Up Next: In an opportunity to tie North Dakota State for the second-most FCS titles with five (Georgia Southern won six in the subdivision), Youngstown State will face James Madison for the national title. Youngstown State will head into the title game with plenty of momentum. Youngstown State has claimed five championships: 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997 and 1999.
James stated as recently as this week that he will not leave the club but, after he was an unused substitute in Sunday's 4-2 Club World Cup final win over Kashima Antlers, the former Porto man admitted his future is uncertain. "I hope to continue doing good things". Fabricio's goalbound drive was tipped over by Navas and the Costa Rican goalkeeper came to the rescue again one minute later by blocking Mu Kanazaki's shot after he got free of the Real defence.
Prime Minister Theresa May had branded Fifa's stance on the poppy "utterly outrageous", saying players should be allowed to wear poppies. Fifa's ruling comes amid in the hundredth anniversary year of the notorious Somme offensive, 1916. Last night, the English FA confirmed that it intends to challenge the Federation Internationale de Football Association fine. England , Scotland and Northern Ireland have also been penalised.
Luis Enrique's side dominated proceedings while keeping an in-form Espanyol side firmly at arm's length, although there remained a certain amount of nervousness as they struggled to find a killer second goal. Barcelona doubled their lead in the 67th minute as Suarez slammed home from close range, after some brilliant by Messi, who dribbled past four players.
Princeton chose to immediately suspend the season and all team activities after a complaint revealed the content earlier this week, according to a statement released Thursday. A little over a month after the Harvard men's soccer team got their season cancelled over a sexist "scouting report" of their female counterparts, another Ivy League school, Princeton , is having similar problems.
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, said via twitter that the WBC was officially withdrawing recognition of the Povetkin-Stiverne fight due to Povetkin's drug test result. "I've been training for months to be victorious". WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew tweeted: "Right had enough of this now!" Povetkin will still fight today, facing heavyweight Johann Duhaupas (34-3, 21 KOs) at the Expo Center in Ekaterinburg.