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FIFA president Sepp Blatter, center, leaves a hotel to lead a meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Amid another crisis at FIFA, Blatter will lead an executive committee meeting on Thursday with the sudden resignation of ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia now on the agenda. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes

- Associated Press

FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, President Sepp Blatter said Friday.

Manchester United's manager David Moyes looks on during their English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

David Moyes hired as Real Sociedad manager

Associated Press

It is his first coaching job since being fired by Manchester United last season after less than a year in charge, having succeeded Alex Ferguson after his retirement.

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Barcelona's Neymar, from Brazil, right, is congratulated by teammate Lionel Messi, from Argentina, left, after he scored during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Elche and Barcelona, at the Martinez Valero stadium in Elche, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Fernando Bustamante)

Neymar replaces Messi atop the AP Global Football 10

- Associated Press

Neymar replaced Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi atop the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after propelling their side to a 6-0 win over Elche in the Spanish league.

Hope Solo could be left off US World Cup roster

- Associated Press

Goalkeeper Hope Solo faces the possibility of being left off the American roster for this year's Women's World Cup if she fails to complete tasks set for her by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which may include alcohol counseling.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, right, duels for the ball with Elche's Adrian Gonzalez, left, during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Elche and Barcelona, at the Martinez Valero stadium in Elche, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Barcelona won the match 6-0.(AP Photo/Fernando Bustamante)

Barcelona considering ending Qatar sponsorship deal

Associated Press

The president of Barcelona says the Spanish club is considering ending its lucrative shirt sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways because of concerns over social issues in the Gulf state.

Australia's Mathew Leckie, left, and UAE's Ismail al Hammadi battle for the ball during the AFC Asian Cup semifinal soccer match between Australia and United Arab Emirates in Newcastle, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Asian Cup: Australia beat UAE 2-0 to reach final

- Associated Press

Australia remained on course for its maiden Asian Cup title after defeating United Arab Emirates 2-0 in a semifinal at Newcastle Stadium on a wet Tuesday.

Algeria's,  Nabil Bentaleb, centre, celebrates after he  scored a goal against Senegal  during  their final Group C African Cup of Nations soccer match  at Estadio De Malabo in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Algeria and Ghana advance to quarterfinals at African Cup

- Associated Press

Algeria secured its passage to the African Cup quarterfinals alongside Ghana on Tuesday after rekindling some of the attacking flair that took it to the second round of last year's World Cup.