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Argentine Football Association

New bid at AFA presidential election put back to next year

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The Argentine Football Association presidential election was postponed until next year…

Scandal-hit Sepp Blatter named ‘Swiss of the Year’

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended world soccer chief Sepp Blatter was named “Swiss of the Year”…

Football Soccer - Euro 2016 draw - Palais des Congres, Paris, France - 12/12/15 Group D coaches Turkey's Fatih Terim, Spain's Vicente del Bosque, Czech Republic's Pavel Vrba and Croatia's Ante Cacic pose with EURO 2016 trophy REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Holders Spain start Euro 2016 campaign v Czechs

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – Spain will begin their bid for an unprecedented third…

Top Five One Man National Teams in Football

Top Five One Man National Teams in Football

Every single football fan has his own perception about the game. But the one thing…

Luiz Felipe Scolari

Life goes on for upbeat Scolari

By Brian Homewood OSAKA (Reuters) – Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was back to…

Honduras international Peralta shot dead

REUTERS – Honduras midfielder Arnold Peralta was shot to death in the Honduran city of…

Sweden sitting pretty in French Atlantic chateau

By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – One of the last teams to qualify for Euro…

Internal FIFA probe of Blatter finds scant evidence – Handelszeitung

ZURICH (Reuters) – An internal investigation of suspended FIFA President Joseph “Sepp” Blatter has found…

Luis Suarez

Suarez, Neymar and Messi find a home in Russian zoo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – If Barcelona’s Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi ever get to Saransk,…

CONMEBOL

South American soccer bosses charged in latest FIFA graft probe

By Mark Hosenball and Joshua Franklin WASHINGTON/ZURICH (Reuters) – Soccer bosses from across South and…

Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil’s del Nero asks for temporary leave

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s football federation said President Marco Polo del Nero had asked…

Karim Benzema

Benzema insists he has done nothing wrong in sextape scandal

PARIS (Reuters) – France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema insisted on Wednesday he has…

Andriy Shevchenko

Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff – report

By Igor Nitsak KIEV (Reuters) – Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko is set to join…

Ukraine Racism

Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism

By Igor Nitsak KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home…

Ecuador’s players strike over $20 million salary backlog

QUITO (Reuters) – Players in Ecuador’s top two football divisions have gone on strike over…

CBF Brazil Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil’s Del Nero quits post on FIFA executive committee

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has resigned…

Ronaldo CBF

Ronaldo calls on CBF president to resign

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Turmoil inside the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is…

Son Heung-min

Korean duo Son and Ki shortlisted for Asian award

REUTERS – South Korean pair Son Heung-min and Ki Sung Yueng and Australian midfielder Massimo…

Elkeson keen to do more for Scolari’s dominant Guangzhou Evergrande

REUTERS – Success has come easy to Luiz Felipe Scolari since taking charge of Asian…

Attackers planned multiple explosions in German stadium – Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of several attackers planned to set off multiple explosives in…

Roy Keane

Roy Keane keen on club management after Euro 2016

REUTERS – Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has said he wants to return to club…

England v France

England beat France on night of solidarity at Wembley

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – England beat France 2-0 in an emotional friendly at…

Italy

Lacklustre Italy held at home by stubborn Romania

BOLOGNA (Reuters) – Italy conceded a late goal to draw 2-2 with Romania in an…

Andre, Nani give experimental Portugal win in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Andre Andre and Nani scored in each half to give an experimental…

Sovakia

Late goals lead Slovakia to 3-1 win over Iceland

(Reuters) – A second-half brace from Robert Mak gave Slovakia a 3-1 home win over…

Haris Seferovic

Seferovic brace hands Austria first defeat for one year

VIENNA (Reuters) – Haris Seferovic scored a first-half brace to give Switzerland a 2-1 friendly…

Football 1-0 Terrorists : When Solidarity thumped Violence

“Inside, we wanted all that stuff to stop. When you play a match and you’re…

Turkey fans boo minute’s silence for Paris victims

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey fans booed during the minute’s silence for the victims of the…

Germany v Netherlands Security

Germany game against Netherlands called off over bomb fears

HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – A soccer game between Germany and Netherlands which German Chancellor Angel…

English Football

English football fans salute France by roaring out the ‘Marseillaise’

By Costas Pitas and Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – English football fans saluted France on Tuesday…