Porto's Mali forward Moussa Marega said on Monday he 'couldn't stay on the pitch' after he suffered racist abuse in a Portugese league match at Vitoria Guimaraes at the weekend. Marega, 28, walked off the field in disgust after being subjected to a torrent of monkey chants after scoring
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:39 pm
Chelsea host Man United in a massive battle between Premier League giants battling for a top four finish. Watch live online, here.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:25 pm
Bafetimbi Gomis was the hero yet again as reigning champions Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia bounced back from a goal down to edge out the UAE's Shabab Al Ahli in the Asian Champions League on Monday. Gomis, last year's top scorer with 11 goals as his side won the tournament beating Urawa Red Diamonds
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:13 pm
The 29-year-old midfield workhorse is expected to return soon despite limping off this weekend.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:10 pm
Barcelona asked for an immediate retraction and defended itself in a statement.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:04 pm
American striker Tim Weah faces another spell on the sidelines after tearing his right hamstring when making his injury comeback for Lille after a six-month absence, the French club said Monday. The 19-year-old Weah came on as a second-half substitute in a 2-1 loss to Marseille on Sunday for his first
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:46 pm
Portugese football and the country's politicians were divided on Monday after Porto forward Moussa Marega was targeted with racist chants during his side's weekend win at Vitoria Guimaraes. Mali international Marega, 28, walked off the pitch in disgust after being subjected to a torrent of monkey
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:39 pm
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has little sympathy for Manchester City over their ban from European competition, especially as he regularly lost some of his best players to their wealthy Premier League rivals. "The rules are what they are and people who don't respect them... have
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:30 pm
The laundry list of injuries to key young players or fringe guys in good club form is alarming.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:28 pm
Los Angeles (AFP) - United States coach Vlatko Andonovski on Monday named a 26-player training squad for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup friendly tournament as the world champions build towards this summer's Olympic Games.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:21 pm
Barcelona on Monday denied accusations it hired a company to make negative comments about its own players and opponents on social media in order to boost the image of senior club officials. Barcelona released a statement after the Cadena Ser radio network said a company used fake social media accounts
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:17 pm
The bad news outweighs the good for the U.S. men's national team this week, as a number of USMNT regulars are sidelined for their clubs.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:45 pm
It feels good to be home.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:36 pm
Pep reportedly met with the players to state his commitment "even if they put us in League Two."
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:47 pm
Referee Katrin Rafalski stopped the 0-0 draw in the 88th minute after being informed of the racist abuse by Kwadwo. It was followed by a stadium announcement against the abuse and the “Nazis out!” chants from the fans.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:44 pm
SHOWS: DORTMUND, GERMANY (FEBRUARY 17, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. BORUSSIA DORTMUND COACH, LUCIEN FAVRE, AND MIDFIELDER, ALEX WITSEL, ENTERING NEWS CONFERENCE / WITSEL 2. (SOUNDBITE) (French) BORUSSIA DORTMUND COACH, LUCIEN FAVRE, SAYING: (REFERRING TO STRIKER, ERLING HAALAND
Author: Reuters Videos
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:42 pm
Barcelona have denied trying to boost the image of club president Josep Maria Bartomeu by hiring a company that criticised current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media. According to Spanish radio station Cadena Ser Cataluna, the PR company I3 Ventures was contracted by Barca and
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:38 pm
SHOWS: ISTANBUL, TURKEY (FEBRUARY 16, 2020) (BEIN SPORTS - MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY BEIN SPORTS, DO NOT OBSCURE LOGO, NO ARCHIVE, NO RESALE, FOR NEWS PURPOSES ONLY) 1. DOG ENTERS PITCH DURING FIRST LEAGUE MATCH BETWEEN KARAGUMRUK SPOR AND GIRESUNSPOR AND STARTS RUNNING TOWARDS THE BALL
Author: Reuters Videos
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:25 pm
Two teams prioritizing the competition plus two teams with attacking firepower means a pair of possible classics to open the Champions League knockout stage.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:07 pm
Switzerland midfielder Steven Zuber signed a new contract with Hoffenheim through 2023, the Bundesliga club said Monday. The deal shows Hoffenheim's confidence in Zuber after he injured his foot in August and missed nearly the entire first half of the season. Zuber has been with Hoffenheim since
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:44 pm
Dutch legend Ruud Gullit said Monday that Moussa Marega's Porto team-mates should have done more to protect him after the Mali striker walked off in protest after receiving racist abuse in a Portuguese league game. On Sunday, the 28-year-old scored a 60th-minute winner for Porto against his ex-club
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:24 pm
The 20-year-old attacker is ill, keeping him from recovering fully from his muscle injury.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:16 pm
TURIN, Italy (AP) -- Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanić’s injury is not as serious as first thought and he could be ready to play again next week.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:15 pm
The 28-year-old called the eight-week goalless stretch "hard and complicated" but was thankful his teammates never wavered in their support.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:44 pm
Borussia Dortmund will be looking to keep the score low when it plays high-scoring Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday in the Champions League. Dortmund has been prolific itself lately, scoring 23 goals in its last five league games. PSG had its own defensive problems in a 4-4 draw with Amiens on Saturday
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:32 pm
