Friday, October 17, 2014
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to the World Cup and for saying Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley damaged their careers by returning to MLS from European clubs.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is looking forward to ending his FIFA ban and says he will be fit to face Real Madrid if selected later this month.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lionel Messi needed just six minutes to make his mark in Argentina's 7-0 rout of Hong Kong in a friendly at Hong Kong Stadium on Tuesday.
James Rodriguez scored on a quick restart in the 75th minute and Colombia beat Canada 1-0 in the nightcap of an international friendly doubleheader Tuesday night.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Netherlands fell to another surprising loss and fellow continental powers Italy and Belgium also struggled in European Championship qualifying Monday, while Croatia showed off its goal-scoring credentials.
Alex Ferguson has backed Louis van Gaal's decision to overhaul Manchester United's struggling squad with a major spending spree.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Colombian forward Fabian Castillo scored in the winner in 88th minute as FC Dallas clinched a Major League Soccer playoff berth with a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday.
Diego Costa finally transferred his prolific club form to international level to help Spain get back on track in European Championship qualifying, while Wayne Rooney edged England to another win on the road to France.
Monday, October 13, 2014
In front of a sell-out crowd in Warsaw, Poland finally did it.