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Champions League Results: Semifinals Set

Champions League Results: Semifinals Set

By Brian Powell April 10, 2014

With the conclusion of two more quarterfinal matches on Wednesday, the semifinals are set for the 2014 Champions League. And, for the first time since 2007, four-time champions Barcelona find themselves on the outside-looking-in. Barcelona lost its quarterfinal match Wednesday …

Lionel Messi Now Leading Scorer At El Clasico Lionel Messi Now Leading Scorer At El Clasico

Lionel Messi has just become El Clasico’s all-time leading goal scorer, after scoring three goals in the game between Futbol Club Barcelona and Real Madrid Club de Futbol last Sunday. Messi is FC Barcelona’s forward and considered by many as …

Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the …

FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready? FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of …

Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona To Quarter-Finals Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona To Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. The …

Carles Puyol Announces He Will Leave Barcelona Carles Puyol Announces He Will Leave Barcelona

Many fans of Barcelona and Carles Puyol received some bad news Tuesday. The defender announced he will be leaving the team at the end of the season. Puyol’s reason for leaving is to take some time off from football after …

Cristiano Ronaldo Goal Gifts Team Crucial Point Cristiano Ronaldo Goal Gifts Team Crucial Point

Cristiano Ronaldo is inarguably one of the best athletes in the world and he proved his worth on Sunday when his team Real Madrid played away to local rivals Atlético Madrid. Atlético Madrid has been enjoying a highly successful season, …

World Cup-Branded FIFA Game Coming This Spring World Cup-Branded FIFA Game Coming This Spring

The annual FIFA franchise is one of publisher EA’s biggest money-makers each year and the World Cup is the most-hyped sporting event in the world. It makes sense, then, that EA would put out a special World Cup edition of …

David Beckham Closer To Bringing Soccer To Miami David Beckham Closer To Bringing Soccer To Miami

Move over Heat, Miami may be getting another team to root for, so basketball stars Lebron James and Dwayne Wade may have to share the spotlight a little. And why is that? Because former professional soccer player David Beckham announced …

Chelsea Ends City’s Perfect Home League Record Chelsea Ends City’s Perfect Home League Record

Before the EPL season began, most soccer pundits would have pegged Manchester City to carry home the title at the end of the year. Coming into Monday’s contest with Chelsea, City boasted a perfect 11-0 home league record and was …

Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal

Swedish soccer star Kim Kallstrom is the talk of the UK as he prepares to play on loan with England’s Arsenal Football Club. Kallstrom, who has played for Spartak Moscow since July 2012 and for Olympique Lyonnais for the six …

Anelka continues to deny gesture was anti-Semetic Anelka continues to deny gesture was anti-Semetic

On Tuesday, the English Football Association (FA) charged French soccer star Nicolas Anelka with allegedly making the “quenelle” salute during a December 28 match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion. The FA issued the following statement on their …

Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro Talk Football Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro Talk Football
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Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro talked U.K. football recently, and the even though the two didn’t agree on who might win, they both believe football is “the greatest sport ever.” The Grudge Match stars were in the U.K. promoting …

Nicolas Anelka Accused of Anti-Semitism Nicolas Anelka Accused of Anti-Semitism

“I am neither anti-Semite nor racist.” Nicolas Anelka, a 34-year old French soccer player, defended himself on Sunday after making a gesture at a weekend match that was considered to be anti-Semitic. According to Yahoo News, the gesture is known …

Ronaldinho Most Likely Loses Hopes of 2014 World Cup Ronaldinho Most Likely Loses Hopes of 2014 World Cup
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In 2005,international soccer star Ronaldinho was living large. In that year, Ronaldinho won his second consecutive FIFA World Player of the Year Award. Prior to those individual successes, Ronaldinho had led Brazil to a World Cup win in 2002. Since …

Can The U.S. Advance To 2nd Round Of FIFA World Cup? Can The U.S. Advance To 2nd Round Of FIFA World Cup?
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The U.S team will face tough competition in the first round of the 2014 World Cup. The team wound up in the ‘group of death‘, comprising of Ghana, Portugal and Germany. Soccer analysts say it would be a big accomplishment …

World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed
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The draw for the 2014 World Cup pots will happen on Friday in Brazil, the host country for the event. However, in a press conference which demonstrates once again why Americans aren’t in love with the most popular sport in …