• Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman (5) and D.C. United forward Alvaro Savorio (9) battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    United tops Real Salt Lake in wild affair, 6-4

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Perry Kitchen broke a 4-4 tie in the 79th minute and D.C. United beat Real Salt Lake 6-4 on Saturday night.

    Updated: 7:43 pm

  • Frank Lampard, newly acquired player for New York City FC, practices before the soccer game against the Montreal Impact at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

    Impact beat NYCFC 3-2 in Frank Lampard’s MLS debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored a pair of goals and the Montreal Impact spoiled Frank Lampard’s MLS debut with a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.

  • Ex-coach rejoins Oklahoma City soccer team after acquittal

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City soccer coach who was accused in the death of an off-duty police officer in England plans to rejoin the organization after he was cleared of all charges.

  • Orlando City: Stadium to be completed in 12 to 14 months

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando City Soccer officials said Friday that their new downtown stadium is expected to be completed by the end of the 2016 season.

  • Fired Mexican soccer coach probed for political tweets

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The trouble isn’t over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera, who is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections.

  • Defendant in FIFA case appears in US court

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday in the massive racketeering and bribery case that has scandalized international soccer.

  • President of CONCACAF to review refereeing department

    MIAMI (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Thursday he will conduct a review of the organization’s refereeing department.

  • LA Galaxy reacquire G Donovan Ricketts from Orlando SC

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have reacquired goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts in a trade with Orlando SC.

  • Correction: FIFA-Zimbabwe Fined story

    ZURICH (AP) — In a story July 29 about FIFA fining Zimbabwe’s football association for failing to show up for a women’s Olympic qualifier, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Zimbabwe had later withdrawn from the qualifying competition. Zimbabwe only withdrew from the first leg.

  • In this Friday, May 29, 2015 file photo, FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President, left is greeted by UEFA President Michel Platini, right, at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.  Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves." Platini, the UEFA president and a FIFA vice president, wrote to member federations in Europe on Wednesday July 29, 2015 saying he will stand in the election and is counting on their support. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP, File)

    Asia football chief praises Platini as potential FIFA boss

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Michel Platini’s chances of becoming the new president of FIFA received a boost Thursday when the Asian Football Confederation chief praised him as “a unique candidate” and urged his member nations to unite behind a single candidate.