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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:26 GMTZinedine Zidane leading Real Madrid through a workout before a Champions League match in Warsaw.Though he is not widely viewed as one of soccer’s top managers, Zidane might have the exact attitude his team needs to keep the players happy and Real’s president at bay.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:42:03 GMTThe Crewe Alexandra Football Club ground in Crewe, Britain. Andy Woodward, 43, a former player at Crewe, has said he was sexually abused by a Crewe coach during the 1980s.The British police said on Thursday that at least 350 people have come forward to report abuse at the hands of soccer coaches.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:12:35 GMTRescue workers removing bodies of victims at the site of a plane crash on the outskirts of Medellín, Colombia, on Tuesday.Few survivors have been found among the 77 on the chartered flight taking the team to a game in Medellín, Colombia. The crash came as fans across Brazil had been reveling in the team’s performance.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:48:08 GMTBruce Arena said Tuesday that he understands the difficult situation he is inheriting as United States national team coach. “We’re fighting for our lives starting March 24,” he said of a World Cup qualifying campaign in crisis.“I’m not a person that digs deep into analytics because I don’t think the sport of soccer is an analytic sport,” Arena said, offering a contrast with Jurgen Klinsmann.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:07:56 GMTBarry Bennell in 1995. He worked as a scout and coach for a number of English clubs during the 1980s.Bennell, 62, is accused of assaults suspected of occurring between 1981 and 1985 involving a boy under the age of 14. Bennell is to appear in court on Dec. 14.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:43:29 GMTChapecoense players celebrated their semifinal victory over San Lorenzo last week. The team had a startling run of success over the last few years.Atlético Nacional, a Colombian team, asked Copa Sudamericana organizers to award the trophy to Chapecoense, a Brazilian club that lost most of its players in a plane crash.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:04:51 GMTChapecoense players celebrated their semifinal victory over San Lorenzo last week. The team had a startling run of success over the last few years.A scrappy upstart team from a humdrum industrial city, now devastated by a plane crash, was a remarkable modern success story in Brazilian soccer.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:43:22 GMTToronto F.C.’s Justin Morrow (2), Jonathan Osorio (21) and Michael Bradley (4) after a goal by Sebastian Giovinco, left, during an M.L.S. playoff game against the Philadelphia Union on Oct. 26.The Maple Leafs are the center of attention, and the Raptors and the Blue Jays have recently made playoff runs. A championship for Toronto F.C. could change the story.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:27:03 GMTRescue workers removing bodies of victims at the site of a plane crash on the outskirts of Medellín, Colombia, on Tuesday.The crash of a plane carrying the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense to a game in Colombia is one of several similar accidents stretching back decades.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:29:47 GMTThe Crewe Alexandra sports academy. Barry Bennell, a former youth soccer coach who has been accused of molesting young players, once worked for the Crewe club.England’s Football Association announced an internal investigation into the claims after several former players came forward with accusations that they were molested as boys in youth programs.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:59:01 GMTThe referee Jonathan Moss, right, ejected Manager José Mourinho in Manchester United’s 1-1 home draw with West Ham.Mourinho was ejected in United’s 1-1 tie with West Ham, and United has zero wins in its last four home games in the Premier League.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:49:35 GMTFans were able to watch through a wall as FK Trepca, a Kosovar Serb team from the city of Mitrovica, played last month. FK Trepca and KF Trepca share a history and team colors but are divided along ethnic lines.Depending on whom you ask, either KF Trepca or FK Trepca is the rightful owner of the decades of soccer history that came before war tore apart the former Yugoslavia.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:51:13 GMTUli Hoeness speaking at Bayern Munich’s general meeting on Friday. He resigned as president in March 2014, a day after his conviction on tax-evasion charges.Uli Hoeness is back in charge of Bayern Munich, 270 days after his early release from a 42-month prison term for tax evasion.