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American Soccer

/ 204 days ago

Reasons to be optimistic for American soccer in 2024

Soccer in the USA can sometimes feel tough to get excited about. Our leagues aren't the best in the world, organizational problems sometimes cause rifts between leagues and teams, and unfortunately far too often we lose professional clubs. But there are always reasons to be positive. And some fantastic things are on the way to […]

Erling Haaland

/ 207 days ago

2023 over for Haaland: When will City striker return from injury?

Manchester City and Erling Haaland had not anticipated the striker's extended stint out of action this season with injury. Despite missing time, the Norwegian striker has scored 14 goals in the Premier League thus far this season. However, if the prolific ace could avoid the treatment table, he would have most certainly netted more. The […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 207 days ago

Saudi Pro League set to lure first Italian referee after EPL block

Following Al-Nassr's signing of Cristiano Ronaldo last year, the Saudi government has shifted its attention to soccer at an increasing rate. European soccer was rocked in the summer when a slew of players received massive transfer bids from clubs funded by the sovereign wealth fund. Neymar, Roberto Mancini, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Karim Benzema, and Karim Benzema […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 207 days ago

NBC's Premier League fan fest heads to Nashville for first time

NBC is taking its Premier League fan fest to a new city in Nashville this coming April. Previously, NBC has visited cities like Orlando, Austin, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. In total, over 70,000 fans have made it out to these events. NBC works to provide a live matchday experience for those […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 207 days ago

Premier League is now the most-watched soccer league in USA

Liga MX has been eclipsed for the first time in US soccer history by the English Premier League, now the most-watched soccer league in the United States. For decades in the United States, Mexico's top-flight Liga MX had been the leader. Its supremacy was boosted by the largest segment of Hispanics living in this country. […]

Boca Juniors

/ 207 days ago

Messi effect: Star invites ex-Argentina teammate to Inter Miami

With the signing of Luis Suarez, Inter Miami will have a new look for the next season. On the other hand, David Beckham and Lionel Messi have not finished yet; they want to lure other signings to Florida. The newest acquisition by Inter Miami brings the number of former Barcelona teammates that Lionel Messi will […]

USWNT

/ 207 days ago

Rise of women's soccer: Journey to recognition and equality

As far as sports storylines go, the meteoric rise of women's soccer ranks among the most fascinating and motivating. A once-overlooked and underappreciated phenomenon has grown into a worldwide sensation, winning over audiences everywhere. The ascent from obscurity to prominence has been characterized by dogged persistence, fortitude, and the unrelenting quest for acknowledgment and parity. […]

Celta Vigo

/ 207 days ago

MLS is 'different sport' without pro/rel, says USMNT midfielder

The debate regarding promotion and relegation in Major League Soccer is one that always seems to peter out. While seemingly every other division one soccer competition, MLS is a closed league, steering clear of the danger of relegation. Having the drop for the bottom teams at the end of the season adds important games to […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 208 days ago

United minority takeover: Ratcliffe requests supporters' patience

Manchester United will be getting an investment of about $1.3 billion from Sir Jim Ratcliffe. This means that the ownership of the English soccer team has finally been resolved after more than a year of speculation. Investors' insatiable need for sporting assets has been further shown. With the acquisition of 25 percent of the club, […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 208 days ago

Notable players to retire in 2023: Ibra, Bale and Hazard

Soccer provides a flood of memories reliving themselves every season. There are a lot of contests that do not follow a linear calendar like Major League Soccer seasons; instead, they span for two years. There is little downtime for players between the 2022-23 season (which ended in the middle of 2023) and the start of […]

Argentina

/ 208 days ago

Tottenham loses Cristian Romero for a month to injury

Ange Postecoglou will need to find a replacement for Cristian Romero at Tottenham with the latest injury to his side. The Argentine center-back picked up a hamstring injury during Spurs' win over Everton two days before Christmas. The injury is a major miss for a Tottenham side that has rattled off three straight wins after […]

Club World Cup

/ 213 days ago

Man City cruises to Club World Cup title, but key player injured

Manchester City dominated Fluminense on Friday to secure its first FIFA Club World Cup title. Pep Guardiola, however, is used to winning the competition. The victory was the manager's fourth triumph at the Club World Cup. He previously collected two titles with Barcelona and another with Bayern Munich. The matchup involved the two favorites to […]

Don Garber

/ 213 days ago

FIFA's hypocrisy: One rule for soccer and a different one for MLS

FIFA exposed its hypocrisy this week when it went public with its response to the ruling on the European Super League, which is completely the opposite of the way it treats North America's version of The Super League, Major League Soccer (MLS). FIFA has one rule for soccer and a different one for MLS. This […]

English Football

/ 215 days ago

Newcastle sporting director expected to take over at Man United

Newcastle's sporting director Dan Ashworth looks set to make a switch to Manchester United. Ashworth previously joined the Magpies in 2022 after departing a similar role with Brighton. According to the Mail Sport, Ashworth is likely to move across England due to his ties with Sir Jim Ratcliffe's chemical company INEOS. Ratcliffe has previously agreed […]

Celtic

/ 215 days ago

Ex-Scotland boss proposes crazy idea to improve Premiership

The former Scotland manager Craig Levein suggests that Rangers and Celtic join the Premier League so that other Scottish teams may benefit from the extra money. St. Johnstone's head coach suggested a $63 million annual fee for the Old Firm teams. The decision to join England's high earners would face support for Scottish soccer. Rejecting […]