Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Real Salt Lake’s Plata to undergo surgery on broken foot

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata is scheduled to have surgery to repair a broken bone in his left foot, the team announced Monday. He is expected to be out three to four months.

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Arsenal faces tricky FA Cup game against Middlesbrough

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Arsenal was handed a potentially tricky fifth-round game in the FA Cup on Monday when it was drawn at home against second-tier Middlesbrough.

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Dutch football association chief to challenge FIFA’s Blatter

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In the biggest challenge yet to Sepp Blatter, Dutch football association leader Michael van Praag entered the FIFA presidential election race on Monday.

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Defying soccer logic, FA Cup provides weekend to savor

Bradford players celebrate after winning the English FA Cup 4th round soccer match between Bradford City and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London, England, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Forget for a moment how illogical it was that $300 million worth of soccer talent lost to a team which cost $12,000 to assemble.

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Fagundez grew up in the US, but chooses to play for Uruguay

MALDONADO, Uruguay (AP) — New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez has chosen to play his international football with Uruguay — the land of his birth — and not with the United States, where he grew up and has lived since he was five.

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