Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Morocco denies withdrawing as African Cup host

Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, and Botswana's Thato Ogopotse compete for the ball during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?

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Murder charges against soccer coach dismissed

POTSDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A judge dismissed a murder charge Thursday against a former college soccer coach accused of strangling and smothering his ex-girlfriend’s 12-year-old son in northern New York.

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Top spot in MLS down to Seattle and Los Angeles

Seattle Sounders' Lamar Neagle, right, passes as Vancouver Whitecaps' Steven Beitashour defends in the first half of an MLS soccer game Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Seattle. The Whitecaps won 1-0. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Lamar Neagle is torn between tradition and familiarity.

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Amid injuries, Wenger plans new signing in January

LONDON (AP) — After eight trophyless seasons, Arsene Wenger finally faced shareholders again with a couple of new pieces of silverware as table decorations. There were applause on Thursday rather the disgruntlement of previous years at the annual general meeting, but Wenger still didn’t escape censure over the team’s inability to sustain a Premier League title challenge.

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Messi 2 goals from Spanish league scoring record

Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, fights for the ball with Hong Kong's Kwok Kin Pong during a friendly soccer match in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi will have a good shot at equaling the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record when Barcelona hosts promoted club Eibar on Saturday.

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