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Global Soccer: Time for High Finance and Player Trades

More than 5,000 soccer players are being bought and sold, or just given away, in the summer trading window that runs from June to September.

English Soccer Club Sets Up Tight Defense, but This One Repels Journalists

In a move that reflects a shifting media landscape, Swindon Town F.C. has largely barred reporters from interviewing players and coaches, and it plans to provide its own content.

In European Soccer, Usual Suspects Expected to Win

A look at bookmaker’s odds shows that for the have nots in the major European leagues, the chance of winding up at the top of the table is vanishingly close to zero.

Live and Kicking: Games to Watch This Week

The 10-week Premier League summer break ends this weekend with 10 games. The soccer editor and unabashed Ajax fan Andrew Das tells you what to watch.

Arsenal 1, Chelsea 0: Wenger Gets Better of Mourinho as Arsenal Wins Community Shield

Arsène Wenger said his 13-match winless streak against José Mourinho “didn’t play on my mind at all,” but he acknowledged that his players might have been affected by the club’s recent struggles against Chelsea.

Global Soccer: Mending Their Knees, and Their Playing Careers

Theo Walcott and Radamel Falcao of Arsenal and Chelsea are back from the same devastating injury. But they both have their manager's support.

Roundup: Community Shield Matchup Pits Chelsea Against Arsenal, Renewing a Rivalry

The traditional kickoff for the new Premier League will be contested between two clubs that brought home hardware last season: Chelsea, the reigning league champion, taking on F.A. Cup winner, Arsenal.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: New Coach for Spain

Spain’s national women’s soccer team has a new coach for the first time in 27 years after Jorge Vilda was hired to replace Ignacio Quereda, who had been in charge since 1988.

Argentine Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in FIFA Corruption Case

Alejandro Burzaco, a citizen of Argentina and Italy, was the third defendant to appear in United States federal court in connection with the case.

Michel Platini Announces Candidacy for FIFA President

Mr. Platini, 60, of France, wrote to FIFA member federations that he wanted to give scandal-plagued FIFA back “the dignity and the position it deserves.”

App Smart: Video Feature: Putting the Soccer Pitch in the Palm of Your Hand

Whether you call it football or soccer, the sport is well represented in a host of apps that deliver scores, footage and more.

Family, and a Fair Bit of Fortune, Lead Shaun Wright-Phillips to the Red Bulls

Everyone and his brother is joining M.L.S. these days, with the Premier League veteran Shaun Wright-Phillips now set to join the younger Bradley Wright-Phillips in Harrison.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Mexico Dismisses Its National Soccer Team’s Coach

Miguel Herrera was fired after a television reporter claimed Herrera punched him at the Philadelphia airport.

UEFA Leader Is Set to Pursue FIFA’s Top Job

Michel Platini, the head of European soccer’s confederation, UEFA, has become a heavy favorite to win the election for FIFA president, though he will face competition.

Global Soccer: Arsenal Coach Is Back Doing What He Does Best: Groom Talent

Coach Arsène Wenger's strength is developing younger players, and the club has loaded up on them again this off-season.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: First Qualifier for U.S. Will be Nov. 13

The United States will host either Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Today’s Soccer Gear: Shorts, Cleats, Shinguards and a GPS Unit

Technology designed to provide performance data on players is spreading through soccer, although it has mostly stopped short of in-game use.

Live and Kicking: Games to Watch This Week

Farewell Concacaf Gold Cup, and good riddance. Everyone back to your clubs. The soccer editor Andrew Das tells you what to watch.

Red Bulls Sign Shaun Wright-Phillips, the Brother of Their Star Striker

Wright-Phillips, a former Chelsea and England player, could join his brother Bradley in the Red Bulls’ lineup as soon as Saturday.

On Soccer: Overcoming Distractions, Mexico Wins Gold Cup Final

Mexico defeated Jamaica as the regional tournament sought to shift its focus from scandal to soccer.

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