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Dani Alves completes Juventus exit

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Brazilian winger Dani Alves has terminated his contract at Juventus after one season with the Serie A football champions. The Barcelona fullback made his move to Juventus last year after eight seasons at Camp Nou, eventually becoming one of the key players with the Bianconeri.

"Juventus Football Club is to part company with Dani Alves after agreeing to a termination of the player's contract," a statement on Juve's official website on Thursday read.


Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team to face USA in Vancouver in November

It will be a clash between arch rivals when Canada hosts USA at BC Place at 19:00 PT (22:00 PT) on 9 November in the first of two matches between the North American foes, with a second match set for 12 November in the USA.  With Canada determined to reach the top of the FIFA world rankings, the battle between the world’s top ranked USA and fourth ranked Canada will be must-see matches.

Most Canadians will remember the epic battle between the two teams at the London 2012 Olympics, a memorable moment that put Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team firmly in the upper echelons of Canadian sports, and the rivalry endures as the CONCACAF opponents continue to face off in FIFA Women’s World Cup and Olympic Qualification cycles.


Pair of Upsets by Division II Clubs Highlight 2017 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 delivered high drama as Division II clubs FC Cincinnati and Miami FC pulled impressive upsets to reach the Quarterfinal Round where they will be joined by Division I sides FC Dallas, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, Sporting Kansas City and San Jose Earthquakes. The Quarterfinals will take place across the country with a match from each of the four regions taking place each night from July 10-13.

The wins by Miami FC (NASL), 3-1 against Atlanta United FC (MLS) and FC Cincinnati (USL) 3-1 on penalty kicks in a thrilling nationally televised match against Chicago Fire (MLS) means the two Cinderellas will face off in a high-stakes Quarterfinal that will award the winner not just a Semifinal berth but $15,000 in prize money as the Division II to advance farthest in the competition.


Former England skipper announces his retirement

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Former England international Scott Parker has decided to call time on his almost 19-year professional football career, it was announced in a statement. The 36-year-old plied his trade for Chelsea, Tottenham and Newcastle, as well as played 18 times for England, which he captained in 2012.

"I have enjoyed so many incredible moments during my career," Parker wrote in the statement.


Confederations Cup: Bravo stars as Chile stun Portugal on penalties

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Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was the hero for Chile, making three consecutive stops in the penalty shootout to allow his side beat Portugal 3-0 in the battle for a spot in the Confederations Cup football final.

The European team had been undefeated in its meetings against Chile until now.


Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun heading to Lazio

Iran's international striker Sardar Azmoun has caught the eye of Italian top flight football team Lazio, according to a media report.

The 22-year-old is under contract until June 2018 and has been in Russia since January 2013 for Rubin Kazan and then Rostov, quoted the Tehran Times daily.


Former Liverpool striker joins AC Milan

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Sunderland striker Fabio Borini underwent a medical with Milan on Thursday before joining the Italian football club.

The 26-year-old Italian striker travelled to Milan on Wednesday and underwent a routine medical before signing a contract with the Italian side.


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