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Fox Video Featuring Donald Trump Angers United States Soccer Fans

Fox Sports 1’s marketing of a Mexico-United States game went haywire Friday with a promotional commercial using comments made by Donald J. Trump on the presidential campaign trail.

In Case Against Soccer Officials, U.S. Paints FIFA as the Victim

In framing organized world soccer as an entity overtaken by criminals, the United States has positioned itself as more a savior of soccer than a punitive policeman.

Serbia Wins in Albania Amid Heavy Security

Two late goals allowed the Serbians to win, 2-0, and avenge a bitter match last year that was ended when a drone flew over the field.

The FIFA Scandal: Questions and Answers

FIFA was plunged into chaos on Thursday with the suspensions of top, powerful leaders. Here’s what you need to know about where the case stands.

Sports of The Times: Ways Forward for FIFA: A Frank Accounting, and a Fresh Start

When suspended leaders are the best world soccer has got, maybe world soccer should just start over.

Messi Ordered to Stand Trial in Tax Case

Lionel Messi, the star of F.C. Barcelona, is set to appear in court alongside his father to face tax fraud charges relating to past advertising contracts.

East Timor Fields Seven Ex-Brazilians in Tie With Palestine

A soccer team filled with naturalized players suffers a setback in World Cup qualifying.

Javier Hernández Brims With Confidence as Mexico Prepares to Face U.S.

Hernández, known as Chicharito, feels renewed optimism after his transfer to Bayer Leverkusen from Manchester United, and he will be part of Mexico’s attack in Saturday’s Concacaf playoff match.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Red Bulls Beat Montreal

Sacha Kljestan and Lloyd Sam scored to help the Red Bulls beat the Montreal Impact, 2-1, in Harrison, N.J.

Lawyer Says Sepp Blatter Has Not Been Suspended by FIFA

FIFA’s ethics committee is deliberating whether to remove Blatter, FIFA’s longtime president, while Swiss authorities investigate him for corruption.

As Albania Faces Serbia, Meeting the Drone Pilot Who Ended Their Last Match

Last Oct. 14, Ismail Morina incited a riot by flying a nationalist Albanian flag in Belgrade at a qualification match for the 2016 European Championship.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Messi’s Father Accused in Tax Case

Prosecutors have cleared Lionel Messi of wrongdoing but are seeking an 18-month prison sentence for his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, who they said defrauded Spain’s tax office.

Spanish Prosecutor Seeks Jail Time for Messi’s Father

The prosecutor recommended a jail sentence totaling 18 months and fines of more than 2 million euros for Lionel Messi’s father, Jorge, in a tax fraud case.

Global Soccer: Liverpool Wastes No Time in Making Change at Manager

The Boston owners rushed their decision to can Brendan Rodgers, with two outstanding candidates available in Jürgen Klopp and Carlo Ancelotti.

Live and Kicking: Soccer Games to Watch This Week

Brazil visits Chile on Thursday as 2018 World Cup qualifying in South America begins; the United States plays Mexico on Saturday in the Concacaf Clásico.

Liverpool Fires Manager Brendan Rodgers

The dismissal of Rodgers, who had been in charge of the club for three years, came after a 1-1 Premier League draw in the Merseyside derby against Everton.

Global Soccer: Agüero and City Are on Fire; Chelsea Is Ice Cold

Titles are not decided in October, but the gap between Manchester City at the top and Chelsea near the bottom is formidable for the two wealthy clubs.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Another Loss for Chelsea

The defending champion Chelsea fell to its fourth loss in the Premier League, leaving José Mourinho talking about the possibility of being fired.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Red Bulls Beat Columbus

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the go-ahead goal in the first half, and the host Red Bulls held on to beat the Columbus Crew by 2-1.

Roundup: Southampton Sends Chelsea to Another Loss

Southampton won, 3-1, at Stamford Bridge in London, leaving Chelsea, the defending Premier League champion, 10 points behind the leader Manchester City.

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