Tag: 2018 FIFA World Cup

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NEW YORK — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name "Fiat." Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as "Honda." ...
Italy’s World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

ROME — First it was the captain. Then the coach. And now it's the president. ...
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SUNDERLAND, England — Chris Coleman has taken charge of English second-tier club Sunderland after quitting as Wales coach. ...
‘We are the city’: Roma beats Lazio 2-1 in heated derby

ROME — It was just what Italian football fans needed in the first Serie A game since the Azzurri failed to qualify for the...
Buffon to sit out Juventus match after Italy WCup failure

TURIN, Italy — Gianluigi Buffon is still recovering from Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup and won't play for Juventus at Sampdoria...
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SUNDERLAND, England — The Football Association of Wales says Chris Coleman has quit as national team coach after six years to return to club...
FIFA critic Lineker picked to host World Cup draw in Moscow

ZURICH — Former England forward Gary Lineker, a long-standing critic of FIFA, will present the World Cup draw alongside Russian sports journalist Maria Komandnaya...
MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some...
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GENEVA — FIFA was judged wrong to fine Mexico's soccer federation for fans chanting gay slurs at opposition goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games. ...
Russia is lowest-ranked team in draw for its home World Cup

ZURICH — Russia will be the lowest-ranked team in the draw for the World Cup it is hosting after Peru sealed the last qualifying...

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