Former England and Premier League goalkeeper Ben Foster had announced his retirement from football last year
Negreira was the vice-president of the Spanish football federation's refereeing committee from 1993-2018. Barca could face corruption charges in court over the allegations after Spanish prosecutors filed a complaint earlier this month. A statement on Thursday read: "In accordance with article 31(4) of the UEFA disciplinary regulations, UEFA ethics and disciplinary inspectors have today been appointed to conduct an investigation regarding a potential violation of UEFA's legal framework by FC Barcelona in connection with the so-called 'Caso Negreira'."
While Ali Krieger has no idea what the next chapter of her life will look like, for now she's just looking forward to some downtime after a professional soccer career that has stretched for some 16 years. First, though, she's going to finish out a final season with Gotham in the National Women's Soccer League. The opening stop on the farewell tour comes on Sunday, when Gotham starts the season at Angel City. Krieger announced her impending retirement on Thursday. Her wife, goalkeeper Ashlyn Harr