Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

2 Hungarians convicted of attempted match-fixing

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian player and a former referee have been convicted of trying to fix a local under-19 football match in 2010.

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Falcao wants to make loan at United permanent

Manchester United's new players Radamel Falcao, left,  and Daley Blind, right, pose for photographs with manager Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. The Colombian striker Falcao joined on a season-long loan deal from Ligue 1 side Monaco and Blind signed from Ajax as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his attacking options. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Just one practice session in the company of Radamel Falcao has convinced Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal that the Colombia striker is the player to turn around the team’s flagging fortunes.

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Messi described as ‘a little tired’ of critics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi has told at least one football official in Argentina that he’s “a little tired of” the criticism he’s received since the World Cup.

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Portugal coach Bento leaves after poor results

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal coach Paulo Bento has quit because of poor results, including a 1-0 shock defeat against Albania.

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The Bundesliga is back: Some things to know

Germany’s Marco Reus shows his lost shoe during the Euro 2016 soccer qualifying group D match between Germany and Scotland in Dortmund, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — With defending champion Bayern Munich and runner-up Borussia Dortmund already dropping points, Bayer Leverkusen is setting the early season pace in the Bundesliga.

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