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NASL contends SUM tried to 'terminate' the New York Cosmos

Herculez Gomez explains why he doesn't think Sunil Gulati's position as president of U.S. Soccer is at risk.

The North American Soccer League has filed its latest response in its ongoing antitrust lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Included in the most recent release of documents is a declaration from New York Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso. In that declaration, Commisso disclosed that as he pursued ownership of the Cosmos -- and with the NASL' s future largely dependent on the Cosmos being sold -- he became aware of a competing offer from Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the marketing arm of Major...

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Tampines Rovers can't catch 'worthy champions' Albirex Niigata (S) - Raab

Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss Albirex's pursuit of the S.League title after Home United's loss to Tampines Rovers.

Despite being the nearest challengers to Albirex Niigata (S) after a 2-0 win over Home United on Monday night, Tampines Rovers boss Jurgen Raab believes his side have zero chance of overhauling the White Swans for the title.

Five wins and one draw in their last six matches meant they closed the gap to six points, but Albirex can virtually seal the title on Thursday night away to Balestier Khalsa.

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A win over the Tigers would put Kazuaki Yoshinaga's side on 56 points with three games remaining. Tampines...

Benevento sack Marco Baroni, named Roberto De Zerbi manager

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Marco Baroni has been sacked by Benevento.

BENEVENTO, Italy -- Benevento fired Marco Baroni and named Roberto De Zerbi their new coach after becoming the first squad in Serie A history to lose their first nine matches of the season.

The southern Italian club are the only team in Europe's five major leagues without a point.

Benevento also announced they fired sporting director Salvatore Di Somma.

The moves on Monday came a day after a 3-0 home loss to Fiorentina.

The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Benevento will have to pay Baroni €800,000...

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Kedah's Baddrol Bakhtiar vows to keep Malaysia Cup away from JDT

John Wilkinson feels Malaysia's Nelo Vingada should be given more time in charge despite a winless 2017 campaign.
Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill discuss Kelantan's struggles in the Malaysia Super League.
Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss how ex-Argentina international Luciano Figueroa will adapt to his new role at JDT.

Three-time Malaysia Cup winner Baddrol Bakhtiar is determined that Asia's oldest major sports' trophy will remain at Kedah.

The defending champions will face Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) in the 2017 final at Shah Alam Stadium on Nov. 4.

Baddrol helped Kedah reach a third consecutive showpiece after his side disposed of Felda United 2-0 in their second-leg semifinal last Saturday for a 3-1 aggregate victory.

As one of the most experienced members of the team, the international midfielder knows all about...

Cologne part ways with sporting director Schmadtke after winless start

Steve Nicol can't believe Cologne are seeking a rematch against Dortmund after a questionable VAR ruling in their 5-0 loss.
Aleksey Rios' lone goal was the difference as BATE Borisov condemned Cologne to their third straight defeat in Group H.

COLOGNE, Germany -- Struggling Cologne have parted company with managing director Joerg Schmadtke after the side's winless start to the Bundesliga.

The club say their board of management and Schmadtke came to differences of opinion on their future sporting direction and "for this reason they decided by mutual consent to terminate the contract that was due to run till 2023 with immediate effect."

Cologne president Werner Spinner says the club are grateful to Schmadtke for helping the side return...

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Seattle Sounders don't plan to appeal Clint Dempsey's playoff ban - source

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Seattle finish 2nd in the Western Conference and will enjoy a first-round bye heading in to the playoffs.

Clint Dempsey will miss the Seattle Sounders' opening playoff game as the club has no plans to appeal the red card the forward earned on Sunday, a league source has told ESPN FC.

Dempsey was sent off midway through the first half of Sunday's win over the Colorado Rapids after his elbow connected with the head of Mike da Fonte.

The red card was only shown after a video review, and after the decision, Dempsey sarcastically applauded Da Fonte and got in the defender's face.

As a result of the dismissal,...