Messi and Barcelona lead AP Global Football 10

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Lionel Messi was the unanimous choice as leading player in the Associated Press Global Football 10 poll on Tuesday after his record-breaking weekend.

Israelis said to search Palestinian soccer group

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

An alleged search of the Palestinian Football Association headquarters in the West Bank by the Israeli military was denounced Tuesday by the head of Asia's soccer federation.

Philippines beat Indonesia to make cup semis

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Philippines earned a third successive semifinals berth in the Suzuki Cup by beating Indonesia 4-0 on Tuesday.

Valencia discards new bat logo similar to Batman

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Spanish football club Valencia says it will not use a new version of its bat logo that comic book maker DC Comics had opposed for being too similar to its Batman symbol.

Tevez looking for more success at Juventus

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Carlos Tevez is getting older, still scoring goals, and thinking about winning another Champions league title.

German league chief tells Blatter to resign

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

German league chief Reinhard Rauball says he called FIFA president Sepp Blatter to ask him to resign over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Irish football chief sorry for nationalist song

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Football Association of Ireland chief executive apologized on Tuesday for any offense caused by singing an Irish nationalist song in a pub.

Dinamo given 3-0 win in scrapped Croatian derby

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Dinamo Zagreb has been awarded a 3-0 win over Hajduk Split after Croatia's biggest soccer derby was scrapped when Hajduk refused to play because some of its fans were banned from a Zagreb stadium.

Granada defender Jeison Murillo hospitalized

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Granada defender Jeison Murillo was taken to the hospital after injuring his head in Monday's 0-0 draw with Almeria in the Spanish league.

Problems growing for Dortmund as it plays Arsenal

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Struggling at home but excelling in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund is headed to Arsenal on Wednesday.