• The Canadian Press

    Galtier concedes goalkeeper Keylor Navas could leave PSG

    PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier is unsure if he can retain goalkeeper Keylor Navas amid reported interest from Premier League club Nottingham Forest. With the January transfer window closing soon, the 36-year-old Navas has been linked with a move after losing his starting position to Italy's European Championship-winning goalie Gianluigi Donnarumma. Navas only plays in the French Cup. “Keylor is a great competitor. He has been exemplary in terms of his work since the st

  • The Canadian Press

    Soccer rules panel says no to new trials for concussion subs

    LONDON (AP) — Soccer’s law-making panel on Wednesday rejected a request by the Premier League and MLS for trials with temporary substitutes to replace players with suspected concussion. The panel, known as IFAB, said “no consensus was reached” on the debate, with FIFA’s opposition proving a key barrier to change wanted by the leagues, who are supported by France’s Ligue 1 and the global players’ union FIFPRO. The leagues and unions believe giving teams only the option of making a permanent subst

  • The Canadian Press

    Soccer laws panel gets leagues' request for concussion subs

    LONDON (AP) — A request by the Premier League and Major League Soccer to use temporary substitutes for players with suspected concussion will go to a meeting Wednesday of the game’s lawmaking panel. The leagues have been joined by France’s Ligue 1 in asking to start a more flexible protocol for head injuries in their next season — which for MLS opens Feb. 25 — after trials were already rejected last June by the soccer laws panel, known as IFAB. FIFA president Gianni Infantino and IFAB have suppo

  • The Canadian Press

    Canadian forward Jonathan David reaches 40-goal milestone with France's Lille

    Thanks to a two-goal performance against Troyes, Canadian Jonathan David has become the first foreign player to reach 40 goals with Lille in France's Ligue 1. The forward from Ottawa, who turned 23 Saturday, helped Lille to a 5-1 win over Troyes on Sunday. David roofed a rebound in the 46th minute before heading home a RemyCabella cross in the 87th to reach the 40-goal milestone in 94 games. With 12 goals on the season, David is tied with Lorient's Terem Moffi behind Kylian Mbappe's 13 goals in