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FC Dallas, Paraguay striker Cristian Colman done for season with ACL tear

FC Dallas forward Cristian Colman will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee during a training session, the team announced late Wednesday evening.

Colman, 24, sustained the injury Tuesday. He will undergo surgery to repair the injury once the swelling in his knee subsides, according to the team.

His loss is a blow to a Dallas club atop the Western Conference standings at 15-6-9 (54 points).

Colman has two goals in 15 games (six starts)...

New Paraguay coach Juan Carlos Osorio not waiting to put his stamp on national team

During his time in charge of the Paraguayan national team, Gerardo Martino said that to carry out the job it was necessary to be a competent travel agent. Paraguay's players are strewn all over the globe. The coach not only has to follow their progress in many different leagues. He also has to make sure the logistics are in place to bring them all together.

New Paraguay coach Juan Carlos Osorio is doubtlessly making the same discovery. On Tuesday he called up his first squad for the next FIFA dates....

Man United move planned before nightclub shooting - Salvador Cabanas

Former Paraguay international Salvador Cabanas said he was close to joining Manchester United eight years ago before becoming involved in a nightclub shooting.

Cabanas survived being shot in the head in Mexico City in January 2010 but was eventually forced to retire four years later.

"I had signed a pre-contract agreement for $1.7 million for a transfer to Europe," he said in an interview on Paraguay television station Telefuturo. "They told me my destination would be Manchester United.

"Club America...

Paraguay, former Mexico boss Juan Carlos Osorio agree to new deal

Paraguay has hired former Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio as their new boss, the country's federation announced Monday.

The length of the deal will encompass the 2019 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

The Colombian had been reportedly linked to open positions with the national teams of his native country and the United States.

Osorio parted ways with Mexico last month following their round of 16 exit at the World Cup in Russia. The team knocked off 2014 champions Germany...

South American football chief Napout gets nine years, $4.3 million fine

A former head of the governing body for football in South America was sentenced to nine years in prison by a U.S. judge on Wednesday for crimes stemming from the bribery scandal that engulfed the sport three years ago, a spokesman for prosecutors said.

Juan Angel Napout, 60, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn, New York, who also ordered him to pay more than $4.3 million in financial penalties, according to John Marzulli, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue.