Latest Sweden National Soccer Team News

Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden's 3rd tier

Nov. 13, 2018 6:54 PM EST

Signed with fanfare by Columbus 18 months earlier, Romain Gall was released by the Crew in February 2016 after making just four first-team appearances in 1½ seasons. Just 21 years old, the midfielder had seen his hopes with Major League Soccer and the U.S. under-20 national team crater. A little more than a...

Pulisic scheduled for US soccer return while Bradley dropped

Nov. 6, 2018 2:03 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Pulisic is scheduled to be back with the U.S. national team, while Michael Bradley was dropped again just a month after his return. Entering what are likely his final matches in charge of the Americans, interim coach Dave Sarachan announced a 28-man roster Tuesday for exhibitions...

World Cup cash inequality persists after women's prize rises

Oct. 26, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says doubling the total prize money for women's World Cup teams to $30 million is progress. However, the total prize money will be $440 million for the men's teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The FIFA Council on Friday ratified the financial package...

Soccer team in Sweden gives world's Kurds something to cheer

Oct. 26, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

UPPSALA, Sweden (AP) — It began as a project in a Swedish town to get misbehaving kids off the street. Now, it has grown into a top-flight soccer team that has given the Kurdish minority — scattered and ravaged by war for decades — something to cherish as its own. The 14-year journey of the...