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Supporters have wrapped their arms around the city’s new pro soccer team, Atlanta United F.C., which will play its first game in M.L.S. on Sunday.
Ibrahimovic, a Swede, was looked down on by the English soccer establishment when he didn’t play there. As a star for Manchester United, he’s been embraced.
“If players cannot come because of political decisions, or populist decisions, then the World Cup cannot be played there,” the UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said.
Hamburg’s Wood, who was shepherded from relative obscurity to the starting lineup of the United States national team by Jürgen Klinsmann, is making a quick transition under Bruce Arena.
Ranieri guided the soccer team to the most improbable title triumph in Premier League history.
Two second-half substitutes scored to propel Juventus to victory in a Champions League round-of-16 matchup.
The backup goalkeeper for the underdog Sutton team admitted eating a pasty during a match against Arsenal after a bookmaker laid 8-1 odds that he would do so.
Financial fair-play rules forced a change in club strategy, one that has had some unexpectedly happy results.
The Hall of Famer has bought a small soccer club in Italy, where locals may not know his baseball career, but they “firmly believe in the Mike Piazza project.”
A 1-0 victory on a late header made the visitors the first nonleague team to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament since 1914.
British soccer folklore says only F.A. Cup winners can display triangular corner flags at stadiums. But this is not, and has never been, a rule.
Jakson Follmann, who lost his right leg in a crash that killed most of his Chapecoense teammates, is starting to walk again. And the team is resuming play.
The team on Thursday announced the departure of Ali Curtis, who had been absent from team activities for more than four weeks.
“I’ve always had the desire to play abroad,” said Lloyd, the co-captain of the U.S. women’s team. “And this is pretty much the year to do it.”
The Italian team, which had an unbeaten streak stretching back to October, scored first but then fell to Madrid in the first leg of the match-up.
Hapoel Beer Sheva, the only professional soccer team in Israel owned by a woman, is looking to repeat its unlikely title run of last year.
Dempsey learned in 2016 that he had an irregular heartbeat and was sidelined in December as Seattle won its first M.L.S. Cup, but he hopes to be on the field for the start of the coming season.
A creeping feeling of ennui is starting to pervade what is supposed to be the most glamorous competition of all.
James Bunce, 31, the Premier League’s Head of Elite Performance, will have a role in all of U.S. Soccer’s programs, including its national teams.
Plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams and to experiment with starting extra innings with a runner on second amount to fixing what isn’t broken.