Saturday, September 5, 2015
Unsung Iceland and Wales took big steps toward qualifying for the European Championships on Thursday -- and they don't intend to take the long road to the expanded 24-team tournament just because there are more ways to qualify.
Japan eased past Cambodia 3-0 to secure its first win in World Cup qualifying while South Korea thrashed Laos 8-0 to stay undefeated on Thursday.
Friday, September 4, 2015
South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation of breaking electoral and ethical rules by lobbying for rival candidate Michel Platini in the upcoming FIFA presidential election.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Manchester United's early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two goals and set up another to lead the New York Red Bulls past D.C. United 3-0 in in Major League Soccer on Sunday.
Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion, Gabi Fernandez and substitute forward Jackson Martinez scored a goal each as Atletico Madrid defeated Sevilla 3-0 on Sunday to win its second game in a row and keep pace with Barcelona atop the Spanish league.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Thomas Mueller celebrated his 200th Bundesliga match with two goals as defending champion Bayern Munich powered past Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 on Saturday.
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez scored two goals each to fuel Real Madrid' 5-0 rout of Real Betis in its home opener Saturday, while Barcelona edged Malaga 1-0 in the Spanish League.
France forward Nabil Fekir scored his first French league hat trick Saturday as last year's runner-up Lyon won 4-0 at Caen, while Reims moved provisionally top with a 4-1 victory at Lorient.