/ 107 days ago

John Skipper angry after FOX sabotaged bid to win World Cup

Former ESPN president John Skipper testified in a US District Court on Tuesday regarding FOX's acquisition of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments. Skipper revealed that ESPN, along with Univision, outbid FOX for the media rights. However, FIFA overlooked the bids. Skipper claimed that the duo of ESPN and Univision submitted a joint bit […]


/ 160 days ago

Top 20 biggest soccer attendances in USA during 2022

Perhaps the biggest metric used to gauge the growing popularity of soccer in the USA is attendance. Bigger crowds means more money and more eyeballs. That in turn leads back to bigger crowds. And so on and so forth until soccer becomes a behemoth. In researching the data for 2022, we compiled a list of […]

Luis Enrique

/ 183 days ago

Luis Enrique departs as Spain head coach

Luis Enrique is out as head coach of Spain. The move comes less than a month after he labeled himself as the best coach in the world. Royal Spanish Football Federation announced the decision following the team's shock World Cup knockout loss to Morocco on Tuesday. "The RFEF would like to thank Luis Enrique and […]


/ 242 days ago

Paulo Dybala injury puts World Cup spot at risk

Paulo Dybala suffered an injury as Roma defeated Lecce on Sunday, 2-1. The Argentine striker hobbled after scoring the winning goal just four minutes after the start of the second half. After slotting a penalty past Lecce goalkeeper Wladimiro Falcone, Dybala winced and grabbed his left leg. In the halted celebrations, Dybala tried to walk […]


/ 245 days ago

Lionel Messi says 2022 will be his last World Cup

Lionel Messi announced that the upcoming World Cup in Qatar will be his last. The 35-year-old superstar has played in four World Cups so far and would be pushing 40 for the 2026 tournament in North America. "It's my last World Cup, surely,” Messi told ESPN. "I'm counting down the days to the World Cup. […]


/ 246 days ago

Iranian players trapped in predicament ahead of World Cup

Historically, the Islamic Republic feared the success of Iranian soccer players at major tournaments, like the World Cup. For decades, the regime maintained ignoble feelings that Iran's success could inspire the masses to pour into the streets in civil unrest. This threatened the security of a watertight Shiite government. As a result, Team Melli never […]


/ 249 days ago

Thomas Partey’s health is necessary for Arsenal and Ghana

In Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey’s last appearance for Ghana, he scored a decisive goal. It guaranteed the Black Stars a spot at the 2022 World Cup. Even better, it came against the side's fiercest rivals, Nigeria. His first Arsenal goal in the 2022-23 campaign was scored in similar fashion. The midfielder sent a rocket of […]

World Cup 2022

/ 290 days ago

How to watch the World Cup via streaming

The 2022 World Cup will be among the first to be fully available to watch via streaming. With the rise of streaming in the soccer world, it is no surprise that it is a commonality for fans nowadays. In fact, the majority of soccer fans rely on platforms such as Peacock, ESPN+ or Paramount+ to […]
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/ 317 days ago

Argentina's second forward proves pivotal at the 2022 World Cup

Argentina avoids vulnerability on defense by holding a relentless attack. The 'White & Sky Blues' attacks their opponents' weaknesses while relying on the strengths of players like Lionel Messi or Paulo Dybala. Yet, La Albiceleste does not exhaust energies. Instead, the two-time World Cup champions cause their opponents to succumb to counterattacks. In the Finalissima, […]

2022/23 Championship table prediction: Make your picks

Part of the buildup in this year's season of English soccer is how each fan predicts the 2022/23 EFL Championship. No, it is not the Premier League. However, the case can be made that it is wildly more unpredictable and exciting, particularly from a neutral perspective. Each season, any one club could clinch promotion to […]