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Soccer in the United States

Beckham weighs his options, could return to Galaxy as owner

David Beckham plans to play soccer next year. The only questions now are where, when and for how long.

Thursday, 22 November, 2012, 2:28am

Grudge match is a genuine must-see

The Russian campers started the pre-Poland v Russia group A match warm-up in earnest at Camp Wok in Warsaw.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Beckham needs to work out what's best for him

According to sources at Paris St Germain, there is a 50-50 chance that David Beckham will sign with the French club in the New Year. But given Beckham's obsession with playing at the 2012 London Olympics, a move to the British capital would make a lot more sense.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Why US love affair with Becks is on the rocks

The prospect of David Beckham making an emotional return to the English Premier League is the talk of January's customary comings and goings. But while Britain may be buzzing, America's love affair with the veteran could be on the rocks.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

US prodigies ready for the big time

They come from different parts of the world, but teenage sensations Jozy Altidore and Freddy Adu will hope to bond in time so they can spearhead the United States' campaign for a gold medal in Beijing.

And the first step will be taken at the Hong Kong Stadium tonight when they come up against Ivory Coast in the opening game of the ING Cup.

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Sun may come back as China coach

Sun Wen, a former star player in the China's women's soccer team, says she may be returning to the sport - this time as a coach.

The 34-year-old Shanghai native retired from the national team for the second time last year but said any opportunity to return to the game would be too hard to resist.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

The big gamble

The Millennium Dome in Greenwich was perhaps the one sour note of Tony Blair's honeymoon term. Then, rows over the future of the controversial project kept returning to haunt his second stint in office. Now, the dome is back again, spooking his third - and definitely last - term.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

America 'will lift the trophy one day'

America's new soccer boss, Sunil Gulati, predicts that the national side will eventually lift the coveted Jules Rimet trophy.

His upbeat remarks came in contrast to coach Bruce Arena's well-chronicled remark that the United States would never win the World Cup prize in his lifetime.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

No regrets for soccer star Best

Soccer legend George Best, in town for a fleeting visit, tells me he doesn't regret a single decision he made during his once-stormy life.

1 May 1998 - 12:00am

Gough decides Kansas is right

RANGERS' captain Richard Gough will join the Kansas City Wizards in Major League Soccer in May.

No financial terms of the deal were disclosed, but a MLS spokesman said Gough, who will turn 35 on April 2, will complete the Scottish season before moving across the Atlantic.

24 Jan 1997 - 12:00am