How can FIFA get match officials unfamiliar with video review to use it properly in Russia? It can't and they can't. Read the whole story
"You build a new skeleton between World Cups and we hadn't built the skeleton yet. When we lost two games, we were still building the skeleton. Sorry we lost two games! Then [the Federation]
became emotional. ...But they made their decision, so no problem."
-- Jurgen Klinsmann on his ouster as U.S. men's national team coach after it opened the Hexagonal in 2016 with losses to Mexico and Costa Rica. (Sports Illustrated)
The number of MLS players selected to play in the World Cup or named to preliminary rosters is up to 23. Read the whole story
Saudi Arabia banned 32-year-old Fahad Al Mirdasi from soccer for life for proposing to fix Saturday's King's Cup final. Read the whole story
His Marseille teammates consoled him, as did Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann, after his injury likely ended his World Cup dreams. Read the whole story
2009: Ukraine-Shakhtar Donetsk
2010: Spain-Atletico Madrid
2012: Spain-Atletico Madrid
2017: England-Manchester United
2018: Spain-*Atletico Madrid
*Beat Marseille, 3-0, in Wednesday's final
Note: Competition was known as the UEFA Cup through 2008-09.
World Cup-bound Jonas Hector splits two Wolfsburg defenders with a Zidane move before chipping home from a tight angle. Read the whole story
The USA, Australia, Brazil and Japan will take part in the tournament for women's national teams played in Kansas, Connecticut and Illinois. Read the whole story