Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Chelsea faces mismatch in last 16 of League Cup

Chelsea's Didier Drogba celebrates after scoring against Manchester United during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two days after playing at Old Trafford, Chelsea will experience the other side of English football when the Premier League leaders visit fourth-tier club Shrewsbury for the biggest mismatch of the last 16 of the League Cup.

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South Africa soccer team captain shot and killed

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, South Africa's goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune, right, celebrates with fellow goalkeepers Wayne Sandilands, left, and Senzo Meyiwa, center, after drawing with Morocco to advance to the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations, in Durban, South Africa.  According to reports Sunday Oct. 26, 2014, soccer club Orlando Pirates says 27-year old South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa died during a shooting incident in South Africa. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, FILE)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Monday launched a massive operation to find the killers of the national soccer team captain who was fatally shot during an apparent house robbery, underscoring the country’s high rate of violent crime.

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Newcastle owner strengthens grip on Rangers

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The owner of Premier League team Newcastle has strengthened his position on the board of Rangers after agreeing to lend the financially stricken Scottish club 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to pay debts.

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Cheers, chants for ‘Fergie Time’ the stage show

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, Manchester United former manager Alex Ferguson applauds supporters before the team's English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight - in an interview on a London stage. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

LONDON (AP) — Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight — in an interview on a London stage.

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Wright-Phillips ties record, NY beats SKC 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips tied the MLS season goal record, and the New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 in the league’s regular-season finale Sunday night.

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