Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Players file lawsuit in Canada over World Cup turf

A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women’s World Cup on artificial turf.

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Obama salutes 2013 MLS champs, Sporting KC

President Barack Obama points to a framed team jersey that was given to him by the members of the Sporting Kansas City soccer team during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, where he honored the 2013 Major League Soccer champions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has saluted the 2013 Major League Soccer champions Sporting Kansas City. He credits the “dedicated fans” of Kansas City for helping the sport grow in the United States.

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PSG inflicts Barcelona’s first loss of the season

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, smiles after scoring his side's first goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Paris Saint German and Barcelona at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

LONDON (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain overcame goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar to inflict Barcelona’s first loss of the season on Tuesday.

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Totti becomes oldest scorer in Champions League

Roma's Francesco Totti, right, talks to his teammate Seydou Keita, after scoring a goal against Manchester City during a Champions League group E soccer match between Manchester City and Roma at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Roma’s Francesco Totti became the oldest player to score a Champions League goal when the 38-year-old Italian tied Tuesday night’s game against Manchester City.

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McBride on search committee for Fulham manager

LONDON (AP) — Retired American soccer star Brian McBride is among five people appointed to a search committee to find Fulham’s next manager.

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