Friday, October 9, 2015
New York's Sacha Kljestan and Lloyd Sam scored to help the Red Bulls beat ten-man Montreal 2-1 on Wednesday, moving six points clear atop Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference and closer to clinching the conference title.
Erick Torres scored in the 65th minute to help Mexico beat 10-man Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday night and wrap up Group B in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.
Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, the man who had been favored to take over as FIFA leader, were both suspended for 90 days Thursday, plunging soccer's governing body deeper into crisis.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
After defying pleas from FIFA sponsors to quit immediately, President Sepp Blatter is continuing regular business at soccer's governing body, presiding over a dispute between soccer federations on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world soccer body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea's failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.
International Olympic Committee boss Thomas Bach would welcome FIFA following the IOC example by undertaking far-reaching reforms, as Sepp Blatter faces fresh calls to resign as president of soccer's governing body, he said on Monday.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
Defending champion Chelsea fell to its fourth loss of the Premier League season on Saturday, leaving Jose Mourinho talking about the possibility of being fired.
Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette received a welcome confidence boost as he scored a second league goal this season to give his struggling club a much-needed 1-0 win over in-form Reims on Saturday.
Barcelona lost 2-1 at struggling Sevilla on Saturday, missing the chance to take the provisional lead in the Spanish league.