The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Wednesday that it has asked Vietnam to correct an erroneous reference to Taiwan's national soccer team, which is currently visiting the Southeast Asian country in preparation for a Thursday qualifying match with Vietnam for the 2018 World Cup.
Clint Dempsey is expected to play his first game with the U.S. since October when the national team plays a World Cup qualifying match Friday in Guatemala.
Barcelona extended its Spanish record unbeaten streak to 39 consecutive games in all competitions, but failed to win a league match for the first time since Jan. 2 as it drew 2-2 away to Villarreal.
Leicester won again to maintain its surprising march toward the English Premier League crown on Saturday.
Felipe scored twice in a six-minute span in the second half to lead the New York Red Bulls a stunning 4-3 victory over the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Marseille's chaotic season took another turn for the worse as its increasingly frustrated fans clashed with riot police during the first half of Friday's 5-2 home loss to Rennes in the French league.
Leon Goretzka scored late for Schalke to somehow beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 Friday and leapfrog the visitors into fourth place in the Bundesliga.
Claudio Ranieri insists leading Leicester to the most remarkable title triumph in Premier League history wouldn't serve as revenge on the critics who have questioned the Italian throughout his career.
FIFA finally revealed Sepp Blatter's pay deal on Thursday, which was US$3.76 million in 2015 as soccer's embattled governing body reported a loss of US$122 million for a year marred by scandal.
Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho's stylish goal earned Liverpool a 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Thursday as Jurgen Klopp's men eliminated their arch foes from the Europa League.