Thursday, October 15, 2015
Delaying the FIFA presidential election would further discredit the scandal-hit governing body and deepen the instability, contender Prince Ali bin al-Hussein said Wednesday.
Osama Omari scored a hat trick and Mahmoud Al Mawas netted twice in Syria's 5-2 win over Afghanistan in a World Cup qualifying game played on neutral turf in Oman on Tuesday because of conflicts in both countries.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Russia is returning to the European Championship for the fourth straight time, while Slovakia will be playing in the tournament for the first time as an independent nation.
Mario Balotelli was named in the team of the tournament at the last European Championship.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Albania joined World Cup winner Germany, Poland and Romania in clinching a spot at next year's European Championship on Sunday after winning their final qualifying games.
Monday, October 12, 2015
Rarely has a loss felt this good. Despite a 2-0 defeat to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Wales reached its first international tournament since the 1958 World Cup on Saturday thanks to Cyprus beating Israel 2-1.
Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba scored on a free kick and Evan Bush made a late diving save as the Montreal Impact beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to close in on a playoff spot in Major League Soccer.
Last year's Grand Finalists the Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC opened their 2015 campaigns in Australian football's A-League with draws on Saturday.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Spain will defend its European Championship title next year, while Switzerland will return to the tournament for the first time since co-hosting it eight years earlier.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Portugal and Northern Ireland booked their places at Euro 2016 on Thursday, while world champion Germany was made to wait after being upset 1-0 by Ireland in Dublin.