T/soccer

  1. In Fight Against Racism, Soccer Can Choose the Playing Field Sports, Yesterday

    There is no reason that any player, white or black, should have to go to a country or a stadium with a history of racist abuse.

  2. Bulgarian Soccer Chief Resigns After Fans’ Racist Abuse of England World, October 15

    The sport was roiled anew after Bulgarian fans made Nazi salutes and yelled monkey chants at England’s players in Sofia on Monday.

  3. England’s European Championship Qualifier Marred by Racist Abuse Sports, October 14

    Play was stopped twice in England’s 6-0 win, as fans in Bulgaria engaged in racist chants and made Nazi salutes.

  4. America’s Biggest Sports Rivalries? You Might Be Surprised Sports, October 14

    Which rivalries are most intense? Can a team have more than one rival? What if the hatred isn’t returned? Two professors wanted answers.

  5. Please Take Them Home. Please Just Take Them Home. Sports, October 11

    Pubs and police and problems: sometimes the worst thing about England hitting the road for matches in Europe is that its fans go along.

  6. An Iranian Soccer Fan’s Dream Comes True Without Her Sports, October 10

    For years, Zeinab Sahafi disguised herself as a man to slip into soccer matches in Iran. But when the government finally opened stadiums to women, she was left out.

  7. Iranian Women Allowed to Attend Soccer Game for First Time Since 1981 Sports, October 10

    The few ticket holders expressed joy at finally being able to share in the passion for the national soccer team, but it was unclear if a ban would be lifted for domestic matches.

  8. FIFA Must Pressure Iran to Let Women Attend Soccer Matches Opinion, October 10

    My country’s exclusion of its 41 million women from sports stadiums is a clear violation of the organization’s charter and of our human rights.

  9. A British Person Explains the WAG Wars Style, October 9

    A feud between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy, the wives of noted English soccer stars, is playing out in the public sphere.

  10. In Qatar, Track and Field’s Championships Limp to the Finish Sports, October 5

    Overwhelming heat and underwhelming crowds have created a memorable world championships, but not for the right reasons.

  11. Champions League: Tottenham Humiliated by Bayern Sports, October 1

    In other action, Paris St.-Germain and Manchester City won.

  12. Carlos Vela Ties M.L.S. Goal Record Sports, September 30

    With his 31st goal, Vela matched the mark set by Josef Martinez last season.

  13. For UEFA, a Good Idea and a Terrible Name Sports, September 28

    A new European tournament is a welcome addition for those squeezed out of the Champions League.

  14. Agent Group Solicits Donations to Sue FIFA Over Transfer Limits Sports, September 27

    A series of rules changes would restrict the money — sometimes tens of millions of dollars in a single deal — that agents can earn when players switch teams.

  15. New York City F.C. Routs Atlanta and Inches Closer to Top Seed Sports, September 25

    Thumping the second-place Atlanta United, N.Y.C.F.C. moved a step closer to ensuring that its playoff run would go through Yankee Stadium.

  16. M.L.S. Lifts Ban on Signs Featuring the Iron Front Sports, September 24

    Under the league’s code of conduct for fans, some supporters in Portland were prohibited from attending matches this season after challenging a ban on the Iron Front, an anti-Nazi symbol.

  17. FIFA Set to Take On Agents With Proposed Changes to Transfer Market Sports, September 24

    Limits on agents’ commissions and a cap on loans could reshape the international market for players.

  18. Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe Are FIFA Players of the Year Sports, September 23

    It was Messi’s sixth such honor, and the American coach Jill Ellis joined Rapinoe in winning top categories at the FIFA Best awards.

  19. FIFA’s Best? It Depends on Whom You Ask. So We Asked. Sports, September 23

    Every year, FIFA asks soccer’s captains and coaches to nominate the best player in the world. It sounds like an easy question. It is not.

  20. Hacker Who Revealed Soccer Secrets Is Charged With 147 Crimes Sports, September 20

    Rui Pinto ran a website called Football Leaks and won praise as a whistle-blower. Portugal’s authorities consider him a criminal.

  21. Tammy Abraham and Chelsea’s Lost Boys Sports, September 20

    Chelsea is hailing the emergence of three academy products this season, but how many others missed their moment?

  22. Soccer at the Edge of the World Sports, September 20

    Greenland crowns its national champion in the shortest season on earth, a year’s worth of matches, injuries, controversies and celebrations crammed into a single week.

  23. ‘Diego Maradona’ Review: A Soccer Player Who Got His Kicks Movies, September 19

    The filmmaker Asif Kapadia (who won an Oscar for “Amy”) cuts through the filler of conventional sports documentaries.

  24. In Rewritten Recipe, P.S.G. Grinds and Real Madrid Crumbles Sports, September 18

    Two Champions League fixtures part ways for a night. Only one seems to know where it’s going.

  25. For Barcelona, a Valuable Point and a Worrying Sign Sports, September 17

    Barcelona’s dependence on Lionel Messi is its greatest strength. Its continued reliance on him is starting to feel like a weakness.