Atlanta United's Almiron picked as MLS newcomer of year
ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron was picked as Major League Soccer newcomer of the year, beating out Chicago's Nemanja Nikolic and teammate Josef Martinez.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Discussed Buying Company Linked to Bribes
The influential Qatari soccer executive accused of bribing FIFA’s second in command negotiated to buy a sports company at the center of a federal corruption case.
Australia coach quits despite guiding Socceroos to World Cup
SYDNEY (AP) 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.
Soccer star charged with 'successful deception' of ref
Everton striker Oumar Niasse has become the first English Premier League player charged under new Football Association (FA) diving rules.
FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life
FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.
Theater Review: On Wolves Who Kick
The Wolves are back in town.Last summer, Sarah DeLappe’s play about an indoor girls’ soccer team—the young playwright’s first work to be professionally staged—started sending shockwaves through the New York theater scene. Its sold-out Off-Broadway premiere at the Playwrights Realm was soon followed by an equally sold-out return engagement, Obie ...
Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials
A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.
FC Kansas City of women's soccer league ends operations
One of the most successful teams in the National Women's Soccer League no longer exists.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 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.