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MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Jun. 09, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will take place more than a year later than originally scheduled, but a match between the top players in Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX is on. The two leagues announced Wednesday that the MLS All-Star Game will be played Aug. 25 at Banc...

Champions League final averages 3.65 million viewers in US

Jun. 02, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Champions League final on Saturday averaged a combined 3.65 million viewers on English- and Spanish-language television, tying for the second-largest audience for the game since 2011. Nielsen ratings show Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City...

Real Madrid appoints Carlo Ancelotti as coach after Everton releases him from contract

Jun. 01, 2021 13:42 PM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid appoints Carlo Ancelotti as coach after Everton releases him from contract.

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

Wealth prevails as Chelsea, Man City contest European final

May. 28, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Looming over Liberdade Square, the giant European Cup replica that supporters of Chelsea and Manchester City crane their necks to photograph is a reminder of the prize being sought in Saturday's Champions League final. And the footballing heritage...

Talking points ahead of the Champions League final

May. 28, 2021 06:52 AM EDT

Manchester City and Chelsea meet in an all-English Champions League final in Porto on Saturday. Here are some of the talking points in the match: GUARDIOLA VS. TUCHEL It's a meeting of two of the sharpest minds in soccer, seven years after Guardiola...

Zidane quits again as Madrid coach after winless season

May. 27, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane is stepping down as Real Madrid coach, again. The club said Thursday the Frenchman is leaving his job, a few days after a season in which Madrid failed to win a title for the first time in more than a decade. "(Zidane)...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

May. 27, 2021 06:16 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid.

Rashford faces racist abuse on social media after final loss

May. 27, 2021 03:28 AM EDT

GDANSK, Poland (AP) — Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford said Thursday he faced “at least 70 racial slurs" on social media after his team's loss on penalties to Villarreal in the Europa League final. Villarreal won its first major trophy 11-10 on penalties...

Rebel Super League clubs won't accept UEFA 'coercion'

May. 26, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus strongly criticized UEFA on Wednesday for opening disciplinary cases against them over their roles in trying to launch a European Super League, saying they won't accept being pressured by the European soccer body. The...