Former Austria soccer coach Alfred Riedl dies at 70

As a player, Riedl was a striker who played four games for Austria and was the top scorer in the Belgian and Austrian leagues. He coached Austria for eight games in 1990 and 1991, including a failed bid to qualify for the 1992 European Championship.

Ronaldo reaches century of international goals for Portugal

England was without highly rated youngsters Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden, who were sent home for breaching coronavirus rules in Reykjavik after making their international debuts in the 1-0 win over Iceland on Saturday. Video posted on social media video appeared to show the players meeting women from outside the team bubble.

Caribbean island takes FIFA to court to join world soccer

Victory in the appeal would set Bonaire on course to become FIFA’s 212th member federation, which would give it access to funding of $6 million spread over each four-year World Cup period. Smaller federations can get $1 million more for travel and equipment costs.

Hungary closed to most, open to fans for soccer’s Super Cup

GENEVA (AP) — For the first UEFA-organized game in six months with fans inside the stadium, the European soccer body detailed on Monday its demands for the Super Cup in Budapest despite Hungary closing its borders to most non-residents during the pandemic.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 100th goal for Portugal

Ronaldo reached the milestone with a free kick into the top corner during Portugal’s Nations League match against Sweden. The goal gave Portugal a 1-0 halftime lead in Stockholm.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 100th international goal for Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 100th goal for Portugal in their Nations League clash away to Sweden on Tuesday, joining Iran’s Ali Daei as the only male players to score 100 goals or more in international soccer.

Women’s soccer in England returns with optimism

Defending champion Chelsea takes on Man City — the team it leapfrogged for the 2019-20 title when standings were determined on a points-per-game ratio — in the new season’s curtain raiser: the Community Shield scheduled for Saturday at an empty Wembley Stadium.

Wambach, Gulati elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

Gulati’s legacy is in American infrastructure. The 59-year-old helped organize the 1994 World Cup and was the deputy commissioner of Major League Soccer before his time as a three-term U.S. Soccer Federation president from 2006-18.

New York Red Bulls make Bradley Carnell interim coach

Armas was hired in July 2018 and led the Red Bulls on a 12-3-3 run to clinch the 2018 Supporters’ Shield. He had a 29-21-11 record overall, reaching the playoffs twice.

Union Berlin hosts 4,500 soccer fans amid pandemic

Seats were clearly marked to show which could be used, and standing fans had to keep their distance from each other on the terraces. Stewards asked supporters who were too close to each other to move. Journalists had their temperatures taken and were seated apart, while photographers were allocated places where they had to stay.