While soccer fans cluster in parks and bars from Tokyo to Tegucigalpa to watch the World Cup, many in Nigeria and Kenya are shunning public places out of fear a night out watching their favorite sport could be their last.
World Cup Group C is trouble for prognosticators. Whoever advances out of Colombia, Ivory Coast, Japan and Greece also might be trouble for their knockout-round opponent, too.
Premier League soccer players are investing rising incomes on everything from Picasso paintings to real estate in London’s most exclusive neighborhoods.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure signed a new four-year contract until 2017, the Premier League soccer champion said on its website.
Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-0 to end a two-match winless run in English soccer’s Premier League and establish a three-point lead atop the standings.
Robin van Persie scored in injury time as Manchester United beat defending champion Manchester City 3-2 yesterday to move six points clear of its rival atop the Premier League.
Manchester City yesterday recorded its biggest Premier League win of the season to climb above defending champion Chelsea into third spot.
English Premier League soccer club Manchester City said it signed Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure on a five-year contract.
Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City routed defending champion Manchester United 4-1 in English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat Stoke City 3-1 to top the standings.
Manchester City and Bayern Munich became the first teams to advance to the round of 16 in soccer’s Champions League, as Cristiano Ronaldo tied a record for goals in the group stage.