Category Archives: European Soccer

International Rewind: Spain falls to Slovakia; England takes care of San Marino; and more

Spain’s struggles continued Thursday with a 2-1 loss to Slovakia. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: UEFA changes Champions League seeding; Koscielny withdraws from France squad; and more

UEFA is set to move to a new Champions League seeding system that will reward league champions. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Ronaldo to remain at Real Madrid; Ribery, Thiago return to training; and more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent has dismissed any talk of the Portuguese international leaving Real Madrid for Old Trafford, and Franck Ribery and Thiago Alcantara are back in Bayern Munich training. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Ozil to miss 10-12 weeks; CONCACAF president calls for Rooney Rule in England; and more

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is set to miss 10-12 weeks with a partial lateral collateral ligament tear in his left knee after being diagnosed by the doctor for the German National Team. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Premier League considering games abroad; Official may challenge Blatter; and more

The Premier League is considering playing games abroad, with Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins insisting that the process could be done in “12 months or two years”. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: UEFA suspends Italian FA president; Vidal fined for partying before game; and more

UEFA have suspended Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio for six months for making racist comments. Continue reading »

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