Posts Tagged Soccer

Kluivert leads Curacao through in World Cup qualifying

ST. JOHN’S, Montserrat (AP) — Former Netherlands forward and assistant coach Patrick Kluivert has made a winning start in World Cup qualifying as coach of Curacao.

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Serb players quit Albania club after flag incident

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian football club FK Apolonia says two Serbian players have left the topflight team following an incident involving the Albanian flag.

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UEFA charges Georgia for fans on field during Germany match

Germany’s Thomas Muller, right, fights for the ball with Georgia’s Solomon Kverkvelia during the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Germany and Georgia, in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged the Georgian soccer federation after fans ran on the field and delayed a European Championship qualifying match against Germany.

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US gives up another late goal in 1-1 tie at Switzerland

Switzerland's Goekhan Inler, left, challenges for the ball with US' Jozy Altidore, right, during the friendly soccer match between Switzerland and the US at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri)

ZURICH (AP) — Leading by one goal at halftime against Switzerland, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann warned his players: “never joke with an Italian referee.”

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Rio Olympic tickets go on sale despite football uncertainty

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The first phase of ticket sales for the Rio Olympics in 2016 began on Tuesday despite uncertainty about the football tournament.

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