Saudi soccer teams fear for their lives in Iran

Due to fear of death, Saudi soccer teams are demanding that matches against Iranian teams be switched to a neutral country or dropped.Shimon Cohen, 1/11/2016, 10:16 AM

Turkish soccer fans boo during moment of silence for Paris

Turkish soccer fans boo, allegedly shout "Allahu Akbar" during a minute’s silence for the victims of the Paris attacks.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2015, 1:15 AM

PA names soccer tournament after Old City murderer

Muhannad Halabi, who stabbed two Israelis to death in early October, has his name grace Yasser Arafat Youth Center tournament.Ari Yashar, 11/4/2015, 8:25 PM

Italian soccer chief under fire for anti-Semitic remarks

Head of the Italian football federation allegedly called Jewish owner of a team "lousy Jew".Ben Ariel, 11/2/2015, 5:15 AM

A-G Allows Soccer Games on Shabbat

Soccer games to be allowed on the Jewish day of rest so as not to change the status quo, Yehuda Weinstein rules.Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 7:20 PM

Rivlin: Sabbath Soccer Should Continue

President says going to synagogue and then to the soccer game is what Israelis do on Sabbaths.Gil Ronen, 9/9/2015, 10:56 AM

Israeli 'Black Magic' and Mincha at Cardiff Stadium

Sunday's Euro 2016 Israel vs. Wales qualifier made headlines for all sorts of reasons other than the football.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2015, 11:23 AM

Soccer League Strike over Sabbath Looms

Soccer games may be suspended starting this Saturday, after Labor Court ruled Sabbath games illegal.Nitsan Keidar, 9/7/2015, 1:50 PM

Cardiff Cancels Israeli Soccer Exhibit Due to BDS Pressure

Fearing being seen as 'politically biased,' city council removes exhibit on soccer, diversity. Envoys: Wales threatened by 'thugs.'Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/4/2015, 9:24 PM

IFA Demands Saturday Soccer Games - Otherwise, No Games

If Aryeh Deri does not issue a permit for Saturday soccer games, there will be no soccer games at all, the Football Association said.Moshe Cohen, 8/31/2015, 9:42 PM

PA Soccer Chief Shakes Hands with Israeli Counterpart

A few months after trying to have Israel suspended from FIFA, Jibril Rajoub meets Israeli counterpart Ofer Eini.Nitsan Keidar and Ben Ariel, 8/27/2015, 3:16 AM

Labor Court Nixes Shabbat Soccer Games

Players score victory as they turn to Labor Court against management decision to play on Sabbath.Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2015, 6:21 PM

'State Pampers Terrorists, Bans Religious Soccer Players'

Hapoel Afula player slams decision to hold central games on Shabbat, and 'TV puppets' who say 'homos are OK, religious Jews - that's crazy.'Ari Yashar, 8/19/2015, 4:41 PM

Israeli Soccer Players Attacked by Fans in Bulgaria

CSKA Sofia fans storm onto field, chase players from the Israeli club Ashdod.Nitsan Keidar, 8/3/2015, 5:14 AM

Belgian Soccer Team Faces Punishment Over Fans' Anti-Semitism

UEFA likely to fine Charleroi soccer team after its fans used the Nazi salute in taunting Beitar Jerusalem fans.Nitsan Keidar, 7/22/2015, 12:16 AM

Organization Flagged as 'Racist' After Soccer Game Violence

Fan organization associated with Beitar Jerusalem may be stripped of its status after members allegedly threw smoke bombs on the field.Orly Harari, 7/18/2015, 9:50 PM

Netanyahu to Probe Beitar Fans' Behavior

PM Netanyahu says he will launch a probe into a the behavior of some fans of Beitar Jerusalem soccer team who rioted at a match in Belgium.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/17/2015, 10:23 PM

Israeli NGO Urges FC Barcelona to Boycott Qatar over Hamas Ties

Shurat HaDin writes to current Barcelona soccer team leader demanding end to support for Qatar, which hosts Hamas leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2015, 4:31 PM

