Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains

Soccer 05/29/19, 15:02

Neymar sat out Brazil's training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations.Brazil's soccer confederation said in a statement that the striker would undergo physiotherapy instead of practicing with the rest of the team at the ...

Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Dani Alves for Copa America

Soccer 05/27/19, 22:11

Brazilian star Neymar lost his national team's captaincy for the Copa America to veteran Dani Alves, in another move suggesting the striker will be under heavy pressure to deliver the title of the South American tournament on home soil.Brazil's football confederation, CBF, said in a statement on Monday that 36-year-old ...

Brazil coach Tite under pressure ahead of Copa America

Soccer 05/21/19, 10:24

Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish.For Tite, it's a problem he could do without.The Brazil coach recently picked his squad for this year's Copa America, and it unsurprisingly included Neymar and Thiago Silva — two of the national team's most important players. But ...

Neymar scores ahead of ban as PSG shakes off slump

Soccer 05/11/19, 13:07

Playing likely his final match this season in the French league, Neymar scored and delivered an assist as Paris Saint-Germain beat Angers 2-1 Saturday to shake off its season-end slump.Neymar put PSG ahead with a diving header in the first half and then set up Angel Di Maria's goal in ...

PSG striker Neymar suspended 3 matches after clash with fan

Soccer 05/10/19, 05:07

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has been given a three-game ban for lashing out at a fan following a loss in the French Cup final last month.The French soccer federation's disciplinary commission added a suspended two-match ban to its punishment.After Rennes beat PSG on penalties in the final, Neymar reacted angrily ...

UEFA bans PSG’s Neymar for 3 games for insulting officials

Sports 04/26/19, 11:06

UEFA has banned Neymar for three European matches for insulting the officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.Following the round-of-16 game in March, Neymar used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time ...

Zidane says Madrid set to make changes after poor season

Soccer 04/14/19, 10:48

Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid is set for changes this summer after a disappointing season."All my players are important and good, but we are going to make changes," the Madrid coach said Sunday. "Here there are many players that can bring in cash for the club."Madrid is enduring one ...

Neymar to resume training with PSG

Sports 04/02/19, 16:58

Paris Saint-Germain says Brazil star Neymar will resume training on Wednesday after he was sidelined for more than two months with a foot injury.PSG said in a statement late Tuesday that Neymar, who was injured playing against Strasbourg in a French Cup game in late January with a recurrence of ...

Neymar already looking to extend his contract with PSG

Sports 03/25/19, 11:28

Neymar's father says the Brazil striker is already looking to extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.Neymar da Silva Santos says in an interview published Monday that there is "a very big" likelihood his son will stay at the French club after his current contract ends. Neymar is in the second ...

UEFA charges PSG forward Neymar for insulting officials

Soccer 03/22/19, 10:40

UEFA says it has charged Neymar for comments made about match officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.The PSG foward used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time penalty for a handball ...

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

Soccer 03/19/19, 10:22

Paris Saint-Germain has won an initial legal battle with UEFA over the monitoring of its spending on player transfers and wages.The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has upheld PSG's appeal against an attempt by UEFA investigators to reopen a previously closed investigation.The judgment in favor of PSG is ...

UEFA investigates Neymar’s insults aimed at video officials

Soccer 03/13/19, 09:08

UEFA says it has ordered an investigation into comments by Neymar about match officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.The Brazilian used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time penalty for handball ...

Neymar lashes out after PSG’s Champions League loss to Man U

Soccer 03/06/19, 21:06

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has lashed out against a video assistant referee decision that opened the way for Manchester United to eliminate his French club from the Champions League.The Brazilian star used an Instagram post to criticize VAR officials for awarding United a decisive penalty in injury time after defender ...

Defensive PSG goes on offensive over Neymar criticism

Soccer 02/04/19, 00:12

Paris Saint-Germain is feeling defensive about its attacking star Neymar, who is recovering from his third injury in the last 12 months.The club took exception to a questionnaire by French broadcaster RTL in which, according to PSG, 78 percent of soccer fans think Neymar causes his own problems with a ...

PSG beats Strasbourg 2-0 but star Neymar limps off injured

Soccer 01/23/19, 17:44

French Cup holder Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 against Strasbourg on Wednesday to reach the last 16, but lost Neymar to what appeared to be a right foot injury.Neymar, who sustained a groin injury two months ago playing for Brazil and also broke his right foot nearly one year ago with ...

French scoring race produces a couple of surprise candidates

Soccer 12/13/18, 08:54

The race to finish as the French league's top scorer was expected to be a three-way contest between Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani.But while that trio is scoring regularly as expected, a couple of unheralded players are keeping pace.Nantes striker Emiliano Sala is matching Mbappe at ...

PSG beats Red Star to reach Champions League knockout stage

Soccer 12/11/18, 17:08

The attacking trio of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani struck again as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 4-1 win at Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday.PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon thumbs up during the Champions League group C soccer match between Red ...

Neymar and Mbappe to start against Liverpool

Soccer 11/27/18, 13:19

Paris Saint-Germain stars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have recovered from minor injuries and are fit to start against Liverpool in a crucial Champions League match on Wednesday.PSG coach Thomas Tuchel told a press conference on the eve of the game at the Parc des Princes that the pair are in ...

Neymar picks up apparent groin injury during Brazil friendly

Soccer 11/20/18, 15:39

Striker Neymar has been substituted with an apparent groin injury during the first half of Brazil's friendly against Cameroon.The Brazilian star was taken off after just eight minutes and was replaced by Everton's Richarlison, who gave his team a 1-0 lead with a header just before the halftime break.Neymar's injury ...

Mbappe and Neymar score as PSG beats Lille for 12th win

Europe 11/02/18, 17:56

Kylian Mbappe scored a spectacular goal and then set up Neymar as runaway French league leader Paris Saint-Germain won at home to second-place Lille 2-1 on Friday.PSG's 12th straight win from the start of the season is a record for the top five European leagues, beating Tottenham's 11 opening wins ...

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