Soccer

FIFA signs Russian diamond miner as World Cup sponsor

FIFA has signed state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa as a fourth Russian sponsor, completing its slate of third-tier European backers for the World Cup

Cahill and Kante impressed with Chelsea…

After both Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata were on the scoresheet as Chelsea progressed into the FA Cup final, team mates Gary Cahill and N'Golo Kante sang their praises.

Timbers hand NYCFC first loss of the season with 3-0 win

Sebastian Blanco, Fanendo Adi and Larrys Mabiala all scored for the Timbers on Sunday for a 3-0 victory that snapped New York City FC's seven-game undefeated streak to start the season

"Starving Bahraini crew" reports denied

No favourite as Bayern Munich prepare for Real…

Former Bayern Munich midfielder Lothar Matthaus says there's no favourite in the UEFA Champions League semi-final tie between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.

Sounders beat Minnesota 3-1 for 1st win of season

Gustav Svensson and Will Bruin scored in a three-minute span midway through the first half and the Seattle Sounders won for the first time this season, beating Minnesota United 3-1

Roma won't be underdogs against Liverpool…

Former Roma coach Rudi Voller believes the Italian side shouldn't be seen as underdogs in their UEFA Champions League semi-final tie against Liverpool.

3 established powers, 1 upstart in Champions…

The Champions League is down to the semifinals and teams from Europe's four biggest soccer nations still have a shot at the title

'You are God!' - Carvalhal tells reporter

After being on the receiving end of a 5-0 thumping by Manchester City, the lights went out on Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal during his post match press conference.

Man City celebrates title, Wenger's farewell…

Manchester City's Premier League title celebrations have continued with fans invading the field in a good-natured celebration after a 5-0 win over Swansea

PFA Young Player of the Year Sane credits 'best…

Leroy Sane is the PFA Player of the Year, and the German has credited his Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for aiding his progress.

Chasing records, EPL champion Man City thrashes…

Manchester City is chasing more records now the Premier League title has been wrapped up and a 5-0 win over Swansea got the champions closer to a few of them

Salah is staking claim to be among the world's…

Liverpool's start striker Mo Salah will be considered one of the world's best footballers if he keeps up his level of performance, according to Michael Essien.

Martinez, Almiron lead Atlanta past Zlatan's Galaxy, 2-0

Atlanta United kept Zlatan Ibrahimovic off the scoreboard in a 2-0 victory over the LA Galaxy

Atlanta United 2, L.A. Galaxy 0: Player ratings

I don't need to die, I've seen my funeral…

Arsene Wenger jokes that the tributes to him at Arsenal's game against West Ham felt like he was witnessing his own funeral.

RSL needs late flurry to beat 10-man Rapids 3-0

Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0

Atlanta United 2, L.A. Galaxy 0: Five observations

Hughes critical of referee after lack of VAR use

Mark Hughes didn't hold back in his criticsm of Martin Atkinson's lack of VAR use, claiming the game was going too fast for the referee.

FC Dallas remains unbeaten with 2-0 win over Union

Mauro Diaz and Maximiliano Urruti scored and FC Dallas remained one of the two unbeaten teams in MLS with a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union

PFA winner Salah hails Reds' all-round effort in…

Mohamed Salah was quick to acknowledge the role of his Liverpool team-mates after winning the 2018 PFA Player of the year.

Revolution, Crew split 1st-half goals for 2-2 draw

Cristian Penilla scored the tying goal in the first minute of first-half stoppage time and the New England Revolution held on for a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew

Sane thanks 'perfect' Man City team mates

Leroy Sane paid tribute paid tribute to his 'perfect' Manchester City team-mates, after collecting the PFA Young Player of the Year award.