• The Canadian Press

    Brazil replaces injured Raphinha with David Neres for World Cup qualifying

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil winger Raphinha won't play in the next two rounds of South American World Cup qualifying because of injury. The Brazilian soccer confederation said Monday that David Neres will replace the Barcelona star in the national team squad for games against Venezuela on Oct. 12 and five days later at Uruguay. Raphinha injured his right thigh in Barcelona's 1-0 win at Sevilla in the Spanish league on Friday. Local media said the player is expected to recover within three weeks

  • WSOC

    Ticket prices soar for Charlotte FC finale that might include Lionel Messi

    Average ticket prices on StubHub for Charlotte FC’s match on Oct. 21 against Inter Miami are selling for an average of $281.

  • The Canadian Press

    Ronaldo gets 1st Asian Champions League goal. Saudi team refuses to play in Iran over statue dispute

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal in the Asian Champions League in a 3-1 win for Al-Nassr over Istiklol on Monday to put some of the spotlight back on soccer after an earlier match between host Sepahan of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ittihad was controversially canceled. The Saudi team did not take to the field at Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium in Isfahan because of busts of Gen. Qassem Soleimani — who commanded Iran’s elite Quds Force before he was killed in a U.S

  • BBC

    Tuesday's gossip: Neto, Inacio, Alonso, Roque, Beraldo, Bowen, White, Cristante

    Liverpool are interested in Wolves' Pedro Neto if Mohamed Salah leaves, Arsenal and Aston Villa are also keen on the Portugal winger, Erik ten Hag has his sights on January signings, plus more.