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  • Global reaction to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign

    Global reaction to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign

    Associated Press
    Global reaction to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign

    Reaction from around the globe to Sepp Blatter's sudden announcement Tuesday that he will step down as FIFA president amid a corruption scandal: …

  • Mourinho slams 'superstar' youngster Loftus-Cheek

    Mourinho slams 'superstar' youngster Loftus-Cheek

    Reuters
    Mourinho slams 'superstar' youngster Loftus-Cheek

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho delivered a damning assessment of home-grown midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek's performance in Tuesday's 1-0 tour win over Sydney FC. The teenager, viewed as one of the brightest young prospects with the English champions, replaced Diego Costa before halftime but was substituted himself half an hour later. "He has to learn that at 19 you have to run three times as much as the other guys," Mourinho told a news conference. …

  • I'm staying at Chelsea, says Costa

    I'm staying at Chelsea, says Costa

    Reuters
    I'm staying at Chelsea, says Costa

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Striker Diego Costa dismissed media reports suggesting he was unhappy at Chelsea after helping the English champions to a 1-0 victory in a tour match against Sydney FC on Tuesday. Earlier, Britain's Sun newspaper said the former Atletico Madrid player was homesick and was keen to go back to Spain. The Brazilian-born Costa has spent just one campaign at Stamford Bridge but already he has won the Premier League, scoring 20 goals, and the Capital One Cup. …

  • US routs New Zealand 4-0 to advance at Under-20 World Cup

    US routs New Zealand 4-0 to advance at Under-20 World Cup

    Associated Press
    US routs New Zealand 4-0 to advance at Under-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Rubio Rubin scored twice around goals by Emerson Hyndman and Paul Arriola, and the United States routed host New Zealand 4-0 Tuesday at Wellington to become the first team to reach the second round of the Under-20 World Cup. …

  • Luis Enrique can match Guardiola's treble with CL title

    Luis Enrique can match Guardiola's treble with CL title

    Associated Press
    Luis Enrique can match Guardiola's treble with CL title

    SANT JOAN DESPI, Spain (AP) — Luis Enrique followed in the footsteps of Pep Guardiola, and now he can match his predecessor's place in Barcelona club history by winning the Champions League title to complete a treble. …