Scottish soccer bans heading on days before, after matchesNovember 28, 2022 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Heading the ball in training sessions the days before and after matches will be banned across all levels of professional soccer in Scotland.
Exercises involving repeated heading will also be limited to one day per week, according to new guidelines from the Scottish Football Association (SFA) announced on Monday.
Boxx appointed vice chair of US Soccer safety task forceNovember 5, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Shannon Boxx, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and member of the 2015 World Cup championship team, was appointed Friday as a vice chair of the U.S. Soccer Federation’s participant safety task force.
Morris’ stoppage-time goal gives US 1-1 draw at El SalvadorJune 15, 2022 GMT
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Entering in the 80th minute on a rain-soaked field that looked like a torn-up recreational park, Jordan Morris thought back to youth soccer in Seattle.
8 men lose court case against Man City over abuse claimsJanuary 10, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Eight men lost a court case against Manchester City on Monday after claiming that abuse they suffered from a former youth soccer coach took place while he was employed by the club.
The men, who are now in their 40s and 50s, claimed they were abused by Barry Bennell when they were playing youth soccer for teams he coached in northwest England from 1979-85.
Lille selling forward Ikone to Italian club FiorentinaDecember 31, 2021 GMT
LILLE, France (AP) — French champion Lille is selling forward Jonathan Ikone to Italian club Fiorentina.
Lille said in a statement Friday that the 23-year-old France international has left to begin training with Fiorentina and will officially sign on Monday when the transfer window opens.
Jailed youth coach denies Man City link in sexual abuse caseNovember 30, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A former soccer coach serving a 34-year prison term for sexually abusing boys has denied being linked to Manchester City during the 1980s after eight men who say he abused them made claims for damages against the Premier League club.
4 policemen killed in northern Mexico, 1 woundedOctober 10, 2021 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Attackers killed four off-duty police officers in northern Mexico and wounded a fellow officer, sparking running gunbattles that terrified residents in the city of Zacatecas.
Video posted on social media shows parents at a youth soccer match in the city taking cover on the ground with their kids as gunfire rang out on Saturday.
Rifle at youth soccer tournament spreads panic in Salt LakeSeptember 13, 2021 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who displayed a rifle at a youth soccer tournament, spreading panic through the crowd, wasn't prompted by anything related to the game, police said Monday.
People screamed “active shooter” as parents and players ran to take cover behind cars in the parking lot after the man retrieved the gun from his car on Saturday afternoon, the Deseret News reported.
‘Free Solo’ filmmakers swap peaks for depths in ‘The Rescue’September 11, 2021 GMT
In “The Rescue,” Oscar-winning “Free Solo” filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin trade climbing peaks for watery depths.
Their documentary, which premieres Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, retraces the 2018 rescue of the youth soccer team from Thailand's Tham Luang cave, detailing the daring underwater maneuvers of an international group of elite cave divers.
Chicharito thrilled with hot start, youth soccer initiativeApril 27, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With five goals in only two games, Javier Hernández is off to a spectacular start to his second year with the LA Galaxy...
Louisiana soccer team sues US after coach is denied entryApril 20, 2021 GMT
A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any Louisiana bayou, according to a federal lawsuit recently filed by the team...
Former coach gets 4 more years in prison for sexual abuseOctober 8, 2020 GMT
CHESTER, England (AP) — A former English youth soccer coach was sentenced to an extra four years in prison Thursday after more convictions for sexually abusing young players, taking the total length of his jail term to 34 years.
Azerbaijan soccer federation asks for support amid conflictOctober 1, 2020 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — Azerbaijan’s soccer federation asked other UEFA members for support on Thursday, citing a 13-year-old player killed in the conflict with Armenia.
A decades-old dispute over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, controlled by ethnic Armenians within Azerbaijan’s territory, has flared up in the past week...
Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult of diverMay 11, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match that unfolded last summer after the underwater rescue of youth soccer players trapped in a Thailand cave...
soccer Youth soccer clinic a successNovember 10, 2018 GMT
More than 50 Bridgeport youth soccer players gathered at Kennedy Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a free clinic and were then treated to a match between two of the state’s top semi-pro teams following the skills session.
Boys rescued from Thai cave play friendly match in ArgentinaOctober 7, 2018 GMT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The 12 boys and soccer coach from Thailand who were found in a partially flooded cave once again found themselves capturing the media's attention on Sunday...
Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon MuskSeptember 17, 2018 GMT
A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile...
Eagan police seek owners of youth soccer uniforms believed stolenSeptember 13, 2018 GMT
To the youth soccer team who may have had its uniforms stolen, please contact the Eagan police.
Officers recovered more than 40 new youth soccer uniforms when they arrested a 24-year-old man on Tuesday.
CCC hosts youth soccer campJuly 27, 2018 GMT
Hawken Hanna is the new soccer coach at Central Community College-Columbus and he's readying to host his first youth camp.
The camp takes place Aug 8 – 10, and registration has already begun. The camp will take place right on the campus of CCC on the Raider Soccer Field.
After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai templeJuly 19, 2018 GMT
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families Thursday by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes...
Player-coach bond may have saved lives in Thai cave ordealJuly 12, 2018 GMT
The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players — from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros — are well-known: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up...
The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave caveJuly 10, 2018 GMT
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local):...
10 Things to Know for TodayJuly 10, 2018 GMT
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Leominster Wins Nashoba Cup TitleJune 20, 2018 GMT
LANCASTER -- The Leominster Youth Soccer girls' U14 team came out
victorious in the Nashoba Cup final, 5-1 against Oakmont, this past weekend. Bridget O'Malley scored the first goal two minutes into the game.
HUNTINGTON — Twenty-two golf teams enjoyed a day on the green earlier this week while raising money for another green space.
The teams participated in the 15th annual Bernard L. Edwards Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by Ohio University Southern at Guyan Golf and Country Club in Huntington on Monday, May 7.
Kauai footballers taking on EuropeJune 2, 2017 GMT
PUHI — A couple of local footballers will test their skills in Europe.
“I’m super nervous because it’s out of the country, but I’m really excited,” said Kaya Ramirez, 16, of Lawai on Wednesday in Puhi.
Local Briefs: April 15April 15, 2017 GMT
Slicer softball reschedules game
La Porte’s JV and varsity softball games at Hobart originally scheduled for April 1 will now be on Thursday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m. at Hobart.
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KIF footballers team up to take on OahuApril 7, 2017 GMT
LIHUE — Several footballers in the Kauai Interscholastic Federation have teamed up to take on Oahu.
Local youth soccer club Rush Kauai 99 will compete in the 18-and-under boys division at the US Youth Soccer Hawaii Cup, which begins today at the Waipio Soccer Complex.
Houston Methodist named official sports medicine partner for Dynamo Dash Youth SoccerMarch 27, 2017 GMT
THE WOODLANDS- Houston Methodist Hospital has partnered with the Houston Dynamo Dash Youth Soccer Club to become its official sports medicine provider.
The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club represents a newly formed organization that also combined the resources of Texas Rush Soccer Club and Space City FC.
YOUTH SOCCER: Arsenal U14 girls take 2nd at the Smyrna InvitationalFebruary 23, 2017 GMT
The Rome YMCA Arsenal U14 girls opened the spring season by finishing second in the Smyrna Adidas Winter Invitational this past weekend.
Arsenal opened the tournament with a 2-1 win over Impact SC.
Ref’s death a consequence of lack of sportsmanshipMay 7, 2013 GMT
The football teams were still on the field, exchanging the traditional postgame handshakes, when Pete McCabe walked by. The veteran referee heard another official call his name and turned, only to be smashed in the face with a helmet by one of the players.