ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JANUARY 7, 2013) (REUTERS) – Former U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has alleged in a Portuguese newspaper article that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (FIFA) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday (October 23). Continue reading
FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn apologises to Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence after a report concluded the players were subject to discriminatory remarks by their former manager.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with a drink-driving offence, Cheshire police said in a statement on Friday (September 1). Continue reading
England manager Gareth Southgate says there is no doubt that retired England star Wayne Rooney is a legend. Continue reading
BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police hunting for a suspect on the run after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday (August 20) they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France.
BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – Barcelona’s traditional curtain-raiser, the Joan Gamper Trophy, took on emotional significance with the visit of Chapecoense, the Brazilian team who lost most of their playing and coaching staff in an air crash last year.
HARRISON, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES (JULY 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Barcelona soccer player Neymar Jr arrived at the team’s training ground on Wednesday (August 2) to tell his team mates there that he is moving to French team Paris St Germain, Catalan radio RAC1 has reported. Continue reading
Two people are killed and several injured in a stampede at South Africa’s FNB Stadium during a soccer match between Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. Continue reading
Nineteen-year-old Ghanaian student, Gabriel Opare has built an online video search engine known as Mudclo, which has caught the attention of some of the industry’s big tech companies, with some dubbing it the ‘African YouTube’.