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Fan zones maintained for Euro 2016 despite security fears

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (above) confirmed Tuesday that fan zones will be maintained but with increased security during Euro 2016 despite recent terrorist attacks which left 130 dead in France. The attacks included three large explosions caused by suicide bombers outside the Stade de France — where the Euro […]

Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial passed fit for Manchester United’s visit from PSV Eindhoven

Manchester United strikers Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial have been passed fit for Wednesday’s Champions League home game with PSV Eindhoven, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Tuesday. The two players missed United’s 2-1 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday, captain Rooney due to illness and Martial […]

Traveling through Bali in search of soccer

Editor’s note: World Soccer Talk writer Oliver Huddlestone is currently traveling throughout Asia and is sharing travelogues with us from the countries he visits. So far, he’s shared his observations regarding trying to watch or play soccer from Hong Kong and Malaysia. Today’s post is on Bali. Bali quickly found its […]

More than 1.8 million soccer fans in US watched El Clasico across beIN SPORTS networks

Saturday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona delivered an average of 1.8 total viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, according to Nielsen. A total of 1,106,137 watched the game on beIN SPORTS en Español, while 768,445 watched the game on the English-language beIN SPORTS network. “We […]

Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET

Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls and the latest soccer news. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can call in with your questions […]

FIFA ‘seeking life ban’ against Michel Platini

FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer […]

Francis Maxwell interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (11.23.15)

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Francis Maxwell of TYT Sports. In the interview with Francis, he discusses Cristiano Ronaldo’s disappearing act in Real Madrid’s game against Barcelona, the aftermath of El Clasico, his hosting role on TYT Sports, what it’d be […]

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Arsenal’s Bellerin, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ramsey could return after international break

Arsenal entered the month of November with nine first team players sidelined due to injuries. With their thin squad, the Gunners sputtered during their two biggest matches of the month, losing to Bayern Munich 5-1 in the Champions League and drawing against bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 on Sunday. While the […]

Schweinsteiger has faith in Van Gaal: ‘It is not about October or November, it is about May’

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is convinced manager Louis van Gaal will bring success to the club and urged fans to show patience. Supporters have begun to show dissent at the style of play the Dutchman has brought in at Old Trafford, and chants of “attack, attack, attack” were in […]

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Serie A’s added some much-needed uncertainty at the top of its table

For the past five years, Serie A’s been a bit of a bore. That’s not referring to the ultra-defensive, play-out-a-goalless-draw-rather-than-risk-losing-a-point perception of Italy that so many hang on to. No, the games have been fine, and high-scoring thrillers are playing out with surprising regularity. The trouble is, at the start […]

Watch Manchester United’s Anthony Martial’s goals in a sensational animation [VIDEO]

Number one soccer animator Richard Swarbrick is up to it again with another sensational animation. This time, it’s Manchester United’s Anthony Martial in action. The video below features animation of Martial’s goals against Liverpool and Southampton. Swarbrick created the animated video for Shwapsies, an art collective on social media where […]

Questions for NWSL Year 4: How do you get more people watching games?

It’s a question that has plagued every women’s soccer league in the United States since the Women’s United Soccer Association collapsed: How do you get people to come to games, and keep coming to games? How do you grab people’s attention, then turn that into loyalty? On the surface, it […]