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/ 53 days ago

Messi and MLS Season Pass may be coming to China

Apple's MLS Season Pass could very well soon be available for soccer fans in China. The streaming service is the current home of Major League Soccer here in North America. The top flight previously agreed to a 10-year, $2.5 billion deal to exclusively broadcast all MLS and Leagues Cup games. MLS Season Pass is currently […]

Al Nassr

/ 123 days ago

Al-Nassr cancels China tour with Cristiano Ronaldo injury

Saudi club Al-Nassr abruptly canceled a two-game tour in China after star player Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a calf injury. Reporters spotted Ronaldo wearing tape around his lower leg, however, the decision to suspend the trip to China is a serious one. Al-Nassr was already in Shenzhen taking part in its usual training. Yet, Al-Nassr's two […]


/ 128 days ago

Messi returns to China: Two friendlies for Argentina in March

Argentina will have a lot riding in 2024 since they are the current regional and world champions. Another major championship would put them in a better position to defend their other crown in the future. With each game that Lionel Messi plays, Argentina reaches new heights. That being said, the 36-year-old also adds more trophies […]

Alex Morgan

/ 186 days ago

Morgan left off USWNT roster as Hayes makes impact from afar

Emma Hayes is already seemingly having an impact on the United States women's national team roster. The current Chelsea women's team coach was recently named manager of the Stars and Stripes. However, Hayes will not officially take over at the helm of her new team until May. This is when Chelsea wraps up its Women's […]

Inter Miami CF

/ 207 days ago

Inter Miami calls off trip to China to play friendlies

Inter Miami planned a trip to China to partake in friendlies during its offseason. Based on the original schedule, Inter Miami had a pair of friendlies on Nov. 5 and 8. However, Gaston Edul of TyC Sports reports those friendlies are off. The friendlies were causing a headache with Lionel Messi's status for Argentina and […]


/ 210 days ago

Confusion hits Inter Miami's China tour after canceled friendly

Inter Miami's upcoming tour of China has hit multiple snags just days before the squad is set to travel. The Major League Soccer side previously announced that they would play two friendlies in the Asian nation in November. Nevertheless, one of venues for the matchups has been changed, while the other is cancelled. Miami is […]


/ 545 days ago

China turning World Cup into George Orwell's 1984

What does the China, the World Cup and George Orwell have in common? Quite a lot, actually. If you're China, how do you avoid drawing attention to the billions of people outside your country who are no longer wearing COVID masks? Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, summed it up best: Whoever controls the […]


/ 571 days ago

China plans bid for 2031 Women's World Cup

China will be planning an official bid to host the 2031 Women's World Cup. The Chinese Football Association and Chinese sports, education and finance ministies put together the strategy. If selected, it would be the country's third time hosting the tournament. Previously, China hosted the 1991 and 2007 tournaments. The Asian country is attempting to […]


/ 857 days ago

AFC Women's Asian Cup on Paramount+ starts Thursday, Jan. 20

Here in the United States, AFC Women's Asian Cup games on Paramount+ begin Thursday, January 20. China PR takes on Chinese Taipei in the opening fixture from India. CBS acquired the rights to broadcast Asian Football Confederation (AFC) tournaments up until 2024. This, of course, gives CBS exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in the […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 4921 days ago

Why A 2026 U.S. World Cup is Not A Slam Dunk

In the wake of Thursday's loss to Qatar in maybe the only place U.S. soccer can lose to them (the FIFA boardroom), many American soccer fans tried to rally their spirits by immediately turning their focus to the 2026 World Cup process.  An initial glance at the state of play right now for the World […]


/ 5781 days ago

Liverpool Does the Right Thing: German Clubs Do Not

On the European Continent and on the British Isles the view of the Olympic football Tournament is completely different than in the rest of the world. In Europe the tournament is seen as more of a nuisance than anything, while among those in the Western Hemisphere and in Africa it is seen as big deal. […]