Qatar and FIFA published Tuesday the first jointly issued legacy planning strategy ahead of a football World Cup, with pledges on labour and LGBT rights alongside protections for activists and journalists. Qatar has faced intense scrutiny from rights groups over its treatment of migrant labourers working
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:36 am
Steve Rothgeb looks at the positive and negative factors to weigh for the top captaincy options every week. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 21, 2020, 8:15 am
“I don't think we are helping football in any way if we generate wealth and it just goes straight back to the big clubs,” Tebas said.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:08 am
Get ready for double gameweek action featuring Liverpool and West Ham! Chuck takes a look at the best options in Top Transfer Targets. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:48 am
Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the riches and prestige of the Champions League next season. The Blues still have a five-point cushion, but should already be out of sight for the chasing pack.
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:19 am
Robinson, 22, has seven senior caps for the USMNT and is a major hope to solve a problematic position for Gregg Berhalter's program.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:13 am
FC Yahoo's Ryan Bailey makes the case for the Reds' place in EPL history.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:50 am
Here's how to watch Tuesday's Sheffield United-Manchester City match exclusively streaming on NBC Sports Gold.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:46 am
A delightful midweek match week arrives Tuesday before the weekend's FA Cup fourth round scraps, and we're quite pleased to reap the rewards.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:24 am
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players and increase the quality of matches. Serious injuries to Tottenham's Harry Kane and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford that could have an impact on England
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:46 am
Kylian Mbappe says he is dreaming of helping Paris Saint-Germain win a first Champions League trophy this year, as well as leading France to the title at Euro 2020 and the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 21-year-old PSG and France star, a World Cup winner in 2018, was asked what was on his wish list for
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:45 am
The Reds have been dominant, their relentless players focused on the right things and showing insane stamina in making PL opposition miserable.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:34 am
Looking to shake out of their first true funk of the season, overachieving Leicester City try to bounce back Wednesday at home versus West Ham United. The Foxes (14-3-6) continue to be the primary surprise package of 2019-20 along with promoted Sheffield United, though the Midlands side continue to
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:30 am
Ben Dinnery returns with the latest Premier League team news ahead of game week twenty-four. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:27 am
Here's how to watch Tuesday's Chelsea-Arsenal match live online and on NBCSN.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:00 am
Toronto FC captain and United States midfielder Michael Bradley will have ankle surgery and could miss up to four months, the Major League Soccer team said Monday. Bradley was hurt in Toronto's loss to the Seattle Sounders in the MLS Cup final last November.
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:15 pm
We dive into early week action in the English Premier League including wagering on a Leicester City . (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:01 pm
Andrea Petagna ignited a come-from-behind victory for struggling SPAL to hand his former club Atalanta a shock 2-1 defeat in Serie A on Monday. The Champions League-chasing side from Bergamo had won their last two home games against AC Milan and Parma with 5-0 scorelines each time. Gian Piero Gasperini
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:01 pm
Names both familiar and unfamiliar continue to be linked with moves to the Premier League as the January transfer window heats up.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:51 pm
With losses in two of their last three Premier League matches and star forward Marcus Rashford injured, Manchester United must find a way to move forward and generate some success in the process. United can avoid losing back-to-back league matches for the first time this season whilst trying to do the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:40 pm
Perhaps it was only a matter of time before the bloom would fall off the Jose Mourinho rose at Tottenham Hotspur. With reported supporter displeasure arising from Spurs' latest sub-par showing in the Premier League, Mourinho's club look to snap a four-match top-flight winless rut on Wednesday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:40 pm
La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe's top clubs of the destabilising effect seeking further riches through a revamped Champions League or FIFA's new Club World Cup will have on national leagues. China will host FIFA's expanded 24-team Club World Cup in June and July of 2021,
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:32 pm
Bradley, who suffered the injury during his team's loss to Seattle in the MLS Cup last November, is scheduled to undergo surgery in New York on Tuesday, according to Toronto General Manager Ali Curtis. Toronto did not previously disclose what Curtis described as a "severe and complicated ankle
Author: Reuters
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:22 pm
“You are an addict for life and through my commitment to the 12-step recovery program, I am confident I can stay on top of this disease one day at a time.”
