Latest England National Soccer Team News

The Latest: Some fans boo England players for taking a knee

Jun. 13, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sections of fans at Wembley Stadium have booed England players for taking a knee before the European Championship game against Croatia. The boos came despite pleas from the team...

The Latest: Lukaku delivers message to Eriksen at Euro 2020

Jun. 12, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Romelu Lukaku delivered a heartfelt message to Denmark player Christian Eriksen after scoring the first goal in Belgium’s 3-0 victory over Russia at the European Championship. ...

The Latest: Italy opens Euro 2020 with 3-0 win over Turkey

Jun. 11, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer's European Championship: ___ A flurry of second-half goals gave Italy a 3-0 win over Turkey in the opening match of the European Championship. Ciro Immobile kicked in a rebound from close range and Lorenzo...

EURO 2020: Pragmatism the key to success in pandemic soccer

Jun. 04, 2021 08:18 AM EDT

The European Championship is the first major international soccer tournament to take place since the coronavirus outbreak and arrives at the end of the most condensed club season in history. Many players will be exhausted. Injuries are a bigger concern than ever. National...

US forward Daryl Dike set to return to Orlando City

Jun. 02, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — American forward Daryl Dike will be returning to Major League Soccer's Orlando City. The team says Barnsley of England's second tier League Championship declined to exercise its purchase option on the 20-year old. Dike scored...

Hoppe on US roster for Switzerland friendly, Yedlin returns

May. 20, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Schalke forward Matthew Hoppe and Bayern Munich youth team defender Justin Che were among 27 players selected Thursday for a training camp ahead of the United States’ exhibition against Switzerland in St. Gallen on May 30. Galatasaray defender DeAndre...

Spain's La Liga moves to ESPN with 8-year agreement

May. 13, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

Spain's La Liga is hoping that their deal with ESPN finally puts them on the same footing in the United States as their English and German soccer counterparts. ESPN will take over English- and Spanish-language rights to La Liga when next season begins in August as part of...

MLS 2021: Newcomers to MLS lack star power of previous years

Apr. 13, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

Whether it was the ongoing financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the delay to the start of the season due to negotiations over the collective bargaining agreement or challenges in bringing players in from overseas, the newcomers joining Major League Soccer for the 2021 season lack...

Europe top teams win WCup qualifiers as Swiss move goalposts

Mar. 28, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

World Cup qualifying in Europe took a quirky turn when the goalposts were removed before a match between Switzerland and Lithuania because they were deemed the incorrect size. It was one of the few things that didn’t go to script on Sunday. All of...

Musah bonded with Americans, made him want to switch to US

Mar. 24, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

Yunuf Musah was sold on switching from England to the United States after spending time with American players during a November training camp. And having the chance to play at the 2026 World Cup co-hosted by the U.S. was part of the attraction. “That was a big thing for...