Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Sarvas puts Galaxy past Seattle 1-0 in West opener

Seattle Sounders FC defender Deindre Yedlin, left, falls as Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane goes after the ball during the first half of a Major League Soccer playoff game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the LA Galaxy opened the Western Conference championship with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.

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Messi breaks Spanish league record with 253 goals

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, is lifted by his teammates after scoring against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla,  at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he claimed a hat-trick in Saturday's match at the Camp Nou stadium against Sevilla. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Lionel Messi was raised aloft by his Barcelona teammates after becoming the Spanish league’s all-time leading scorer in style on Saturday.

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Messi scores 252nd league goal to break record

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second right, from Argentina, celebrates scoring with his teammates Xavi Hernandez, center, and Neymar, from Brazil, right, against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi has broken the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record, surpassing the previous 251-goal mark in Barcelona’s match against Sevilla on Saturday.

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English club angered by ‘mob’ behavior over rapist

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — The chairman of an English soccer team says he is angry that “mob-like behavior” forced the club to back down from its decision to allow a convicted rapist to train at its facilities.

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Indonesia bans 12 players and officials for life

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian soccer authorities have banned 12 players and officials for life over an own-goal fiasco in a playoff match.

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