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Gianluca Vialli, former Italy striker, dies at 58

Gianluca Vialli, former Italy striker, dies at 58

Jan 6, 2023 / 2:17 am

Gianluca Vialli, the former Italy striker who helped Sampdoria and Juventus win Serie A and European trophies before becoming player-manager at Chelsea, has...

Haller in Dortmund's training squad after cancer treatment

Haller in Dortmund's training squad after cancer treatment

Jan 6, 2023 / 1:47 am

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Sébastien Haller was included in Borussia Dortmund's squad Friday when the team flew to a winter training camp in Spain, in the...

Ronaldo the latest star to end career in soccer outpost

Ronaldo the latest star to end career in soccer outpost

Jan 6, 2023 / 1:24 am

Cristiano Ronaldo is not the first soccer superstar to head off to one of the world’s supposed minor leagues in the latter years of his career. The temptation...

Lynn Williams returns to US women's team after injury

Lynn Williams returns to US women's team after injury

Jan 5, 2023 / 3:41 pm

Forward Lynn Williams and defender Emily Sonnett have returned to the national team for a training camp that will help the United States prepare for this...

Berhalter: Wants to stay US coach, 'heart aches' for wife

Berhalter: Wants to stay US coach, 'heart aches' for wife

Jan 5, 2023 / 3:25 pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter says he wants to remain as the U.S. men's national team coach through the 2026 World Cup and move forward from the...

Man City beats Chelsea 1-0, trims gap to Arsenal to 5 points

Man City beats Chelsea 1-0, trims gap to Arsenal to 5 points

Jan 5, 2023 / 1:58 pm

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City trimmed the gap to Premier League leader Arsenal to five points by beating Chelsea 1-0 on Thursday after a double substitution...

Roster building continues for Toronto FC coach Bob Bradley as players return

Roster building continues for Toronto FC coach Bob Bradley as players return

Jan 5, 2023 / 1:33 pm

TORONTO — The process of roster building continues for head coach/sporting director Bob Bradley as Toronto FC players report for medicals Friday ahead of...

Under-pressure Lampard not seeking reassurances over future

Under-pressure Lampard not seeking reassurances over future

Jan 5, 2023 / 1:29 pm

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Under-pressure Everton manager Frank Lampard said he did not discuss his future during conversations with the club's hierarchy after...

Bayern signs Daley Blind to cover for injured Hernandez

Bayern signs Daley Blind to cover for injured Hernandez

Jan 5, 2023 / 12:48 pm

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich signed veteran Dutch defender Daley Blind on Thursday to cover for the injured Lucas Hernandez. Blind was a free agent after he...

Levonte Johnson looks to add to blue-chip soccer resume with MAC Hermann Trophy

Levonte Johnson looks to add to blue-chip soccer resume with MAC Hermann Trophy

Jan 5, 2023 / 11:10 am

Canadian forward Levonte Johnson has won wherever he's gone. As a freshman, he helped Eastern Florida State College reach the first National Junior College...

Soccer fans hopeful ahead of Gulf Cup in Iraqi city of Basra

Soccer fans hopeful ahead of Gulf Cup in Iraqi city of Basra

Jan 5, 2023 / 9:38 am

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — For many Iraqis, the first international soccer tournament their country is hosting in more than four decades is about to kick off in the...

Defender Chris Mavinga joins Los Angeles Galaxy after six seasons with Toronto FC

Defender Chris Mavinga joins Los Angeles Galaxy after six seasons with Toronto FC

Jan 5, 2023 / 9:14 am

Veteran centre back Chris Mavinga, who spent the last six seasons with Toronto FC, has joined the Los Angeles Galaxy. Mavinga has signed a two-year contract...

MATCHDAY: United-Everton in FA Cup; PSG rests star forwards

MATCHDAY: United-Everton in FA Cup; PSG rests star forwards

Jan 5, 2023 / 6:56 am

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday: ENGLAND The focus switches from the Premier League to the FA Cup as Manchester United goes for a...

Ronaldo's new club Al Nassr postpones game due to weather

Ronaldo's new club Al Nassr postpones game due to weather

Jan 5, 2023 / 6:52 am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's new club, Al Nassr, postponed its scheduled Saudi Pro League home match on Thursday due to heavy rain. Ronaldo...

PSG coach hopes Messi can play next Wednesday

PSG coach hopes Messi can play next Wednesday

Jan 5, 2023 / 5:53 am

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier hopes World Cup winner Lionel Messi is ready to play in a French league game at home to Angers next...

Barcelona looks to find its stride when it visits Atlético

Barcelona looks to find its stride when it visits Atlético

Jan 5, 2023 / 4:36 am

MADRID (AP) — A poor run after the World Cup break has left Barcelona coach Xavi concerned ahead of the match against Atlético Madrid in the Spanish league...

Al Nassr was dubbed the Global club even before Ronaldo

Al Nassr was dubbed the "Global" club even before Ronaldo

Jan 5, 2023 / 3:59 am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s new team Al Nassr is nicknamed Al Alami, meaning "The Global Club." However, the Saudi Arabian club was...

What can Ronaldo expect from Saudi Pro League soccer?

What can Ronaldo expect from Saudi Pro League soccer?

Jan 5, 2023 / 12:13 am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As Cristiano Ronaldo was quick to point out, he has spent his storied career playing for the “most important” clubs in Europe....

Luis Suárez welcomed by 30,000 fans at Brazil's Gremio arena

Luis Suárez welcomed by 30,000 fans at Brazil's Gremio arena

Jan 4, 2023 / 6:45 pm

SAO PAULO (AP) — More than 30,000 Gremio fans filled the Brazilian club's arena in Porto Alegre on Wednesday to welcome striker Luis Suárez. The 35-year-old...

Iraq to host soccer's Gulf Cup for the first time since 1979

Iraq to host soccer's Gulf Cup for the first time since 1979

Jan 4, 2023 / 5:10 pm

After decades of war, invasions and instability, Iraq hosts the eight-nation Gulf Cup starting on Friday for the first time since 1979. For the country's soccer...

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