When the USA played Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final at the Rose Bowl, the vast of majority of the 93,420 fans were ... Read the whole story
"The growth of football and the increased participation levels in the U.S. have been tremendous and demonstrate the nation's passion for the game. FIFA continues to work tirelessly to support the
global development of the game in partnership with all of our 209 member associations."
-- Statement issued by a FIFA spokeswoman, disowning comments by Francois Carrard, the recently appointed independent chairman of FIFA's 15-person reform committee, in the Swiss newspaper La Matin Dimanche. Carrard had questioned why American authorities were investigating corruption in soccer, which he described as "just an ethnic sport for girls in schools" in the United States. (Reuters)
Just weeks after joining the LA Galaxy, Giovani dos Santos is out of the team under interim coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti that was named ... Read the whole story
"It has been a tough period for us, but I love this kind of crisis because it means you have to find a solution. We are a team, so if there are three players marking me, someone else in our team is going to be free, so we have to find this kind of solution."
-- Orlando City SC star Kaka after the team held a clear-the-air meeting in the wake of a 1-6-2 run. (MLSSoccer.com)
Real Madrid's Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez shows how he delivers the ball and watch how flying Isco finishes -- a nice bit of soccer ... Read the whole story
"We had to take it seriously. Finally we decided to start negotiations with City."
-- VfL Wolfsburg's director Klaus Allofs on Manchester City's pursuit of Wolfsburg's Belgian winger Kevin de Bruyne, for whom Man City is reportedly willing pay a transfer fee of $90 million. (BBC)
With the exit of general manager Garth Lagerwey to Seattle at the end of the 2014 season and more recently of club president Bill ... Read the whole story
Former IOC director general Francois Carrard's comments about American soccer -- "an ethnic sport for girls in schools" -- exposed his ignorance and forced ... Read the whole story
Scottish midfielder Shaun Maloney is headed back to England, ending one of the shorter Designated Player stints in MLS. He has been transferred from ... Read the whole story
"I got recruited to coach my kid's soccer team. Any advice?" Read the whole story
Forward Cyle Larin heads a list of nine MLS players chosen by Canada head coach Benito Floro to face Belize in World Cup 2018 ... Read the whole story
Prior to Thursday's UEFA Champions League group stage draw, several of Europe's biggest clubs were sweating about the introduction of new seeding rules this ... Read the whole story
With two weekends left in the NWSL's third season, the suspense is over. Seattle Reign FC retained the Shield after winning a second straight ... Read the whole story
On Tuesday Serie A resumes with the Derby della Lanterna between city rivals Genoa and Sampdoria, and Stoke City plays Liverpool in the first ... Read the whole story