Thursday, July 3, 2014
Neymar is making good progress in his recovery from thigh and knee knocks ahead of Friday's World Cup quarterfinal against Colombia, Brazil's team doctor said on Tuesday.
There may have been broken hearts and shattered dreams across the United States on Tuesday, but MLS promoters say unprecedented enthusiasm for the national team is evidence that Major League Soccer has come of age.
A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup soccer match.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
When it comes to the knockout stages of the World Cup, wins are worth more than style.
Paul Pogba scored with a late header to finally break Nigeria's stubborn resistance and Joseph Yobo added an own-goal as France won 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday.
Wiping tears from his eyes, Algerian coach Vahid Halilhodzic embraced each of his exhausted players as they walked off the pitch after pushing Germany to the very end of extra time.
It wasn't exactly the way Joseph Yobo wanted to mark his 100th and final appearance for Nigeria.
Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez apologized Monday to Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini for the bite that saw him banned for four months and expelled from the World Cup.
Cameroon soccer chiefs said Monday they plan to investigate reports of alleged match-fixing involving the country's World Cup squad.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Dutch were worried about the oppressive heat at Arena Castelao, and they left it with the stifling hot conditions to thank for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.