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Juventus hit with 15-point penalty for false accounting

Jan. 20, 2023 19:18 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Italy's most storied soccer club, Juventus, was hit with a massive 15-point penalty for false accounting Friday following an appeal hearing at the Italian soccer federation. The punishment could eliminate the club’s chances of playing in Europe next season. A record...

Juventus penalized 15 points in Italian soccer league for false accounting

Jan. 20, 2023 15:46 PM EST
ROME (AP) — Juventus penalized 15 points in Italian soccer league for false accounting.

Player awarded back pay from Lyon over maternity leave

Jan. 18, 2023 18:56 PM EST

Midfielder Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir has been awarded more than $88,000 in back pay that was withheld by her French club team, Lyon, in violation of FIFA's rules protecting maternity rights. Gunnarsdóttir, who now plays for Juventus in Italy, wrote her account of the salary...

Gianluca Vialli, former Italy striker, dies at 58

Jan. 06, 2023 06:45 AM EST

Gianluca Vialli, the former Italy striker who helped Sampdoria and Juventus win Serie A and European trophies before becoming player-manager at Chelsea, has died. He was 58. The Italian soccer federation confirmed Vialli's death on Friday. Vialli announced in 2018 that...

Ronaldo rejected offers elsewhere for top salary Saudi deal

Jan. 03, 2023 16:53 PM EST

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was presented as the superstar new signing of Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr on Tuesday, with the team’s president saying the Portugal great deserves to be the highest paid player on the planet. Ronaldo said he turned down “many...

Loyal to Santos, Pelé toured and scored in Europe

Dec. 30, 2022 10:34 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Pelé or Diego Maradona? Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Endless arguments over the greatest player in the history of men's soccer can often see cheap hits aimed at Pelé, who died Thursday at age 82, with the claim that he wasn't tested on the European stage...

Jogo bonito: Pelé ’s 10 most memorable goals

Dec. 29, 2022 16:11 PM EST

Pelé made scoring look easy, getting the ball into the net in the most varied and beautiful ways — dribbling past defenders, firing powerful shots, striking well-placed free kicks or using firm headers. Nearly 1,090 of his goals came with the Brazilian club Santos, and 95 were scored with...

Rested Mbappé to face England in World Cup quarterfinals

Dec. 07, 2022 12:16 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Yes, Kylian Mbappé will be ready to face England at the World Cup on Saturday. No, the France forward was not injured when he missed a recent training session. France teammate Ibrahima Konaté delivered a reassuring message about Mbappé on Wednesday, news that...

UEFA opens investigation into Juventus as club's woes grow

Dec. 01, 2022 14:37 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Juventus’ off-the-field problems keep on worsening in a scandal reverberating through Italian soccer. UEFA opened an investigation into Juventus on Thursday, hours after it was revealed that the Turin prosecutor’s office had requested indictments for former...

After 1st-round defeats, Cameroon, Serbia need World Cup win

Nov. 27, 2022 05:26 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After failing to score and losing their opening games, both Cameroon and Serbia need their strikers on target when they meet Monday at the World Cup. “The highest level is unforgiving,” Cameroon coach Rigobert Song said after his team's opening 1-0 loss to...