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Weston McKennie returns to USMNT's roster; Malik Tillman to represent U.S. - The Athletic

The U.S. punched its ticket to the World Cup despite losing their final match 2-0 against Costa Rica.

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France: Giroud dropped four goals short of men's record as Benzema returns - The Athletic

Olivier Giroud has been dropped from the France squad for their upcoming Nations League matches after Karim Benzema's return.Benzema missed...

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FIFA appoint three female referees for World Cup for first time in competition history - The Athletic

FIFA has appointed three women’s referees and three women’s assistant referees ahead of the 2022 World Cup for the first time in the...

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Human rights groups urge FIFA to match World Cup prize money for Qatar migrant workers - The Athletic

A coalition of human rights organisations including Amnesty International have called on FIFA to match $440 million of World Cup prize money with...

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Arsenal's Marcelo Flores chooses to represent Mexico over Canada internationally - The Athletic

After months of speculation and repeated approaches from Canada Soccer, talented 18-year-old midfielder Marcelo Flores confirmed Monday on Twitter...

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Jake Daniels: Blackpool forward becomes UK’s only active male professional to come out as gay - The Athletic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels has become the UK’s first male professional footballer to come out publicly as gay since Justin Fashanu. Daniels,...

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UEFA chief: Violence at Wembley Euro 2020 final was unacceptable - The Athletic

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said the violence seen at Wembley during the Euro 2020 final was unacceptable.The game between England and...

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FIFA reject appeal and will make Brazil and Argentina play abandoned World Cup qualifier - The Athletic

FIFA will make Brazil and Argentina replay last September’s abandoned World Cup qualifier after rejecting an appeal.The match in Sao Paolo was...

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Ecuador’s place at Qatar World Cup at threat after Chile complaint - The Athletic

Ecuador’s place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is at threat after Chile made a complaint to FIFA over an alleged ineligible player.The Chilean...

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Diego Maradona’s match-worn ‘Hand of God’ shirt from Argentina vs England sold at auction for record £7.14m - The Athletic

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona during his legendary performance against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals has sold at auction for £7.14...

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Infantino: FIFA have given Qatar World Cup migrant workers ‘dignity and pride’ - The Athletic

Gianni Infantino has said FIFA has helped to give migrant workers “dignity and pride” through Qatar World Cup infrastructure projects, despite...

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Russia's women's side will not play at Euro 2022, with nation's sides banned from all UEFA competitions next season - The Athletic

UEFA have ruled that Russia will not participate in this summer’s Women’s European Championship in England due to the country’s invasion of...

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Mino Raiola: Football agent dies aged 54 - The Athletic

Mino Raiola, the most recognisable football agent in the world, has died at the age of 54. Regarded as a ‘super agent’ in the world of football,...

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Dike to miss USMNT summer internationals as he focuses on West Brom return - The Athletic

Daryl Dike will not feature for the United States in four upcoming international fixtures as he focuses on being fully fit for the start of West...

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Ralf Rangnick to be announced as Austria manager today - The Athletic

Manchester United’s interim manager Ralf Rangnick has accepted an offer to become the manager of the Austria national team and will be announced on...

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Rangnick could balance Austria job with Manchester United consultancy role - The Athletic

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick is seriously considering an offer to manage the Austria national team.The Athletic understands that...

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Pochettino says he will ‘100 per cent’ be at PSG next season — along with Kylian Mbappe - The Athletic

Mauricio Pochettino believes he will “100 per cent” still be Paris Saint-Germain head coach next season.Pochettino won the Ligue 1 title on...

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Giorgio Chiellini to retire from Italy duty after friendly against Argentina at Wembley - The Athletic

Giorgio Chiellini will retire from Italy duty after playing a final friendly against Argentina at Wembley in June.Wembley is the venue where...

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USMNT’s Yunus Musah misses penalty as Real Betis win Copa del Rey - The Athletic

USMNT midfielder Yunus Musah missed the crucial spotkick as Real Betis beat Valencia on penalties in the final of the Copa del Rey. Betis’ win...

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USWNT draws Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti for opponents in Group A for CONCACAF W Championship - The Athletic

The USWNT has won eight CONCACAF Gold Cups.

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Colombia sack coach Reinaldo Rueda after failure to qualify for World Cup - The Athletic

The Colombian Football Federation has sacked coach Reinaldo Rueda after the nation’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Colombia...

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Scotland vs Ukraine World Cup play-off to take place on June 1, winner to face Wales on June 5 - The Athletic

Scotland's delayed play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup will take place against Ukraine on June 1.The original fixture between the two...

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Northern Ireland captain says squad ‘stand by’ Kenny Shiels after controversial comments - The Athletic

Marissa Callaghan, captain of Northern Ireland Women, has said the squad “collectively stand by our manager” after Kenny Shiels’ controversial...

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Former Real Madrid and Colombia midfielder Freddy Rincon dies at 55 - The Athletic

Former Real Madrid and Colombia midfielder Freddy Rincon has died at the age of 55 after a car crash. His vehicle collided with a bus in the city of...

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Louis van Gaal says prostate cancer treatment has been successful - The Athletic

Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal has said that the radiation treatment he was undergoing for prostate cancer has been successful.The...

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2022 World Cup broadcast schedule: All U.S. games airing at 2 p.m. ET on Fox - The Athletic

English-language rights holder Fox Sports will air all 64 2022 World Cup matches live across Fox and FS1, with each one also streaming live on the...

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Carlos Queiroz leaves role as Egypt coach after AFCON final loss and failure to reach World Cup - The Athletic

Carlos Queiroz has left his role as coach of Egypt after six months in charge.He took over from Hossam El Badry in September with the remit of...

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USMNT attacker Gio Reyna ruled out for season by Borussia Dortmund after injury - The Athletic

Giovanni Reyna has been ruled out for the season by Borussia Dortmund. The USMNT attacker injured his hamstring after just 77 seconds of Friday’s...

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