America-Toluca, Santos Laguna-Leon set for Mexican Apertura semis
In the other semifinals, Santos Laguna will play Leon after they defeated Queretaro 3-1 on Sunday and 6-3 on aggregate, while Leon won 4-0 against Morelia on Saturday for a 7-3 lead the two legs. The first legs of the two-match semifinals are scheduled ...
Tributes pour in for Nilton Santos World Soccer
Tributes have flowed in for Brazil's two-time World Cup winner Nilton Santos, who died in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday at the age of 88. The former Botafogo and Barzil left-back died of complications from a lung infection. He was also suffering from ...
Baroka out to redeem themselves against Santos
We want to see ourselves campaigning in the Premier Soccer League next season. "I told my players that we need to redouble our efforts to achieve that," said Chokoe, whose club gained promotion in August after winning the Safa Second Division League.
Two-time Brazil WC winner Nilton Santos, 88, dies
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The Brazilian football federation says two-time World Cup winner Nilton Santos died from a lung infection in a Rio hospital on Wednesday. He was 88. Regarded as one of the most talented left backs in the history of football ...
Santos train barefoot after boots go missing
Their soccer boots did not make the flight home. Picture: Philip Maeta/Gallo Images. Cape Town – Santos star players had to train barefoot this week after four aluminium trunks containing the team's football boots and kit didn't make it on to their ...
Barca, Tri's J. Dos Santos out 6 months
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Barcelona says midfielder Jonathan dos Santos will be sidelined for six months because of right knee surgery. The Spanish champions say the Mexican player underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Tuesday.
Paintsil marks Santos debut with vital win
Ghana international John Paintsil made his debut for South African side Santos FC on Friday night as they pipped Roses FC 1-0 away in Johannesburg. The former West Ham man was given the nod by coach David Notoana after the Ghanaian obtained his ...
Brazil to probe FIFA in racism case ahead of World Cup draw
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Just four days before the draw for the 2014 World Cup, FIFA faced yet another embarrassment when a Sao Paulo prosecutor opened an investigation into possible racism by soccer's world governing body. ... "I opened the investigation ...