Posts Tagged Soccer

Dallas F Akindele voted MLS Rookie of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas forward Tesho Akindele has been voted Major League Soccer’s Rookie of the Year.

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‘Little derby’ shows how Milan clubs have fallen

AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy reacts after missing a scoring chance during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Inter Milan at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

ROME (AP) — A decade ago, the Milan derby was the pinnacle of club football, twice played in the final stages of the Champions League.

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Sarvas puts Galaxy past Seattle 1-0 in West opener

Seattle Sounders FC defender Deindre Yedlin, left, falls as Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane goes after the ball during the first half of a Major League Soccer playoff game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the LA Galaxy opened the Western Conference championship with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.

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Messi breaks Spanish league record with 253 goals

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, is lifted by his teammates after scoring against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla,  at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he claimed a hat-trick in Saturday's match at the Camp Nou stadium against Sevilla. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Lionel Messi was raised aloft by his Barcelona teammates after becoming the Spanish league’s all-time leading scorer in style on Saturday.

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Messi scores 252nd league goal to break record

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second right, from Argentina, celebrates scoring with his teammates Xavi Hernandez, center, and Neymar, from Brazil, right, against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi has broken the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record, surpassing the previous 251-goal mark in Barcelona’s match against Sevilla on Saturday.

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