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04/25/2019   BBC Football
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is fined £8,000 after he accepted a Football Association misconduct charge for being sent to the stands against Burnley.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
The Italian league's governing body has vowed to do "everything in our power" to wipe out racism in soccer after another incident blighted the Italian game
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Radio 1 DJ Melvin Odoom in his Premier League predictions.
04/25/2019   BBC Football
How well do you remember who made Premier League PFA teams of the year in the past?
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Barcelona can clinch its 26th Spanish league title on Saturday
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
The next weeks will decide if Kylian Mbappe can start a new era in European soccer. He is aiming to knock Barcelona star Lionel Messi off his perch.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Police Scotland are following a positive line of enquiry after Rangers captain James Tavernier was racially abused on social media.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
The head of the European Club Association says the existing Champions League format should be overhauled to introduce promotion and relegation
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Brisbane Roar midfielder Eric Bautheac scores a cheeky penalty during their A-League game with Adelaide United
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
AC Milan defender Davide Calabria will miss the rest of the season because of a fractured bone in his left leg
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Neil Lennon says it would be a fitting tribute to Celtic legend Billy McNeill if the club's number five jersey was retired in his honour.
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his side could have had up to seven further players in the PFA Team of the Year for 2018-19.
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his side could have had up to seven further players in the PFA Team of the Year for 2018-19.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Mohamed Salah broke away from Liverpool's preparations for a crucial Premier League match to attend a Time magazine gala in New York this week
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
From the sack at Real Valladolid to being locked out of Liverpool's Champions League winning party, Rafael Benitez discusses the games that define his managerial career.
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
From the sack at Real Valladolid to being locked out of Liverpool's Champions League winning party, Rafael Benitez discusses the games that define his managerial career.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Even AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso is wondering what has gone wrong
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
The Spanish league has only four rounds remaining, and some coaches may not make it to the end
      
 
 
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Players are asked to send evidence of racist online abuse to the Professional Footballers' Association to demonstrate the severity of the issue.
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Who should win the PFA Player of the Year award? Have your say and see who our pundits choose?
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden have made such giant strides at Manchester City this season that the thought of David Silva being phased out of the team isn't accompanied with so much trepidation anymore
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno is incredulous as to why Man United midfielder Paul Pogba was voted into the PFA Team of the Year.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is the only player not from Manchester City or Liverpool to be selected in the Premier League's Team of the Year for the 2018-19 season
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Jurgen Klopp says he would of added more Liverpool players to the PFA Team of the Year as four members of his squad make the XI.
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
The FC crew assess where Chelsea fell short in their draw against Burnley, which saw the Blues drop crucial points in the top four race. Chelsea had a chance to climb to third in the Premier League against Burnley, but the Blues squandered the lead in a 2-2 draw with the Clarets. Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after admitting a misconduct charge relating to his dismissal during the closing stages of Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Burnley. The Italian was dismissed by referee Kevin Friend and fourth official Roger East in the 94th minute of the match, which was marred by several angry exchanges between the two benches and the match officials, culminating in chaotic scenes in front of the dugout at full-time. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Sources told ESPN FC that Sarri's...
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
The FC crew assess where Chelsea fell short in their draw against Burnley, which saw the Blues drop crucial points in the top four race. Chelsea had a chance to climb to third in the Premier League against Burnley, but the Blues squandered the lead in a 2-2 draw with the Clarets. Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after admitting a misconduct charge relating to his dismissal during the closing stages of Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Burnley. The Italian was dismissed by referee Kevin Friend and fourth official Roger East in the 94th minute of the match, which was marred by several angry exchanges between the two benches and the match officials, culminating in chaotic scenes in front of the dugout at full-time. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Sources told ESPN FC that Sarri's...
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Craig Burley and Frank Leboeuf feel both Eden Hazard and Chelsea would benefit from Hazard moving to Real Madrid. Maurizio Sarri has endured a difficult first season at Chelsea. Although they play Eintracht Frankfurt in the semifinals of the Europa League and sit in fourth place in the Premier League, with their top-four hopes in their own hands, it has been a disappointing campaign. Sarri, like Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte before him, has been frustrated by a lack of impetus in the transfer market and an uneasy relationship with many of his squad. The 60-year-old reportedly favours a return to Italy in...
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Paul Pogba "should not be close" to the PFA Team of the Year, say our BBC Sport pundits. But who would they select in the side instead?
04/25/2019   BBC Football
Gary Lineker and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink discuss Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba's inclusion in the PFA Team of the Year.
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Paul Pogba "should not be close" to the PFA Team of the Year, say our BBC Sport pundits. But who would they select in the side instead?
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Manchester United's Paul Pogba is named in the PFA Team of the Year 2018-19 - the only man not from either Manchester City or Liverpool.
04/25/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Gary Lineker and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink discuss Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba's inclusion in the Premier League Team of the Year.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Andres Iniesta is confident he can help his struggling Japanese team turn things around after a disappointing start to the season
      
