Monday, October 12, 2015
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.
Jordan scored twice in the second half to upset continental champion Australia 2-0 on Thursday and move to the top of Group B in the second round of Asian qualifying for the World Cup.
Brazil showed Thursday it can't win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 at Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was carried off on a stretcher, in tears, with a hamstring injury during Argentina's 2-0 loss to Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier and faces a spell on the sidelines.
Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud and could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty.
Clint Dempsey has been immersed in the U.S. soccer rivalry with Mexico pretty much from the moment he understood what the international game means to both nations.
Karim Benzema ended a one-year scoring drought with his national team in style, netting two goals and setting up another as France beat Armenia 4-0 in a friendly match on Thursday.