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Colombia defensive midfielder Valencia signs with Austin

Jan. 13, 2022 12:27 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin FC has signed Colombia defensive midfielder Jhojan Valencia from Deportivo Cali to a three-year deal with an option for a fourth season. The MLS club announced the deal on Thursday. Valencia, 25, helped Deportivo Cali win the Colombia...

Hoppe returns for Mallorca 2 months after thigh injury

Jan. 08, 2022 11:41 AM EST

American forward Matthew Hoppe returned from an injury layoff of more than two months, entering in the 74th minute of Mallorca's 2-0 loss at Levante on Saturday in the Spanish league. The 20-year-old from Yorba Linda, California, had not played for Mallorca since Sept. 22 and had not...

Cole Bassett's late goal in debut sends US past Bosnia 1-0

Dec. 18, 2021 23:28 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cole Bassett wrote down his two main goals for the U.S. national team's two-week December camp and left them sitting on his bed so he would see them every day. “Make my debut, and score a goal,” Bassett recalled. The 20-year-old Colorado...

Live updates: Quebec limits businesses to 50% capacity

Dec. 16, 2021 20:25 PM EST

TORONTO — Bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment venues across the Canadian province of Quebec will be required to operate at 50% capacity because of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. Quebec Premier François Legault announced new pandemic restrictions Thursday after...

Valencia's Musah scores 2nd goal of season, in Copa del Rey

Dec. 16, 2021 18:39 PM EST

American midfielder Yunus Musah scored his second goal of the Spanish season, putting Valencia ahead in the first minute of a 3-1 extra-time win over second-tier Arenteiro on Thursday night in the second round of the Copa del Rey. José Gayà crossed to Maxi Gómez, who shot toward...

Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero says he is retiring for health reasons

Dec. 15, 2021 06:26 AM EST
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero says he is retiring for health reasons.

La Liga sells Spanish broadcast rights for $5B+ for 5 years

Dec. 13, 2021 17:39 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain's top soccer league has generated 4.95 billion euros ($5.6 billion) from the sale of subscription broadcast domestic rights for five seasons. La Liga has sold games for live broadcast in Spain to a streaming service for the first time with DAZN picking up the...

Barcelona out of Champions League, snow extends group stage

Dec. 08, 2021 19:00 PM EST

Barcelona’s 17-year streak of advancing to the Champions League knockout rounds each season ended Wednesday with an exit from the group stage that failed to finish on time because of snow in Italy. Barcelona fell to a 3-0 loss at Bayern Munich that dumped the five-time European...

Madrid court backs federation in ban of league match in US

Dec. 02, 2021 10:26 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Madrid court has tossed out an appeal by the Spanish league against a prior decision favoring the Spanish soccer federation’s refusal to allow a league game be played in the United States, the federation said Thursday. The federation celebrated the...

Ready for Rangnick: Sancho helps Man United draw at Chelsea

Nov. 28, 2021 14:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The cautious game plan, with Cristiano Ronaldo dropped to the bench, worked for Manchester United. Hitting Chelsea on the counterattack, with Jadon Sancho scoring his first Premier League goal, and grabbing a point is the type of damage limitation-mode...