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Abby Wambach Scores, U.S. Defeats South Korea, 4-1

Abby Wambach Scores, U.S. Defeats South Korea, 4-1

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) — Abby Wambach scored her 156th career international goal as the U.S. Women’s soccer team defeated South Korea Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, 4-1.Kiristie Mewis put the U.S. on t…

United States Edges Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier, 2-1

United States Edges Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier, 2-1

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The United States erased some demons on Friday night against Jamaica.  
Brad Evans gave the U.S. a 2-1 lead with a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time to make their chances at qualify…

US Tops Germany 4-3 in Friendly

US Tops Germany 4-3 in Friendly

Greg Fiume/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the first time since 1999, the U.S. men’s soccer team defeated Germany.
The Americans received two goals from forward Clint Dempsey in a five minute period in the second half, as the U.S. edged the G…

Robbie Rogers First Openly Gay Athlete in MLS

Robbie Rogers First Openly Gay Athlete in MLS

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday, making him the first active openly gay male athlete to play in an American professional team sport.
Rogers pl…

David Beckham Notches Assist In Final Career Game

David Beckham Notches Assist In Final Career Game

Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) –  Just like that, it all came to an end for David Beckham.
In his final career game, Beckham notched an assist, leading Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 win over Brest.
“To finish my career here is special. Paris …

David Beckham Set to Retire After Season

David Beckham Set to Retire After Season

John Berry/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — One of the most iconic football players of all-time is calling it a career. David Beckham announced Thursday that he is retiring at the end of the season.
Beckham signed a one-year extension with Paris Saint-German,…

David Moyes Named New Manchester United Manager

David Moyes Named New Manchester United Manager

John Peters/Manchester United(MANCHESTER, England) — David Moyes was named the new manager of Manchester United on Thursday.
Moyes will succeed Sir Alex Ferguson and take over one of the most coveted jobs in soccer next season.
“It’s a great honor to …

Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson Retiring

Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson Retiring

Tom Purslow/Manchester United(MANCHESTER, England) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is retiring at the end of the season. 
“The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about and one that I have not taken lightly,…

Trinidad’s National Security Minister Resigns Amid Corruption Allegations

Trinidad’s National Security Minister Resigns Amid Corruption Allegations

Tony Quinn/WireImage(PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad) — Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of National Security, Jack Warner, has resigned amid a cloud of allegations of corrupt dealings, and after being linked to an investigation by federal authorities in the Un…

World Cup Qualifier: USA Battles to Draw with Mexico

World Cup Qualifier: USA Battles to Draw with Mexico

Miguel Tovar/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — The U.S. men’s national team battled Mexico to a 0-0 tie, in a World Cup qualifying match at Estadio Azteca Tuesday night.
The tie marks only the second time in U.S. World Cup qualifying history that the Americ…

U.S.A. Tops Costa Rica In World Cup Qualifier

U.S.A. Tops Costa Rica In World Cup Qualifier

Dustin Bradford/Getty Images(COMMERCE CITY, Colo.) — Even through a driving snowstorm, the U.S. got a much needed win. 
Clint Dempsey scored early, and the U.S. beat Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifying match on Friday 1-0 despite heavy snow thro…

Honduras Rallies, Beats US in World Cup Qualifier

Honduras Rallies, Beats US in World Cup Qualifier

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A bad start for the U.S. Men’s soccer team in the final qualifying round for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Jerry Bengston scored what proved to be the game winner in 79th minute, as Honduras defeated Team USA Wedn…

Beckham Signs With Paris Soccer Club; Donates Salary To Charity

Beckham Signs With Paris Soccer Club; Donates Salary To Charity

Quinn Rooney/Getty Images(PARIS) — Midfielder David Beckham signed a five-month contract with Paris Saint-Germain of French Ligue 1 on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the 37-year-old Beckham announced that he would be don…

Lionel Messi Scores Four Goals, Breaks 200 Goal Mark

Lionel Messi Scores Four Goals, Breaks 200 Goal Mark

David Ramos/Getty Images(BARCELONA, Spain) — Lionel Messi has broken another record.  Messi scored four goals to pass the 200-mark in the Spanish league on Sunday.
Messi’s four goals led Barcelona to a 5-1 win over Osasuna.  The 25-year-old …

Egyptian Protestors Kill 30 Due to Death Penalty Sentences Given to Violent Soccer Fans

Egyptian Protestors Kill 30 Due to Death Penalty Sentences Given to Violent Soccer Fans

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — At least 30 people are reported dead and more than 300 are injured after violent protestors went to the streets after death sentences were given to soccer fans in connection with last February’s soccer stadium violent ram…

Barcelona’s Messi Scores 86th Goal, Breaks Record

Barcelona’s Messi Scores 86th Goal, Breaks Record

David Ramos/Getty Images(BARCELONA, Spain) — Barcelona striker Lionel Messi now holds the single-year goal-scoring record.
The 25-year-old Argentinian scored his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 Sunday in Barcelona’s game versus Real Betis, breaking German…

Best in the Galaxy: Los Angeles Wins 2nd Straight MLS Cup

Best in the Galaxy: Los Angeles Wins 2nd Straight MLS Cup

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(CARSON, Calif.) — If it was Landon Donovan’s last game as a member of the Galaxy, he went out on a high note. The 30-year-old midfielder scored the go-ahead goal on a penalty kick in the 65th minute, helping lead the Galaxy…

Landon Donovan Won’t Play in World Cup Qualifiers

Landon Donovan Won’t Play in World Cup Qualifiers

Trevor Brown, Jr./Getty Images(MIAMI) — U.S. midfielder Landon Donovan has been ruled out of the U.S. National teams two upcoming World Cup qualifying matches due to an injured left knee.
Donvan, who plays for Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy,…

U.S. Blanks Jamaica, 1-0

U.S. Blanks Jamaica, 1-0

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — After losing to Jamaica just four days earlier, the U.S. men’s soccer team avenged their loss and beat Jamaica 1-0, in a World Cup Qualifying match.
“We new it would be difficult,” U.S. head coach Jurgen…

United States Shocks Mexico, 1-0

United States Shocks Mexico, 1-0

Miguel Tovar/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — The United States soccer team made some history on Wednesday night after they stunned Mexico, 1-0, at Azteca Stadium.  Michael Orozco Fiscal scored in the 80th minute to give the U.S. its first-ever win ag…

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