<![CDATA[World Soccer News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/world-soccer/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:26 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:26 CST World Soccer 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Kashima beats Fukuoka 2-0 to win J-League 1st stage title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85953477.html#storylink=rss Seven-time champion Kashima Antlers overpowered last-place Avispa Fukuoka 2-0 on Saturday to clinch the J-League's first-stage title.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:58:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85953477.html
The Latest: Poland leads Switzerland 1-0 at halftime http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85951547.html#storylink=rss The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:54:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85951547.html
10 Spain players tested for doping at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85950682.html#storylink=rss Spain says 10 national soccer team players have undergone doping tests at its European Championship training camp in western France.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:28:35 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85950682.html
Spain renews its rivalry with Italy at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85949687.html#storylink=rss A lot has changed for Spain since it routed Italy in the European Championship final four years ago.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:43:41 CDT By TALES AZZONI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85949687.html
Iceland takes on England, the team it's cheered from afar http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85949567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:43:37 CDT By STEVE DOUGLAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85949567.html Tim Howard to start in goal for US in Copa 3rd-place game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85917647.html#storylink=rss Tim Howard — remember him? — will be in goal for just the fourth time in five months when the United States plays Colombia on Saturday night for third place in the Copa America.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:34:00 CDT By BOB BAUM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85917647.html
Padres' Seidler in group of San Diegans interested in MLS http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85905622.html#storylink=rss Padres lead investor Peter Seidler is one of three prominent San Diegans interested in bringing a Major League Soccer expansion team to San Diego, apparently with the idea of eventually sharing a stadium in Mission Valley with San Diego State's football team.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:29:02 CDT By BERNIE WILSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85905622.html
Kane looking to emerge from scoring slump at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85728847.html#storylink=rss Some of the continent's top strikers are finding it tough at the low-scoring European Championship, stifled by so-called weaker teams employing defensive tactics to grind out points.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:39:09 CDT By STEVE DOUGLAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85728847.html
Soccer officials in Americas to discuss future joint events http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85845102.html#storylink=rss After staging a successful expanded Copa America in the United States for the tournament's 100th anniversary, soccer officials intend to discuss whether to establish a new event that would see regular competition between the regions.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:29:02 CDT By RONALD BLUM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85845102.html
Sneaked into last 16, Portugal must start winning matches http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85845117.html#storylink=rss With Cristiano Ronaldo finally showing his scoring prowess, Portugal is hoping to achieve something it hasn't managed yet at the European Championship - win a match.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:18:36 CDT By ERIC WILLEMSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85845117.html
From indifference to uncertainty, Brexit talk hits Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85826987.html#storylink=rss Britain's momentous decision to leave the European Union was the talk of soccer's European Championship on Friday, with one leading Italian player even warning about an undermining "domino effect" across Europe.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:59:09 CDT By ROB HARRIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85826987.html
Modric, Mandzukic hopeful for Croatia against Portugal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85827047.html#storylink=rss Croatia's key players Luka Modric and Mario Mandzukic trained well on Friday and could be ready for at least part of the round of 16 game against Portugal.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:01 CDT By KAREL JANICEK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85827047.html
Spain's youngsters not getting many chances at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85719652.html#storylink=rss The young players considered the future of Spanish soccer have not been getting many chances to show their potential at the European Championship.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:24:03 CDT By TALES AZZONI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85719652.html
Poland tries to contain the pressure on Lewandowski http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85822622.html#storylink=rss It would be a surprise if Robert Lewandowski isn't feeling the pressure.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:13:39 CDT By JOSEPH WILSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85822622.html
Red Bulls lend defender Karl Ouimette to NASL's Jacksonville http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85820182.html#storylink=rss The New York Red Bulls have lent defender Karl Ouimette to the Jacksonville Armada of the North American Soccer League for the remainder of the 2016 season.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:03:41 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85820182.html
UEFA's Collina happy with European Championship refs' work http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85818402.html#storylink=rss No goal controversies. No straight red cards. No players seriously injured by bad tackles.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:58:35 CDT By GRAHAM DUNBAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85818402.html
Germany needs to find its cutting edge; Mueller especially http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85816247.html#storylink=rss Germany needs to find its cutting edge. More specifically Thomas Mueller does.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:53:38 CDT By CIARAN FAHEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85816247.html
Experience abroad key for Swiss journeymen at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85808652.html#storylink=rss With a coach who has plied his trade in Italy and a squad of much-traveled players, Switzerland is counting on its international experience for success at the European Championship.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:23:39 CDT By SAMUEL PETREQUIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85808652.html
FIFA to send in emergency panel to run Argentina soccer body http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85797717.html#storylink=rss FIFA says it has taken control of Argentina's soccer federation from the current leadership and will help pick an emergency panel to manage its affairs.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:38:35 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85797717.html
Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria in same WCup qualifying group http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85772517.html#storylink=rss Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:48:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85772517.html
UEFA's Collina wants keepers to stay on line for penalties http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85734352.html#storylink=rss Goalkeepers who leave their goal-line early to save a penalty should get a yellow card and the kick should be retaken, UEFA's head of referees said Friday.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:19:07 CDT By GRAHAM DUNBAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85734352.html
Italy defender Chiellini ready to face nemesis Spain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85742667.html#storylink=rss Giorgio Chiellini will be facing a familiar foe when his Italy side lines up against Spain in the last 16 of the European Championship on Monday.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:03:39 CDT By DANIELLA MATAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85742667.html
Iceland's underdogs dream of toppling England at Euro 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85734312.html#storylink=rss The saga of Iceland's football team doesn't need to end any time soon, and rivals would be foolish to underestimate the smallest team in the European Championship.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:23:35 CDT By CIARAN FAHEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85734312.html
Extra rest could help France play with more pace vs. Ireland http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85720647.html#storylink=rss With the benefit of three days' extra rest, France is hoping to set a punishing pace that will wear Ireland out when they meet on Sunday in the last 16 of the European Championship.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:53:35 CDT By JEROME PUGMIRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85720647.html
Players from French club Nice suspended for betting http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85715082.html#storylink=rss Players from French first-division club Nice have been suspended and fined for betting on French league games.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:04:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85715082.html
Belgium wary of favorite tag against Hungary http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85717097.html#storylink=rss For a team at the European Championship, being the clear favorite to reach the quarterfinals surely has to be a good thing.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:03:36 CDT By FRANK GRIFFITHS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85717097.html
Algerian club Setif thrown out of African Champions League http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85709402.html#storylink=rss Algerian club Entente Setif was thrown out of the African Champions League on Friday for fan trouble that caused a game to be called off and left spectators and security officials injured.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:14:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85709402.html
Mexico national team coach gets reprieve after drubbing http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85640497.html#storylink=rss The coach of Mexico's national soccer team will keep his post despite the squad's humiliating 7-0 drubbing at the hands of Chile last week in the Copa America quarterfinals.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:24:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85640497.html
U.S. Open Cup Glance http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85640457.html#storylink=rss Albuquerque Sol (PDL) 0, Harpo's (Colo.) 2

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:23:41 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85640457.html
Amandine Henry's arrival points to NWSL's strength http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85631037.html#storylink=rss Amandine Henry quickly showed the prowess that has made her one of the world's best players in her first start stateside with the Portland Thorns.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:53:37 CDT By ANNE M. PETERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85631037.html