• The Canadian Press

    Whitecaps fans frustrated superstar Messi will miss Vancouver vs. Miami game

    VANCOUVER — Marc DeLuca and his wife had the perfect sixth birthday gift for their son, Jack — tickets to see Lionel Messi and Inter Miami CF play the Whitecaps in Vancouver.

  • The Canadian Press

    Genoa beats Bologna 2-0 as they finish in Serie A

    GENOA, Italy (AP) — Genoa beat Bologna 2-0 at home as both sides finished in Serie A on Friday. Rusan Malinovskyi opened the scoring for the hosts in the 13th minute and Vithinha doubled the lead in the 59th. Bologna is in fourth place and guaranteed a Champions League spot with the top five teams in Italy getting berths. With the loss it missed the chance to move into third and finish ahead of Juventus. Atalanta, the Europa League champion, can move into fourth place from fifth if it beats Tori

  • The Canadian Press

    Dovbyk hits hat trick as Girona finishes dream season with 7-0 rout of Granada

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Artem Dovbyk scored a hat trick as Girona crushed Granada 7-0 and put the perfect finish to the Catalan club’s spectacular season on Friday. Girona, which is owned in part by Manchester City's Abu Dhabi owners, started the Spanish league with the goal of just avoiding relegation. But the Ukraine striker and his teammates excelled under coach Míchel Sánchez and made Girona one of the revelations of European soccer. Girona finished the league in third place and classified f

  • PA Media: Sport

    Wayne Rooney close to returning to management with Championship Plymouth

    The former England captain was sacked by Birmingham in January.