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    MLS formally announces Austin expansion team for 2021

    MLS formally announces Austin expansion team for 2021


    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber formally announced Tuesday that Austin will be an expansion franchise for the 2021...

    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber formally announced Tuesday that Austin will be an expansion franchise for the 2021 season.

    Toronto FC selling standout midfielder Vazquez to Qatar club

    Toronto FC selling standout midfielder Vazquez to Qatar club


    Toronto FC's training camp opened with a bang Tuesday with news that Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez is headed to a team in Qatar. The sale of the popular attacking midfielder is pending a...

    Toronto FC's training camp opened with a bang Tuesday with news that Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez is headed to a team in Qatar. The sale of the popular attacking midfielder is pending a physical.

    'Opportunity knocks': Greg Stremlaw leaves CBC Sports for United Soccer League

    'Opportunity knocks': Greg Stremlaw leaves CBC Sports for United Soccer League


    Former CBC Sports executive director Greg Stremlaw is moving south to move closer to his two children and join Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League as president and CEO. He will begin work with the second-year club "in the coming...

    Former CBC Sports executive director Greg Stremlaw is moving south to move closer to his two children and join Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League as president and CEO. He will begin work with the second-year club "in the coming weeks."

    Canadian teen Alphonso Davies a winner in his Bayern Munich debut

    Canadian teen Alphonso Davies a winner in his Bayern Munich debut


    Canadian international Alphonso Davies' debut for Bayern Munich came with a trophy. The 18-year-old hoisted the Telekom Cup in a sea of confetti Sunday after helping the German powerhouse to a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Borussia Moenchengladbach in...

    Canadian international Alphonso Davies' debut for Bayern Munich came with a trophy. The 18-year-old hoisted the Telekom Cup in a sea of confetti Sunday after helping the German powerhouse to a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Borussia Moenchengladbach in the final of the four-team competition held during the Bundesliga's winter break.

    Juventus coach says Cristiano Ronaldo 'calm' as rape case goes forward

    Juventus coach says Cristiano Ronaldo 'calm' as rape case goes forward


    Cristiano Ronaldo is "very calm" amid the latest developments in an alleged rape case involving an American woman, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said...

    Cristiano Ronaldo is "very calm" amid the latest developments in an alleged rape case involving an American woman, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said Friday.

    Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in sexual assault case, soccer star's lawyer says

    Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in sexual assault case, soccer star's lawyer says


    Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in their investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that Ronaldo sexually assaulted her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in...

    Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in their investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that Ronaldo sexually assaulted her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009.

    Canadian Championship expands to 13 teams

    Canadian Championship expands to 13 teams


    The Canadian Championship will expand to 13 teams in 2019 with the addition of seven Canadian Premier League...

    The Canadian Championship will expand to 13 teams in 2019 with the addition of seven Canadian Premier League clubs.

    Canadian women to play in Spain and Portugal in pre-World Cup tests

    Canadian women to play in Spain and Portugal in pre-World Cup tests


    Canada will play Switzerland and Norway in advance of the Algarve Cup in late February as it ramps up preparations for the Women's World Cup in France this...

    Canada will play Switzerland and Norway in advance of the Algarve Cup in late February as it ramps up preparations for the Women's World Cup in France this summer.

    Inter Milan appeals for children to be allowed to watch game during ban

    Inter Milan appeals for children to be allowed to watch game during ban


    Inter Milan has asked the Italian soccer federation and Serie A to allow children into an upcoming home match after being ordered to play in an empty stadium as punishment for fan racism and...

    Inter Milan has asked the Italian soccer federation and Serie A to allow children into an upcoming home match after being ordered to play in an empty stadium as punishment for fan racism and violence.

    Rooney busted in U.S. in December for being drunk, swearing in public

    Rooney busted in U.S. in December for being drunk, swearing in public


    Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month at a Washington-area airport on a charge of public intoxication. Court documents say Rooney was charged with public swearing and intoxication. He paid a $25 US fine...

    Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month at a Washington-area airport on a charge of public intoxication. Court documents say Rooney was charged with public swearing and intoxication. He paid a $25 US fine Friday.

    Ali Curtis named Toronto FC general manager, succeeding Tim Bezbatchenko

    Ali Curtis named Toronto FC general manager, succeeding Tim Bezbatchenko


    Toronto FC named Ali Curtis its new general manager Thursday, succeeding Tim Bezbatchenko. The 40-year-old Curtis most recently served as sporting director for the New York Red Bulls. He left the New York-area team in June...

    Toronto FC named Ali Curtis its new general manager Thursday, succeeding Tim Bezbatchenko. The 40-year-old Curtis most recently served as sporting director for the New York Red Bulls. He left the New York-area team in June 2017.

    GM Tim Bezbatchenko leaving Toronto FC for Columbus: reports

    GM Tim Bezbatchenko leaving Toronto FC for Columbus: reports


    General manager Tim Bezbatchenko, who helped build Toronto FC into a championship side, is leaving the MLS club. Bezbatchenko, who is from the Columbus suburb of Westerville in Ohio, is taking an executive position with Columbus Crew SC, according to...

    General manager Tim Bezbatchenko, who helped build Toronto FC into a championship side, is leaving the MLS club. Bezbatchenko, who is from the Columbus suburb of Westerville in Ohio, is taking an executive position with Columbus Crew SC, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.

    Toronto FC acquires former MLS defender of the year Ciman

    Toronto FC acquires former MLS defender of the year Ciman


    Toronto FC, which conceded a franchise-worst 64 goals last season, moved to bolster its defence on Thursday by acquiring veteran Belgian international centre back Laurent...

    Toronto FC, which conceded a franchise-worst 64 goals last season, moved to bolster its defence on Thursday by acquiring veteran Belgian international centre back Laurent Ciman.

    Sigi Schmid, winningest MLS coach, dead at 65

    Sigi Schmid, winningest MLS coach, dead at 65


    Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65. Schmid's family said he died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Schmid was hospitalized three weeks ago as he awaited a heart...

    Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65. Schmid's family said he died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Schmid was hospitalized three weeks ago as he awaited a heart transplant.

    Impact sign defender Bacary Sagna to 1-year deal

    Impact sign defender Bacary Sagna to 1-year deal


    Defender Bacary Sagna has re-signed with the Montreal Impact, agreeing to a one-year deal on...

    Defender Bacary Sagna has re-signed with the Montreal Impact, agreeing to a one-year deal on Monday.

    Vitaly Mutko quits as Russian Football Union president

    Vitaly Mutko quits as Russian Football Union president


    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who was banned from the Olympics for life because of the country's doping scandals, has resigned as president of the Russian Football...

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who was banned from the Olympics for life because of the country's doping scandals, has resigned as president of the Russian Football Union.

    Canadian soccer star Ashley Lawrence has no time for 'twerking' twits

    Canadian soccer star Ashley Lawrence has no time for 'twerking' twits


    Whether she’s helping her club team to another French Cup, pushing Canada toward its goal of being No.1 in the world, or teaching six-year-olds how to pass, Canadian soccer player Ashley Lawrence finds ways to shine light on women's soccer for all the...

    Whether she’s helping her club team to another French Cup, pushing Canada toward its goal of being No.1 in the world, or teaching six-year-olds how to pass, Canadian soccer player Ashley Lawrence finds ways to shine light on women's soccer for all the right reasons.