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UEFA Euro 2024

/ 1 day ago

Matchday one of Euro 2024 concludes with two Tuesday games

Euro 2024 has been full of action, with goals, controversy, upsets, and disappointment alike, and it is only matchday one. All of those emotions were fully shown on Monday as six teams took the field in Germany. Monday's first game brought a shocking 3-0 Romania victory over Ukraine. It's their second Euros victory in national […]

UEFA Euro 2024

/ 1 day ago

Slovakia pulls off biggest upset in Euros history against Belgium

In tournament play like Euro 2024, bigger teams are bound to struggle in select games, and Slovakia against Belgium proved that. Belgium, which sits third in the FIFA World Rankings, fell to Slovakia, one of the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament. A one-goal victory for Slovakia ensured it started play in Group E of Euro […]

UEFA Euro 2024

/ 9 days ago

Euro 2024: Belgium searches for first title ever

It feels like Belgium's golden generation is somewhat fading. There was a time when the gloom of the 2000s turned to consistent deep runs under the leadership of manager Roberto Martinez. Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois, Vincent Kompany, and more all dominated the global scene. It was best shown by their […]

News

/ 14 days ago

Kevin De Bruyne enticed by lucrative Saudi Arabia offer

Manchester City star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has admitted that he is "open" to potentially joining a Saudi Pro League team. The Middle Eastern division has experienced a boom in recent years by signing several stars from European clubs. Top players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Sadio Mane, and Riyad Mahrez have all joined Saudi […]

UEFA Euro 2024

/ 21 days ago

Real Madrid star misses out as Belgium unveils Euro 2024 squad

Belgium manager Domenico Tedesco has officially revealed his 25-man provisional squad for Euro 2024. The Red Devils will enter the summer tournament in Germany looking to bounce back after a disappointing 2022 World Cup. Despite being favorites to win Group F, Belgium failed to qualify for the knockout round at the competition in Qatar. Tedesco's […]

News

/ 91 days ago

Thibaut Courtois tears meniscus, status uncertain for season

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will miss more time after injuring his meniscus during training. The Belgian shot-stopper has not played for Los Blancos this season. He tore the ACL in his left knee just before the beginning of the campaign. Real Madrid has relied on goalkeepers Andriy Lunin and Kepa Arrizabalaga for what has […]

News

/ 109 days ago

Belgian Pro League serves as model for Egyptian Premier League

This coming season, the Egyptian Premier League will follow a new structure, according to its president Ahmed Diab's Tuesday announcement. There has been no clear end date for the Egyptian league's seasons since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in 2020. Several postponements further compounded the problem, having a detrimental impact on the clubs. Diab now […]

Kevin de Bruyne

/ 112 days ago

Kevin De Bruyne considers move to MLS or Saudi Arabia

Kevin De Bruyne is arguably the best midfielder in the world, a status the Belgian has held for over the last five years. That popularity has made him stand out with Manchester City, and it has made him the dream signing for various clubs across the globe. Few would be able to compete with Manchester […]

Belgium

/ 143 days ago

Belgian top derby match to be replayed after VAR mistake

An oversight by the VAR official has resulted in a full replay of a Belgian Pro League match between Genk and Anderlecht. On December 23, at Anderlecht's Lotto Park, Genk lost 2-1 in the Belgian Pro League. Accusing a mistake in the VAR judgment, they filed a complaint with the Referee Department after the controversial […]

Belgium

/ 179 days ago

Manchester City plots swoop for Canada star from Inter's grip

In light of Inter wingback Juan Cuadrado's successful left Achilles tendon surgery, the club is looking at Club Brugge's Tajon Buchanan as a replacement. The Nerazzurri made an official announcement stating that the procedure had been successful. This past week, it became clear that Cuadrado, a 35-year-old international for Colombia, would have to have surgery […]

USWNT

/ 192 days ago

2027 Women's World Cup bids come down to the wire

The 2023 Women's World Cup just wrapped up this past summer. But now eyes turn to the next edition of the premier women's soccer event. Today is the final day for countries to submit their bids to host the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup, and one major entrant waited until the last moment. USA and […]

Women's Soccer

/ 236 days ago

Surprising joint bid to rival US as 2027 Women's World Cup host

The 2023 Women's World Cup is now in the past, and the stoplight attention is now slowly setting on the 2027 tournament and a new bid to host. Australia and New Zealand completed their hosting responsibilities for the WWC. However, the host in four years remains uncertain. FIFA is in the initial stages of the […]

Belgium

/ 252 days ago

Former Chelsea star Eden Hazard announces his retirement

Former Belgium international star Eden Hazard has officially announced his retirement from the sport. The winger recently departed Real Madrid after his contract at the club was terminated in the summer. There were rumors that Hazard had opportunities to continue his playing career, but he ultimately made the decision to retire at the age of […]

Chelsea

/ 281 days ago

Expensive Chelsea signing may wait two months before debut

Romeo Lavia will remain on the bench as he nurses an injury. Therefore, the $67 million defensive midfielder will await his debut with Chelsea. That may come in late October if Chelsea's latest diagnosis is correct. Lavia suffered an ankle injury in training during a training session last week. Early scans following the knock hint […]

Belgium

/ 284 days ago

New club or retirement? Hazard drops biggest hint on future

The future of Eden Hazard has been hinted at more strongly than ever before. Hazard moved to Real Madrid in 2019 following a massive transfer fee from Chelsea. However, he and the La Liga powerhouse mutually decided to part ways in June. He still had a year left on his contract. Injury difficulties marred the […]