Most recent Soccer blogs and columns

  • Bayern's Arjen Robben scores his sides 3rd goal past Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Real Madrid vs Bayern Munchen UEFA Champions League: Live Stream, TV Time for Madrid, Munich

    Real Madrid will play Bayern Munich at 7:45 p.m. London time, and there’s a live stream available. Guardiola, Mourinho back in Madrid for CL semis ... Read more

  • Chelsea's Demba Ba scores his side's 2nd goal during the Champions League second leg quarterfinal soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge Stadium  in London, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Champions League Schedule 2014, Winners: Defensive Chelsea Holds Atletico in Scoreless Draw

     MADRID (AP) — Chelsea’s defensive game plan worked perfectly as it held Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal... Read more

  • FIFA Urged To Back Probe Of Qatar World Cup

    BASEL, Switzerland— Anti-corruption advisers appointed by FIFA say it’s important to give “a convincing and transparent answer” to allegations about Qatar’s selection as 2022 World... Read more

  • Kitchee Remain Unbeaten as HKFA First Division Champions, Second Division Decider This Weekend

    The 2013-14 HKFA First Division Championship has all-but fizzled out since the title was claimed by Kitchee in early April—the Easter week saw sides fulfilling... Read more

  • FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks during a news conference after inspecting the unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The stadium will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia in June. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    Valcke: Don’t Waste Time At Brazil WCup Stadium

    SAO PAULO— FIFA’s top World Cup official visited the stadium that will host the tournament opener in less than two months and said there is... Read more

  • Top World Cup Exec: No Time To Lose With Stadium

    SAO PAULO— FIFA’s top World Cup official has visited the stadium that will host the tournament opener in less than two months and says there’s... Read more

  • FILE - This Saturday March 29, 2014 file photo shows a banner, critical of Manchester United manager David Moyes, flown above Old Trafford Stadium, during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa, in Manchester, England. From embarrassing defeats to a critical plane banner to taunts from a spectator dressed as the Grim Reaper, it was a tumultuous 10-month reign for David Moyes as Manchester United manager. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

    Major Milestones In Moyes’ Tumultuous Reign

    MANCHESTER, England— From embarrassing defeats to a critical plane banner and taunts from a spectator dressed as the Grim Reaper, it was a tumultuous 10-month... Read more

  • Sunderland's Fabio Borini, left, shoots a penalty to score against Chelsea during an English Premier League soccer match at the Stamford Bridge ground in London, Saturday April 19, 2014. Sunderland won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Atletico vs Chelsea UEFA: Live Stream, TV Time for Match

    Atletico will play Chelsea on 7:45 p.m. London time, and a live stream is available here.  Man City beats West Brom 3-1, boosts title hopes ... Read more

  • Qatar Reviewing World Cup Stadium Commitment

    DOHA, Qatar— Qatar organizers have yet to decide whether to build all 12 stadiums outlined in their successful bid to host the 2022 World Cup... Read more

  • Manchester City players celebrate after Sergio Aguero scored against West Bromich Albion during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium,  Manchester, England, Monday April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Man City Beats West Brom 3-1, Boosts Title Hopes

    MANCHESTER, England— Manchester City kept alive its title hopes in the English Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 Monday night. Goals by Pablo... Read more

  • Manchester United's manager David Moyes looks on during their English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

    Reports: Moyes’ Term Nearing End At Man United

    MANCHESTER, England— David Moyes’ troubled tenure as Manchester United manager could be coming to an end after less than a year . According to widespread... Read more

  • Valcke To Visit Unfinished World Cup Stadiums

    SAO PAULO— FIFA’s top World Cup official is arriving in Brazil to visit the three stadiums yet to be completed. One of them is the... Read more

  • Official: Keeper Dies After Gabon Soccer Match

    LIBREVILLE, Gabon— A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African... Read more

  • Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, eastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Chris Radburn)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Liverpool Closes In On Premier League Title

    LONDON— Liverpool assured its return to the Champions League on Sunday, but a much bigger prize is just around the corner. What was looking like... Read more

  • Lerner Raises Doubts About Future At Villa

    BIRMINGHAM, England— American businessman Randy Lerner has raised doubts about his future as Aston Villa chairman by saying he will address “steady rumors of a... Read more

  • Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road on April 20, 2014 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

    Norwich City vs Liverpool English Premier League Results: Liverpool Pip Norwich 3-2, Tops EPL by 5 Points

    UPDATE: Liverpool beat Norwich City 3-2 in nail-biter. Raheem Stirling put the Reds ahead in the 3th minute. Luis Suarez added another in the 10th... Read more

  • Sporting KC forward Dom Dwyer (14) works the ball forward while covered by Montreal Impact defender Karl Ouimette (34) during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Dwyer’s 2 Goals Power Sporting KC Over Impact 4-0

    KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Dom Dwyer scored two goals in the second half, giving him four in his last four matches, and Sporting Kansas City moved... Read more

  • Perez Scores In 88th, Dallas Tops Toronto 2-1

    FRISCO, Texas— Second-half substitute Blas Perez scored in the 88th minute to lift FC Dallas a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Perez... Read more

  • Jimenez Scores In 90th And Crew Tie Union 1-1

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— Hector Jimenez scored in the 90th minute to lift the short-handed Columbus Crew into a 1-1 tie with D.C. United on Saturday night... Read more

  • Shuttleworth Preserves Revs 1-1 Draw With Fire

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.— New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono’s penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a... Read more