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18  mai     00h18
Brazil to host FIFA Women’s World Cup 2027
   Brasialia Brazil , May ANI WAM : At the th FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Brazil was announced as the host nation of the tenth FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in , becoming the first South American nation to host the tournament. This announcement comes after the most comprehensive...
17  mai     22h19
Struggling Dynamo face quick turnaround vs. FC Dallas
   Photo credit: William Purnell USA TODAY Sports The Houston Dynamo might reside higher in the Western Conference standings, but rival FC Dallas have been playing the better soccer of late. Dallas, which has yet to win on the road this season, can sweep the annual Texas Derby on Saturday night by...
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AIFF president congratulates Brazil for winning FIFA Women’s World Cup 2027 bid
   Bangkok Thailand , May ANI : The All India Football Federation President, Kalyan Chaubey on Friday met Brazil Football Association CBF President Ednaldo Rodrigues in Bangkok and extended his heartfelt congratulations for the South American country being allotted to host the FIFA Women’s...
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Brazil awarded 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup
   Photo credit: Reinhold Matay USA TODAY Sports Brazil will host the Women’s World Cup, the FIFA Congress voted Friday in Bangkok, Thailand. Members chose Brazil over a joint bid by Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. The United States and Mexico withdrew their joint bid last month with an...
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Nashville SC begin post-Gary Smith era vs. stumbling Atlanta
   Photo credit: Jayne Kamin Oncea USA TODAY Sports Struggling Nashville SC will look for guidance from Rumba Munthali on Saturday afternoon when the club hosts Atlanta United. Nashville SC , points on Thursday parted ways with Gary Smith, the only coach in the franchise’s Major League...
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Nice to be associated with a player like that : Pulisic on equalling Kaka’s AC Milan record
   Milan Italy , May ANI : AC Milan winger Christian Pulisic expressed his delight after he became the first mid fielder after World Cup winning Brazil icon Kaka to score goals in double digits in Serie A for the club. Pulisic has been hitting new heights since his arrival in Italy from Premier...
16  mai     17h19
Nashville SC fire coach Gary Smith after 3-4-5 start
   Photo credit: Bob Donnan USA TODAY Sports Gary Smith, the only Nashville SC head coach since the club joined MLS in , was fired on Thursday. The team currently sits in th place in the Eastern Conference with just three wins through matches, including a home victory against Toronto FC...
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Former players, coaches, administrators praise Sunil Chhetri on his long and illustrious career
   New Delhi India , May ANI : Nineteen years, or in footballing terms a lifetime, is how long Sunil Chhetri graced the national colours. The India number , who has played international matches and scored times for the Blue Tigers, is now ready to hang up his prized pair of boots after...
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GOAT of Indian football : Neeraj Chopra, Shreyas Iyer, PV Sindhu congratulate Chhetri on illustrious career
   New Delhi India , May ANI : The sports fraternity took to social media on Thursday to laud the Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri, who announced his retirement from international football after India’s upcoming FIFA World Cup qualification match against Kuwait on June . Sunil Chhetri, a...
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From playing for Delhi club to establishing India as a dominant force in Asia: A look at Sunil Chhetri’s illustrious career
   New Delhi India , May ANI : As Sunil Chhetri gets closer to his final dance on the international circuit for the Indian football team, a look at his career which has been nothing short of a fairytale story that most players dream of living. Chhetri is not just a football star but a player who...
15  mai     20h55
Austin FC to host 2025 MLS All-Star Game
   Photo credit: Aaron E. Martinez American Statesman USA TODAY NETWORK Austin FC will host the MLS All Star Game at Q Stadium, Major League Soccer announced Wednesday. Austin FC, which entered MLS in , will host the event for the first time in club history. The date and opponent for the...
14  mai     23h55
Charlotte FC aim to keep Fire cold
   Photo credit: Scott Kinser USA TODAY Sports It was just a year and a half ago that Patrick Agyemang was playing college soccer for Rhode Island. Now he’s leading Charlotte FC in goals as the Crown heads to Chicago for a Wednesday night match with the struggling Fire. Agyemang produced the only...
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French striker Olivier Giroud officially signs with LAFC
   Photo credit: Yukihito Taguchi USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles FC announced the signing of French star Olivier Giroud to a designated player deal on Tuesday. The year old striker’s contract runs through and includes an option for . Giroud will join LAFC this summer after departing AC...
16  mai     15h45
FIFA: Publish Robust Rights Framework for 2026 World Cup
   New York FIFA should immediately release and commit to implementing the robust Human Rights Framework for the Men’s Soccer World Cup, which it developed through extensive consultations with civil society stakeholders and public officials from across North America. The framework, which FIFA...
18  mai     12h37
Ashkan Dejagah Bids Farewell to Football
   TEHRAN Tasnim Ashkan Dejagah declared on Friday his decision to retire from football at the age of . Sports news Dejagah represented Iran in the World Cup, Asian Cup and the FIFA World Cup, although he did not play in the last.The attacking midfielder started his career in...