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:11 pm
Eddie Jones hopes a "long debrief" will allow England to focus firmly on the Six Nations without their upcoming Championship campaign being overshadowed by any lingering World Cup regrets and the Saracens salary-cap scandal. The England coach's task in bolstering his squad's morale
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:01 pm
Samatta scored once against Liverpool and twice versus Red Bull Salzburg in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:29 pm
Aston Villa completed the signing of Tanzanian striker Mbwana Samatta from Genk for a reported £8.5 million ($11 million) fee on Monday. The 27-year-old has scored 10 goals for Genk in all competitions this season, including against Liverpool in the Champions League at Anfield. "I'm really
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:43 pm
Reinier, an attacking midfielder, joins wingers Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior in forming a young Brazilian heart of the squad's future.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:30 pm
Cameroonian international striker Karl Toko Ekambi has joined Lyon on loan from Villarreal until the end of the season, the French club announced on Monday. The 27-year-old, who has scored six goals this season, arrives at a Lyon side sitting seventh in Ligue 1, seven points adrift of Rennes in the
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:54 pm
Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley needs surgery on his right ankle and likely will be sidelined about four months. Bradley was hurt during Major League Soccer's championship game on Nov. 10 when Seattle's Roman Torres attempted a shot and hit the ankle with his follow-through. Toronto general
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:25 pm
Joe Prince-Wright reveals his score predictions for the Premier League games in Matchweek 24 and you can enter to play Pick 'Em for a chance to win $50,000.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:08 pm
USMNT veteran and Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines as he requires surgery on an ankle injury.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:48 pm
Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley needs surgery on his right ankle and likely will be sidelined about four months. Bradley was hurt during Major League Soccer's championship game on Nov. 10 when Seattle's Román Torres attempted a shot and hit the ankle with his follow-through. Toronto general
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:43 pm
David Beckham’s new soccer team finally got to play soccer. After more than six years of planning - and a process that was at times brutally difficult - Inter Miami took the field for the first time Monday. “It’s real,” said Paul McDonough, Inter Miami’s sporting director.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:37 pm
David Beckham’s new soccer team finally got to play soccer. After more than six years of planning — and a process that was at times brutally difficult — Inter Miami took the field for the first time Monday. “It’s real,” said Paul McDonough, Inter Miami’s sporting director.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:36 pm
Where and how to watch the midweek Premier League games across NBC Sports.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:15 pm
Guardiola has a lot of love for Liverpool, while we round up the injury news from across the Premier League ahead of the midweek games.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:24 pm
Giovanni Reyna, the former World Cup captain's son and the latest U.S. wunderkind, is following the same path that Christian Pulisic did in Germany.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:17 pm
More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape. As for that raised-fist salute that transformed them into Olympic
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:04 pm
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday. According to reports in Spain and in Brazil, Madrid will pay the player's buyout clause, amounting to around 30 million euros ($33.3m)
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:01 pm
Real Madrid has signed 18-year-old playmaker Reinier from Brazilian club Flamengo. Madrid said Monday the talented Brazilian midfielder is joining the club on a contract until June 2026. The Spanish club said Reinier will initially play with its ''B'' team.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:53 pm
Eddie Jones insisted "the tide will turn" for Billy Vunipola after the Saracens star was ruled out of England's initial squad for the Six Nations Championship after breaking an arm for the fourth time in two years. The powerhouse back-row's latest injury was announced just hours before
Author: AFP
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:33 pm
United legend Gary Neville doesn't hold back: "I am struggling to understand why the ownership has persisted in trusting that management team to oversee that investment."
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:32 pm
Mikel Arteta labels Arsenal's trip to Chelsea 'must win' as the Gunners aim to improve their chances of a top four finish.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:37 pm
Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to form has coincided with Juventus taking a firm grip on Serie A. Ronaldo did not score at all in November, but he scored twice as Juventus beat Parma 2-1 on Sunday to take his tally to 11 in his last seven league matches. The win also put Juventus on course for a record-extending
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:23 pm
A manager in Scotland’s top division reported himself to the country’s soccer federation for breaching gambling rules. Rice was charged by the Scottish Football Association for breaching rules in each of the past five seasons and faces a hearing on Jan 30.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:15 pm
Manchester United are charged by the FA for failing "to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion" during Sunday's defeat at Liverpool.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:39 am
New signing Michael Timbs makes his MOTDx debut talking boots at the Adidas Predator launch with Man City’s Ilkay Gundogan and Aymeric Laporte and gets to try the new boots out at Arsenal.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:06 am
London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal go head to head on Tuesday - who do you pick in a combined XI?
