The Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is pressing for changes that would punish teams that he feels don’t take their responsibilities seriously.
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Why did Jesse Marsch leave a safe job in Major League Soccer to see if he could make it on a Bundesliga bench?
Qatar and Saudi Arabia, locked in a political dispute, collided on a soccer field on Thursday in the Asian Cup. Qatar won, 2-0.
At a fraught Asian Cup, two countries embroiled in a geopolitical fight prepare to duel on the soccer field.
It’s hot at the Asian Cup in Abu Dhabi, but some of China’s players are wearing long sleeves because of a rule barring visible tattoos in matches.
Law enforcement officials investigating a sexual-assault accusation against the soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have obtained a warrant for a sample of the player’s DNA.
Bilbao remains loyal to its mission to field only Basque players. After losing stars to bigger clubs, it has a lot of money, but needs wins.
The competition’s third round, when the Premier League’s giants join the lower-level dreamers, has been devalued by disinterest. But there’s still joy if you know where to look.
A game decided by the slightest of differences set the tone for a fierce battle for the Premier League between Liverpool and City (and perhaps Tottenham).
The diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its neighbors once again roils sports.
Pulisic, the 20-year old American player, will join Maurizio Sarri’s Premier League team in the summer.
As City tries to keep Liverpool in sight in the Premier League standings, it will turn, as it often does, to Silva to drive it forward.
Susanna Dinnage was named to the league’s top post just last month but has now reversed course and will not take the highly influential job.
Liverpool has tossed away titles before, but its confidence is building. On Saturday, it beat Arsenal, remaining undefeated in the Premier League and increasing its lead over second-place Tottenham.
An agreement in principle has been reached to transfer ownership of the Columbus Crew to new local owners who have pledged to keep the team in Ohio.
Flush with money and staff, England’s former power has been hamstrung by bloat and mediocrity.
Queen’s Park is Scotland’s oldest soccer team and shaped how the sport is played. It has called the national stadium, Hampden Park, its home. But that is about to end.
A pedestrian road in this Italian city is famous for its handmade nativity scenes, but its visitors are as likely to encounter well-known soccer figures as biblical ones.
Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates somehow is playing for a world championship.
The coach had long coveted a chance to work at the club, but he struggled to connect with United’s players, notably Paul Pogba. On Tuesday, Mourinho was let go.