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Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 21:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers. Gio Reyna and Aaron Long were left off along with defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream, and forwards Daryl Dike, Jordan...

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.

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...

Barcelona, Man City drop club crypto sponsors amid concerns

Nov. 19, 2021 15:19 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Concerns about two cryptocurrency companies led to two of Europe's leading soccer clubs, Barcelona and Manchester City, dropping short-lived sponsorship agreements on Friday. Premier League champion City suspended a deal with 3Key Technologies after...

Qatari club agrees to let Xavi become Barcelona coach

Nov. 05, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Xavi Hernández, the player who personified the attacking style popularized by Barcelona and Spain's national team, is close to returning to Camp Nou as coach. Xavi's current employer, Qatari club Al-Sadd, said Friday that the former midfielder...

Xavi Hernández’s Qatari club has agreed to let him become Barcelona’s next coach upon payment of release clause

Nov. 05, 2021 06:59 AM EDT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Xavi Hernández’s Qatari club has agreed to let him become Barcelona’s next coach upon payment of release clause.

Bayern, Juventus through to Champions League knockout rounds

Nov. 02, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty on Tuesday but still got a hat trick. The Poland star dominated on his 100th Champions League appearance to lead Bayern Munich into the last-16 after a 5-2 rout of Benfica. Juventus also booked its...

Spanish club Barcelona fires coach Ronald Koeman after poor start to season

Oct. 27, 2021 18:26 PM EDT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish club Barcelona fires coach Ronald Koeman after poor start to season.