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The American Outlaws Still Care About U.S. Soccer

On Oct. 10, 2017, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team suffered the most crushing defeat of its modern era: a 2-1 away loss to the tiny island nation Trinidad & Tobago which—coupled with simultaneous wins for Honduras and Panama—assured that in 2018 they’d be watching the World Cup from home for the first time since…

Yemen Has Been Ruined By War, But Its Soccer Program Is Still Kicking Yemen Has Been Ruined By War, But Its Soccer Program Is Still Kicking

Nearly every day, news of some fresh tragedy arrives from Yemen, a nation that has been devastated by a brutal conflict between Houthi forces and a Western-backed military coalition led by Saudi Arabia. At some point, the ruination starts to run together. Yemen cholera outbreak kills more than 2,000. Yemen wedding…

Report: English FA Launches First-Ever Investigation Into Sectarian Abuse In Response To Incidents Involving James McClean Report: English FA Launches First-Ever Investigation Into Sectarian Abuse In Response To Incidents Involving James McClean

The English FA has decided to launch its first-ever investigation into sectarian abuse following the hostile treatment Irishman James McClean has received from fans for refusing to wear a poppy on his jersey, according to a report from The Times.

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Tender Parenting Moment The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Tender Parenting Moment

A parent’s job is to create a supportive environment for their kids, giving them the space to make their own mistakes as well as the tools needed to correct them and learn from them. In practical terms, that can occasionally mean pushing your goofus kid in the dirt in order to teach them how to stop a dang shot…

Report: Not Even FIFA Wants To Back This Stupid European Super League Report: Not Even FIFA Wants To Back This Stupid European Super League

Arguably the most corrupt sporting body in the world announced on Wednesday that it would actively work against the potential creation of a breakaway European Super League. The announcement was in response to a report from Der Spiegel that showed clubs like Bayern Munich and Real Madrid were allegedly working with…

Demarai Gray Booked For Celebration Honoring Late Leicester City Owner Demarai Gray Booked For Celebration Honoring Late Leicester City Owner

Demarai Gray scored what turned out to be the winning goal in Leicester City’s first game since owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha tragically died in a helicopter crash outside of King Power stadium last Saturday. To celebrate, Gray took off his jersey to reveal a shirt honoring the late Thai owner. Every Leicester City…

Leicester City Owner Aboard Helicopter That Crashed Outside Stadium After Match [UPDATE] Leicester City Owner Aboard Helicopter That Crashed Outside Stadium After Match [UPDATE]

A private helicopter carrying Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed into a parking lot outside the club’s stadium and exploded Saturday night. The helicopter took off about one hour after Leicester’s 1-1 draw against West Ham and had just cleared the stadium before it lost control and crashed at 20:30…

Leicester City's Daniel Amartey Stretchered Off After Horrific Leg Injury [WARNING: GRAPHIC] Leicester City's Daniel Amartey Stretchered Off After Horrific Leg Injury [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

Leicester City right-back Daniel Amartey had to be taken off the pitch on a stretcher in the final minutes of the club’s match against West Ham. The Ghanaian international appeared to get his cleats stuck on the turf after a clash with Michail Antonio and twisted his ankle in the process.

Cristiano Ronaldo Faces, Mostly Dodges Questions About The Rape Allegation Against Him Cristiano Ronaldo Faces, Mostly Dodges Questions About The Rape Allegation Against Him

Today, Cristiano Ronaldo had his first public press conference since Las Vegas police earlier this month reopened a 2009 investigation of a rape allegation against him. The Juventus star was asked directly about the accusation, but he responded by primarily talking about how great his life is.

Everyone, Including The FA, Is Overreacting To The José Mourinho-Marco Ianni Thing   Everyone, Including The FA, Is Overreacting To The José Mourinho-Marco Ianni Thing  

Just after Chelsea’s Ross Barkley scored the equalizer in the 96th minute of their match against Manchester United on Saturday, Chelsea assistant coach Marco Ianni ran onto the field in front of United manager José Mourinho, heaved an almighty fist pump, and then jogged back to his bench. As Ianni headed back to his…

Old Man Wayne Rooney Has Officially Dragged D.C. United Into The Playoffs Old Man Wayne Rooney Has Officially Dragged D.C. United Into The Playoffs

Three months after sitting at the bottom of the MLS’s Eastern Conference playoff race, D.C. United have secured a playoff spot, thanks to the efforts of Old Man Wayne Rooney. He scored two goals in today’s 3-1 victory against NYCFC to make the postseason berth official.

Lionel Messi Taken Off After Painful Arm Injury Against Sevilla [Update]

Lionel Messi was subbed off in the 15th minute of Barcelona’s match against Sevilla on Saturday after suffering an apparent injury to his arm or elbow. The Argentinian was chasing after the ball and ran into a defending Sevilla player, forcing him to land awkwardly. Messi writhed in pain on the pitch until medical…

José Mourinho No Longer Tolerates Over-Celebrating, Apparently José Mourinho No Longer Tolerates Over-Celebrating, Apparently

After a second Anthony Martial goal put Manchester United up 2-1 against Chelsea in the 73rd minute, it looked like José Mourinho had inspired his side, yet again, to put in a second-half comeback performance to seal a win. Three point would have given Mourinho his first victory at Stamford Bridge since becoming…

Referee Joins Fans' Goal Celebration, Sips Beer Off The Ground

A great judgment call from a true professional.

Report: Barcelona Distancing Ronaldinho And Rivaldo From Club After Players Endorse Jair Bolsonaro Report: Barcelona Distancing Ronaldinho And Rivaldo From Club After Players Endorse Jair Bolsonaro

Barcelona have decided to reduce the presence of former players Ronaldinho and Rivaldo at club-related activities—like legends games and sponsorship events—after the two Brazilians announced their support for Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right presidential candidate in Brazil.

Sydney Leroux Dwyer Reveals She Recently Suffered A Miscarriage Sydney Leroux Dwyer Reveals She Recently Suffered A Miscarriage

USWNT forward Sydney Leroux Dwyer said Monday that she was away from the NWSL’s Orlando Pride for most of August because she had suffered a miscarriage. She revealed that the “undisclosed illness” which kept her from playing was in fact the loss of a pregnancy.

Two Russian National Team Players In Trouble For Racist Chair Attack On Government Official Two Russian National Team Players In Trouble For Racist Chair Attack On Government Official

The professional careers of Russian soccer players Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev appear to be on the ropes after the pair was filmed beating up a man with a chair in a Moscow cafe.

José Mourinho Is Cornered  José Mourinho Is Cornered 

Usually when Manchester United manager José Mourinho—who has been presiding over a plummeting team full of star players who hate him—is backed up against a wall of his own failings, he reacts by talking some insane and/or defensive shit or by storming away in anger. In his pre-match press conference today, however,…

Woman Who Accused Cristiano Ronaldo Of Rape Tells Her Full Story, Seeks To Void Settlement Woman Who Accused Cristiano Ronaldo Of Rape Tells Her Full Story, Seeks To Void Settlement

Last year, German magazine Der Spiegel unearthed documents that revealed an out-of-court settlement from 2010 between international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and an anonymous American woman who had accused Ronaldo of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel room. Today, that woman has cast aside that anonymity in another Der…

David Beckham Avoids Speeding Ticket Thanks To "Mr. Loophole" Lawyer David Beckham Avoids Speeding Ticket Thanks To "Mr. Loophole" Lawyer

Instead of paying a speeding ticket like a normal person might, David Beckham opted to plead not guilty and take this thing to court. There, his slick lawyer—known by British media as “Mr. Loophole”—got him off on a technicality, the BBC reported.

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