Bill Foulkes, a Manchester United defender who survived the 1958 Munich air crash that killed eight players and had a key role in the storied team's recovery, died Monday. He was 81.
They are some of soccer's biggest names, but they won't be playing at the World Cup next year. A look at five players whose absence will make the tournament in Brazil a lesser spectacle.
British sports announcer Arlo White remembers visiting relatives in Chicago more than two decades ago and flipping through a seemingly endless array of television channels.
The forward completed Madrid's comeback in the 69th minute to secure a 3-2 aggregate win after the Spanish champions took advantage of United being reduced to 10 men.
Ryan Giggs signed a 12-month extension to his contract at Manchester United on Friday, taking his Old Trafford career into a 24th year and ensuring the midfielder will continue playing into his 40s.
At Paris Saint-Germain, David Beckham may again prove that there is still some good football in his 37-year-old legs. If not, no matter, because in Paris he's chosen a city where simply looking fabulous is enough to turn heads and make people go "Wow!"
Beat it, Beckham. That was essentially the message given former England captain David Beckham, who was told he failed to make the British soccer team for the London Olympics — the very games he helped secure for his country.
Lionel Messi scored one goal and created another Saturday, leading Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over Manchester United and a third Champions League title in six years.
While Alex Ferguson speaks wistfully about his failure to sign Pep Guardiola as a player, the Barcelona manager is convinced that his Manchester United counterpart was right not to take him to Old Trafford 10 years ago.
Wembley's twin towers are long gone but the memories of European glory remain for Manchester United and Barcelona, who return to the scene of their first continental triumphs.
Wembley's twin towers have long gone, but the memories of European glory haven't for Manchester United and Barcelona, who return to the scene of their first continental triumphs.
Britain's scandal-hungry news media, an outspoken parliamentarian and thousands of ordinary people using Twitter dealt a body blow to an institution of British justice, flouting a gag order imposed by one of the country's top judges.