Soccer

Cave Boys Tried to Dig Their Way Out

Before help finally arrived, the 12 boys and soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave system in Thailand tried to dig their way out. Speaking publicly for the first time at a press conference in Chiang Rai shortly after leaving a hospital Wednesday, the team described moving backward through the...

Mourinho bemoans 'very bad' preseason for United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez for the U.S. tour

Young World Cup Star Gives Away Winnings

Young French soccer star Kylian Mbappe had an amazing World Cup and while some say it's far too early to compare him to Pele, Pele does not agree. After France's win Sunday, the 77-year-old Brazilian soccer legend, the only other person to score in a World Cup final as a...

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New Chelsea boss Sarri will be speaking English…

New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri only gave one answer in English as he was presented at Stamford Bridge, but vowed to be holding press conferences in English shortly.

Real Madrid president Perez promises 'incredible…

Following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the club are going to bolster their squad with some 'incredible' players.

Enrique excited to undertake 'big challenge' with…

Newly-appointed Spain head coach Luis Enrique admits it will be a 'big challenge' to get the team winning again, but says he's ready to face it.

West Ham cured 'strange' time after leaving…

Jack Wilshere admits he found it strange leaving Arsenal after 17 years, but he's enjoying pre-season as a West Ham player.

Sarri to leave transfer dealings to Chelea

Chelsea's new manager Maurizio Sarri says he's a manager who 'gets bored' of the transfer market, and will be focusing more on working on the pitch, rather than off it.

Sarri hoping to improve Hazard at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri seems confident Eden Hazard will remain a Chelsea player next season, saying he hopes to improve the Belgian.

Guangzhou Evergrande 4-0 Guizhou Hengfeng

Guangzhou are within four points of leaders Beijing Guoan after a 4-0 rout of Guizhou Hengfeng.

Talisca nets hat-trick for Guangzhou

Talisca netted a hat-trick as Guangzhou Evergrande eased to a 4-0 win over Guizhou Hengfeng

Kylian Mbappe - The making of a World Cup…

A look at Kylian Mbappe's France career - from making his debut to becoming the second-youngest goal scorer in a FIFA World Cup final.

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Gao Lin opens scoring for Guangzhou with bicycle…

Gao Lin opened the scoring for Guangzhou Evergrande against Guizhou Hengfeng with an audacious bicycle kick.

Top four would be a success for Arsenal - Seaman

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman doesn't expect Unai Emery to be a success at the Emirates straightaway, but hopes the Spaniard can guide the Gunners back into the Premier League's top four.

Henry is ready to be a manager - Pires

Thierry Henry is ready to move into management after a successful stint as an assistant with Belgium, according toe former Arsenal team-mate Robert Pires.

France recreated the spirit of 1998 - Pires

Former France international Robert Pires said his country mirrored the spirit they showed in 1998 during their World Cup winning campaign.

Krsticic seals Red Star win with cheeky back-heel…

Nenad Krsticic sealed Red Star Belgrade's passage into the next round of UEFA Champions League qualifying, with a cheeky back-heel goal.

Ludogorets score from comical Crusaders own-goal

Rodney Brown scored a comical own goal as Crusaders Belfast fell to a 2-0 defeat to Ludogorets in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League qualifying tie.

Referee stretchered off in Europa League qualifier

Romanian referee Marius Avram was stretched off after falling over whilst in charge of a Europa League qualifier in Hungary.

Pickford can be England's number one for 'a long…

Former England keeper David Seaman has backed Jordan Pickford to retain the number one jersey for a number of years.

Shanghai SIPG 1-1 Shandong Luneng

The Chinese Super League returned after a two-month break with a top of the table clash which finished 1-1, as Shandong Luneng hosted league leaders Shanghai SIPG.

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World Cup winner Mbappe donating bonus of about $350,000

Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children

England can build on semi-final run - Seaman

Former England goalkeeper David Seaman believes Gareth Southgate's side can improve on their semi-final run at the World Cup.

Oscar secures point for Shanghai SIPG

Former Chelsea star Oscar scored possibly the easiest goal of his career, to help Shanhai SIPG earn a point at Shandong Luneng in the Chinese Super League.