Major League Soccer News
Manchester City dazzle after Anfield bore draw, Chelsea lose
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over neighbors Manchester United at the top of the Premier League thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Soccer-Hodgson toasts his players for beating Chelsea against the odds
LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Roy Hodgson raised a glass of red wine to toast his Crystal Palace players after they finally put an end to one of the most miserable runs in the annals of top-flight English football in unlikely fashion on Saturday.
Soccer star Weah and VP Boakai near Liberia presidential run-off
MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberian former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai were comfortably ahead in partial presidential election results announced on Saturday, and look set to contest a run-off next month.
Soccer-Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw
LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over their neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.
Soccer-Abraham double gives Swansea 2-0 win over Huddersfield
SWANSEA CITY 2 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0
Soccer-Hertha Berlin players kneel in solidarity with NFL
BERLIN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Players of German club Hertha Berlin kneeled before their Bundesliga match against Schalke 04 on Saturday in solidarity with the National Football League players in the United States.
Olympics: U.S. eager for Winter Games despite L.A. 2028 commitment
(Reuters) - U.S. Olympic officials are eager to see the Winter Games return to the country in 2026 or 2030 even though doing so would create challenges for Los Angeles as it prepares to host the Summer Games in 2028.
UPDATE 2-Soccer legend, VP maintain early leads in Liberia election
MONROVIA, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Former soccer star George Weah maintained his lead over Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai as more provisional results from the West African country's presidential election were announced on Friday.
Soccer: Valcke denies receiving 'undue advantages' from Al-Khelaifi
PARIS (Reuters) - Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has denied receiving "undue advantages" from Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media and president of Paris St Germain, after Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation.
Soccer-U.S. plan 'deep dive' review after missing World Cup
Oct 13 (Reuters) - The president of the United States Soccer Federation, Sunil Gulati, promised on Friday a "deep dive" review of their entire programme after the men's national team hit an embarrassing low by failing to qualify for next year's World Cup finals.
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