Dutch defeat Sweden 1-0 to reach first World Cup Final

LYONS, France — The Netherlands reached their first Women’s World Cup final after Jackie Groenen (Manchester United midfielder) scored the games only goal in extra time to defeat Sweden on Wednesday night. The 24-year-old midfielder scored in the 99th minute when she collected a deflected pass outside the box and connected in the bottom right…

U.S. defeats England 2-1, Advances to World Cup final

LYON, France — Alyssa Naeher saved a penalty and Alex Morgan headed in the winning goal on her 30th birthday as the United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Women’s World Cup final in Lyon, France. “I can’t even express how proud I am,” Ellis said after the match. “It was…

Nike and Paris Saint-Germain Extend Partnership

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Nike has agreed to a long-term extension to remain the official football kit supplier for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) until 2032. Nike will continue to outfit the club’s men and women’s teams, and building off of last season’s first-ever Jordan-branded third kit, the extension will also include additional collaborations with the Jordan Brand….

UEFA Champions League announces first qualifying round draw

NYON, France — The first qualifying round draw of the UEFA Champions League, were announced on Tuesday — with the opening games starting on July 9/10 & 16/17. UEFA administration formed groups and seeded clubs for the first qualifying round in accordance with the club rankings established at the beginning of the season and with…

Watch: United States records largest victory in the Fifa Women’s World Cup

REIMS, France —  Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States  who recorded the largest victory in Fifa Womens World Cup history as they defeated Thailand 13-0 on Tuesday night in Reims, France. In addition to Morgan’s five goals, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis each scored twice, and Lindsey Horan, Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and…

Liverpool Reds captures Champions League Title, sixth in club history

MADRID, Spain — The Liverpool FC Reds clinched the Champions League title, the sixth of the club’s illustrious history, with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid, Spain — on goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi. “I’m happy for the boys, said Jürgen Klopp. “You know what people said about a couple of…

Imagine Dragons to perform at Champions League Final Opening Ceremony

MADRID, Spain — UEFA and Pepsi® have announced Imagine Dragons as the musical talent to perform live at the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final Opening Ceremony presented by Pepsi. The Grammy Award-winning rock band known for smash hits including ‘Believer,’ ‘Radioactive’ and ‘Thunder’ will take the stage minutes before kick-off at the Metropolitano Stadium in…

Liverpool stuns Barcelona to reach Champions League final

LIVERPOOL, England — Divock Origi (7′, 79′) and Georginio Wijnaldum (54′, 56′) each scored twice as Liverpool overcame a three-goal deficit to defeat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate in the second leg of the Champions League semifinals. The incredible win secured Liverpool’s second straight trip to the final. Trent Alexander-Arnold caught Barcelona sleeping on Liverpool's 4th…