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says how his team defend against Paris Saint-Germain stars such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will be the deciding factor in Tuesday's Champions League clash. Dortmund host PSG in the last 16, first leg at Signal Iduna Park with Neymar expected to return after
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:26 pm
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas will run for president of the Spanish soccer federation. Casillas, who currently plays for Portuguese club Porto, made the announcement Monday on his social media accounts, saying he will be a candidate as soon as new elections are scheduled. Casillas said
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:19 pm
It was a good weekend for Barcelona in the Spanish title race, while Paris Saint-Germain's defensive vulnerabilities were again exposed before the Champions League returns. Meanwhile, action in Portugal was overshadowed by racist abuse suffered by Porto star Moussa Marega. Real Madrid dropped two
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:11 pm
Spain's World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas will run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), he confirmed on Monday. The date of the election has not yet been decided but Casillas said he has informed his current club Porto of his decision, with the 38-year-old now expected
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:09 pm
Pep Guardiola has told friends he is going to remain as manager of Manchester City even if the appeal against their two-year European football ban is rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), according to media reports on Monday. Guardiola, who has been at City for four years, reportedly
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:04 pm
Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe roll the tape to outline Sadio Mane's deadly -- and timely -- presence in front of goal for Liverpool this season.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:04 pm
Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke gave a terse response when asked about the return of former coach Thomas Tuchel to Signal Iduna Park with his Paris Saint-Germain team for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 first leg. Tuchel coached Dortmund for two seasons until he was sacked
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:52 pm
The league will have 30 teams by 2022, and that figure may rise even higher. But there are fears that expansion has come at the cost of qualityThe number ’25’ has formed a central pillar of Major League Soccer’s promotional push ahead of the new season as the competition celebrates a quarter century
Author: The Guardian
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:35 pm
The 19-year-old announced that he has suffered a new injury only minutes after returning to the field.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:18 pm
The president and the prime minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry Monday over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said the incident was ''unacceptable'' and urged
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:47 pm
With Ousmane Dembele out long-term and the club down to three forwards, the Spanish top flight has rubber stamped a potential new signing.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:41 pm
Neymar has been named in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for Tuesday's Champions League last-16 first leg at Borussia Dortmund, despite missing the French club's last four games through injury. The world's most expensive player has been struggling with a rib problem, but was expected to be
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:56 am
The president and the prime minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry Monday over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said the incident was “unacceptable” and urged police and soccer
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 10:46 am
Harry Gregg -- hailed as a hero for saving lives in the air crash which killed eight of Manchester United's "Busby Babes" in Munich -- has died at the age of 87. Gregg, who was United's goalkeeper, rescued a mother and her baby daughter, team-mates Bobby Charlton and Jackie Blanchflower
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 10:19 am
Harry Gregg, a former Manchester United goalkeeper called the “hero of Munich" for rescuing two teammates as well as a baby and her pregnant mother from the burning fuselage in the 1958 air disaster that killed 23 people, has died. Gregg died peacefully in a hospital, surrounded by family, The
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 8:27 am
FC Porto striker Moussa Marega, who tried to walk off the field after being the target of racist abuse from fans, faced apparent attempts Sunday by his own teammates and opposition players to prevent him from leaving. Marega, who is black and plays for Mali, was visibly angered by monkey noises targeting
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:31 am
Here's how to watch Monday's Chelsea-Manchester United match online and on TV.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:18 am
Romain Gall scored in Malmo's lopsided win, while Timothy Weah returned to action after a six-month long injury.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:45 am
Reaching the NBA with the team you grew up watching is special, and so is Toscano-Anderson sharing that accomplishment with those who helped him.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:05 am
"As a striker you get thrown on out there and it might be he'll have to come off the bench, give us a goal and he does whatever he does," Solskjaer said.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:55 am
At just 21, Kylian Mbappe is already a World Cup winner while at only 19, Erling Braut Haaland has emerged as a rising fast-star this season. As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi approach the end of their careers, could Mbappe and Haaland be the next duo to dominate football? AFP Sport looks at the
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:41 am
Author: NBA.com
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:37 am
A handful of Mexicans debuted abroad over the weekend, but none had the same level of impact on the field like Pizarro.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:02 am
Liverpool's Champions League tie at Atletico Madrid "is one of the most difficult fixtures in the life of a football player", says Jurgen Klopp.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:57 pm
Gymnast Simone Biles wins her third Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award while F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi share men's title.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:46 pm
Atletico Madrid are at arguably their weakest point under Diego Simeone. What has gone wrong and can it be fixed?
