Category Archives: Soccer

Gunfire in Afghanistan a Celebration This Time As Soccer Team Wins First Championship Ever

Good news is often hard to come by in Afghanistan, making the country’s national soccer team’s surprise triumph on the pitch a welcome change. The underdog Afghan team bested India…

Sundowns sweat over foreign players

MAMELODI Sundowns finalised their five foreign players for the season last Friday, on the last day of registration, leaving questions over what happens to other international signings they have made…

Bayern to face City in Champions League

Reigning European champions Bayern Munich were paired with Manchester City for this season’s Champions League group stage, while the draw was particularly unkind for Arsenal and Celtic. The draw, made…

2nd half rainstorm wipes out YC soccer opener, ends in ‘no contest’

Mother Nature had her way with the Yavapai College men’s soccer team’s 2013 season and conference opener Thursday night at Mountain Valley Park. After a 90-minute delay due to lightning…

72 Soccer Fans Detained in Urals City After Brawl – Police

Six dozen soccer fans rooting for rival teams in the Urals Mountains were detained Saturday after a brawl, police said. The drawl took place before the match between Ural Yekaterinburg…

Soccer helps unite 16 ethnic communities, one city

The organization Cultural Exchange Through Soccer is celebrating its 10th birthday this summer, and there could be no better present than to see its marquee event, the Worcester World Cup,…