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The Spanish striker scored 23 goals this season to lead New York City F.C. to its first playoff berth.
The bonus of not finishing first in group play could mean a team, such as Real Madrid, will have a softer landing entering the knockout rounds.
The governing body of South American soccer also awarded Chapecoense’s opponent in the tournament final its Fair Play award for requesting the move.
The draw favored Madrid, which kept its 6-point advantage atop the Spanish league standings, with Barcelona in second.
Barry Bennell, 62, was accused of assaults suspected of occurring between 1981 and 1985 and involving a boy under the age of 14. Bennell was to appear in court on Dec. 14.
Atlético Nacional, the Colombian team that was to play Brazil’s Chapecoense in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, has asked organizers to award the trophy to the Brazilian club.
‘I’m not a person that digs deep into analytics, because I don’t think the sport of soccer is an analytic sport,’ Arena said.
A scrappy upstart team from a humdrum industrial city, now devastated by a plane crash, was a remarkable modern success story in Brazilian soccer.
The Maple Leafs are the center of attention, and the Raptors and the Blue Jays have recently made playoff runs. A championship for Toronto F.C. could change the story.
The crash of a plane carrying the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense to a game in Colombia is one of several similar accidents stretching back decades.
Mourinho was ejected in United’s 1-1 tie with West Ham, and United has zero wins in its last four home games in the Premier League.
Depending on whom you ask, either KF Trepca or FK Trepca is the rightful owner of the decades of soccer history that came before war tore apart the former Yugoslavia.
Depending whom you ask, either KF Trepca or FK Trepca is the rightful owner of the decades of soccer history that came before war tore apart the former Yugoslavia.
Uli Hoeness is back in charge of Bayern Munich, 270 days after his early release from a 42-month prison term for tax evasion.
As crisis has engulfed soccer on both sides of the Atlantic in recent months, there remains some common ground between the two nations.
The Azkals, as the national team is known, are competing in the Suzuki Cup and a strong showing could help their sport compete with basketball.
Back as the coach of the U.S. men’s team, Arena distanced himself from his remarks in recent years questioning the patriotism of foreign-born players.
It’s easy to envision the job of the federation’s president, Sunil Gulati, as akin to a professional general manager, but he has a much wider mandate.
Arena, who has won five M.L.S. titles and five N.C.A.A. titles, will lead the Americans for the balance of this World Cup cycle after having coached them in the 2002 and 2006 Cups.
Klinsmann had mixed success developing young talent and changing the American style of play.