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:14 am
Inter to make improved bid for Christian Eriksen, Manchester United want striker, Arsenal "lost soul", plus more.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:43 am
Paris St-Germain striker and World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe talks to Natalie Pirks about becoming a football superstar, Liverpool's title charge and his future.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:18 am
Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe says Liverpool are a "machine" as they aim to clinch their first league title since 1990.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:16 am
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says football is letting its elite players down and a "year of 400 days" is needed to cram in all the matches they are asked to play.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:31 pm
In her latest BBC Sport column, Karen Carney analyses how Mikel Arteta is making Arsenal fitter and better.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:21 pm
Championship leaders West Brom's poor run of form continues as Tyrese Campbell's early goal condemns them to defeat by Stoke.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:57 pm
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer "has to take some blame" for Marcus Rashford's back injury, says ex-England striker Ian Wright.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:29 pm
Aston Villa complete a £10m deal for Genk's Tanzania striker Mbwana Samatta.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:58 pm
Mark Lawrenson takes on Ride bassist Steve Queralt to make predictions for this weekend's Premier League fixtures.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:07 pm
Sarah Teegarden's signing for Celtic means she and fiance Ian Harkes, the Dundee United midfielder, "can play football in the same country for once".
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:55 am
Erling Braut Haaland scores a hat-trick after making his Borussia Dortmund debut as a substitute to help them come back from two goals down to beat FC Augsburg 5-3.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:21 am
Watch Beth England, Keira Walsh and Sophie Ingle score stunning goals as Manchester City and Chelsea both win in the WSL.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:21 am
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his side were "clearly the better team" and played "sensational football" in their 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the Premier League.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 7:23 pm
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his players "gave everything" during their hard-fought 2-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 7:03 pm
Watch highlights as Chelsea Women thrash Arsenal Women 4-1 to keep their title dreams alive in the Women's Super League.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 4:19 pm
Watch highlights as Manchester United Women comfortably beat Tottenham Hotspur Women 3-0 in a foggy game in the Women's Super League.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 2:38 pm
Watch highlights as title contenders Man City Women score twice away from home to beat Birmingham City Women in the Women's Super League.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 2:35 pm
Ellen White turns home Jill Scott's cross to put Manchester City ahead after 33 just seconds against Birmingham City Women in the Women's Super League.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 12:33 pm
“I don't think we are helping football in any way if we generate wealth and it just goes straight back to the big clubs,” Tebas said.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:08 am
Robinson, 22, has seven senior caps for the USMNT and is a major hope to solve a problematic position for Gregg Berhalter's program.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:13 am
A delightful midweek match week arrives Tuesday before the weekend's FA Cup fourth round scraps, and we're quite pleased to reap the rewards.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:24 am
The Reds have been dominant, their relentless players focused on the right things and showing insane stamina in making PL opposition miserable.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:34 am
Names both familiar and unfamiliar continue to be linked with moves to the Premier League as the January transfer window heats up.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:51 pm
“You are an addict for life and through my commitment to the 12-step recovery program, I am confident I can stay on top of this disease one day at a time.”
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:11 pm
Samatta scored once against Liverpool and twice versus Red Bull Salzburg in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:29 pm
Reinier, an attacking midfielder, joins wingers Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior in forming a young Brazilian heart of the squad's future.
Author: Nicholas Mendola
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:30 pm
Joe Prince-Wright reveals his score predictions for the Premier League games in Matchweek 24 and you can enter to play Pick 'Em for a chance to win $50,000.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:08 pm
USMNT veteran and Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines as he requires surgery on an ankle injury.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:48 pm
Where and how to watch the midweek Premier League games across NBC Sports.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:15 pm
Guardiola has a lot of love for Liverpool, while we round up the injury news from across the Premier League ahead of the midweek games.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:24 pm
United legend Gary Neville doesn't hold back: "I am struggling to understand why the ownership has persisted in trusting that management team to oversee that investment."
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:32 pm
Mikel Arteta labels Arsenal's trip to Chelsea 'must win' as the Gunners aim to improve their chances of a top four finish.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:37 pm
Cavani hands in transfer request and trio of Premier League clubs reportedly want to sign him. Who would be the best fit?
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 2:39 pm
Reyna, 17, became the youngest American in history to play in the Bundesliga as he made his debut for Borussia Dortmund.
Author: Joe Prince-Wright
Posted: January 20, 2020, 1:44 pm
Coach Quique Setien only needed one match to leave his mark on Barcelona.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 12:54 pm
Timothy Chandler and Lynden Gooch scored for their respective teams, while Giovanni Reyna and Indiana Vassilev made their league debuts in this week's Americans abroad.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:11 am
Raul Jimenez became Wolves' Premier League all-time goalscorer, while Andres Guardado jotted an assist in Betis' win in this week's Mexicans abroad.
Author: Joel Soria
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:08 am
Jurgen Klinsmann endured an unhappy reunion with Bayern Munich as his former protege Thomas Muller started a 4-0 Bundesliga rout of his Hertha Berlin team.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 12:53 am

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