Teams that can’t match England’s spending now face a choice: Accept that they can no longer compete for the best talent, or risk everything to try.
Mientras los rivales de uno de los clubes más conocidos del fútbol buscaban jugadores al cierre del mercado de fichajes, el Barcelona encontró una nueva forma de eludir las normas financieras de la liga: un juzgado.
The Premier League club’s American owners have splashed roughly $750 million on new players since last year. Puzzled rivals can’t see a strategy behind the spending.
Officials from Australia and New Zealand were blindsided by reports that FIFA would make Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority a partner for the tournament.
As rivals haggled over prices on the final day of the transfer window, Barcelona found a new way around the Spanish league’s financial rules.
El cambio de sede del campeonato sudamericano de fútbol es parte de un acuerdo que también contempla eventos extendidos para los clubes del continente y para las selecciones nacionales de mujeres.
The relocation of the South American soccer championship is part of an agreement that also includes expanded events for clubs and women in the Americas.
Europe is filled with big clubs that lost their way. But soccer’s fallen giants will never rise again until they face what they’ve become.
Weeks after the World Cup, two top executives have left the U.S. men’s team and Gregg Berhalter appears to be out. A full-time coach won’t be named until the summer.
A marketing executive testified that a top FIFA official provided secret bidding information that allowed his company to acquire valuable television rights.
Wealthy owners are an easy target for fans who want to vent their anger over failing teams. But money isn’t a solution when there is no plan.
The stampede outside the Basra International Stadium in southern Iraq started when ticket collectors turned back fans who had been sold fake tickets, witnesses said.
Thousands of fans thronged an arena in the southern city of Basra for a match involving the national team. Many were angry to discover that they had been sold fake tickets, a witness said.
Two former executives are accused of paying bribes to obtain broadcast rights, including for the World Cup. Testimony could reveal what the company knew.
A rough start to the season has been forgotten in Italy amid an executive housecleaning and a brief glimpse at the top of the league table.
An independent budget analysis suggests that the city will be losing $516 million in tax revenue from its deal to place a new soccer stadium in Queens.
Findings released in December revealed a number of issues throughout the league, including several instances of sexual and emotional abuse.
Anti-vaccine harassment cannot stand.
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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.