AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.sports.soccer.news News Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:24:38 -0400 Wambach, players go to court over World Cup turf Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:07:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/10/01/SOC-Turf-War/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Turf-War c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7191 The push to get Canada to stage the Women's World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with American star Abby Wambach and a group of players "fully prepared to go forward zealously and aggressively in court" to force a change, their lawyer said Thursday. More than games gold at stake in all-Korean final Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:11:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/10/01/SOC-Asian-Games-All-Korean-Final/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Asian-Games-All-Korean-Final c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-74ef SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rarely has there been so much at stake in an Asian Games football final. Greece postpones sports events after fan death Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:02:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/29/SOC-Greece-Fan-Death/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Greece-Fan-Death c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-7ffd ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has ordered all domestic professional sporting matches to be called off for one week after a soccer fan died as a result of stadium violence. Time to heed the 'don't kill Rooney' advice again Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:45:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/29/SOC--Extra.Time/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Extra.Time c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-13b LONDON (AP) — Don't kill Wayne Rooney. It's advice that is as pertinent now for English football as it was eight years ago when offered as Sven-Goran Eriksson's last act as England coach. Time to heed the 'don't kill Rooney' advice again Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:43:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/29/SOC--Extra.Time/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Extra.Time c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-13c LONDON (AP) — Don't kill Wayne Rooney. It's advice that is as pertinent now for English football as it was eight years ago when offered as Sven-Goran Eriksson's last act as England coach. Rooney gets reds; United beats West Ham 2-1 Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:02:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/27/SOC-Rooney-Red-Card/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Rooney-Red-Card c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-b37 Wayne Rooney scored and then was ejected from a Premier League game for the first time in 5½ years as Manchester United defeated West Ham 2-1 Saturday. Solo asserts her innocence in online post Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:33:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/24/SOC-US-Soccer-Solo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-US-Soccer-Solo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2145 U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is again asserting her innocence in a domestic violence assault case that she faces in Washington state. US Soccer stands by Solo decision Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:47:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/23/SOC-US-Soccer-Solo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-US-Soccer-Solo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-27f8 U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. FIFA ethics judge hesitates on World Cup Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/22/SOC--Extra.Time/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Extra.Time c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2bfe GENEVA (AP) — For Qatar or Russia to be stripped of the World Cup, a key person in the legal chain needs to make use of the powers available to him. Wembley to host Euro 2020 semifinals and final Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:26:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/19/SOC--UEFA-Euro.2020.Hosts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--UEFA-Euro.2020.Hosts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3d6f GENEVA (AP) — Wembley Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England. MLS says Chivas USA might not play in 2015 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:08:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/18/SOC--MLS-Garber/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--MLS-Garber c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4239 NEW YORK (AP) — Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team. FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:12:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/16/SOC--FIFA-Corruption/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--FIFA-Corruption c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-5320 ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption. Anelka says he is joining Mumbai City in India Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:08:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/15/SOC--Anelka-India/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Anelka-India c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-58f0 NEW DELHI (AP) — Nicolas Anelka's plans to join Mumbai City in the new Indian Super League could be delayed by the five-match ban imposed in England for a racially aggravated goal celebration that led to his departure from West Bromwich Albion in March. Beckham urges Scottish voters to keep union Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:20:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/15/SOC--Scotland.Independence-Beckham/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Scotland.Independence-Beckham c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-5900 LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is urging voters in Scotland to vote against independence. Appiah out as Ghana coach after 2 years Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:43:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/12/SOC--Ghana-Appiah/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Ghana-Appiah c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-689b ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Kwesi Appiah has left his position as Ghana coach, nearly three months after failing to guide the national team out of the group stage at the World Cup in Brazil. Pele reminds Brazil it must play as a team Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:37:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/11/SOC--Brazil-Pele_s.Advice/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Brazil-Pele_s.Advice c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-7374 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pele reminded Brazilians what they already knew, and were shown so obviously in the humiliating 7-1 loss to eventual champion Germany in the World Cup semifinals: Brazil must play as a team, not as individual stars if it is to win a sixth title. Argentina's San Lorenzo to name stadium after Pope Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:59:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/11/SOC--San.Lorenzo.-Pope/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--San.Lorenzo.-Pope c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-7401 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine club San Lorenzo will name its new stadium after its most famous fan: Pope Francis. Moyes reign costs Man U $90M but sponsorship soars Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:52:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/10/SOC--Man.United-Finances/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC--Man.United-Finances c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-783a MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The wall of fame of Manchester United managers still informs Old Trafford visitors that a "new chapter has begun" under David Moyes. In reality, it was a short, painful chapter in United history that will cost around $90 million, the club disclosed on Wednesday. Soccer player apologizes for slurs caught on video Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:40:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/10/SOC-Syracuse-Player-Suspended/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-Syracuse-Player-Suspended c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-77d2 SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A player for Syracuse University's women's soccer team has apologized for using a homophobic and racial slur in a video posted on Instagram. Blatter confirms bid to stand for 5th FIFA term Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:27:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/soccer/2014/09/08/SOC-FIFA-Blatter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_soccer_SOC-FIFA-Blatter c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:79b8 MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sepp Blatter will run for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president.