European soccer body UEFA has upheld its decision to deduct a point from Croatia’s Euro 2016 qualifying tally for a racist incident in June.
Some say they know how underdog Israel kept soccer superstar Gareth Bale under wraps and won a surprising tie with Wales – it’s witchcraft!
Israel will allow a soccer match in the West Bank between a Palestinian team and a squad from the United Arab Emirates.
A Palestinian soccer team in Gaza is hosting a team from the West Bank for the first time since 2000.
The owner of Beitar Jerusalem said on Friday he was putting the Israeli Premier League club up for sale because he felt ashamed of supporters who threw smoke bombs, flares and firecrackers at a Europa League qualifying round match in Belgium.
Everyone is talking about Carli Lloyd, the U.S. soccer star who scored a hat trick at the World Cup final. But did you know that her high school coach, Rudi Klobach, was a Holocaust survivor?
The head of the Palestine Football Association came under fire for withdrawing a request to suspend Israel from FIFA, the international soccer body.
In their rush to declare victory in the FIFA fight, Israeli politicians seemed to ignore the irony of charging a prominent anti-apartheid activist with adjudicating Palestinian claims of Israeli discrimination.
FIFA’s corruption scandal has added to Israel’s concerns that it could lose a looming vote in world soccer’s governing body on a Palestinian proposal to suspend it from international soccer.
The corruption allegations against the world soccer body FIFA are damning, but frankly, they couldn’t have come at a better time for Israel. With the world distracted, the Palestinians’ long-shot bid to get Israel suspended looks even less likely.