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Corruption scandal: Swiss authorities seize computer data from FIFA

FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has handed over computer data to police in Switzerland investigating the 2018 and 2022…

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South Africa's soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa shot dead

South Africa’s soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa was shot and killed on Sunday, October 26, by armed men who broke into…

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Jimmy Hill, iconic figure of English football, dies aged 87

Jimmy Hill, one of the most influential figures of English football, has died, aged 87. The former Match of the…

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Joshua King scores winner as Bournemouth defeat Manchester United 2-1

Bournemouth humbled Manchester United 2-1 in the Premier League, with former United striker Joshua King scoring the winner. Junior Stanislas…

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New Valencia hold La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 1-1 draw

New Valencia held La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 1-1 draw as Santi Mina scored a late equalizer. Luis Suarez…

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Spanish Cup: Real Madrid expelled for fielding ineligible player

Real Madrid have been thrown out of the Copa del Rey for fielding Russian winger Denis Cheryshev, an ineligible player,…

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La Liga: Barcelona defeat Real Sociedad 4-0

Neymar stuck twice and Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored a goal each as Barcelona continued their brilliant run in…

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Messi, Suarez score two each as Barcelona crush Roma 6-1

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored two goals each as Barcelona overwhelmed Roma 6-1 in a Champions League game.  Suarez…

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La Liga: Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona outclass Real Madrid

Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu to stay at the top of the…

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Putin praises Fifa president Sepp Blatter, says he deserves Nobel Prize

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has said that Sepp Blatter, the beleaguered president of world football’s governing…

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Liverpool sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke for £32.5mn

Liverpool has completed the £32.5 million signing of Christian Benteke, the Aston Villa striker. The 24-year-old Belgium international has struck…

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Corruption probe: Bolivia's football chief Carlos Chavez arrested

Carlos Chavez, the president of the Bolivian Football Federation, has been arrested as part of a corruption inquiry, reports say.…

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Uruguay's soccer legend Alcides Ghiggia dies, aged 88

Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, the legendary footballer who scored Uruguay’s winning goal against Brazil in the 1950 World Cup, has died,…

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Women's Soccer World Cup: Carli Lloyd scores hat-trick as US defeat Japan to win title

Carli Lloyd scored three goals within 13 minutes to take the match away from Japan as the United States overwhelmed…

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Copa America: Chile beat Argentina in penalty shootout, win title

Chile defeated Argentina 4-1 in a penalty shootout to clinch their first ever Copa America title. Alexis Sanchez, the Arsenal…

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Copa America: Argentina crush Paraguay 6-1 to set up title clash with Chile

Argentina thrashed Paraguay 6-1 to set up a Copa America title clash against Chile, the tournament hosts. Marcos Rojo made…

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Manchester United make £28.6mn bid for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos

Manchester United have made a bid of £28.6 million for Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid player. The 29-year-old defender is…

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Copa America: Neymar provisionally suspended for one match

Brazilian star Neymar was provisionally suspended for one game after being shown a red card following Colombia’s 1-0 victory over…

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Brazilian soccer legend Zito dies aged 82

Zito, the former Brazil midfielder who played in two squads that won the World Cups in 1958 and 1962, has…

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Croatian football federation apologizes over swastika sign on ground

Croatia’s football federation has issued an apology over a swastika symbol that was imprinted on a pitch where its national…

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