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Global Soccer: Mending Their Knees, and Their Playing Careers

published about 8 hours ago
Global Soccer: Mending Their Knees, and Their Playing Careers
Theo Walcott and Radamel Falcao of Arsenal and Chelsea are back from the same devastating injury. But they both have their manager's support.

Roundup: Community Shield Matchup Pits Chelsea Against Arsenal, Renewing a Rivalry

published about 19 hours ago
The traditional kickoff for the new Premier League will be contested between two clubs that brought home hardware last season: Chelsea, the reigning league champion, taking on F.A. Cup winner, Arsenal.

Wembley roars its approval as women’s FA Cup final takes centre stage | Georgina Turner

published 1 day ago
Wembley roars its approval as women’s FA Cup final takes centre stage | Georgina Turner
A record crowd flocked to football HQ as the women’s game took another giant step forward, building on the World Cup successAt midday, strains of the national anthem escaped from Wembley Stadium as the sound check accompanied some of the earliest supporters wandering in from the surrounding stations. An ice cream van backed into a spot in the eye line of children casting their first glances up towards the Wembley arch and slid open the window for a bumper afternoon’s ... more

Sports Briefing | Soccer: New Coach for Spain

published 1 day ago
Spain’s national women’s soccer team has a new coach for the first time in 27 years after Jorge Vilda was hired to replace Ignacio Quereda, who had been in charge since 1988.

Argentine Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in FIFA Corruption Case

published 1 day ago
Alejandro Burzaco, a citizen of Argentina and Italy, was the third defendant to appear in United States federal court in connection with the case.