Sunday, November 16, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo became the European Championships' all-time top scorer by giving Portugal a 1-0 victory over Armenia, while Germany could only beat Gibraltar 4-0 as its World Cup victory hangover continued on Friday.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
England received stinging criticism from FIFA over its bid team's conduct in the 2018 World Cup contest in a corruption report that accused it of “damaging the image” of world soccer.
Football Federation Australia hit back Friday at a FIFA report that alleged taxpayer money went to buy votes during its bid for the 2022 World Cup, insisting it conducted a clean bid campaign.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Lionel Messi scored the winner from the penalty spot as World Cup runner-up Argentina came from behind to beat Croatia 2-1 in a friendly on Wednesday.
Neymar scored two goals and made another as Brazil beat Turkey 4-0 in a friendly on Wednesday, giving coach Dunga his fifth win in a row since returning to the national team after the World Cup.
Angola announced on Wednesday it was not interested in replacing Morocco as eleventh hour hosts of the crisis-hit 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Russia and Qatar were cleared Thursday by a FIFA judge of corruption in their winning bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Morocco was thrown out of the 2015 African Cup of Nations and dumped as the host Tuesday after refusing to commit to the scheduled dates early next year because of fears over Ebola.
Thomas Mueller and Bayern Munich led the player and team rankings in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The African Cup of Nations tournament is scheduled to start in two months, but nobody wants to host it.