Bolton in crisis as players strike, club heads to High Court

Sports 04/02/19, 13:32

The days of Youri Djorkaeff, Jay-Jay Okocha and Fernando Hierro running out to play Premier League games for Bolton are a distant memory for long-suffering fans of the English soccer team.Now, the club is in a complete mess — and, in the worst-case scenario, could yet go out of business.On ...

Ronaldo returns to Portugal for European qualifiers

Soccer 03/15/19, 07:49

Cristiano Ronaldo is back on Portugal's national soccer team for the first time since the World Cup.Ronaldo was included in coach Fernando Santos' list Friday for upcoming matches against Ukraine and Serbia, its first qualifiers for the European Championship.They will be the 34-year-old Ronaldo's first games for his country since ...

Former US defender Fernando Clavijo dies at 63

Sports 02/09/19, 18:27

Fernando Clavijo, a surprise starter for the 1994 U.S. World Cup team who went on to a long coaching and management career in Major League Soccer, has died. He was 63.FC Dallas said he died Friday at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from multiple myeloma. Clavijo was the team's ...

Jeers and cheers as Bolsonaro hands trophy to Palmeiras

Soccer 12/02/18, 18:23

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has been jeered and cheered during soccer celebrations in Brazil on Sunday.The far-right leader handed the trophy to Palmeiras after the team's 3-2 home win against Vitoria in the last round of the Brazilian championship. Palmeiras had secured the title for the 10th time in the previous ...

Son double sends Tottenham to English League Cup quarters

Soccer 10/31/18, 18:07

Son Heung-min burst out of a 19-game goal drought to help Tottenham into the English League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, while a pair of early own-goals ruined Frank Lampard's return to former club Chelsea.Son scored his first two goals and another of Tottenham's forgotten men, Fernando Llorente, added one in ...

Like Real Madrid, Portugal has to cope without Ronaldo

Soccer 10/10/18, 09:22

It's not only Real Madrid that has to adapt to life without Cristiano Ronaldo.Portugal's national soccer team also has had to cope without the star forward as he takes a break from international duty following his transfer to Juventus and amid a rape allegation against him.Ronaldo hasn't been called up ...

Ronaldo left off Portugal squad for upcoming matches

Soccer 10/04/18, 07:37

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming as the soccer great fights rape allegations in the United States.Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, who says the player assaulted her in Las Vegas in 2009. He ...

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