoil South Carolina’s perfect season with a 77-73 victory in the Final Four. The spectacular junior guard set a record for the highest-scoring semifinal game and became the first women’s player to post back-to-back 40-point games in the NCAA Tournament. She now has the Hawkeyes in a spot they’ve never been in before — one victory away from a national championship.
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Lionel Messi may have finally secured his place at the greatest of all time when he won the World Cup in December. However, the Argentine has admitted he regrets how he acted during the tournament.
U.S. Soccer has introduced a Safe Soccer program that will require comprehensive vetting of individuals involved in the sport as the federation continues to address the abuses uncovered in its investigation of coach misconduct in the National Women’s Soccer League.
Yahoo Sports reports that the 2024 Copa America will be played in the United States, and the U.S. men's national team will likely compete.
Sean Johnson kept his sixth career clean sheet, and four more U.S. players made their senior international debuts as the men's senior team wrapped up its annual January training camp with a scoreless draw with Colombia. Interim head coach Anthony Hudson's young U.S. squad couldn't find the n…
U.S. Soccer Federation sporting director Earnie Stewart is leaving to join PSV Eindhoven following the departure of American general manager Brian McBride. The management shakeup leaves men’s coach Gregg Berhalter in uncertainty.
An outside investigation has found that the husband of U.S. women's team defender Crystal Dunn illegally distributed a controlled substance to Portland Thorns players in his role as the team's athletic trainer. The National Women's Soccer League announced the findings Tuesday.
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HOUSTON — Among the thousand-odd texts filling Miami coach Jim Larrañaga’s phone in the moments after making the Final Four last Sunday, one stood out for its uniqueness. “Congrats, see you in Houston!” Florida Atlantic University men’s basketball coach Dusty May wrote. Larrañaga texted back, “Looking forward to it!” Here they were Friday, too. Practicing in the 70,000-seat NRG Stadium where ...
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As Al Davis sat down to reflect on John Madden’s coaching legacy, 30 years had passed since the Raiders’ first Super Bowl victory. “For a while, there were words that we and he couldn’t win the big one, because we had lost so many championship games,” Davis told me in 2006 during an exclusive interview. Fast forward to the modern-day 49ers. They’ve lost in the NFC Championship Game in ...
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PHOENIX — The Miami Dolphins have been on a strong run of reeling in top-tier veteran talent over the past two offseasons. In trades for star wide receiver Tyreek Hill and cornerback Jalen Ramsey, each indicated Miami was where they wanted to go among teams that could build the framework for a deal. They and edge rusher Bradley Chubb, acquired at last season’s trade deadline, all signed up for ...