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  • Syria perfect, Iraq held in World Cup qualifiers

    Syria maintained their perfect start to the second of round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup Tuesday with a 1-0 win over the Philippines that keeps...

  • Luis Enrique returns as Spain coach

    Luis Enrique will return as coach of Spain and replace Robert Moreno ahead of Euro 2020, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed Tuesday.

  • Cedars trio in doubt for NKorea match 

    Lebanon’s morale-boosting result against South Korea last week was somewhat tempered by the news that overseas triumvirate Hilal al-Helwe, Bassel Jradi and...

  • England impress but coach knows finals different

    The numbers behind England’s successful Euro 2020 qualification highlight just how emphatically Gareth Southgate’s side have secured their place in next...

  • Ronaldo hits 99 as Portugal head to Euros

    Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 99th international goal as the defending champions edged past Luxembourg 2-0 in difficult conditions away from...

  • Winks, Mount net first England goals

    England wrapped up their impressive Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 4-0 rout of Kosovo Sunday as maiden international goals from Harry Winks and Mason...

  • Inter coach Conte under police protection after bullet sent in post

    Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is receiving police protection after a threatening letter containing a bullet was sent to him through the post, Italian media...

  • City’s appeal against probe thrown out

    Manchester City’s attempt to halt a UEFA investigation into allegations that the club breached financial fair play regulations has failed after its appeal to...

  • Bale says prefers playing for Wales over Real

    Gareth Bale has risked deepening the rift between himself and his club by declaring he prefers playing for Wales than for Real Madrid ahead of his country’s...

  • Lebanon defy South Korea in cosmic performance 

    As protests raged across the country Thursday, demonstrators’ sentiments were echoed by Lebanon’s national football; a sheer bloody-mindedness in the face of...

  • Lippi quits as big-name coaches suffer

    Marcello Lippi quit as China coach Thursday on a difficult night for big-name European managers in Asia’s second round of 2022 World Cup preliminaries as the...

  • Ex-Arsenal star Henry to coach Montreal Impact

    Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry was Thursday appointed coach at Major League Soccer franchise Montreal Impact on a two-year contract as he gets a new chance...

  • Spanish TV will not bid for Super Cup rights

    Spain’s public broadcaster RTVE said Thursday it would not bid for the rights to the Spanish Super Cup being held in Saudi Arabia because “human rights are...

  • Lebanon hold South Korea in World Cup qualifier 

    Lebanon earned a potentially vital result after holding mighty South Korea to a goalless draw in their World Cup qualifier in the Sports City Stadium Thursday.

  • Ronaldo ready to play for Portugal: Santos

    Portugal’s Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to play in their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Lithuania and Luxembourg despite concerns over his...

  • Wenger named FIFA’s development chief

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger returned to football Wednesday after being named FIFA’s chief of global football development, ending any chance of a move...

  • City’s Silva gets one-game ban over Mendy tweet

    Manchester City’s Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva has been suspended for a match and fined 50,000 pounds ($63,980) over a Twitter post concerning French...

  • Spain’s record scorer Villa retires

    Star striker David Villa, Spain’s top goal scorer, Wednesday announced he would retire next month, ending a glittering career in which he won the World Cup,...

  • Southgate tries to draw line under Sterling case

    England manager Gareth Southgate attempted to draw a line under the altercation between Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez, saying he took responsibility for the...

  • Emotions got the better of me: Sterling

    Raheem Sterling said he allowed his “emotions” to get the better of him, leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool’s Joe Gomez that resulted in the...

  • Liverpool pounce on Man City’s frailties

    Liverpool have lived through too many false dawns to take a first Premier League title in 30 years for granted, but in overpowering their biggest rivals...


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