Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Germany says it will play US on June 10 in Cologne

World Cup champion Germany says it will play the United States in an exhibition on June 10 in Cologne.

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Real Madrid slams Platini over Ballon d’Or

In this picture taken Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, fans run in the pitch next to Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, right, during an UEFA Champions League group B soccer match between Switzerland's FC Basel 1893 and Spain's Real Madrid CF in the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel, Switzerland. UEFA has charged Basel after fans got close to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo on the pitch during a Champions League match. Five spectators encroached on the pitch from different sections of the St-Jakob Park stadium in the 89th minute of Madrid's 1-0 win. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says UEFA President Michel Platini should not make public his personal views about who should be given the Ballon d’Or award.

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Hospital says Pele’s condition is improving

In this Nov. 19,  2008 file photo, Brazil's soccer great Pele greets supporters prior to a friendly soccer match, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian hospital says Pele has been transferred to a "special care" unit to be monitored while being treated for a urinary infection. The Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, said in a statement Thursday. Nov. 27, 2014,  that the 74-year-old Pele was transferred to a quieter wing. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele’s condition is improving as he undergoes temporary kidney treatment in an intensive care unit, a Brazilian hospital said Friday.

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German football president to run for FIFA post

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German Football Federation says its president will run for a seat on FIFA’s policy-making executive committee.

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5 investigated in FIFA WCup bid corruption probe

A Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 photo from files showing FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter announcing that Qatar will be hosting the 2022 Soccer World Cup, during the FIFA  2018 and 2022 World Cup Bid Announcement in Zurich, Switzerland. Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. A person familiar with the cases confirmed the names Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, to The Associated Press after the five were identified in European media reports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the FIFA probe is confidential. FIFA President Sepp Blatter has backed the view that evidence in a 430-page report submitted by an investigations team cannot be disclosed. (AP Photo/Keystone/Walter Bieri, File)

GENEVA (AP) — Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

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