Soccer

Tajikistan soccer season opens, Istiklol wins Super Cup

Tajikistan has started a new soccer season

With 1 goal, first-ever MLS game was filled with…

Monday marks the 24th anniversary of the first Major League Soccer match

The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies…

The grandmother of Baylor junior guard Moon Ursin has died in the New Orleans area after being infected with the coronavirus

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MLS 25th anniversary remains quiet milestone amid pandemic

Major League Soccer's milestone 25th season is on hold, postponed by the coronavirus pandemic after the teams had played just two games

Union: 30% pay cut for EPL players would harm…

English Premier League players have failed to reach an agreement with clubs to take 30% pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic

Spanish players criticize league's call for…

Soccer players in Spain are critical of the Spanish league’s decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis

Spanish league and players still far apart on…

The Spanish league and players are still far apart on the size of the salary cuts they need to take to help reduce the impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak

Serbia striker Prijovic arrested for flouting virus curfew

Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread

Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse…

Cheltenham Festival organizers have defended their decision to go ahead with the meeting last month after fears were raised that the mass gathering of people for the annual horse racing event helped to spread the coronavirus more widely around Britain

Fear grips Swedish soccer as virus delays start…

Saturday was supposed to mark the beginning of a new Swedish soccer season

EPL suspended indefinitely, players to be asked…

The English Premier League has been suspended indefinitely following a meeting of the 20 clubs where a series of financial measures were discussed amid the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: NCAA suspends infraction hearings…

The NCAA says hearings and oral arguments in infractions cases have been suspended through May 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic

British health secretary Matt Hancock has asked Premier League players to “take a pay cut” as some clubs use a government scheme to furlough staff but continue to pay players in full

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian…

The president of Italian soccer club Brescia says he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes

Spanish league wants mini-camp, testing before…

The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts

Law firm criticized by USSF asks to withdraw from…

The law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro has asked to withdraw from representing the federation in the lawsuit

AP Source: MLS cutting pay of top executives…

Major League Soccer plans to cut the pay of some executives and front office personnel while the season is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time…

Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic

Captain to chief negotiator: Chiellini works out…

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini was the team's chief negotiator in working out a salary cut to help the club during the coronavirus crisis

Exposed to betting, lowly Swedish team gets death…

An amateur soccer team in Sweden was subjected to vicious online abuse after one of its practice games received unusually large exposure on betting sites amid the coronavirus pandemic

Barcelona won't reach record revenue because of…

Barcelona was on track for a record season in revenues

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FIFA sees 'duty' to help as pandemic ravages soccer finances

FIFA is looking to use its vast financial reserves to provide assistance to a football industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic wiping out games and creating unexpected economic hardship in the world's biggest sport

The Latest: NJ Devils make donation for medical…

The owners of the NHL's New Jersey Devils are making a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment to ensure the safety and proper protection of all healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic

Messi says Barcelona players taking 70% pay cut

Lionel Messi says he and his Barcelona teammates are taking a 70% cut in salaries because of the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic