Tag Archives: Association football

14Nov/17

Italy out of World Cup after 1-0 aggregate loss to Sweden

MILAN, ITALY (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday (November 13) by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year’s finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Continue reading

11Nov/17

Hope Solo alleges in a Portuguese newspaper that Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JANUARY 7, 2013) (REUTERS) – Former U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has alleged in a Portuguese newspaper article that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her. Continue reading

23Oct/17

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (FIFA) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday (October 23). Continue reading

19Oct/17

FA under fire from MPs after apologies to women players

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn apologises to Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence after a report concluded the players were subject to discriminatory remarks by their former manager.
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01Sep/17

Value for money? UK soccer’s £1.4 bln splurge

UK Premier League soccer clubs have eclipsed the record for the amount spent during the summer transfer window, splashing out a record £1.4 billion – an average of £71 million for each club. Kate King takes a look at whether they’re spending within their means. Continue reading

01Sep/17

Former England captain Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving offence

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with a drink-driving offence, Cheshire police said in a statement on Friday (September 1). Continue reading

31Aug/17

Liverpool sign Oxlade-Chamberlain, the club confirms

LONDON COLNEY, NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (REUTERS) – Liverpool have completed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the Merseyside club said on Thursday (August 31), for a fee reported to be around 40 million pounds sterling (around 51.5 million US dollars). Continue reading

20Aug/17

Barcelona van attack suspect may have crossed into France – Spanish police

BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police hunting for a suspect on the run after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday (August 20) they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France.
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08Aug/17

Chapecoense crash survivor emotional at Nou Camp ovation

BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – Barcelona’s traditional curtain-raiser, the Joan Gamper Trophy, took on emotional significance with the visit of Chapecoense, the Brazilian team who lost most of their playing and coaching staff in an air crash last year.
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