Swastika Found on Croatian Soccer Pitch

Croatian team apologizes for 'act of sabotage' before match against Italy; could face sanctions.Tova Dvorin, 6/14/2015, 1:43 PM

Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

According to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.Moshe Cohen, 6/7/2015, 5:12 PM

Sick Hamas Soccer Poster Features Dead IDF Soldiers

Gaza cup framed as 'Goldin vs. Shaul' in cynical poster; surfaces weeks after world debate on politics and sport.Tova Dvorin, 6/7/2015, 10:59 AM

Rajoub: Israel Suspension from FIFA Still on the Table

Palestine Football Association head clarifies he plans to move forward with having Israel suspended from FIFA.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/31/2015, 6:06 AM

PA Drops Proposal to Ban Israel from FIFA

Israel's future in world soccer will be decided; pro Palestinians storm hall, throw red cards at Israeli delegation; reports of bomb scare.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 4:23 PM

Muslim HS Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team With Girls

Muslim high school team in Canada raises gender flap, despite association rules allowing female players at schools without girls teams.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/29/2015, 2:56 PM

Herzog Speaks Out Against Banning Israel from FIFA

"Boycotting Israel would be a red penalty card for FIFA," says opposition chairman who says he supports Netanyahu on this issue.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 5/29/2015, 3:43 AM

FIFA Scandal May Delay Vote to Ban Israel from League

With FIFA in turmoil, a meeting to discuss the PA's demand that Israel be banned from international soccer may be postponed.Yaakov Levi, 5/28/2015, 8:09 AM

Israel-PA FIFA Talks, Like Peace Talks, Go Nowhere

Arab delegations walk out of meeting attempting to resolve PA BDS attempt against Israeli soccer team.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 9:09 PM

Israel Asks UEFA Head to Speak Out Against PA's Proposed Ban

Israel Football Association appeals to UEFA president Michel Platini to speak out against the PA's to vote the IFA out of FIFA.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/22/2015, 9:45 PM

Minister Danny Danon: Boycott the Boycotters

Science and Technology Minister Danny Danon says calls to boycott FIFA only hurt the 'Palestinian cause.'Hezki Baruch, 5/20/2015, 10:40 PM

FIFA Head: Netanyahu Agreed to Israel-'Palestine' Soccer Match

FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells journalists Israeli PM agreed to facilitate friendly match at some point 'in future.'Ari Soffer, 5/19/2015, 9:40 PM

Netanyahu Blasts Palestinian 'Politicization of Football'

In meeting with FIFA head Sepp Blatter, PM attacks PA attempts to ban Israel; 'If you politicize it once, you politicize it for everyone.'Ari Soffer, 5/19/2015, 6:52 PM

Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

Israel Football Association chief notes PA push has 'nothing to do with sports' and could set dangerous precedents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 3:08 PM

FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession in Dispute with PA

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he hopes to head off a vote to suspend Israel, but also urges Israel to make a concession.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2015, 12:45 AM

Video: Liberman Header Ties Knesset Soccer Game

Resigning foreign minister led Knesset team in match against members of the Russian Jewish Congress.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 9:45 AM

Jibril Rajoub Tries to 'Pray' at Jewish Site, Gets Chased Away

Worshippers at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron chased away an unwanted guest – Jibril Rajoub, a top Palestinian Authority terrorist.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 1:12 AM

FIFA to Discuss Suspending Israel

FIFA to discuss Palestinian Arab request to suspend Israel from world soccer due to restrictions limiting movement of Palestinian players.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2015, 5:45 AM

Again: Arab Soccer Team Honors Traitor Ex-MK Bishara

Nazareth soccer club to hold a special reception honoring Balad founder who spied for Hezbollah, right before it plays in league semifinals.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 4/29/2015, 1:56 PM

Israeli Soccer Assoc. Says No to Gay Pride Flags

Notice sent to teams after attorney's petition against Jerusalem club's replacement of corner flags with rainbow 'gay pride' flags.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 4:07 PM

