Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti takes his place in the dugout prior to the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Real Madrid and Juventus, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid has fired coach Carlo Ancelotti, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title. Club president Florentino Perez said Monday, May 25, 2015,  that Ancelotti's successor would be announced next week. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Norwich back in Premier League after winning playoff final

Middlesbrough's Belgium player Jelle Vossen attempts an overhead kick as he is marked by Norwich City's French player Sebastien Bassong during their Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London, Monday May 25, 2015.  ( Nick Potts  / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

LONDON (AP) — Norwich secured an immediate return to the Premier League and an estimated promotion windfall of up to $235 million by beating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the second-tier playoff final on Monday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Capello set target of World Cup semifinal with Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia coach Fabio Capello has been told that his team’s target should be a World Cup semifinal at home in 2018.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Palestinians to push forth with bid to oust Israel from FIFA

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of the Palestine Football Association says he is pressing forth with his bid to oust Israel from FIFA despite efforts from its president to diffuse the crisis.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,