 
 
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Tottenham defender Danny Rose wants the Premier League to do more to help English teams in the Champions League.
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Kelvin Leerdam and Harry Shipp scored in a two-minute span midway through the second half as the Seattle Sounders rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Wednesday night
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Take a look at the best images from the 2019 Major League Soccer season.
      
 
 
04/24/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Gary Lineker explains why he believes Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling should win the Professional Footballers' Association Players' Player of the Year award.
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
MLS Capsules
      
 
 
04/24/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Sounders defender Kelvin Leerdam had the first goal off a corner kick in the 65th minute. Then, with the crowd of 37,722 revived, Harry Shipp created a frenzy with his tying goal in the 67th minute.
04/24/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
David Bingham had his third shutout of the season for Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Galaxy played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Wednesday night
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Shamit Shome and Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored six minutes apart late in the second half and the Montreal Impact beat the New England Revolution 3-0 Montreal (4-3-2) ended a three-match scoreless stretch on the road
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Wayne Rooney scored in the 27th minute, Bill Hamid had his fifth shutout of the season and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 1-0
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Valentín Castellanos scored in the ninth minute to help New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire 1-0
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Manchester City kept the destination of the Premier League title in its own hands by beating Manchester United 2-0 to climb back above Liverpool with three games left this season
      
 
 
04/24/2019   USA Today - Soccer
Three more victories and Manchester City will be the Premier League champion once again
      
 
 
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is pleased with the reaction he got from his side but admits neighbours City were deserved winners at Old Trafford.
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's second-half display against Manchester United was "incredible" as they took another step towards winning the Premier League.
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is disappointed with the way his side played in the first half of their 3-1 defeat at Wolves but remains optimistic they can finish in the top four.
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is delighted with his side's first-half performance as they outplayed Arsenal and boosted their chances of European qualification.
04/24/2019   BBC Football
Watch Ajax's 4-2 victory over Vitesse Arnhem in the Dutch side's last game before the Champions League semi-final against Tottenham.
04/23/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

