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Barcelona’s Munir El Haddadi Benefiting From Luis Suarez’s Four Month Ban

Since the Court of Arbitration for Sport denied Luis Suarez’s appeal of his four-month ban, Barcelona’s new manager Luis Enrique still has to wait a little over one month before he can field a first-team squad that boasts the forward combination of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez. The Uruguayan striker will be eligible to make […]

What Should Happen To Manchester City’s Financial Fair Play Fine?

Following Manchester City‘s protracted battle with UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations it came to light yesterday that following an agreement between clubs and European football’s governing body, the money brought in from Manchester City’s fine would be distributed amongst clubs involved in UEFA competitions, including those already fairly wealthy clubs […]

UEFA Champions League: What We’ve Learnt From This Week’s Round of 16 Games

We have the first four of the eight Champions League quarterfinalists, as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain all booked their place in the final eight after their respective second leg ties this week. There were no major upsets in this quartet of last 16 encounters, but the […]

WATCH Bayer Leverkusen vs Paris Saint-Germain Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Paris Saint-Germain took a massive step yesterday toward booking its place in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League with a convincing win against German side Bayer Leverkusen. It was one of those matches where, of course, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was going to score a spectacular goal, but he surprised many […]

UEFA Champions League Team-By-Team Guide: Preview, Likely Lineups, Key Players and Predictions

The resumption of the UEFA Champions League knockout phase is the prime indicator that the serious business is about to kick off in European soccer. It’s crunch time, in short, and teams will resume their respective European commitments with dreams of glory and hopes of parading the trophy around the […]

Liverpool Will Qualify For Champions League Ahead of Manchester United, Says Rafa Benitez: Nightly Soccer Report

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez predicts that Liverpool will qualify for the UEFA Champions League at the end of this season instead of Manchester United because Liverpool do not have European competitions to worry about this season. The former Liverpool manager, who had his fair share of tense moments and arguments […]

Could ESPN Show Select Champions League Games As Result Of FOX-ESPN USMNT-MLS TV Deal?

One of the possibilities of FOX and ESPN’s expected acquisition of the joint TV rights to US Men’s National Team and MLS for 2015-2022 is that it could allow ESPN to offer show some UEFA Champions League matches on its network or online as part of its deal with FOX. […]

Website Stops Creating Animated GIFs of Soccer Goals After Receiving Take Down Notices From Premier League & UEFA

Popular animated GIF website Feint Zebra has stopped producing animated GIFs of goals because the site owner has received take down notices from the Premier League and UEFA, as well as Twitter removing many of its tweets due to DMCA takedown notices from the Premier League. Sites that create animated […]

UEFA Champions League Draw for the Round of 16 Revealed

The draw for the Round of 16 in the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League tournament has been made, and there are some several mouthwatering matchups. The Round of 16 matches will feature: Manchester City vs Barcelona Olympiacos vs Manchester United AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid Bayer Leverkusen vs Paris Saint-Germain Galatasaray […]

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Unsavory racist incidents plaguing European soccer demand strict response

European soccer has a distasteful history of racism from inappropriate comments by high-profile officials, to public displays by fans, to on-field altercations between players.  Perhaps more glaring than the incidents themselves is how they no longer seem shocking.  A front page featuring prejudiced quotes and incidents of discriminatory behavior seem […]

Who Will Win the 2014 World Cup?

It is incredibly hard to predict the winner of the Soccer World Cup, about to kick off in Brazil. Of course, most soccer fans would ideally love to see their own country winning the coveted trophy, but there is a big difference between wishful thinking and playing the odds statistically. […]

Swiss Show The World How To Run A Football Tournament

Miami is not known for good road signage. I’ve lived near the city for 24 years and I still get confused when I go downtown looking for the I-95 on-ramp. It’s not that the signage is poor. In some places, it simply doesn’t even exist.In Switzerland, it’s an entirely different […]

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