Soccer

Platini says 1998 World Cup draw 'trickery' helped France

France soccer great Michel Platini says "a little trickery" in the 1998 World Cup draw ensured his home country would avoid Brazil until the final which it won in Paris

8 Kosovo Albanians jailed on foiled attack on Israeli team

A Kosovo court has sentenced nine Albanians for planning a foiled attack against the Israeli soccer team during a 2016 qualifying World Cup match in neighboring Albania.

'DC will be getting a good player' - Moyes on…

David Moyes, who gave Wayne Rooney his debut at Everton, thinks the striker still has plenty more to give after agreeing a move to MLS side DC United.

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It was an easy decision to not start Lukaku…

Jose Mourinho admitted it was an easy decision to leave Romelu Lukaku out of the starting line-up for Manchester United's FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea.

European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitions

There are cup finals in England and Germany and the final rounds are played in the leagues in France, Italy and Spain where the titles have already been settled

MLS-bound Rooney's career 'perfect' - Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney can look back on the 'perfect' Premier League career, after the Everton man agreed a deal in principle to join MLS outfit DC United.

After your questions I don't want to speak…

Jose Mourinho said he didn't want to speak after he didn't agree with claims that his Manchester United side got off to a slow start in their FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea.

Wayne Rooney - player profile

Wayne Rooney is set for a move to DC United after the Premier League season draws to a close - our profile on the Everton striker shows his stats are some of the best in the league.

Morata should be in Spain's World Cup squad…

Antonio Conte believes Alvaro Morata should be in Spain's World Cup sqaud after an inconsistent first season in the Premier League with Chelsea.

Rooney set for MLS move - who else has made the…

Wayne Rooney is set to join DC United - but who else has made the move to the MLS.

Heynckes laments lack of late penalty as he bows…

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes criticised the decision to not award Bayern Munich a late penalty in their 3-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal final.

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Beating Bayern took everything out of us - Kovac

Eintracht Frankfurt head coach Niko Kovac insisted beating Bayern 3-1 in the DFP Pokal final took everything out of his team.

Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

Not all of the money that will change hands after the World Cup, when clubs trade players who distinguish themselves on football's biggest stage, will line the pockets of selling clubs, agents and the players themselves

DC United beats Earthquakes 3-1

Zoltan Stieber, Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad scored to help D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1

Depay hat-trick sends Lyon into Champions League

Memphis Depay's hat-trick puts Lyon in the Champions League as they finish third in Ligue 1

Caen 0-0 PSG

The champions' season ends with a draw as Caen survive

Lyon 3-2 Nice

Memphis Depay's hat-trick puts Lyon in the Champions League as they finish third in Ligue 1

FOOTBALL: Ligue 1: Lyon 3-2 Nice

Memphis Depay's hat-trick puts Lyon in the Champions League as they finish third in Ligue 1

Abubakar's late goal gives Crew 1-0 win over Revolution

Lalas Abubakar scored in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew their third straight victory, 1-0 over the New England Revolution

Top 5 assists Week 38

Ablotelli, Sio, Kamara, the names of the weekend

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Top 5 goals Week 38

Depay, Mbenza, Grenier, the names of the weekend

Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1

Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1

Pastore's awful miss as PSG season peters out

Javier Pastore shoots wide from close range in PSG's draw with Caen