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:38 pm
Football experts from around Europe give the continental view on the first set of Champions League last-16 ties, including Atletico Madrid v Liverpool, and Tottenham v Leipzig.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:05 pm
Barcelona deny hiring a firm to produce disparaging social media posts aimed at its own players such as Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:19 pm
Former Italy and Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo - who quit football aged 30 in favour of "music, barbecue and beer" - is back after a four-year break.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:15 pm
Spanish champions Barcelona are granted special permission by La Liga to make an emergency signing outside of the transfer window.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:41 pm
Scott Pittman thought he had timed his slide tackle perfectly to dispossess Alfredo Morelos but instead he ended up knocking his manager Gary Holt to the floor.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:28 pm
Sir Bobby Charlton says Harry Gregg was "a fantastic goalkeeper but more importantly an incredible human being".
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:00 pm
Aberdeen's Connor McLennan receives a yellow card for simulation with Celtic central defender Christopher Jullien in close proximity.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:20 am
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola tells friends he intends to stay at the club despite their ban from the Champions League for the next two seasons.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:16 am
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown explains what Gunners boss Mikel Arteta changed during the win over Newcastle.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:16 am
Wales will face the Netherlands in a friendly match in Rotterdam ahead of their opening Euro 2020 fixture in Azerbaijan.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:01 am
In the second episode of BBC Sport's Wonderkids series, Arsenal Under-15 footballer Kieran Petrie aims to beat Leo Castledine's score in a three-part skills challenge.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 8:42 am
BBC Sport profiles Lyon and England defender Lucy Bronze, one of five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2020 award.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:25 am
Porto forward Moussa Marega walks off the pitch during his side's 2-1 win at Vitoria Guimaraes, claiming he was subjected to racist abuse from fans.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:35 pm
Match of the Day 2 pundit Jermaine Jenas says it would be "embarrassing" if Jack Grealish was not included in the England squad.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:25 pm
Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce says he 'didn't see that coming' during their 'harsh' 4-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 7:27 pm
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is pleased with his side's reaction following their winter break after they beat Newcastle 4-0 at the Emirates stadium.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 7:05 pm
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes his side 'deserved to win' but Aston Villa 'did not deserve to lose' after Spurs' 3-2 victory.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 5:33 pm
Portadown striker Adam Salley gets caught short in the Championship leaders' win over Queen's University on Saturday, although strike partner Chris Lavery spares his blushes.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:00 am
Chelsea host Man United in a massive battle between Premier League giants battling for a top four finish. Watch live online, here.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:25 pm
The 29-year-old midfield workhorse is expected to return soon despite limping off this weekend.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:10 pm
The laundry list of injuries to key young players or fringe guys in good club form is alarming.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:28 pm
Pep reportedly met with the players to state his commitment "even if they put us in League Two."
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:47 pm
Two teams prioritizing the competition plus two teams with attacking firepower means a pair of possible classics to open the knockout stage.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:07 pm
The 20-year-old attacker is ill, keeping him from recovering fully from his muscle injury.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:16 pm
The 28-year-old called the eight-week goalless stretch "hard and complicated" but was thankful his teammates never wavered in their support.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:44 pm
The 19-year-old announced that he has suffered a new injury only minutes after returning to the field.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:18 pm
With Ousmane Dembele out long-term and the club down to three forwards, the Spanish top flight has rubber stamped a potential new signing.
Author: Kyle Bonn
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:41 pm
Romain Gall scored in Malmo's lopsided win, while Timothy Weah returned to action after a six-month long injury.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:45 am
"As a striker you get thrown on out there and it might be he'll have to come off the bench, give us a goal and he does whatever he does," Solskjaer said.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:55 am
A handful of Mexicans debuted abroad over the weekend, but none had the same level of impact on the field like Pizarro.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:02 am
Eden Hazard shined in his first appearance in three months, but relegation-battling Celta Vigo spoiled it all with a 85th minute leveler.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:54 am
FC Porto striker Moussa Marega, who tried to walk off the field after being the target of racist slurs from fans, faced apparent attempts Sunday by his own teammates and opposition players to prevent him from leaving.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:03 pm
The USMNT attacker returned to action with Lille after a six-month absence.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 16, 2020, 10:45 pm
Ashley Young's first goal with Inter Milan makes him the first English player to score in Serie A this decade.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: February 16, 2020, 9:07 pm
Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos was the talk of the town as his teammates and manager waxed lyrical about the Spaniard.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: February 16, 2020, 8:13 pm
"I just want the best for City," said Arteta, a longtime assistant to Pep Guardiola at Man City. "I know how hard they work,"
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: February 16, 2020, 7:19 pm
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the other goal as Arsenal moved into 10th place, seven points back of the top four in the Premier League.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: February 16, 2020, 6:24 pm
What did we learn from Arsenal's home win against Newcastle? Joe Prince-Wright reports from the Emirates Stadium.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: February 16, 2020, 6:23 pm

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