With only two days between games after their first defeat of the season last Sunday, the Sounders have had little time to prepare for Wednesday night's game against the San Jose Earthquakes at CenturyLink Field.
04/23/2019   BBC Football
Southampton's Shane Long jokes that his manager Ralph Hasenhuttl instructed Saints to make a "quick start" after the striker netted the fastest goal in Premier League history.
04/23/2019   BBC Football
Brighton boss Chris Hughton is left "incredibly disappointed" after Christian Eriksen's late winner denies his side a vital point in their battle to avoid relegation.
04/23/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Seven seconds. That’s all the time Southampton’s Shane Long needed to score on Tuesday against Watford, setting a new all-time Premier League record in the process. Right as Watford attempted to move the ball down the pitch in the opening seconds, Long jumped in front of a pass and made the perfect kick into the net. That’s just incredible. He didn’t even have time to break a sweat — nobody did.
04/23/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Watching the United States Men’s National Soccer Team fail to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 22 years as a passionate and obsessive fan was a confounding experience, to say the least, on multiple levels. On one hand, I was heartbroken that the national program of my beloved home country would not be participating in the greatest spectacle in sports. On the other hand, this was validation that my distrust in the national program’s management and leadership was merited. I was heartbroken that I would not have a home country to support in the World Cup, yet overjoyed that the men’s national program, marred in corruption and controversy, would be forced to undergo wholesale changes. World Cup qualification for the USMNT consists of a grueling two-year process in two round-robin groups. The first group features four teams group where each must play a home and away series against one another. Advancement to the final round robin group requires finishing within the top two of the initial group. In
04/23/2019   World Cup news
04/22/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
Pep Guardiola had an inkling. “I did not come here to win the Champions League,” he said in the buildup before Manchester City’s second leg Champions League quarterfinal match against Tottenham. “I came here to make the team play the way they have in the last 20 months.” The timing of the admission was curious, although it may have been effective in deflating a building tension and pressure to perform within City’s dressing room. Following an instant classic 4-3 result that knocked his side out of the competition, Guardiola reiterated that City making the semifinals was an “incredible illusion” since the club had been there only once before. But as one Spanish columnist put it, why else is Guardiola at City if not to win the Champions League?  Despite Guardiola's 26 trophies as manager and immeasurable influence, a sense of his failures in Europe was already in the air following City’s 1-0 loss in that first leg in which he benched Kevin de Bruyne for the midfield solidarity of Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandinho
04/21/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Los Angeles FC capitalized on Seattle errors to win 4-1 before a nationally televised audience Sunday as the Sounders were down three starters due to injuries. It was the Sounders’ first defeat of the season
04/20/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Perhaps it’s the league-leading 21 goals LAFC has scored in its second MLS season or the glitz of its pristine Banc of California Stadium, but it seems Seattle and its unbeaten record should be more revered leading up to this game.
04/19/2019   Yardbaker Soccer
The ingenious play of AFC Ajax has been a sight to behold and has many ardent fans across the globe still in awe of their stellar run in European soccer’s biggest competition. The Eredivisie club who once was a traditional power has been a breath of fresh air in this year’s Champions League. The club shocked the football world by knocking off European heavyweights in three-time defending champions Real Madrid in the round of 16 and Italian perennials Juventus in the quarterfinals. The bold, daring and youthful side have easily been the best story of the Champions League. Not many expected them to make a run to the semifinals for the first time since 1997 but if you’ve been observing closely, this bunch has proven they can slay any obstacle that appears in front of them. Ajax is made of up a slew of young, talented, confident and skillful players that the Amsterdam outfit has sharply shaped through their academy’s top-level development program and have an already established playing style in place that teenag
04/17/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Raul Ruidiaz missed two matches because of an ankle injury. Will Bruin, who filled in for him, suffered a hamstring injury Saturday against Toronto FC and will be listed as day-to-day.
04/17/2019   World Cup news
04/16/2019   World Cup news

FIFA.com takes a look at the 12 competing nations ahead of Round 1 AFC 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. 

04/16/2019   World Cup news

The long road to the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ is a step closer following the completion of the AFC Round 1 draw which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday

04/15/2019   World Cup news
04/13/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

04/13/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Will Bruin scored twice, Cristian Roldan got his first goal of the season and Stefan Frei made a save in the final minutes reminiscent of his in the 2016 MLS Cup.
04/12/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

The Sounders largely avoided a championship hangover, but the same can't be said for Toronto. The Reds are back in form this year, though. They meet Saturday in a rematch of the 2016 and 2017 MLS Cups.
04/10/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the Denver area Wednesday. An estimated 2 inches of snow is expected to accumulate by the intended 6 p.m. game time.
04/09/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Leyva told a throng of media members gathered around him that an MLS start is his goal for this season. He’s been eyeing that goal since joining the Sounders' academy at 13.
04/07/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Brad Smith is on loan with the Sounders until June 30. Here's why that matters to Seattle and his English club.
04/06/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

An early goal by Nicolas Lodeiro stood up the rest of the way as the Sounders blanked Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. The victory left the Sounders unbeaten in their first five matches of the season, extending their franchise record.
04/06/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Raul Ruidiaz, who bruised his heel last weekend in Vancouver, will sit out Saturday night's game against Real Salt Lake. Will Bruin gets the start up top at striker for the first time since last July.
04/05/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

The young midfielder signed with the Sounders' USL team, the Tacoma Defiance, last fall.
04/05/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Saturday, the Sounders face an injured Real Salt Lake team that sits at 1-3-1 and has only finished with 11 players on the field twice this season.
04/03/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Vancouver jammed the box with up to nine players to successfully prevent any Sounders goals, but Seattle also kept the Whitecaps from scoring.
04/02/2019   World Cup news
03/30/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

The Sounders ran out the exact same starting lineup on Saturday night despite several regulars having returned home across multiple time zones the past week.
03/30/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

03/29/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

South Korean midfielder Inbeom Hwang is a focal point of the Whitecaps' attack, but former Sounders forward Fredy Montero, in his second stint with Vancouver, also remains a threat in the box.
03/28/2019   World Cup news
03/27/2019   World Cup news