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2017/2018 Season

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Mexico captain Rafa Marquez returns to Atlas amid legal fight

Herculez Gomez tries to make sense of Mexican legend Rafa Marquez being sanctioned for drug trafficking.

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican football star Rafael Marquez is back with his club more than a month after the U.S. Treasury Department named him on a sanctions list for alleged drug trafficking ties.

Atlas said Monday that the 38-year-old defender is practicing with the team again.

In August, Marquez was among 22 people sanctioned by the department's Office of Foreign Assets Control. He was accused of acting as a frontman for the Raul Flores Hernandez drug trafficking organization.

Marquez has denied any...

 By Tom Marshall

Tigres and Atlas match postponed because new TV screen hung too low

GUADALAJARA, Mexico - The Liga MX game between Atlas and Tigres in Guadalajara was suspended Friday because the big screen TV installed above the center circle in Estadio Jalisco was deemed to hang dangerously low.

The screen was supposed to be unveiled in mid-August, but that was pushed back to this Friday when the installation still appeared that it would potentially interfere with play and was judged a safety risk for this week-eight 2017 Apertura game.

"Our game against Tigres has been suspended,"...

 By Tom Marshall

Ex-Man United midfielder Ravel Morrison wants fresh start at Atlas

Ravel Morrison joined Atlas from Lazio last week.

GUADALAJARA -- Former Manchester United player Ravel Morrison wants to draw a line under the past and start afresh at Liga MX club Atlas.

The 24-year-old signed a one-year loan deal from Lazio last week in a surprise transfer, with the midfielder struggling for playing time in Serie A last season.

Morrison was let go by Sir Alex Ferguson in 2012 and his career has been plagued by reports of off-field indiscipline, although the Manchester native is now focused on making sure that he stays on track...

 By Tom Marshall

Atlas boss Jose Guadalupe Cruz still eager to sign Ravel Morrison

Reports suggest that Ravel Morrison will join Atlas on a one-year loan deal from Lazio.

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Liga MX club Atlas is still hoping to sign Lazio's English midfielder Ravel Morrison and manager Jose Guadalupe Cruz believes the Manchester United youth product can rebuild his career in Mexico.

Cruz stated on Wednesday night that Morrison had returned to England and needed to tie up some loose ends in Italy, but that the Guadalajara club is "hoping that it can be completed" before the transfer deadline ends.

The manager -- speaking after Atlas' 2-0 Copa MX loss in Estadio...

 By Tom Marshall

Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison set to join Atlas on loan - sources

Ravel Morrison is in Guadalajara finalizing the deal.

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison is in Guadalajara and is set to sign for Liga MX team Atlas in a shock move, sources told ESPN's John Sutcliffe and Adal Franco.

Reports suggest that Morrison will join on a one-year loan deal from Lazio, with Atlas retaining an option to buy after it ends.

The 24-year-old former Manchester United starlet will play a club currently fighting relegation and reeling from captain Rafa Marquez being sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department...