Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Banged-up Falcons face tough Lions test in London

In this photo provided by the NFL, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith attends a team football practice session at London Colney, on the outskirts of London, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/NFL, Sean Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — They’re on a four-game losing streak and banged-up on both sides of the line. Frankly, the Falcons as a team are looking questionable for Sunday’s London showpiece game against the Detroit Lions.

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UEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points

LONDON (AP) — Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.

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Germany makes financial surplus from World Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The World Cup title has earned the German Football Federation a surplus of 4.5 million euros ($5.7 million) for the year.

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LA Galaxy to install largest video board in MLS

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Galaxy and owner AEG will spend over $15 million to improve their stadium, including the installation of the largest video board in Major League Soccer.

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Battle of tacticians as Chelsea visits Man United

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Group G Champions League match between Chelsea and Maribor at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two of world football’s great tacticians go head-to-head for only the second time in a competitive match when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea puts its unbeaten record in the Premier League on the line against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Sunday.

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