Posts Tagged Soccer

Danish man sentenced in 2010 football match-fixing case

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man was given a one-year suspended sentence on Tuesday for fixing two matches in Denmark’s second-tier football league nearly five years ago.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Chelsea lead AP Global Football 10

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Sevilla and Real Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla, Spain, Saturday, May 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the top of the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday, and Chelsea took team of the week honors after winning the Premier League title.

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Jimmy Greaves faces ‘long period of rehab’ after stroke

LONDON (AP) — Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is “conscious but unable to speak” after a severe stroke, his agent, Terry Baker, said Tuesday.

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More violence in Poland after autopsy of fan shot by police

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nine people have been arrested following the third night of violence in Knurow, in southern Poland, triggered by the death of a football fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by the police.

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Kansas State building new soccer facility

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State is building a $2.1 million soccer facility that will host most of the new women’s soccer games.

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