Greek soccer fan set referee’s house on fire, season suspended

The state of refereeing has been a big issue in all sports all around the world. Around the NFL, there has been an argument to make referees full-time to hopefully limit mistakes. In Greece, a soccer fan in the Greek Superleague went way too far. The Greek Superleague and subsequent cup competitions have been suspended […]

Looking back at past USA-Mexico World Cup Qualifiers in Columbus

Columbus has a special place among U.S. Soccer. Since 2001, every home World Cup Qualifier against Mexico has been played at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus. On Friday, the USMNT and Mexico will kick off the Hex and face off for the fifth consecutive time in Columbus. The previous four times, the United States won by […]

WATCH: Mesut Ozil’s mesmerizing goal gives Arsenal win

Out of all the great action in the Champions League, the best came at the end of the Ludogorets/Arsenal game. After setting up Arsenal’s first goal, Mesut Ozil’s greatest masterpiece was an 88th minute strike that took a possible upset away from the Bulgarian champs and sealed Arsenal’s place in the Champions League Knockout Stage. […]

SNL’s Leslie Jones became a huge soccer fan over the weekend

People become soccer fans for various reasons. Some become fans because they may have played when they were a kid. Some gravitate to the free flowing nature of the sport. Some see the camaraderie of a supporters group and want to be a part of that atmosphere. For Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters actress, Leslie Jones, […]

WATCH: Chelsea’s Pedro scores within 30 seconds against Manchester United

The anticipated matchup between Chelsea and Manchester United got off to an unexpected start. What was likely going to be a defensive battle between two defensive managers, a goal was scored within 30 seconds and likely forced some excitement throughout the game. After a defending shambles by the Manchester United backline and leading goalkeeper David […]

WATCH: Alexis Sanchez’s chip puts Arsenal ahead in Champions League

Against Ludogorets, Arsenal was regarded as heavy favorites at the Emirates. And as predicted, Arsenal wasted no time to get the domination started against their Bulgarian opponents. In the 12th minute, Alexis Sanchez got behind the Ludogorets back line and found himself open and in on goal. After a couple moves to try and find […]

Pep Guardiola can ban pizza and wifi as long as Manchester City keeps winning

In order to keep his team focused on Premier League and Champions League glory, Pep Guardiola has banned certain things from Manchester City players in hopes to help them focus on their play and performance. From banning pizza to wifi at the training ground to multi-colored boots for youth players, Guardiola has banned all these […]

What is the state of the NWSL after their fourth season?

In a penalty shootout, the Western New York Flash defeated the Washington Spirit to win their first NWSL Championship. Completing their fourth season, the NWSL has lasted longer than any previous women’s pro soccer league in the United States. Like the NWSL Championship this past weekend, the league had its moments and some setbacks but overall […]

WATCH: Netherlands score on a triple nutmeg against Belarus

I can confidently say that I have never seen anything like this until today. In their World Cup Qualifying match, Dutch striker Vincent Janssen simply flat out embarrassed Belarus with not one, not two but three nutmegs as the ball went into the back of the net to give the Netherlands a 1-0 lead. The Netherlands […]

The USMNT and Cuba are playing soccer on an incredibly bumpy field

In a sign of goodwill, Cuba invited the United States to play a soccer friendly in Havana for the first time since 1947 (the U.S. last played in Havana in 2008). Given the economic state Cuba is in, their sports facilities aren’t necessarily what the USMNT players would be used to in the States or […]