German Police Apologize for Banning Israeli Flag at Soccer Game

Berlin's police apologize after a guard ordered "Jewish flags" removed during a soccer game in the German capital.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2015, 4:45 AM

Petition to Try Jerusalem Soccer Team over 'Gay Pride' Flag

Attorney Ben-Gvir urges Israeli soccer association to put Hapoel Katamon on trial, after it replaces corner flag with rainbow flag.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 12:30 PM

Report: Israelis Banned from Buying French Soccer Tickets

Israelis have apparently been banned from buying tickets to see the Paris St. Germain soccer team in action.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 10:56 PM

Israelis Seek to Halt PA's 'Soccer Intifada'

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of FIFA, and Israeli officials are headed to Switzerland to prevent that.Moshe Cohen, 4/20/2015, 1:16 AM

FIFA President Rejects PA Bid for Soccer Ban on 'Racist' Israel

Soccer federation president dismisses says ban would 'harm the whole organization,' ahead of meeting with PA minister Jibril Rajoub.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2015, 11:10 AM

Outrage as Dutch Soccer Fans Chant 'Jews Burn the Best'

Uproar after FC Utrecht fans chant 'disgusting' anti-Semitic slurs, including 'my mother burned Jews in the SS,' during weekend match.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 9:02 PM

Watch: 'Kill, Kill the Jews' at Vienna Pro-Palestinian Protest

Group of Bosnian soccer fans, in Vienna for international match, join pro-Palestinian protest which quickly turned anti-Semitic.Cynthia Blank , 4/5/2015, 2:26 PM

Rajoub: We'll Fight 'To the End' to Boot Israel Out of FIFA

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of international soccer organization FIFA, Jibril Rajoub said.Moshe Cohen, 4/2/2015, 8:29 AM

PA Asks FIFA to Suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association asks that FIFA suspend Israel for restricting the movement of Palestinian Arab players.Nitsan Keidar, 3/31/2015, 4:16 AM

London Soccer Club Condemns 'Vile' Anti-Semitic Abuse

Tottenham Hotspurs slams West Ham supporters for singing 'vile and unacceptable' anti-Semitic song; police launch investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2015, 4:03 PM

Black Man Shoved off Train by Racist UK Soccer Fans Speaks Out

Man files police complaint against Chelsea fans who sang 'we're racist' while pushing him off subway train, 3 fans suspended.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 11:38 AM

UK Soccer Fans Push Black Man off Train, Chant 'We're Racist'

Shock in British soccer league after 'abhorrent' fans filmed shoving a black man, preventing him from boarding a subway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 1:29 PM

Egypt: 22 Killed in Clashes Between Soccer Fans and Police

At least 22 people killed when hardcore fans of a soccer group clash with Egyptian police before a game.Ben Ariel, 2/9/2015, 1:14 AM

UK Soccer Club Owner Punished for 'Jews Love Money' Statement

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan punished for comments in an interview claiming Jews 'love money', calling Chinese 'chinks.'Ari Soffer, 1/1/2015, 3:37 PM

Iran Outraged After PA Soccer Team Cancels Friendly Match

Palestinian soccer team cancels a match with Iran, causing rumors that the cancellation was instigated by Gulf countries.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2014, 1:31 AM

Soccer Player Suspended, Fined for Anti-Semitic Post

Liverpool player Mario Balotelli fined almost $40K, banned from match for posting that he 'jumps like a black man, grabs coins like a Jew.'Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 12:33 PM

Police Arrest Jew for Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer Game

Joint HQ of Temple Organizations livid as police breach High Court ruling by allowing Muslim desecration of holiest site in Judaism.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/2/2014, 5:55 PM

Soccer Player Under Fire for 'Anti-Semitic' Instagram Post

Post with caption 'jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew' sparks uproar, latest in UK football anti-Semitic string.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 3:14 PM

Shocking Details of Car Attack on Female Officer

Young cop run over in Bat Yam trying to arrest employee of pro soccer team who was committing sex crimes in a jeep.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 12:04 PM