AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news News Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:59:32 -0400 FIFA audit official admits bribery in US federal probe Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:40:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/28/SOC--FIFA.Investigation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--FIFA.Investigation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:7d79 ZURICH (AP) — The sprawling American investigation of bribery and corruption in international soccer has reached into Asia and claimed the first guilty plea from a senior official in the new FIFA leadership. Asia-based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption charges Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:48:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/28/SOC--FIFA.Investigation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--FIFA.Investigation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:7c97 NEW YORK (AP) — An Asia-based FIFA official has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to charges relating to bribery and corruption in elections for soccer's world governing body. MLS This Week: Fredy fits in, the Atomic Ant and Chicharito Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:25:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/27/SOC--MLS-Around.Major.League.Soccer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--MLS-Around.Major.League.Soccer c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:78ae PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As Fredy Montero acclimates to the Vancouver Whitecaps, his previous experience in Major League Soccer has already prepared him for play in the Pacific Northwest. Cardiff hotels already full for Champions League final Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:40:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/27/SOC--Champions.League.Final-Cardiff/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Champions.League.Final-Cardiff c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:77dd LONDON (AP) — Supporters wanting to stay in the city hosting this season's Champions League final are in for a shock. Anglo-French soccer fraud probe sees raids on teams, arrests Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:09:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/26/SOC--Britain-Tax.Arrests/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Britain-Tax.Arrests c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:719b LONDON (AP) — Tax evasion and money laundering is suspected in the transfer of soccer players between England and France, authorities in both countries said Wednesday after a wave of arrests and raids on clubs. Puyol meets refugees in Greece ahead of 'clasico' Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:48:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/23/SOC-Greece-Puyol-Refugees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Greece-Puyol-Refugees c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:63a4 THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Former Spain captain Carles Puyol posed for selfies and talked soccer with more than 1,000 refugees in Thessaloniki, Greece, before the "clasico" Spanish league match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Guardiola's 1st season at Man City to end without a trophy Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:59:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/23/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:627a Pep Guardiola's first season in English soccer with Manchester City will end without a trophy. Barcelona leaves Neymar out of 'clasico' against Madrid Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:43:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/23/SOC--Barcelona-Neymar/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Barcelona-Neymar c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6171 MADRID (AP) — Barcelona has decided to leave Neymar out of the decisive "clasico" against Real Madrid because of the legal uncertainty over an appeal to overturn his suspension. Tim Howard blasts MLS, Rapids after suspension Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:11:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/21/SOC-MLS-Howard-Suspension/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-MLS-Howard-Suspension c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:5a99 DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard blasted his team and Major League Soccer on Friday, asking for heightened security in light of his verbal altercation with a fan that resulted in his three-game suspension. Barcelona in tricky position to produce another comeback Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:14:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/18/SOC--Barcelona-Comeback.Chance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Barcelona-Comeback.Chance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:45b3 MADRID (AP) — Things have changed since Barcelona's historic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the last round of the Champions League. Panama arrests 7 in slaying of soccer player Henriquez Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:15:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/17/SOC-Panama-Player-Slain/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Panama-Player-Slain c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:41db PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanian authorities say they've arrested seven people in the slaying of national soccer team midfielder Amilcar Henriquez. It's on: EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:42:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/16/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3dc5 MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho ensured the path to the English Premier League title will no longer be a procession for his former club, Chelsea. French match ends at halftime after fans attack Lyon players Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:55:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/16/SOC--French.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--French.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3d43 PARIS (AP) — A French league match between Bastia and Lyon was abandoned at halftime after fans from the Corsican side twice invaded the pitch to attack opposition players. Dortmund keeper still having problems sleeping after attack Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:23:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/16/SOC--Dortmund.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Dortmund.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3cf7 BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki says he's still having trouble sleeping after the attack on his team's bus, and couldn't concentrate in the Champions League match a day later. Spurs uses improved mentality to chase Chelsea for PL title Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:47:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/15/SOC--English.Roundup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--English.Roundup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:39f2 LONDON (AP) — Unlike last season's title race, Tottenham knows it isn't on the wrong side of a popularity contest in its pursuit of Chelsea. Dortmund CEO considered withdrawing from Champions League Sat, 15 Apr 2017 11:27:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/15/SOC--Dortmund-Attack-Watzke/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Dortmund-Attack-Watzke c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:392f BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke considered withdrawing the club from the Champions League following Tuesday's attack on its team bus. Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth Sat, 15 Apr 2017 11:26:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/15/SOC--Tottenham-Bournemouth/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Tottenham-Bournemouth c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3930 LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min matched a 31-year South Korean scoring record as Tottenham beat Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday to remain hot on the heels of leader Chelsea. New owners want Milan in Champions League by 2018 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:33:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/14/SOC--AC.Milan-Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--AC.Milan-Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3453 MILAN (AP) — AC Milan's new owners are aiming to make the team a force in European soccer once more, and they want to do so with a mix of star signings and talented young players such as teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:42:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/14/SOC-Dortmund-Bartra/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Dortmund-Bartra c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:3442 DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Marc Bartra, who was wounded in an attack on the team bus of German soccer club Borussia Dortmund, says the experience was the "hardest 15 minutes" of his life. Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:20:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2017/04/14/SOC--Arsenal-Wenger/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Arsenal-Wenger c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:33ce LONDON (AP) — With Arsenal in danger of failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 21 years, manager Arsene Wenger says his team faces a "massive" challenge to finish in the top four of the Premier League.