Tag: FIFA World Cup

Maradona to reunite with Lineker on stage at World Cup draw

ZURICH — Diego Maradona will be reunited on stage with World Cup rival Gary Lineker at the draw in Moscow next week. ...
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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. ...
World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of FIFA

Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. ...
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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...
FIFA leaves playoff controversy referee off World Cup list

ZURICH — The referee who awarded the penalty that eliminated Northern Ireland from the World Cup playoffs has been dropped from FIFA's pool of...
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...

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