- Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has bought an obscenely expensive mansion in Colorado. The price tag? $37 million! Hat tip to Du Nord for the link.
- For a breath of fresh air, read this revealing look inside the world of sports journalism and one Guardian writer’s perspective on how the world of print journalism has changed in the last 20 years.
- A fascinating article about the history of Fulham’s Craven Cottage from the folks at Fulham USA. Even though the article is two years old, it’s more timely than ever now that Fulham has survived the threat of relegation. If you think you know everything there is to know about Craven Cottage, prepared to be shocked by this well researched article.
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The baton passed from Eden Hazard to Riyad Mahrez in the second minute of Leicester City’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea at the King Power Stadium in December. As Hazard ambled over to close Mahrez down on the Leicester right, the Algerian nonchalantly popped the ball between his legs before advancing […]
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The 2016 edition of the International Champions Cup, a soccer tournament featuring many of the world’s greatest teams, will return to North America and Europe this summer and will feature 12 games, said Charlie Stilitano, co-founder and chairman of Relevent Sports, in an interview with World Soccer Talk Radio. “This […]
Jamie Vardy is adamant Leicester City remain unfazed by the mounting pressure of the Premier League title race as the shock leaders prepare for a summit meeting with Arsenal on Sunday. For the first time this season, Claudio Ranieri’s side find themselves the bookmakers’ favorites to be crowned champions after […]
NBC’s live coverage of the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United led the way last weekend in the most-viewed soccer game on US television. An average of 779,000 watched the game, which was televised live on the NBCSN from 11am to 1pm ET on Sunday, February 7. Altogether, […]
If you’re looking for tickets for either or both of Arsenal’s friendlies in the United States this summer, here are all of the details you need. First, Arsenal plays in the MLS All-Star Game on July 28 at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. That’s followed by a friendly […]
Stoke City’s Spanish striker Bojan Krkic has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Bojan, capped once by Spain, signed from Barcelona in July 2014 and made an encouraging start to life at the Britannia Stadium, only to be struck down by a serious knee […]
Arsenal will be the opponents in this year’s MLS All-Star Game scheduled to be played in San Jose on Thursday, July 28pm at 9pm ET. In addition to the Gunners playing the match at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, the team will play another friendly, this time in Los Angeles […]
Manchester United expect to make more than £500 million ($719.5 million, 35.4 million euros) in the 2016 financial year, the club announced on Thursday, despite continued underperformance on the pitch. Second-quarter revenues rose by 26.6 percent to a record £133.8 million, with commercial revenues up 42.5 percent to £66.1 million […]
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, Paris Saint Germain’s Qatari owners and a Chinese group are among investors looking at purchasing a majority stake in David Beckham’s Major League Soccer team, the Miami Herald reported. Citing an unnamed source close to the negotiations, the newspaper said Beckham has been around the world […]
Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their Premier League title challenge as Kieran Trippier’s goal moved Mauricio Pochettino’s side up to second place following a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday. The north London club took full advantage of Manchester City’s 3-1 loss to Leicester City earlier in the day to move above […]
Two weeks ago, if you would’ve offered any Aston Villa fan the prospect of four points from the next two Premier League fixtures and a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup, they would’ve snapped your hand off. Now, after two late goals against Wycombe on Tuesday night, […]
Last Saturday’s game between Aston Villa vs. Leicester City televised on the NBC over-the-air network was watched by 1 million people in the United States. The clash between one of the teams challenging for the title against a team battling to avoid relegation was the sixth match of this 2015/16 […]
Arsenal young guns Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Dan Crowley and Gedion Zelalem receive a lot of attention when people discuss the next big prospect to go through the youth ranks and into the first team of the north London side. However, 19-year-old midfielder Alex Iwobi is beginning to turn heads as well. […]
Leicester City isn’t simply a short-term phenomena that will disappear next season from the upper reaches of English soccer. When the Thai consortium led by Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha bought the club in 2010, the new ownership outlined a long-term plan to return the club to the Premier League and to eventually […]
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When Quique Sanchez Flores took over at Watford in the summer, many expected the club’s direction to change. He’s an exotic name, after all, and having managed Atletico Madrid to the UEFA Europa League crown in 2010, Flores came with a stellar reputation. Free-flowing, continental soccer was anticipated at Vicarage […]
Jose Mourinho’s sacking by Chelsea last week coupled with the continued bad form of Manchester United, managed by one of the Portuguese manager’s coaching mentors Louis van Gaal, has led to rampant speculation that the Red Devils will soon make a change. Mourinho has made it clear he has no […]
During every transfer window, soccer fans in the United States are reminded how much they miss FOX Soccer’s coverage of Sky Sports News. What FOX probably initially envisioned as filler programming, the show quickly became must-see TV for many soccer fans. They were able to get their fill of the latest […]