Major League Soccer News
Soccer-Cuper says his time as Egypt coach might be ending
VOLGOGRAD, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Egypt coach Hector Cuper said it was possible that his team's farewell match at the 2018 World Cup against Saudi Arabia on Monday would also be his last in charge after an unsuccessful campaign in Russia.
PREVIEW-Soccer-Australia seek more goals in crunch match against Peru
KAZAN, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - With their hopes of reaching the World Cup's knockout rounds on a knife-edge, Australia head into their must-win match against Peru under pressure to score goals and with fingers crossed that France will bring their A-game against Denmark.
Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Swiss government ministers have backed national team players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after their controversial goal celebrations in Friday's 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia.
Soccer-Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations
MOSCOW, June 24 (Reuters) - Two Swiss government ministers have backed national team players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after their controversial goal celebrations in Friday's 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia.
Lisbon's Sporting votes out president to halt player exodus
LISBON, June 24 (Reuters) - Sporting have overwhelmingly voted to eject president Bruno de Carvalho in a bid to save the Portuguese club after nine players quit in protest at an attack in May by angry fans who had allegedly been spurred by his public rebuke of the team.
Soccer-Bristling Cherchesov tense before Uruguay clash
SAMARA, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov was in bullish mood ahead of their final Group A showdown with Uruguay on Monday, dismissing suggestions his men under pressure because of their status as World Cup hosts.
Soccer-South America disappoints but is the demise permanent?
SOCHI, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Three South American sides have accounted for almost half of all World Cup titles but their worst overall performance since 2002 has raised the question: Is South American football on the wane?
'Fearless' Mexico looking beyond last 16
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) - Mexico captain Andres Guardado said his side have become fearless after following up their hugely impressive win over world champions Germany by beating South Korea 2-1 on Saturday to take a huge leap towards topping Group F.
UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Formula One investigates illegal broadcasts in Middle East
LE CASTELLET, France, June 23 (Reuters) - Formula One is investigating alleged illegal broadcasts of its content in the Middle East and North Africa by a television station already accused of pirating World Cup and European soccer.
Soccer-England keep Sterling against unchanged Panama
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - England coach Gareth Southgate kept faith with Raheem Sterling up front alongside captain Harry Kane in his starting lineup for Sunday's Group G clash with Panama in Nizhny Novgorod.
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