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Players from a top Argentine soccer team received emergency treatment after their bus crashed and overturned in Venezuela following a match in the Copa Libertadores, South America’s premier club tournament.
Barcelona broke a club record with its 29th consecutive game without a defeat when its second-stringers salvaged a 1-1 draw at Valencia in the Copa del Rey semifinals on Wednesday.
Unlike other countries like England, Spain, France and Germany, Italy has only one top-division men’s club, Fiorentina, that operates a women’s team.
The election Thursday of a new leader of Thailand’s soccer association throws light on how soccer is governed in many countries: It’s a messy process.
Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time to give West Ham the home victory.
When players like Jackson Martínez and Alex Teixeira leave Europe for China, it is just the latest stop in a career path that started when they left home while young.
At least 26 African countries will not vote for Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain in the FIFA presidential election.
Messi, the Barcelona striker, is expected to play in Wednesday’s King’s Cup semi-final against Valencia despite missing training on Monday to have tests on his kidneys, the La Liga club said.
The players’ association will oppose an expedited schedule in the case, and contended that the federation’s 2015 financial statement had conceded the key point in the lawsuit.
Barcelona did just enough to defeat last-place Levante, 2-0, in Madrid on Sunday and tie its club record of 28 consecutive games without a loss.
Leicester visited Manchester City and came away with a 3-1 win over the high-priced club to stay in first place.
With a 3-1 win at Manchester City on Saturday, Leicester showed how it has become a favorite with several British bookmakers.
Christian Pulisic, 17, recently made his Bundesliga debut with Borussia Dortmund after a rapid climb that began in the United States.
The bid by Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain to succeed Sepp Blatter as the president of FIFA received a big lift when the Confederation of African Football, meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, urged its 54 member countries to vote for him.
Kévin Gameiro scored twice to help Sevilla beat Celta Vigo, 4-0.
“The players are very, very upset,” midfielder Megan Rapinoe said, citing safety and privacy concerns in the disclosure of the women’s national team players’ home and email addresses.
Newcastle was beaten, 3-0, by host Everton to stay third from bottom in the Premier League standings.
The lawsuit is a sudden escalation of a labor fight over the team’s collective bargaining agreement with the federation.
The result left Arsenal 5 points behind first-place Leicester in the Premier League.
Through an agreement that will be announced Wednesday, Fox Sports 1 will televise 25 Mexico games starting this year and continuing until the 2018 World Cup.