LONDON (AP) — The Best FIFA Football Awards will be staged in London in January, world soccer's governing body said Friday. The gala event, which will see the likes of Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Pep Guardiola, Aitana Bonmati and Emma Hayes in contention for big prizes, will be held on Jan. 15. It is the eighth edition of the awards, which celebrates the “planet’s top players, coaches, fans, goals, and acts of fair play.” It is the third time it has been hosted in London, following previous ce
The Blues failed to build on Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Brighton when they fell to Scott McTominay’s late header at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia is looking into the possibility of hosting the 2034 men's World Cup during the traditional months of June-July despite daily temperatures above 100 degrees F (38 C), according to the desert kingdom's sports minister. In a rare interview since FIFA fast-tracked the 2034 tournament toward Saudi Arabia in October, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal told British broadcaster BBC that either a summer or winter tournament was possible. “Definitely we are studying both optio
City’s loss at Aston Villa on Wednesday extended their winless run in the Premier League to four games and saw them slip to fourth in the table.