Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Blatter, Emir of Qatar meet for labor rights talks

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has met with the Emir of Qatar to discuss improving migrant workers’ rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation.

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Roma beats Liverpool 1-0

Liverpool FC defender Jose Enrique (3) chases the ball against AS Roma during a friendly soccer match at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Borrilleo scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in an exhibition game Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

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Tottenham scores late goal to edge Toronto FC 3-2

Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela, right, celebrates his first goal of a friendly soccer game with teammates, from left to right, Ryan Mason, Aaron Lennon and Ben Davies during the first half against Toronto FC in Toronto on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Andros Townsend scored in the 85th minute to give Tottenham a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday night, spoiling Toronto striker Jermain Defoe’s first game against his old English team.

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Austria: Israeli club’s match disrupted by protest

VIENNA (AP) — A football match in Austria between Israeli team Maccabi Haifa and French side Lille OSC has been disrupted by pro-Palestinian protesters.

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US movie theaters to show Premier League games

NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.

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