Major League Soccer News
'Like a miracle': Ex-soccer player survives Italy bridge disaster
GENOA, Italy, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Former Italian soccer professional Davide Capello can only describe it as a miracle.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Subasic, Mandzukic call time on international career
Aug 15 (Reuters) - Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic and striker Mario Mandzukic have announced their retirement from international football almost a month after helping the Balkan nation reach the World Cup final for the first time.
Soccer-Greek delight as big guns reach Champions League play-offs
LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki gave Greek football fans plenty to cheer about as both clubs reached the Champions League play-off round and joined three former winners of Europe's elite club competition on Tuesday.
BRIEF-Olympique Lyonnais Confirms Transfer Of Myziane Maolida To OGC Nice
Aug 14 (Reuters) - OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS GROUPE SA:
Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain's top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons for free on the social network.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Safety issues delay Tottenham's move to new stadium
LONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur have delayed the opening of their new stadium for at least a few weeks because of "issues with the critical safety systems."
Soccer-Bayern's Alaba escapes ligament damage
Aug 13 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich defender David Alaba suffered a bruised knee bone in Sunday's 5-0 German Supercup win over Eintracht Frankfurt with scans ruling out ligament damage, the Bundesliga club said on Monday.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Leicester's Ulloa joins Pachuca as Slimani seals Fenerbahce loan
Aug 12 (Reuters) - Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa ended his four-year stay at the club to join Mexican outfit Pachuca while fellow striker Islam Slimani sealed a season-long switch to Turkish side Fenerbahce, the Premier League side announced on Sunday.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Brazil's Ronaldo expects to be out of hospital by Monday
IBIZA, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Former Brazil and Real Madrid great Ronaldo Nazario said on Sunday he is recovering from flu in an Ibiza hospital and expects to be discharged on Monday.
Soccer-Leicester's Slimani completes Fenerbahce loan move
Aug 12 (Reuters) - Leicester City striker Islam Slimani has completed his season-long switch to Turkish side Fenerbahce, the Premier League club announced on Sunday.
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