Home Tags Soccer

Tag: Soccer

Irish immigrants, religious divisions, and total dominance: Inside The Old Firm Derby, Scotland’s championship crunch match

"Nothing compares to Celtic playing Rangers, absolutely nothing," Celtic legend and former Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson said in 2009.
Rafael Salguero is one of those who stands accused.

The DOJ accused several senior football executives of taking millions in bribes to help secure FIFA World Cups for Russia and Qatar

"This should illustrate to everyone still hoping to score millions corruptly, we're going to find you," said FBI assistant director William Sweeney.

97 league titles, a halftime escape plan, and prison sentences: Inside the Uruguayan Clasico — Club Nacional vs. Atletico Penarol

Nacional players once ran away from a match at halftime after having two players sent off in the first half.
USWNT star Carli Lloyd reflected on US Soccer's widely-criticized stance that the USWNT is inferior in skill to the men's national team.

Carli Lloyd said her skills are ‘better than a lot of men’s players’ in response to US Soccer’s controversial claims in USWNT ...

USWNT star Carli Lloyd reflected on US Soccer's widely-criticized stance that the USWNT is inferior in skill to the men's national team.

Alex Morgan completed her regular, high-intensity workout schedule 6 days per week through most of her pregnancy

The USWNT star planned to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics mere months after giving birth and trained throughout pregnancy accordingly.
"It's not like women can't do both—our bodies are incredible—it's the fact that this world isn't really set up for women to thrive," Alex Morgan said.

Alex Morgan’s latest deal with Nike features groundbreaking maternity protections, including guaranteed pay for 18 months

"It's not like women can't do both—our bodies are incredible—it's the fact that this world isn't really set up for women to thrive," Alex Morgan said.

Swastikas, stabbings, and a brutal assassination: Inside the Derby della Capitale, the battle for Rome

"Roma and Lazio fans care more about winning the derby than where they finish in the league," said former Lazio striker Paolo Di Canio.

60 million fans, 22 red cards in one match, and an attack with metal pipes: Inside El Super Clasico, Mexico’s craziest soccer derby

Chivas de Guadalajara and Club America are the two most followed, and most successful, clubs in Mexico.
The Premier League has been suspended until at least April 30.

English Premier League clubs are ‘morally wrong’ for keeping players salaries at up to $245,000 a week, but furloughing non-football staff...

Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, and Norwich City are all pursuing public money from the UK government for their staff.
Ashley Cole.

One of the biggest stars ever to play in MLS was reportedly bound to a chair while a masked gang robbed jewelry from his mansion in England

The former Los Angeles Galaxy star Ashley Cole had a large amount of jewelry stolen from his home in the January 21 robbery.