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  • FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 (Sept. 18)
    Swedes punch qualifying ticket for FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
    Sweden has earned its spot in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. Coach Pia Sundhage's national side qualified after defeating Scotland 2-0 to finish first in its group through to the last day in the UEFA group stage on Sept. 17.Sweden...
  • Ford backs out of UEFA sponsorship after 21 years
    Ford backs out of UEFA sponsorship after 21 years
    Ford Motor has announced that it is ending its sponsorship of the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions Soccer League after 21 years due to a shrinking European car market. The last supported came will be the League final in...
  • Ottawa Fury FC land Brazilian
    Ottawa Fury FC bring Brazilian Maykon Araujo to the capital
    Brazilian defender/midfielder Maykon Araujo became the newest member of Ottawa Fury FC yesterday.An offensive catalyst, “Maykon” plays left back/left winger. He joins the fledgling North American Soccer League (NASL) club, pending...
  • Michel Platini
    Platini wants expanded World Cup
    Michel Platini has called on FIFA to expand the World Cup to a 40-team tournament, The Times said Monday.The 58-year-old UEFA president made the remarks after FIFA boss Sepp Blatter put forth the idea that more countries from Asia and Africa...
  • Mario Balotelli
    Mario Balotelli saves Italy from a loss to Armenia
    A goal by striker Mario Balotelli allowed Italy to tie against Armenia in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday afternoon. The game was hosted by Italy and the game ended in a tie with a score of 2-2.It was reported on ESPN Deportes on Tuesday that...
  • Gilardino vs Bulgaria
    Italy edges closer for World Cup by defeating Bulgaria
    Italy edged closer to qualifying for the World Cup next year in Brazil as it defeated Bulgaria on Friday afternoon in Palermo, Italy. The victory put the Italians seven points ahead of second place team, Bulgaria, in Group B of the UEFA qualifiers...
  • Mario Balotelli
    Italy and Czech Republic finish with a scoreless tie
    First place Italy from group B of the UEFA World Cup qualifiers played the struggling Czechs on Friday. The game was not quite what everyone expected it to be.It was reported, after the game ended, on Friday that the Czech Republic and Italy tied...
  • Sepp Blatter
    FIFA has set stricter sanctions to fight racism in soccer
    Racism has been a real problem with soccer lately. Soccer chants, verbal abuse between players, and racists officials are getting out of hand throughout many leagues in which FIFA was forced to step in and develop a discipline plan to stop the...
  • Rafael Benitez
    Rafael Benitez is the new coach for SSC Napoli
    SSC Napoli has signed a new coach after the old coach, Walter Mazzarri, resigned nine days ago to go coach for Inter Milan.It was reported on Monday that the new Napoli coach will be Spaniard Rafael Benitez who had just finish a seven-month...
  • Qatar 2022
    World Cup 2022 could face European revolt
    Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert has warned that any attempt to play the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the winter could possibly lead to challenges by European Leagues.UEFA president Michel Platini has previously said that the World Cup,...
  • Niang vs Insigne
    AC Milan and Napoli tie in round 32 of Serie A
    AC Milan and SSC Napoli tied 1-1 in round 32 of Serie A on Sunday afternoon. The tie favors Juventus FC who is in the lead by eight points over Napoli. Juventus still has to play their round 32 game on Monday against Lazio.ESPN Deportes reported...
  • Racisminsoccer
    European referees tasked with halting in-game racism
    In news coming out of Europe, Reuters reports that UEFA (Europe's soccer governing body) has given its referees permission to stop games for incidents of racism.For a referee, this is a very slippery slope.UEFA says it will "fully support...
  • Mario Balotelli
    AC Milan ties a struggling Cagliari Calcio 1-1 in round 24 of Serie A
    AC Milan ties a struggling Cagliari Calcio 1-1 with a penalty by newly acquired Mario Balotelli. The tie puts Milan in jeopardy of losing the fourth spot in the Serie A table.ESPN reported on Sunday morning that the match between Milan and the...
  • Napoli Celebrating Goal vs Fiorentina
    Napoli ties with Fiorentina 1-1 in round 21 of Serie A
    Napoli ties with ACF Fiorentina as guests and fails to make an advance on Juventus FC who is leading the Italian soccer league, Serie A, after round 21.The Azzurri was sanctioned 2 points by the Italian Soccer Federation about a month ago for...
  • Thiago interview
    Barcelona warned: must focus on Athletic Bilbao
    Today Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara has warned his Barcalona side they cannot afford to let their thoughts wander to the Madrid derby when they host Athletic Bilbao.The Primera Division leaders take to the pitch two hours before their...