Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Man United tops Barcelona 3-1 in International Champions Cup

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against FC Barcelona during the first half of an International Champions Cup soccer match in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored on a header in the eighth minute off Ashley Young’s corner kick, and Manchester United kept the pressure on all afternoon to beat Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday and stay unbeaten during its preseason tour in the United States.

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FIFA, Blatter get back to World Cup business at Putin home

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter open the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday.

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McCarty replaces Lampard for MLS All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Red Bulls midfielder Dax McCarty has been chosen to his first All-Star Game as a replacement for injured New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard.

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The Latest: New Zealand grouped with Fiji, Solomons, Vanuatu

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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The Latest: 1st part of FIFA draw over

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter open the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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