Every four years, the national soccer teams of South America’s 10 countries, plus a couple of guests, duke it out for continental supremacy. It’s happening again starting Friday, but this one will be like no other: CONCACAF and COMNEBOL, world soccer’s North, Central and South American confederations, have joined forces to make it bigger, better and truly […]
Great article by: Les Carpenter As Doug Andreassen, the chairman of US Soccer’s diversity task force, looks across the game he loves, all he can see is a system broken in America. And he wonders why nobody seems to care. He sees well-to-do families spending thousands of dollars a year on soccer clubs that propel their children […]
Karim Benzema says the decision to leave him out of the French squad for Euro 2016 came because boss Didier Deschamps “bowed to the pressure of a racist part of France”. 28-year-old Benzema’s place has been in serious doubt since he was implicated in a criminal plot to blackmail former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a […]
FC Barcelona has secured a landmark kit deal with long-term partners “Nike” which will see them earning record £100 million a year eclipsing Manchester United’s Adidas kit deal worth £75 million a year. We take a look at 10 biggest kit suppliers deal in football NO# CLUBS BRAND YEARLY CONTRACT 1 MANCHESTER UNITED Adidas £75m […]
Thierry Henry and Bryant signed and swapped jerseys after the Lakers played the San Antonio Spurs at the Staples Center. Henry was in the house to see Kobe Bryant play against the San Antonio Spurs one last time on Friday night.
Former Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi claimed Monday that Italian soccer “has no dignity or pride” because there are “too many blacks” and “foreigners” in top clubs’ youth teams. In yet another example of racism in Italian soccer, Sacchi hit out at the number of foreign players and non-ethnic Italians playing for Italian clubs at this […]
Another interesting piece by William Rhoden……….. NFL training camps open this week. With that summer ritual, the eagerly awaited heathen season is upon us. N.F.L. football is back. For casual soccer fans, the World Cup was an intriguing spaceholder. Great theater. In fact, soccer offers much better theater than the N.F.L. Broadway on the pitch. […]
Liverpool have agreed to sign striker Mario Balotelli for a £16m fee from AC Milan. Liverpool’s boss Brendan Rodgers needs the Italy international, 24, to strengthen his attack after last season’s top scorer Luis Suarez joined Barcelona. Balotelli moved to Milan for from Man City last year and scored 30 goals in 54 games for […]