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Real Madrid’s Marcelo May Miss Chelsea Game for Election Duty

Real Madrid could be without one of its best defenders for a semifinal match in the Champions League next week because he was randomly...

At Real Madrid, the Only Trophy That Counts Can Still Slip Away

Why he was prepared to do that can, in part, be gleaned from Real Madrid’s balance sheet. The club is drowning in debt, behind...

Europe’s New Super League, Explained

A little more than a year after European soccer found a renewed sense of unity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the sport...

The Super League Is Gone. What Now?

The prime difference between sports in the United States and soccer in Europe is dynasty. Dominant teams will, occasionally, surface in the major leagues...

The Short, Unhappy Life of Europe’s Super League

The 48-hour history of European soccer’s long-discussed, hastily arranged, belatedly announced, much-derided and quickly abandoned Super League was short on chapters but long on...

JPMorgan Apologizes for Its Role in Super League

JPMorgan Chase apologized on Friday for its role in arranging billions of dollars in financing for a breakaway European soccer league, admitting in a...

Dublin and Bilbao Lose Euro 2020 Games Over Coronavirus Rules

LONDON — Plans to play some matches in the European soccer championship this summer in Dublin and in Bilbao, Spain, have been abandoned after...

How the Super League Fell Apart

This was precisely what some of those involved with the project had feared. There had been doubts that the plan was ready to go...

‘You Are In or You Are Out,’ FIFA Tells Super League Clubs

But after the teams involved made almost no public comments, the Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez, the only executive involved in the scheme to...

Tottenham Hotspur Fires a Trophy-Less José Mourinho

More important, Mourinho’s relationship with his squad was curdling. He had retained the support of many of Tottenham’s red-letter players over recent months —...

Top European Soccer Teams Agree to Join Breakaway League

LONDON — A group of the world’s richest and most storied soccer clubs has agreed in principle on a plan to create a breakaway...

Teammates in Brooklyn, Rivals in M.L.S.

In the early days of Major League Soccer’s restart last summer, Jim Curtin, the coach of the Philadelphia Union, told his players that he...

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