Premier League changes rules to ban human rights abusers

The Premier League has implemented new ownership rules to help block human rights abusers from purchasing a club. The rule change bars potential buyers with past human rights abuses. The rule will take effect immediately. The UK's Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations determines these abuses. According to the laws, prospective owners face bans if they […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 107 days ago

Two bids submitted before deadline to acquire Manchester United

Manchester United have received two offers to buy the club. Current owners, the Glazer family, previously issued a soft deadline for potential buyers set for Friday. Ahead of the cut-off date, British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe and Qatar's Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani both submitted offers. Ratcliffe wants to take United back to the top […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 140 days ago

Liverpool to receive formal bid to buy in coming month

A formal bid to buy the ownership of Liverpool FC should arrive by the end of February. Liverpool's current owners, Fenway Sports Group, stated their openness to sell the English giant just before the World Cup. Now, the auction process for Liverpool is in full swing, according to Telegraph writer Sam Wallace. The possible bidders […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 142 days ago

Qatar looks to Premier League as next step for sportswashing

Qatar is coming off of a successful World Cup tournament (on the pitch). The competition produced many memorable moments and even had arguably the best final in the history of the tournament. Feeling a boost from the World Cup, the Middle Eastern nation is now looking to add a Premier League club to their portfolio. […]


/ 163 days ago

World Cup diary: attending three group stage matches in one day

November 25th and I wake up in Qatar ahead of a frenetic day of World Cup action where I will be watching three games, in three stadiums. It’s a hot dry Doha morning, my tent is quickly heating up, but it’s tolerable. I open the tent flap for the air to flow and to get […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 169 days ago

Manchester United in talks with Qatar Investors

The Athletic have reported that Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer has held talks with Qatari and Saudi Arabian investors during his trip to the World Cup in Doha. The recent developments come after the Glazers had decided to put the club up for sale earlier in November. The report claims that the Raine Group who […]

Grant Wahl

/ 178 days ago

US soccer writer Grant Wahl has died

US soccer writer Grant Wahl has died while covering the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Age 49, Wahl is best known for his soccer writing while at Sports Illustrated, and for his popular book he wrote entitled The Beckham Experiment. His death comes as a complete shock to journalists, soccer fans and the media industry. […]


/ 185 days ago

Qatar TV mock Germany's team photo with mouths covered

It's one thing to criticize Germany for crashing out of the World Cup, but when Qatar TV mock Germany, it's a step too far for the Qataris. Hosts of a Qatari television show were seen mocking Germany's exit on Thursday. The presenters all covered their mouths and waved goodbye to the Germans following their 4-2 […]


/ 188 days ago

Qatari official claims 400-500 World Cup worker deaths

A Qatar World Cup official has now claimed over 400 worker deaths in the country's preparation for the tournament. Hassan al-Thawadi, the secretary-general of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, made the statement during an interview with Piers Morgan. Morgan, who also recently made headlines from an interview with Cristiano Ronaldo, directly asked al-Thawadi: […]


/ 192 days ago

Senegal beats Qatar 3-1, but not without some trouble

Senegal versus Qatar was a game of blunders. Sure, Senegal sent a couple of shots wide, and their keeper had to make a big save in the game's opening minutes. Qatar looked solid on defense and somewhat threatening on offense. But, that changed with the game's first serious mistake. Krepin Diatta sent a cross in […]


/ 193 days ago

How Qatar won the rights to host the World Cup

With the 2022 World Cup underway, we explain why and how Qatar won the rights to host the World Cup. "How did I get here?!" The line from the Talking Heads' 1980 track "Once in a Lifetime" may just be something ringing through the minds of many of the players, coaches, fans and media members […]