Soccer

Australia coach quits despite guiding Socceroos to World Cup

Ange Postecoglou has quit as Australia coach a week after the Socceroos secured a spot at next year's World Cup with an intercontinental win over Honduras

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Witness: Men accused of bribes negotiated sale to Qataris

Witness says sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top soccer officials tried to negotiate a sale to an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain team president

Sevilla draws after Liverpool wastes 3-goal lead in CL

Sevilla recovered after conceding three goals in the first 30 minutes against Liverpool, salvaging a 3-3 draw with an injury-time equalizer by Guido Pizarro in Group E of the Champions League

Madrid thrashes APOEL 6-0 to make Champions…

Karim Benzema has scored twice in the first half and Cristiano Ronaldo has added two goals in the second as Real Madrid has thrashed Cypriot team APOEL 6-0 to guarantee a spot in the Champions League last 16

Leipzig wins 4-1 as Monaco crashes out of…

Leipzig sent Monaco crashing out of the Champions League with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday

Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

Secret payments to soccer officials were cloaked by car names such as 'Benz,' 'VW,' 'Toyota,' 'Kia' and 'Peugeot,' a sports marketing executive testified as the trial of three former national federations started its second week.

FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

FIFA says three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes have been banned for life

FC Kansas City of women's soccer league ends operations

The National Women's Soccer League has reacquired two-time champion FC Kansas City's membership interest, effectively folding one of its inaugural clubs after five seasons of operation

Crew SC counts on boost from rowdy crowd

Sevilla coach: Be cautious vs Liverpool in…

Don't expect Sevilla to take too many risks when it hosts Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday even though a victory will secure the Spanish club in the knockout stages for the second straight season

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio…

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup

Man City juggernaut runs into defensive problems

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has defensive problems to deal with after John Stones was ruled out for up to six weeks

World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of…

The first week of the first trial stemming from the sprawling investigation of FIFA revealed schemes to corrupt world soccer.

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus…

This season's Serie A title race is shaping up to be the most interesting in years and it took another turn on Sunday when Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria

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Valencia wins 8th straight game to keep pace with Barcelona

Valencia kept pace with Spanish leader Barcelona by beating Espanyol 2-0 for an eighth straight league win despite having coach Marcelino Garcia Toral sent off

Schalke goes 2nd in Bundesliga, Werder Bremen…

Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga