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Denis Bouanga scores twice as LAFC snaps Sounders' five-match win streak with 3-0 victory

Jul. 21, 2024 01:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Denis Bouanga scored on a first-half penalty kick before adding a second-half goal and Los Angeles FC snapped the Seattle Sounders' five-match win streak with a 3-0 victory on Saturday night. LAFC (14-5-5) took a 1-0 lead just 16 minutes into the match after a hand...

Paul Arriola's PK goal in stoppage time gives Dallas 1-1 draw with Revolution

Jul. 20, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Paul Arriola scored on a penalty kick in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time and FC Dallas rallied for a 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution on Saturday night. Arriola took the PK, scoring his third goal of the season for Dallas (8-11-6)...

Marta pursues soccer gold at the Olympics while preparing to pass the torch to Brazil's youngsters

Jul. 20, 2024 07:34 AM EDT

Marta can’t help but be a bit nostalgic heading into her last big tournament with the Brazilian national team. But for the 38-year-old six-time world player of the year, the time has come to finally step away. "I contributed what I supposed to give to the national...

U.S. captain Tyler Adams has back surgery and will miss start of season with Bournemouth

Jul. 20, 2024 06:38 AM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — United States captain Tyler Adams will miss the start of the Premier League season while he recovers from back surgery, Bournemouth manager Andoni Iraola said. Adams missed most of last season because of a hamstring problem, and after a brief return he...

Chicago Fire offer vouchers for fans if Messi doesn't play for Inter Miami on Aug. 31

Jul. 19, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire said Friday that they will offer vouchers for fans if Lionel Messi doesn't play for Inter Miami when the teams meet at Soldier Field on Aug. 31. Messi injured a ligament in his right ankle during Argentina’s win over Colombia in the Copa America...

Injured and locked-out fans file first lawsuits over Copa America stampede and melee

Jul. 19, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The first lawsuits have been filed in connection with last weekend's melees that broke out when fans without tickets forced their way into the Copa America soccer tournament final at Hard Rock Stadium, with one person citing serious injuries and some ticket holders...

South Korean FA files complaint to FIFA after Como player's alleged racist remark sparks outrage

Jul. 19, 2024 11:02 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean Football Association has filed an official complaint with FIFA over an alleged racist remark directed at Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Hwang Hee-chan during a recent preseason match in Spain. KFA’s complaint comes after Hwang, a South...

Everton's proposed sale to Texas-based Friedkin Group has fallen through

Jul. 19, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The proposed sale of Premier League club Everton to the Texas-based Friedkin Group has fallen through, both parties said in a joint statement on Friday. The Friedkin Group, which has a portfolio of companies in the automotive, entertainment, hospitality,...

Israel clear to play in Olympic soccer tournament after FIFA postpones decision on possible ban

Jul. 18, 2024 18:28 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has postponed a decision on a Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel from international soccer because of the conflict with Hamas, clearing the way for the Israeli men's national team to play at the Paris Olympics. Soccer's world governing body had been set to...

Patrick Vieira leaves Strasbourg ahead of French season, becomes candidate for US job

Jul. 18, 2024 17:28 PM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Patrick Vieira left as coach of the French club Strasbourg on Thursday less than one month before the Ligue 1 season starts, making him a candidate to succeed Gregg Berhalter as U.S. national team coach. Strasburg, owned by the parent company of England's...