Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Rapids’ Nick LaBrocca suspended 1 game for foul

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Rapids midfielder Nick LaBrocca was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount by MLS on Friday for a serious foul that endangered the safety of an opponent.

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Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

GENEVA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back.

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UEFA picks Wembley for Euro 2020 semifinals, final

UEFA President Michel Platini announces that London will stage the final and semifials of the UEFA Euro 2020 European soccer championships, during the UEFA Euro 2020 Hosts Announcement Ceremony at the Espace Hippomene in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, September 19, 2014. The UEFA Euro 2020  tournament will be held in thirteen cities in thirteen different European countries. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Salvatore Di Nolfi)

GENEVA (AP) — Wembley Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England.

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Garcia urges less secrecy in FIFA corruption cases

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia wants more details published about football corruption cases.

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UEFA to investigate Partizan Belgrade fans

Tottenham Hotspur's Nabil Bentaleb, center, and Partizan Belgrade's Petar Grbic, right, challenge for the ball during the Europa League Group C soccer match between Partizan Belgrade and Tottenham Hotspur in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has opened a disciplinary case against Partizan Belgrade following the misbehavior of the Serbian club’s fans, including the display of an anti-Semitic banner, during a Europa League game against Tottenham.

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