Folarin Balogun travels to Florida, meets with US teamMarch 24, 2023 GMT
Folarin Balogun traveled from Europe and met with U.S. interim coach Anthony Hudson as the Americans try to persuade the 21-year-old midfielder to commit to their national team over England and Nigeria.
Kane breaks Rooney’s England scoring record with goal No. 54March 23, 2023 GMT
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Harry Kane became England’s leading scorer of all time on Thursday — and his record-setting goal just had to come from the penalty spot.
Kane tugged on his England jersey and roared with delight in an emotional celebration after converting a spot kick during the 2-1 win over Italy in European Championship qualifying.
Ronaldo, Kane break records in wins for Portugal, EnglandMarch 23, 2023 GMT
It was a record-breaking night for Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane as qualifying for the European Championship in 2024 got underway on Thursday.
Already the leading scorer in men's international soccer, the 38-year-old Ronaldo now has more international appearances than any other male player after racking up No.
17-year-old Irankunda set to become youngest SoccerooMarch 23, 2023 GMT
SYDNEY (AP) — Tanzanian-born Nestory Irankunda is in line to become the youngest-ever player to suit up for Australia’s national men’s soccer team.
Irankunda, who turned 17 on Feb. 9 and plays for Adelaide United in the domestic A-League, has been promoted to the Socceroos squad for a friendly against Ecuador in in Sydney on Friday.
Racism, gambling, goals; the remarkable rise of Ivan ToneyMarch 22, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — No matter how many blows Ivan Toney takes, the goals just keep on coming.
There has been the racist abuse on social media and a potential ban after he was charged with 262 breaches of English soccer's gambling laws.
Panel overturns red card that helped Ireland win 6 NationsMarch 22, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The red card given to England fullback Freddie Steward in the team's Six Nations rugby loss to Ireland has been overturned after a disciplinary panel ruled the offense only merited a yellow card.
England’s Chilwell urges others to open up on mental healthMarch 21, 2023 GMT
BURTON, England (AP) — England player Ben Chilwell has experienced his share of setbacks in recent years and on Tuesday said he had benefited from being open about his mental health.
Now he is urging more soccer players to follow his lead.
Paxten Aaronson makes debut for Eintract FrankfurtMarch 20, 2023 GMT
Paxten Aaronson, the younger brother of U.S. national team midfielder Brenden Aaronson, made his debut for Eintracht Frankfurt in a 2-0 loss at Union Berlin in the Bundesliga.
The 19-year-old midfielder from Medford, New Jersey, entered in the 82nd minute Sunday.
Gio Reyna on US roster after family tried to oust BerhalterMarch 15, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna, whose parents tried to oust U.S.
Arsenal routs Everton 4-0, moves 5 points clear in EPLMarch 1, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal extended its lead in the Premier League to five points by beating Everton 4-0 on Wednesday, with Gabriel Martinelli scoring two of the goals in one of his team’s biggest wins of the season.
Jones’ first test back on home soil against Pumas in SydneyFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Eddie Jones’ first test at home in his second stint as Australia’s head coach will be against Argentina in Sydney on July 15, two weeks before the Wallabies host the New Zealand All Blacks in Melbourne.
Arsenal 8 points clear, commanding Premier League title raceJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
Eight points clear in the Premier League, playing the most free-flowing soccer in England, and now humbling its fiercest rivals in front of their own fans.
For Arsenal, this season can hardly get any better.
Tyler Adams voted top US men’s soccer player for 2022January 13, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Adams was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Male Player of the Year for the first time on Friday after becoming the youngest captain at last year’s World Cup.
Adams received 71.6% of votes, followed by three-time winner Christian Pulisic (14.7%), Matt Turner (8.2%), Antonee Robinson and Tim Ream.
Newcastle humbled in FA Cup again; non-league Wrexham winsJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
Even having club soccer’s richest owners cannot improve Newcastle's pitiful record in the FA Cup.
Newcastle was humbled by a lower-league opponent in the third round of the famous old competition for the second straight year under its Saudi owners, losing at third-tier Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 on Saturday.
Kane bouncing back from World Cup woe with 2 more goalsJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
With two classic center forward's finishes, Harry Kane showed he is not suffering any lasting effects from his World Cup disappointment with England.
