Soccer

FIFA's handling of racism case sparks Russia…

FIFA has closed a racism investigation that involved a Spain player and an England opponent from the Under-17 World Cup final

Referees back VNR pre-World Cup

FIFA referees insist they are confident of using the much criticised VNR successfully at the World Cup

Future uncertain at Borussia Dortmund ahead of crunch games

In a post-Klopp world, Peter Stoeger has yet to show he can revitalize Borussia Dortmund

OCC takes action following Hennessey earthquakes

Serie A: Who's Hot and Who's Not?

Who's making a mark in Serie A, and who's not so sharp

Cossacks on horseback enlisted to guard World Cup in Russia

About 200 Cossacks will be drafted in to provide security at World Cup games in Russia

Burnley have a 'different type of winning' to…

Sean Dyche believes there's a different type of pressure at Burnley when asked if it was easier to manage the Clarets or Chelsea

Neymar says he'll be well rested when World Cup starts

Brazil's Neymar expects to reach the World Cup in Russia in better shape than he was before his foot injury

GHS's Johnson signs with Bethany

Still a huge gap between Burnley and the top six…

Burnley manager Sean Dyche admits there's still a gulf between his side and the 'big six' after losing 2-1 at home to Chelsea.

FIFA charges World Cup host Russia for fan racism

FIFA has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins

Simeone admits to away concerns after Sociedad…

Diego Simeone is worried by Atletico Madrid's recent away performances

Russian prosecutors reveal plot to disrupt World Cup

Russia's chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events of the World Cup this summer

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Simeone unhappy with key decisions against…

Diego Simeone is frustrated by the refereeing in their defeat by Real Sociedad

AP Exclusive: Morocco World Cup bid masks…

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to assess a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country

Conte hints at Giroud-Morata partnership for FA…

Antonio Conte says he could play with two strikers in Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final against Southampton.

Ambitious Wolves dreaming big after sealing EPL return

Wolverhampton Wanderers has sealed a return to the English Premier League after a six-year absence in a promotion push that has been funded in China, masterminded in Portugal and realized in an industrial city in central England

Chelsea must win every game for top four - Conte

Antonio Conte has set his Chelsea side a target of winning their remaining four games as they chase Tottenham for the final Champions League spot.

Carroll equalizes late as West Ham holds Stoke to…

Andy Carroll scored a 90th-minute equalizer soon after coming off the bench to earn West Ham a 1-1 draw against Stoke, which was denied a vital win in its bid to escape relegation from the English Premier League

BRIEF: Powerful earthquake jolts South Iran

Morata was 'very angry' with missed chance - Conte

Antonio Conte says Alvaro Morata was angry with himself after the striker's missed chance in Chelsea's 2-1 win at Burnley.

Mourinho set to drop big names after latest…

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will drop some of the high-profile players who gifted the English Premier League title to Manchester City at the weekend.

Hasenhuttl confirms RB Leipzig interest in…

RB Leipzig look interested in a permanent deal for on-loan Everton winger Ademola Lookman.