Spanish soccer divided over league plan to hold game in US

GIRONA, Spain (AP) — A feud has erupted in Spanish soccer over the league's unprecedented plan to hold a regular-season match in the United States. The Spanish league and clubs are f...

Spain's players say they'll make final decision on US game

MADRID (AP) — Spain's players' association says it will have the final say on whether La Liga will play a regular-season match in the United States this season. The announcement was ...

Spanish league plans to play regular-season match in US

A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this year, but a "clasico" between Real Madrid and Barcelona is pretty much out of the question. ...

MLS eager to show off Atlanta success story at All-Star Game

ATLANTA (AP) — The MLS All-Star Game is more than the league showing off its best players against Italian powerhouse Juventus. It's a chance to flaunt one of its biggest success stor...

Shaqiri's goal highlights Liverpool's 4-1 win

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Xherdan Shaqiri scored on a spectacular bicycle kick in the 82nd minute, capping a three-goal second half for Liverpool in a 4-1 victory over Manchester United on Saturday. ...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: CYC--TOUR DE FRANCE ESPELETTE, France — Geraint Thomas can effectively seal his first Tour de France title if he protects a comfortable lead of 2 minut...

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe absent from Paris Saint-Germain football squad

SINGAPORE(Taiwan News)- The International Champions Cup is the premier pre-season tournament for Europe’s elite football clubs. The International Champions Cup has transformed the pre-seaso...

Arsenal arrives in Singapore for 2018 International Champions Cup

SINGAPORE(Taiwan News)- The 2018 International Champions Cup will kick off in Singapore this week as Arsenal, Atlético de Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain arrives in Singapore for the...

Mourinho bemoans 'very bad' preseason for United

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez ...

Summer soccer tournament again lands Europe's biggest clubs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Stillitano initially feared he would have trouble persuading Europe's top soccer clubs to jet off around the globe this summer for the International Champions Cup, because i...

MLS expansion tour continues after Nashville makes its case

The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour continued this week with official league visits in North Carolina. Charlotte and Raleigh are among 12 cities hoping to land an MLS team. N...

Barcelona, Real Madrid to play preseason Florida exhibition

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid will meet in a preseason exhibition at Hard Rock Stadium outside Miami on July 29. A preseason matchup is unusual between the riv...

Atlanta MLS club lands 19-year-old defender from Tottenham

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has acquired center back Anton Walkes on loan from Tottenham of the English Premier League. The 19-year-old defender has spent his entire youth career w...

Juventus, Tottenham set to play in Australia in July

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Juventus and Tottenham will play matches in Melbourne in July as part of the International Champions Cup.Tournament officials on Friday said the Italian and English clubs ...

Real Madrid beats AC Milan 10-9 on penalties in China

SHANGHAI (AP) -- Real Madrid won the Chinese edition of the International Champions Cup on Thursday by beating AC Milan 10-9 on penalties following a 0-0 draw in Shanghai.Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casill...