• More World Cup stadium problems in Russia
    The stadiums slated to host World Cup 2018 matches in the Russian cities of Volgograd and Nizhny Novgorod won't be ready until 2018.
  • Bradley's Swansea falls at Stoke City
    Swansea City is still looking for its first win since Bob Bradley replaced Francesco Guidolin as the Swans' manager. The 3-1 loss at Stoke City left Swansea with one point after three games since the American took charge.
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger back training with Man United first team
    German World Cup champion Bastian Schweinsteiger's days in the dog house of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho are over. He resumed training with the first team after being forced to trained alone or with the club's under-23s since Mourinho took charge in the summer.
  • Real Madrid's Pepe out for four weeks
    A thigh injury will force Real Madrid defender Pepe to miss the Madrid derby against Atletico and he could miss Spain's Clasico against Barcelona on Dec. 4. He has been diagnosed with a grade-two muscle injury after being injured midway through the first half of Real Madrid's game against Alaves. He'll also miss Champions League action for Real Madrid and international play with Portugal.
  • Report: Spanish government wants money for Haiti relief back from soccer federation
    Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported that a soccer school project funded by the Spanish government in Haiti following the devastating earthquake in 2010 was never completed and Spain's minister for sport has asked the country's national soccer federation for the return of the money it advanced.
  • Guatemala suspended from international soccer activities
    The problems of the Guatemalan soccer federation continued on Friday as FIFA suspended Guatemala from all international soccer activity.
  • Zidane picks Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or
    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Cristiano Ronaldo deserves a fourth Ballon d'Or despite his dip in form after helping Portugal win Euro 2016.
  • Mourinho: Rooney 'is going nowhere'
    Talk of Wayne Rooney's exit from Manchester United is premature if you believe his manager, Jose Mourinho. Rooney, 31, has not started an EPL game in more than a month, but Mourinho says talk of a problem between him and his captain is all media business.
  • Gladbach's scoring funk continues
    Borussia Moenchengladbach could only manage a 0-0 tie with Eintracht Frankfurt for its fourth consecutive Bundesliga game without a goal.
  • Man City's Kompany replaced because he was 'tired'
    Making only his second start of the season after suffering a groin strain in September, Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany asked to come off at halftime of City's 1-0 League Cup loss at Manchester United because he was "tired," according to City manager Pep Guardiola.
  • Algeria picks Belgian Leekens as new head coach
    Algeria hired former Belgium national team coach Georges Leekens, 67, as its new coach two days after losing his job at Belgian club Lokeren.
  • Mourinho and Moyes hit with misconduct charges
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Sunderland boss Davis Moyes has been charged with misconduct.
  • Barcelona wants action taken against La Liga president for 'skittles' comment
    Barcelona has gone to Spain's Court for Sport, seeking action against La Liga president Javier Tebas after he criticized the way Barca players reacted to an empty bottle being thrown at them from the stands during a goal celebration at their match at Valencia.
  • Argentina calls in Lavezzi in place of injured Dybala
    Argentina named Ezequiel Lavezzi in place of injured Paulo Dybala for the South American World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Colombia.
  • Win might have saved De Boer's Inter Milan job
    Inter Milan's Dutch coach, Frank de Boer, admitted he feels "a little more stable" after a 2-1 victory over Torino thanks to Mauro Icardi's two goals.