The former Portland Thorns athletic trainer who was dismissed last week after a league investigation determined he distributed a controlled substance to players has apologized. Pierre Soubrier, who is married to U.S. national team defender Crystal Dunn, was among three people disciplined last week as the National Women’s Soccer League continues to address a misconduct scandal stretching back to 2021. The Thorns team physician reported in November that Soubrier had given players a medication cont
MADRID (AP) — Rayo Vallecano defeated Villarreal 1-0 on the road in the Spanish league on Monday, getting back in the fight for European places. Sergio Camello scored the winner in the 70th minute, helping move Rayo Vallecano to seventh place. Villarreal, sitting fifth, could have tied fourth-placed Atletico Madrid on points with a victory. It was the third goal in five league matches for Camello since the competition restarted after the World Cup break. At the stop of the standings, Barcelona h
The Hammers beat Derby 2-0 to book a fifth-round trip to Old Trafford.