17  mai     08h56
Mike North NFL Broadcasting VP: ’Storylines with Every Jets Game’
   QB Aaron Rodgers Is Back and the Team Only Got Better’ Jack Bell Quick rewind and then punch that fast forward button. One of the key storylines of the year clearly is the Aaron Rodgers experience that we got wrapped up last year, NFL Vice President of Broadcast Planning Mike North told Eric...
16  mai     10h34
Patriots to Face Jaguars in London in 2024
   The National Football League has announced the schedule of the International Games that will be played across London, U.K., Munich, Germany and Sà o Paulo, Brazil as the league’s global footprint continues to expand. NFL NEW YORK May , The National Football League has announced...
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Bears to face Jaguars in London Oct. 13
   Larry Mayer The Bears learned in January that they would play a regular season game in London this year. They now know the date, time and opponent.The Bears will be designated as the home team and face the Jacksonville Jaguars at : a.m. CT Sunday, Oct. at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tickets...
14  mai     09h03
Once On Pitch, Christian Jones Now Making Name On Gridiron
   Tackle did not take first offensive snaps until college arrival Zach Gershman When Christian Jones first got to high school, he told everybody that he could be a professional footballer.Fact check by footballer, he meant soccer player. Football, the American version, was not yet on his radar....
19  mai     02h16
Maccabi Tel Aviv wins Israeli football championship
   JERUSALEM, May Xinhua Maccabi Tel Aviv, coached by Irish legend Robbie Keane, secured the Israeli Premier League title after a home win over Hapoel Beer Sheva on Saturday night. With two rounds left in the season, Tel Aviv has eight points more than second placed Maccabi Haifa, who won...
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Leverkusen round off invincible record season, Cologne relegated in Bundesliga
   BERLIN, May Xinhua Bayer Leverkusen became the first ever unbeaten champions in the Bundesliga history after edging Augsburg and extending their invincible run to overall matches while Cologne were relegated into the second division after losing to newly promoted Heidenheim in...
18  mai     06h45
Messi set for Inter Miami return against D.C. United
   WASHINGTON, May Xinhua Lionel Messi is expected to be available for Inter Miami’s home Major League Soccer MLS clash against D.C. United on Saturday after recovering from a left knee injury. Messi trained freely with his teammates on Friday after missing his team’s goalless draw at...
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Juve part ways with head coach Allegri
   ROME, May Xinhua Serie A powerhouse Juventus had relieved Massimiliano Allegri of his position as head coach on Friday, days after the Tuscan led the Bianconeri to win the Coppa Italia title. The exoneration follows certain behaviors during and after the Coppa Italia final that the club...
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Napoli hold Fiorentina in Serie A
   ROME, May Xinhua Both Cristiano Biraghi and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia smashed in stunning free kicks in Serie A on Friday, as Napoli and Fiorentina shared the spoils in a topsy turvy draw. Defending champion Napoli had a disastrous performance this season, as they only ranked ninth before...
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Italian Serie A result
   ROME, May Xinhua Following is the Italian Serie A result on Friday home team listed first : Fiorentina tied Napoli Playing on Saturday all times GMT Lecce vs Atalanta Torino vs AC Milan Playing on Sunday Sassuolo vs Cagliari Monza vs Frosinone Udinese vs Empoli ...
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Zambia eliminate Uganda in 2024 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifiers
   KAMPALA, May Xinhua Despite a away loss, Zambia eliminated Uganda in the third round of the FIFA U Women’s World Cup qualifiers with a aggregation on Friday. After a goalless first half at the St. Marys Stadium, Kitende, host Uganda piled pressure in the second half and...
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Van Persie starts career as head coach at Heerenveen
   THE HAGUE, May Xinhua SC Heerenveen on Friday appointed former Dutch international Robin van Persie as new head coach for the forthcoming two seasons. For the year old van Persie, it is his first job as head coach in professional soccer. He signed a two year contract as the club from the...
17  mai     16h15
Isco broken fibula setback for Betis and Spain
   MADRID, May Xinhua Betis midfielder Isco’s chances of playing for Spain in this summer’s European Championships have disappeared with the news that he has broken his left fibula. The year old, who has represented his country times, had forced his way into the thinking of Spain coach...
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Champions League participant Union facing fierce relegation battle
   By Oliver Trust BERLIN, May Xinhua The nail biting relegation battle in Germany’s top flight is keeping fans and in danger clubs on tenterhooks. With only one round of matches to go this Saturday, Bochum points , Mainz , Union , and Cologne find themselves in a fierce...
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Analysis: Four things to look out for in Spain’s Matchday 37
   MADRID, May Xinhua The penultimate round of matches in La Liga is vital to see who will join Almeria and Granada in the second division next season and who will play in the Europe and Conference Leagues, while Montjuic could hold a plebiscite over the future of Barca coach Xavi Hernandez....
