FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — At a reception shortly before Christmas, German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach said his plan for the holidays was to sit back on a sofa, shut off the radio and television and think about the wonderful year behind him.
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MOSCOW (AP) — The falling ruble has caused a 16 percent rise in the cost of rebuilding Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium, which will host the final of the 2018 World Cup.
CHICAGO (AP) — A dispute over U.S. soccer players’ images has landed in federal court.
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Ever since FIFA executives voted to send the World Cups of 2018 and 2022 to Russia and Qatar there have been endless questions about how and why they picked those countries and accusations that some of them might have been bought off or otherwise leaned on.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The king of Morocco suspended the country’s sports minister of his duties for the Club World Cup on Friday and ordered an investigation into the state of the soccer field at Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat after heavy rain disrupted a match.