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Draw for African preliminaries for 2022 World Cup

The draw for the first round of African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo on Monday:…

Trabzonspor lose CAS appeal over 2010-11 Turkish title

Trabzonspor’s hopes of overturning the outcome of the 2010-11 Turkish Super League, in which they finished runners-up to scandal-hit Fenerbahce,…

Ronaldinho facing financial troubles in Brazil – report

A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to…

Donadoni replaces Lopez Caro at Shenzhen helm

Former Italy head coach Roberto Donadoni has been appointed the new head coach of Shenzhen FC, the Chinese Super League…

Anderlecht to toe Kompany line despite opening defeat

Vincent Kompany has said he will not be swayed from his plans to rebuild Anderlecht and will stick with a…

Paulinho strikes twice as Guangzhou go four points clear in CSL

A double from former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho earned Guangzhou Evergrande a 3-0 win over Beijing Renhe on Sunday to move…

Flamengo beat Botafogo 3-2 in fiery Rio derby

Flamengo came from behind to beat city rivals Botafogo 3-2 in a fiery contest in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday….

Benfica make it three wins from three in ICC

A deflected strike from Adel Taarabt was enough to ensure Benfica beat AC Milan 1-0 to finish their International Champions…

Busquets excited to face old pal Iniesta in Kobe

Spanish great Andres Iniesta will have the strange sensation of playing against his boyhood club Barcelona, where he spent 16…

FIFA Club World Cup to kick off on Dec. 11

The penultimate edition of the Club World Cup in its current format featuring seven teams will kick off in Qatar…

FIFA seeks update from Indian FA as club turmoil rumbles on

World governing body FIFA has sought an update from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on the domestic turmoil surrounding…

USMNT to face Uruguay at Busch Stadium

The United States Men’s National Team will call St. Louis’ Busch Stadium home for a September match as it prepares…

‘The Gay Footballer’ deletes twitter account

A Twitter account, which claimed to be from a soccer player who was preparing to come out as gay, has…

Reports of discrimination in English football rise 32% – Kick It Out

Reports of discrimination across all levels of English football rose by 32% last season, according to a study released by…

CAF and Liberia official Bility gets 10-year ban from FIFA

African football official Musa Hassan Bility has been banned from the game for 10 years by FIFA’s Ethics Committee following…

Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned for one game and fined $1,500 after being sent off against Chile in…

FIFA hands life ban to former Botswana official for match fixing

Former Botswana Football Association general secretary Mooketsi Kgotlele has been banned for life by world soccer body FIFA for accepting…

Flamengo draw 1-1 at Corinthians in VAR-influenced match

Corinthians drew 1-1 at home with Flamengo on Sunday in another Brazilian league game in which the Video Assistant Referee…

Renard quits as Morocco coach

Herve Renard has left his post as Morocco coach after their shock early exit at the Africa Cup of Nations….

Arnautovic scores on debut as Shanghai held

Marko Arnautovic headed home on his Chinese Super League debut on Sunday as defending champions Shanghai SIPG were held to…

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock with an executive…

Santos beat Botafogo to go joint top in Brazil

Marinho’s stunning 25-metre strike gave Santos a 1-0 win away at Botafogo on Sunday and took his side into joint…

Petrovic takes over as CSKA coach

European Cup-winning coach Ljupko Petrovic was named as the new head coach of Bulgaria’s CSKA Sofia, the club said on…

Algeria win Africa Cup of Nations with freak early goal

Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time on Friday when a freak second-minute goal by Baghdad…