It isn't every day that a former World Cup coach arrives to coach a Ligue 2 team, so the French press treated Bob Bradley's ... Read the whole story
"I have been delighted with his contribution and the last game he played for Rangers was his best so far. We have a great relationship with Arsenal and our job is to make sure they know their asset
is being developed properly."
-- Rangers manager Mark Warburton, who hopes to keep 18-year-old American Gedion Zelalem for the rest of the Scottish Championship. The current loan deal with Arsenal expires at the end of December. (Metro)
On Monday, MLS confirmed the obvious by announcing that Sebastian Giovinco of Toronto FC is the 2015 Newcomer of the Year. Giovinco scored 22 ... Read the whole story
"The way we've been playing in Europa League, maybe now a team doesn't want to draw Molde because they have seen how we're doing in the competition."
-- Ethan Horvath, the 20-year-old goalkeeper who has won the starting job at Molde and helped it clinch a berth in the round of 32 of the Europa League after only four of six games ahead of Ajax, Celtic and Fenerbachce, all established European powers. (MLSSoccer.com)
Corinthians' fourth goal in a 6-1 win over Sao Paulo came from a precise strike by Lucca after receiving a back-heel pass from Danilo, ... Read the whole story
"Evergrande's ability to succeed confirms that if the government gets out of Chinese soccer and gives it over to the market and society, there will be quick results. They don't only rely on money,
but also the most professional skill levels and methods to improve their game."
-- Chinese sports commentator Huang Jianxiang after Guangzhou Evergrande won its second Asian Champions League title in three years on Saturday. The success contrasted with China's 0-0 tie with Hong Kong that likely eliminated it from the 2018 World Cup after the second round of qualifying. (New York Times)
Unbeaten in eight World Cup qualifiers since it opened in 1999 -- more games than at any other venue -- the U.S. national team ... Read the whole story
The USA will face Costa Rica, Mexico and Puerto Rico in Group A play of the 2016 Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship in February. ... Read the whole story
Jill Ellis, head coach of the U.S. women's national team that won the 2015 Women's World Cup, has been named an Honorary All-American by ... Read the whole story