It's now three goals in three Premier League games for Tottenham since returning from Qatar after his double in a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
MATCHDAY: Arsenal welcomes Newcastle in EPL leaders’ clashJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Tuesday:
Premier League leader Arsenal hosts third-placed Newcastle. Consecutive wins over the festive period have put the Gunners seven points clear of defending champion Manchester City.
Rashford benched for oversleeping, still nets United winnerDecember 31, 2022 GMT
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Marcus Rashford came off the bench after being dropped for disciplinary reasons and scored the winner for Manchester United on Saturday, securing a 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton that sent the team into the Premier League's top four.
‘Greatest of all time’: Pelé as described by his peersDecember 29, 2022 GMT
Pele has been praised over the decades by everyone from world leaders to artists. Here are superlatives from over the years about Pele, who died Thursday in Brazil at age 82:
Pelé set the standard for greatness in the land of his sportDecember 29, 2022 GMT
From spearheading the “beautiful game" to helping Brazil win three World Cup titles, Pelé embodied greatness in his sport.
The incarnation of the country’s style and elegance on the field, Pelé began enchanting Brazilian fans as a teenager.
Chelsea’s Reece James to miss up to a month with knee injuryDecember 28, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea said Reece James will be sidelined for up to a month after the England defender sustained a recurrence of his knee injury in the 2-0 Premier League victory over Bournemouth.
Klinsmann opines on World Cup exits of Brazil and EnglandDecember 12, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Missed penalty kicks cost both Brazil and England in their World Cup quarterfinal losses, and FIFA analyst Jurgen Klinsmann shared his theories on both matches on Monday.
England looks to future after latest World Cup heartbreakDecember 11, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It was a new twist on an old story for England.
Harry Kane's late penalty flew high over the bar at Al Bayt Stadium Saturday, effectively sealing the national team's World Cup fate.
World Cup exit leaves Southgate considering England positionDecember 11, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After a third shot at a major tournament ended in disappointment, Gareth Southgate wants time to consider his future as England coach.
Kane sends penalty, England’s World Cup hopes, over the barDecember 11, 2022 GMT
AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Late in the match and with the ball resting motionless on the penalty spot, Harry Kane stood ready, concentrated, eyeing the goal and his teammate from Tottenham in front of it.
Mbappé laughs, shows his joy as World Cup history beckonsDecember 10, 2022 GMT
AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Kylian Mbappé’s immense sense of joy was written all over his face.
The France forward’s mouth opened as wide as could be and his eyes squinted tight in elation after what he had just witnessed at the World Cup.
Memorial to American writer Wahl placed at World Cup gameDecember 10, 2022 GMT
AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — American soccer writer Grant Wahl was honored with a tribute from FIFA on the desk where he was due to work Saturday at the World Cup quarterfinal match between France and England.
Dutch eliminated from World Cup in Louis van Gaal’s finaleDecember 10, 2022 GMT
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — The Dutch were outnumbered in their quarterfinal match at the World Cup.
Argentina had one Lionel Messi and the Netherlands had none.
And still, the Oranje came back and forced extra time in a knockout match for the ages by scoring in the 83rd minute and then on a playground-type restart in the 11th — yes, 11th!
England out to stop World Cup’s ‘irresistible force’ MbappéDecember 9, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England’s players have been asked one question over and over again as they prepare to face France in the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.
England coach lets captain Kane do final World Cup pep talkDecember 9, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England coach Gareth Southgate has nothing to tell his players just before they leave the locker room to play defending champion France in the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.
From serving pizzas, Fofana now delivering World Cup crossesDecember 9, 2022 GMT
AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Youssouf Fofana has gone from serving pizzas to delivering crosses in the World Cup.
Dropped in 2015 at age 14 from Clairefontaine, France's national training center, his future in soccer seemed at an end.
England player Raheem Sterling to return to World CupDecember 8, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Raheem Sterling will rejoin England's World Cup squad after a break-in at his home in the U.K.
The Chelsea forward had left England's camp in Qatar to be with his family, which meant he missed his country's 3-0 win against Senegal in the round of 16 on Sunday.
England defender Walker aims to contain Mbappe at World CupDecember 7, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With five goals at the World Cup so far, Kylian Mbappe is living up to his reputation as the man best-placed to succeed Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as soccer’s biggest star.