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WATCH Ruud van Nistelrooy Taking Target Practice In Complete Darkness [VIDEO]

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy participated in a one-of-a-kind target practice recently where he showed his shooting and heading ability in complete darkness inside a gymnasium. You’ll have to watch the video to see how he did it. Watch Target Challenge at PlayLikeALegend.com and get in […]

ESPN Announces Studio Team For World Cup 2014 Featuring Van Nistelrooy and Gilberto

ESPN have hired Ruud van Nistelrooy and Gilberto Silva to be two of their analysts for the network’s coverage of FIFA World Cup 2014. Joining former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Van Nistelrooy and former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto will be Taylor Twellman, Alexi Lalas, Steve McManaman, Santi Solari and […]

Ruud Van Nistelrooy Stars in Video to Promote PSV’s 100-Year Anniversary Kit [VIDEO]

Dutch legend Ruud van Nistelrooy along with two other former PSV stars are featured in a new PSV/Nike promotional video to promote the club’s new home shirt and to celebrate PSV Eindhoven’s 100-year anniversary as a soccer club. Van Nistelrooy played for PSV from 1998 to 2001 before joining Manchester […]

Injury Updates: Van Nistelrooy’s Season Is Over

Real Madrid have suffered another major injury blow as striker Ruud van Nistelrooy’s season looks to be over after it was announced that he will undergo an operation to correct a problem with his right knee. The reigning Spanish champions already have Arjen Robben and Mahamadou Diarra out of action […]

Benfica’s Bounceback and Inzaghi’s Golden Strike

The stories of legendary proportions continued to be written on Tuesday night as Group D was decided. In a stunning reversal of fortunes, former Group D leaders Shakhtar Donetsk were knocked out of all European competitions last night. Oscar Cardozo was the hero for Portugese giants Benfica as he scored […]

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MLS 2009: Good Buy, Bad Buy

The 2009 MLS Salary list has been released thanks to the MLS Players Union and as always some players stand out as bargains and others as terrible buys. Here is our list of the best and worst of MLS salaries for 2009. DESIGNATED PLAYERS The DP rule was at least […]

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Qatar says six more workers hurt building World Cup venues

Qatar’s World Cup organizers said on Wednesday that six laborers building stadiums for the 2022 tournament suffered work-related injuries last year but there were no fatalities. Qatar has been widely condemned for its treatment of almost two million foreign workers. Critics have estimated that several thousand workers could die in […]

Chelsea and PSG owners eye Beckham MLS Miami buy-in, says report

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 […]

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside dies aged 63

Long-serving Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has died aged 63 after a short battle with cancer, the English second-tier club announced on Wednesday. Gartside joined the Bolton board in 1988 and had served as chairman since 1999, overseeing the club’s 11-year stint in the Premier League between 2001 and 2012, […]

FA Cup betting preview

  The magic for which the FA Cup is famous around the world is that small town teams get a chance to prove themselves against the big boys, and often reach the latter stages of the competition. When it comes to winning the cup though, small clubs often fail in […]