In shadow of FIFA scandal, U.S. women stay focused on World Cup

Highly touted American side is one of the favorites in 24-team event, which kicks off next month in Canada.

U.S.: Indictments are just the start of FIFA scrutiny

The indictments of 14 soccer figures allege decades of corruption, including a $10 million bribe to award the 2010 World Cup to South Africa and envelopes stuffed with cash to buy votes in a FIFA election.

The FIFA scandal, explained

The Post's Marissa Payne details the charges facing nine FIFA officials in a round of indictments from the U.S., and delves into why FIFA's president Sepp Blatter is not facing charges.


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Bacca the star as Sevilla beats Dnipro, wins Europa League

Sevilla won the Europa League for a record fourth time, with Carlos Bacca scoring twice in the Spanish club’s 3-2 victory over Ukraine’s Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on Wednesday.

Organizers: U20 World Cup unaffected by FIFA investigation

Football New Zealand doesn’t expect the arrests of some leading FIFA executives on corruption charges to have any impact on the Under-20 World Cup, which kicks off Saturday.

Asian federation still backs Blatter, wants elections Friday

The Asian Football Confederation says it still supports Sepp Blatter’s bid for another term as FIFA president, and opposes any move to delay Friday’s scheduled elections.

FIFA’s house of cards continues to tumble, as UEFA and Brazil deride the organization

FIFA continued to lose support in the wake of the FBI investigation that resulted in the arrest of nine top level officials on Wednesday.

Virginia soccer teams can upgrade their rosters just in time for the playoffs

BOYS’ SOCCER | Area coaches are not fans of a VHSL rule allowing teams to add players who have not played all season ahead of the playoffs.

FIFA’s powerful world is shaken by U.S. indictments, arrests

The question remains whether this will lead to real change to the way soccer’s governing body operates

FBI raids Miami’s CONCACAF headquarters as part of FIFA investigation

The FBI moved swiftly to continue its investigation into corruption in organized soccer.

FIFA arrests spark glee on Twitter

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who avoided arrest, was the butt of many jokes.

Guest column: Women’s World Cup promises to inspire

In her second guest column, Spirit player Tiffany Weimer writes: "The 1999 team gave a world of little girls permission to dream big dreams."

FIFA head Sepp Blatter crushed by John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight’

The comedian, like many, is not thrilled at the near-certain prospect of Blatter winning another term as head of soccer's governing body.

FIFA: No plans to revisit World Cup votes in wake of corruption probes

Soccer’s world governing body “welcomes” the Swiss and U.S. investigations.

FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges; Sepp Blatter is not among them

The governing body of world soccer is rocked by raid.

Top FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland, will face corruptions charges in U.S.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter, widely expected to be elected to a fifth term at the organization's annual meeting, was not among those arrested, but he is reportedly still the subject of a federal investigation.

Girls’ soccer: No. 1 Broad Run tops Tuscarora in Conference 14 final

A late goal by Maile Fujimoto lifts the Spartans past the Huskies in the conference championship.

Girls’ soccer: Maile Fujimoto’s late goal lifts Broad Run past Tuscarora for Conf. 14 title

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Maile Fujimoto can’t explain it, but somehow, her back-to-the-goal shot goes in to send Broad Run past Tuscarora for the Conference 14 tournament title.

Will MLS suspend New England’s Jermaine Jones for bumping referee?

The league frowns upon players making contact with a match official, but it's unclear whether it will penalize the Revs midfielder.

MLS-leading D.C. United regroups for mid-week match vs. Timbers in Portland

Amid five matches in 15 days, lineup changes are in store for Ben Olsen's first-place club.

D.C. United’s depth will continue to get tested

United has integrated bench players into the lineup with plenty of success so far this season.

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Americans abroad, weekend roundup

Jonathan Bornstein scored his first goal in years as Queretaro advanced to the Mexican finals for the first time.

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