Soccer News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Spain, Italy start Euro 2020 qualifying with wins (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Spain edges Norway 2-1 in first Euro 2020 qualifier (AP, 6:17 PM ET)
Italy's youth movement shines in 2-0 win over Finland (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Brazil held by Panama to 1-1 in friendly played in Portugal (AP, 3:28 PM ET)
Ex-host Cameroon qualifies for African Cup, Burundi to debut (AP, 3:23 PM ET)
Swiss defender Schar plays on after severe head knock (AP, 2:09 PM ET)
Albania fires coach after losing at home against Turkey (AP, 6:35 AM ET)

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sterling scores hat trick, England beats Czech Republic 5-0 (AP, 9:45 PM ET)
England, France win big; Portugal held as Euro defense opens (AP, 9:21 PM ET)
Venezuela beats Argentina 3-1 to spoil Messi's return (AP, 7:41 PM ET)
Portugal held by Ukraine on Ronaldo's return (AP, 7:37 PM ET)
Venezuela coach offers resignation after 'political' visit (AP, 7:28 PM ET)
Angola clinches African Cup place as final qualifiers begin (AP, 7:09 PM ET)
France opens Euro 2020 qualifying with 4-1 win at Moldova (AP, 6:33 PM ET)
Sterling pays tribute to deceased player after England goal (AP, 6:04 PM ET)
Tyler Adams leaves US soccer team, returning to German club (AP, 4:05 PM ET)
After buying Team Sky, Ineos makes change at Lausanne-Sport (AP, 3:16 PM ET)
Real Salt Lake-Los Angeles FC Preview (AP, 3:09 PM ET)
Crew-Union Preview (AP, 3:07 PM ET)
Indicted UCLA men's soccer coach resigns (AP, 3:00 PM ET)
Italian soccer federation to explore more ties with China (AP, 2:05 PM ET)
Rapids-FC Dallas Preview (AP, 11:57 AM ET)
English FA charges Beardsley with racially abusing players (AP, 11:57 AM ET)
Birmingham docked 9 points in English 2nd for overspending (AP, 11:55 AM ET)
FCC-Revolution Preview (AP, 11:55 AM ET)
Orlando City-Red Bulls Preview (AP, 11:51 AM ET)
UEFA charges PSG forward Neymar for insulting officials (AP, 11:41 AM ET)
Falcao gives Colombia win in Japan, SKorea beats Bolivia (AP, 10:09 AM ET)
PSG backs fans against Chelsea disorder claims for WCL game (AP, 7:23 AM ET)
Judge to quiz Portuguese hacker in Football Leaks case (AP, 6:19 AM ET)
Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal (AP, 1:06 AM ET)

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal (AP, 10:15 PM ET)
Pulisic, McKennie, Adams start together for 1st time for US (AP, 9:31 PM ET)
Defender Ali Krieger returns to the US women's national team (AP, 9:31 PM ET)
PSG fans involved in violence around women's game at Chelsea (AP, 7:37 PM ET)
Asian football presidential election down to 2 candidates (AP, 7:26 PM ET)
Belgium, Croatia battle to wins as 2020 qualifying begins (AP, 6:25 PM ET)
Belgium recovers from Courtois error to beat Russia 3-1 (AP, 5:47 PM ET)
Fan group urges UEFA to curb Champions League ticket hikes (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Argentina coach wants teammates to step up as Messi returns (AP, 4:15 PM ET)
Fox to use 5 commentary teams at Women's World Cup (AP, 3:55 PM ET)
After Ireland-England switch, Rice apologizes for IRA tweets (AP, 3:51 PM ET)
Brazilian Serginho says racist chants must stop in Bolivia (AP, 2:49 PM ET)
FIFA gives life ban to Ecuador official for bribery (AP, 12:03 PM ET)
Valencia again targeted by Batman creators for bat logo (AP, 11:17 AM ET)
Cristiano Ronaldo fined $22K by UEFA for obscene gesture (AP, 11:11 AM ET)
Cannavaro's 1st game with China ends in 1-0 loss to Thailand (AP, 10:25 AM ET)
Sampaoli gives pay back to Santos until players are paid (AP, 8:45 AM ET)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Berhalter trying to transform US into possession-based team (AP, 7:19 PM ET)
Germany salvages 1-1 draw with Serbia in friendly (AP, 6:19 PM ET)
South American coalition relaunches bid for 2030 World Cup (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
Icardi's standoff with Inter appears set to end (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Relegation-threatened Udinese fires Nicola after 4 months (AP, 4:07 PM ET)
FIFA will not allow artificial fields at 2023 Women's WCup (AP, 2:41 PM ET)
Relegation-threatened Rayo Vallecano hires Jemez as coach (AP, 2:27 PM ET)
Ex Colombia soccer star arrested for drug shipments (AP, 2:19 PM ET)
English Women's Championship player fired over racism ban (AP, 1:43 PM ET)
Porto extends contract with Casillas for another season (AP, 11:09 AM ET)
More arrests made in corruption scandal over Roma stadium (AP, 9:27 AM ET)
Inter fans sentenced for clashes that left 1 supporter dead (AP, 7:17 AM ET)
Women's soccer in England secures record sponsorship deal (AP, 6:41 AM ET)
Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time (AP, 3:25 AM ET)
Young England, reeling Germany ready for Euro qualifiers (AP, 3:07 AM ET)
Son calls for patience as Koreans turn to youth for 2022 (AP, 1:11 AM ET)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

At low point after own goal, Gonzalez called Berhalter (AP, 8:51 PM ET)
Hoffenheim bringing Alfred Schreuder back as coach from Ajax (AP, 4:27 PM ET)
Kreis to coach US U-23 team, tasked with reaching Olympics (AP, 4:27 PM ET)
PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case (AP, 3:06 PM ET)
Inter handed suspended sentence for more racist chants (AP, 1:15 PM ET)
PSG condemns Patrice Evra for anti-gay slurs aimed at club (AP, 12:45 PM ET)
Korean plan among 9 possible bids for 2023 Women's World Cup (AP, 4:59 AM ET)

Monday, March 18, 2019

Berhalter shifting Adams to right back, Yedlin to midfield (AP, 10:34 PM ET)
Liverpool's Shaqiri injured, misses 2 Euro 2020 qualifiers (AP, 6:06 PM ET)
Rio government takes back control of Maracana stadium (AP, 5:08 PM ET)
Marketing group fined $1 million in FIFA corruption case (AP, 3:32 PM ET)
Chelsea makes complaint to UEFA about racist abuse (AP, 2:04 PM ET)
Pallotta: Monchi had complete control at Roma (AP, 1:50 PM ET)
Beckham to learn punishment for using phone while driving (AP, 12:58 PM ET)
Teen Zaniolo could make Italy debut after stunning season (AP, 12:08 PM ET)
Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt's success (AP, 12:04 PM ET)
Milan players fight among themselves during loss to Inter (AP, 10:42 AM ET)
FA Cup run hardens Wolves' status in English soccer (AP, 10:20 AM ET)
Portuguese hacker to be quizzed over Belgian Football Leaks (AP, 9:28 AM ET)
Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone (AP, 7:24 AM ET)
Hot prospect Remi Oudin key to Reims' resurgence (AP, 7:06 AM ET)