Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

MOSCOW (AP) — Football clubs in the Crimea region annexed by Russia could play in the Russian leagues this season, the Russian Football Union president Nikolai Tolstykh said on Wednesday.

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Fabio Capello says he’s staying on as Russia coach

MOSCOW (AP) — Fabio Capello is staying in his post as Russia coach despite the team’s World Cup failure.

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Minnesota stadium installs grass for soccer match

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota’s stadium is getting a grassy makeover in preparation for an international soccer match.

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Fans run on field in Real Madrid-AS Roma match

Real Madrid's Pepe (3) watches as Sergio Ramos, bottom, stops Roma forward Aden Ljajic (8) from moving the ball up field in the first half of a Guinness International Champions Cup soccer tournament match, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Approximately 20 fans ran on the field in the 87th minute of AS Roma’s 1-0 victory over Real Madrid at the Cotton Bowl on Tuesday night, disrupting play in the International Champions Cup match.

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Man U defeats Inter on penalties after 0-0 draw

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney kicks the ball from between Inter Milan’s Juan Jesus (5) and Inter Milan’s Zdravko Kuzmanovic during the first half of a soccer game at  the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Landover, Md. Manchester United won 5-3 in a penalty kick shootout. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Louis Van Gaal said Manchester United’s performance in Tuesday night’s scoreless draw against Inter Milan was better than each of his team’s previous preseason games.

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