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Preview: Relegation, Europe still big issues in penultimate La Liga round
   MADRID, May Xinhua Avoiding relegation and qualifying for Europe are the two big issues remaining on the penultimate round of matches to be played in La Liga this weekend. All of the matches are set to be played at : local time on Sunday evening, with the exception of Friday’s match...
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Brazil selected as host of 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup
   BANGKOK, May Xinhua Brazil will host the FIFA Women’s World Cup following a vote at the th FIFA Congress here on Friday. Brazil got votes from the Congress, beating the joint bid of Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, which took votes. Brazil’s successful bid means the th...
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La Liga: Barcelona beat Almeria to consolidate second place
   MADRID, May Xinhua Two goals from midfielder Fermin Lopez gifted FC Barcelona a win away to Almeria on Thursday and consolidated their second place in the La Liga table. Barca’s win, coupled with Girona’s home defeat to Villarreal on Tuesday, gives Xavi Hernandez’s side a four point...
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Scaloni: Argentina not to change approach at Copa America
   WASHINGTON, May Xinhua Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni has insisted his team will feel no added pressure when they seek to defend their Copa America crown in the United States this summer. The Albiceleste, who are also the reigning World Cup champions, will begin their Copa America...
16  mai     16h45
DPR Korea edges China to reach final in U17 Women’s Asian Cup
   JAKARTA, May Xinhua DPR Korea held off China’s spirited challenge to secure a win in the AFC U Women’s Asian Cup semifinals in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday. DPR Korea will take on four time winner Japan in the final on Sunday. Japan beat South Korea in the other last four tie....
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Without Hummels and Goretzka, German coach Nagelsmann heading for UEFA Euro trophy
   By Oliver Trust BERLIN, May Xinhua Following an unusual nomination process Julian Nagelsmann expressed his goal to win the UEFA Euro on home soil. Competing in a tournament like this, it makes sense wanting to win it, the year old German national coach said after officially...
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Kenya to host World Cup qualifier against Burundi in Malawi
   LILONGWE, May Xinhua Kenya will host its qualifier against Burundi for the FIFA World Cup in Malawi on June, due to lack of CAF approved stadiums in the eastern African country. Malawian Ministry of Youth and Sports Spokesperson, McMillan Mwale, confirmed the development to...
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Australia to host 2026 AFC Women’s Asian Cup
   CANBERRA, May Xinhua Football Australia FA has celebrated the country being awarded the hosting rights for the Asian Football Confederation AFC Women’s Asian Cup. The AFC Executive Committee on Wednesday officially ratified the recommendation of the AFC Women’s Football Committee...
15  mai     16h15
Australia and Uzbekistan confirmed as 2026 and 2029 AFC Women’s Asian Cup hosts
   BANGKOK, May Xinhua Australia and Uzbekistan have been confirmed as the hosts of the and editions of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup respectively, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday. AFC Executive Committee ratified the AFC Women’s Football Committee’s recommendations at...
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Maradona’s 1986 Golden Ball trophy being auctioned in Paris
   PARIS, May Xinhua Argentina football legend Diego Armando Maradona is back in the headlines. After one of the former strikers’ jerseys worn during the FIFA World Cup had been sold for . million euros, setting a record for sports memorabilia, his Golden Ball trophy from the...
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FIFA announces 2026-29 women’s international match calendar
   GENEVA, May Xinhua The International Federation of Football Association FIFA announced the women’s international match calendar in in advance of the th FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday. Under extensive research and analysis of women’s football, the Women’s...
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La Liga: Real Madrid score five, Mallorca close in on safety
   MADRID, May Xinhua La Liga champions Real Madrid continued their preparations for the Champions League final on Tuesday with a win at home to Deportivo Alaves. The game kicked off after Madrid celebrated their th league title in front of their fans and the celebration continued with...
14  mai     08h18
Ex-Brazil midfielder Allan set for Botafogo move
   RIO DE JANEIRO, May Xinhua Former Napoli and Everton midfielder Allan revealed on Monday that he has reached an agreement to join Brazilian Serie A club Botafogo. Allan is expected to complete a free transfer in July after his contract with United Arab Emirates outfit Al Wahda expires. The...
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Philippe Coutinho on Vasco da Gama radar
   RIO DE JANEIRO, May Xinhua Philippe Coutinho could return to his original club Vasco da Gama in Brazil’s upcoming mid season transfer window, according to media reports in the South American country. The Rio de Janeiro outfit is preparing an offer to sign the year old on loan with an...
17  mai     13h37
Brazil tohost Women’sWorldCup in2027
   After being elected host country by the International Football Federation FIFA , Brazil will host the Women’s World Cup in . The election took place on Friday May during the th FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand.
22  mars     15h28
Competition Bureau seeks to protect the integrity of contracts leading up to the FIFA World Cup 26
   The World Cup is expected to generate a high number of business contracts in Toronto and Vancouver March , GATINEAU Quebec , Competition Bureau The Competition Bureau has launched a new reporting tool to help the public and business community report potential