Monday, October 6, 2014
There are no soccer matches being played in Greece this weekend. Basketball, swimming, handball and volleyball events have also been halted by government order.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Striker Odair Fortes scored his first goal of the season to give Reims a 1-0 win over Bordeaux that lifted the club out of the relegation zone on Friday in the French league.
Getafe substitute Baba Diawara scored two minutes from time to salvage a 1-1 draw at home against Cordoba in the Spanish league on Friday.
Salomon Kalou scored twice as Hertha Berlin came from behind to beat visiting Stuttgart 3-2 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
A Spanish judge rejected an appeal filed by Lionel Messi's lawyers on Friday to drop tax fraud charges against the Barcelona star.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Cesc Fabregas will look to make Arsenal pay for their failure to re-sign him when he faces his old club in their match against Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Defending champion Sevilla rescued a 2-2 draw at Rijeka in the Europa League, while Everton also snatched a point at impressive Russian side Krasnodar on Thursday.
The push to get Canada to stage the Women's World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with American star Abby Wambach and a group of players “fully prepared to go forward zealously and aggressively in court” to force a change, their lawyer said on Thursday.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Real Madrid and Liverpool found their combined 15 European titles were no protection on the road in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Kaka is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player. The Brazilian attacker is earning a base salary of US$6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday by the MLS Players Union. Including a prorated share of compensation not specified to a specific year, his total earnings rise to a league-record US$7,167,500.