Michael Bradley will miss the United States' upcoming friendly against Peru to remain with his club Toronto FC.
The midfielder confirmed on Friday that he will miss the Sept. 4 friendly, but could return to play against Brazil four days later.
"I'll be with Toronto FC in Seattle," Bradley told reporters. "There was some discussions between everyone at U.S. Soccer and everyone at Toronto FC, going back a few months to when we played those friendlies in June.
Michel Platini has announced he will step down as UEFA president in 2019 if he fails to win FIFA's top job in next year's election.
Platini appeared at a UEFA news conference in Monaco on Friday but refused to speak in any detail about his campaign for the FIFA presidency -- a move likely to prevent any suggestion that he is using UEFA resources in his bid to succeed Sepp Blatter.
UEFA has already complained about an apparent smear campaign emanating from FIFA's headquarters and Platini, who had...
For the first time ever La Liga will have five teams in the group stage of the Champions League. Of course, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are the big names while Europa League champions Sevilla and former Champions League finalist Valencia are also in the competition.
While there is an argument to be made that all five teams could very well advance into the knockout stage in Europe, the argument would not be as convincing when talking about all five teams having a chance of winning La Liga this season. With all due respect to Sevilla and Valencia, they will get an honorable mention and a participation certificate but will not do enough over the course of the season to challenge for the title. Breaking news: La Liga will be all about the big boys!
Here's a look at all three teams, including their strengths, weaknesses and why they will or won't win the La Liga title.
Jose Fonte insists Southampton's players must accept responsibility for their European exit -- even if manager Ronald Koeman preferred to point the finger at the officials.
A 1-0 defeat to FC Midtjylland in Denmark on Thursday night was enough to send Saints packing from the Europa League playoffs, with former Celtic striker Morten Rasmussen scoring the only goal of the game to earn a 2-1 aggregate win.
Southampton had a number of chances in the early stages but could not get an all-important away...