As City and Liverpool take aim at the title and Arsenal and Spurs settle the last Champions League place, Leeds is playing for its Premier League life.
The battle to sign the world’s best young player produced dueling offers worth more than $200 million. Mbappé picked the one that will keep him in Paris.
La Federación de Fútbol estadounidense acordó paridad salarial para los equipos femenino y masculino. Aquí explicamos cómo funcionará.
The arrival of new money in women’s soccer has come at a cost in Europe: It has separated the sport from its past.
The soccer teams that share the San Siro, which has hosted two World Cups and four European finals, want to replace it with a more modern arena. Not everyone is ready to see it go.
The Spanish soccer giant has agreed to a joint venture with the investment firm Sixth Street in which profits from the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium will be shared.
It is the first time that women, three referees and three assistant referees, were selected to officiate games at the top men’s soccer tournament, which will be held in Qatar this year.
When Glasgow Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt headed to Spain for the Europa League final, tens of thousands of their fans followed.
New contracts for the men’s and women’s national teams will usher in an era of equal pay at U.S. Soccer. Here’s how it will work.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Landmark labor agreements with members of the men’s and women’s national teams will include higher paychecks and shared World Cup prize money.
Idrissa Gueye faced criticism after he missed a game rather than wear a shirt designed to support an anti-homophobia initiative. He skipped the same game last year.
Trabzonspor claimed the title almost two weeks ago. Its team, and its fans, aren’t done celebrating.
A carefully crafted strategy for a young striker’s career paid off handsomely for him and his agents. But will everyone get what they want out of the deal?
A public spat between the famous wives of two English soccer players, which has riveted tabloid attention in Britain, will be decided in court.
The demise of a relationship that produced one of the most popular games of all time will mean risks for soccer’s governing body but few changes for consumers.
City, which is nearing its fourth Premier League title in five years, confirmed that it had reached an agreement with Dortmund to acquire the 21-year-old striker.
A consortium led by Todd Boehly, a part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will pay $3.1 billion for the soccer club, the highest price ever paid for a sports team.
With elite soccer increasingly driven by coaches and systems, Pirlo feels as if he belongs to another era. But can a classic ever go out of style?
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The Sounders captured M.L.S.’s first CONCACAF Champions League title with a win over Pumas of Mexico. Our columnist remembers the day soccer took root in Seattle.
La federación chilena de fútbol argumenta que Ecuador alineó indebidamente a Byron Castillo, cuya nacionalidad está en disputa.
One prize for Seattle’s Concacaf Champions League title was a chance to face some of the world’s best clubs. When are those games? “No clue,” one FIFA official said.
A dispute over a player’s eligibility could alter the qualifying results in South America. Chile has asked for forfeits, and Ecuador’s spot in Qatar.
The shirt worn by the Argentine soccer star when he scored two fabled goals, one of which he attributed to divine aid, fetched what is believed to be the highest price ever paid for a sports item.
All but beaten in its Champions League semifinal, Real Madrid scored once, then twice, then a third time to snatch a victory and add to its legend.
Outplayed for a half, Liverpool scored three goals to reach its latest Champions League final. For Villarreal, though, all was not lost.
Russian soccer teams and clubs were barred from all European competitions, including the Champions League, for the 2022-23 season.
Troubled by worker abuse and human rights, some World Cup sponsors are distancing themselves from the host nation. But not everyone is backing away.
La selección de Senegal llegará al Mundial de Catar después de ganar la Copa Africana de Naciones. Pero su entrenador no solo ha hecho que juegue mejor, “está cambiando la percepción que tienen los senegaleses de sí mismos”.
The Champions League’s late-stage drama is a feature, not a bug. Let’s hope no one messes that up.
El banco que ha puesto a la venta el equipo de fútbol inglés en nombre de su dueño ruso podría elegir a su postor favorito en breve. Pero el drama continúa.
The offer by Jim Ratcliffe, worth $5.3 billion, would be the highest price ever paid for a sports team. But his chances of success are unclear.
As it opens its 10th regular season, the women’s soccer league no longer faces questions about survival. But its aspirations and operations are still a work in progress.
Statistics have come to favor Liverpool’s Thiago, and they did again in a win over Villarreal in the Champions League. But they only tell part of the story.
The American bank selling the English soccer team on behalf of its Russian owner could name its preferred suitor by the end of the week. But the drama isn’t over.
Manchester City had its way with Real Madrid — sort of. In the game’s aftermath, it was hard to shake the feeling that things had gone the other way.
A Spanish team’s run to the semifinals offers a template for how teams can thrive by turning the impatience of Europe’s giants against them.
Dalton, en Georgia, no siempre ha acogido a los inmigrantes mexicanos que llegaron a trabajar en sus fábricas de alfombras. Pero la comunidad está unida en torno a sus potentes equipos de fútbol de la secundaria.
Germany’s perennial champion can secure its 10th straight title this weekend. Even its own fans are starting to worry that its success is getting a little boring.
The U.S. men’s soccer team has one final set of qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup. They know nothing is guaranteed.
Roman Abramovich, who is selling Chelsea, values the club at about $4 billion. Here’s why the team is probably not worth anything close to that.
A wild Formula 1 season comes down to its dramatic final race.
College football conference championships, the Davis Cup and playoffs in Major League Soccer and women’s college soccer make for an exciting lineup.
The field for Qatar 2022 is starting to take shape. Here’s a look at where things stand so far.
See the Summer Olympics in a series of composite images.
When 12 of the world’s richest soccer teams announced plans for a breakaway league, it threw the sport into crisis. And the response has been scathing.
Doce de los principales clubes de fútbol europeos confirmaron sus planes de formar una liga independiente. Este es el comunicado [en inglés] que emitieron el domingo.
Twelve leading European soccer clubs have confirmed their plans to form a breakaway league. Here’s the statement they issued on Sunday.
After more than a generation in its current form, the Champions League is remaking itself, and about to become an actual league for the first time.
There are rules, initiatives and eager proclamations throughout North American sports leagues when it comes to hiring more nonwhite leaders. Then there are actual hiring numbers.
A youth gymnastics organization. Community-based skeet shooters. A freshly formed lacrosse league. These are some of the organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program funds.
Lower Manhattan turned into quite the party yesterday as thousands of fans lined up along Broadway to cheer the World Cup champions.
We fitted her with motion-capture sensors, and she showed us how she beats the defense.
Ahmad Ahmad, the president of Africa’s soccer confederation and a vice president of FIFA, was detained by the police in a corruption investigation.
Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone, one of the few women ever to run a national soccer federation, is in the fight of her professional life to keep her post.
A commonplace modern ritual gave me a deeper connection to today’s Athenians.
The Spanish side’s 1-0 victory gave it an advantage over Manchester United in their Champions League tie, but it didn’t match the club’s lofty standards.