US lawyer Michael Garcia has resigned from his position with FIFA, 24 hours after the governing body dismissed his complaint regarding the handling of his investigation into World Cup corruption. Garcia’s findings – which he detailed in a 430-page investigation – were … Continue reading ?
The lawyer has resigned in protest over the handling of the findings from his investigation into the World Cup bidding process. Michael Garcia, the lawyer charged with leading investigations into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, has resigned over the handling of his findings. Show More Summary
The life of most migrant workers in Qatar is bleak—so bleak, it's a human rights violation. The latest report from Doha reveals a new twist in the sad story. When they're not toiling away at building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, many workers are being paid impossibly small wages to be fake sports fans. It doesn't sound fun, either. Read more...
Microsoft Cortana had one of its best weeks of the year in Week 15, correctly picking 13 of 16 NFL games. It's now 149-75 (66.5%) on the season. Cortana is a Windows Phone virtual assistant that uses a Bing Predicts algorithm to pick every NFL game. Show More Summary
Ryan Bailey is excited for another weekend of football. Some big games take place in England and Italy, and the FIFA Club World Cup pits European champions Real Madrid against the Pope's favorite team, San Lorenzo—all this weekend among a packed slate of club fixtures. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
This season, Iker Casillas has faced one of the most testing periods of an illustrious career. Savage criticism from inside and outside the Bernabeu placed the World Cup winner’s future in doubt—but Carlo Ancelotti should be in no doubt that his No. Show More Summary
Chris Wondolowski looks back on the World Cup.
Argentine titans San Lorenzo will clash against New Zealand counterparts Auckland City on Wednesday as the two teams duel for the right to face Real Madrid in the final of this year's FIFA Club World Cup. Carlo Ancelotti's men beat Mexican...Show More Summary
Neymar is being sued in Brazil by a local lawyer and Santos fan for the manner in with the star joined FC Barcelona in 2011. Neymar’s transfer to the Camp Nou was agreed just before Santos played FC Barcelona in the Club World Cup final in Japan, and now lifelong Santos supporter Luciano Pereira Caparroz […]
Cristiano Ronaldo was in action last night in the FIFA Club World Cup as Real Madrid handed Cruz Azul a 4-0 beating. The Real Madrid superstar surprisingly didn’t get in on the goals but did come oh so close. Cristiano Ronaldo almost scored the best goal of his career when he ran onto a cross […]
A surprise qualifier and a perennial also-ran face off to see who gets the privilege of getting beaten by Real Madrid in the Club World Cup final. Everyone's attention has been on the other qualifying bracket in the Club World Cup, where Mexican side Cruz Azul fought their way through to the semi-final only to fall 4-0 to Spanish giants Real Madrid. Show More Summary
Prior to Real Madrid’s Club World Cup match vs. Mexican side Cruz Azul, Madrid star Isco decided to show off his skills. The Spain international is seen juggling the ball with the back of his foot with twelve consecutive touches. Real Madrid would go on to win 4-0 thanks to goals by Sergio Ramos, Karim […]
Real Madrid 4-0 Cruz Azul: Review & Analysis - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Last night Real Madrid reached the final of this year’s FIFA Club World Cup with an easy convincing 4-0 thrashing of Cruz Azul. Ancelotti stated before the match that his side would take this match seriously even though the difference … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Liverpool have supposedly agreed a £3m deal for Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, so say the Express. One of the stars of the World Cup, Ochoa followed Liverpool FC on Twitter after Simon Mignolet was dropped for the Manchester United game. The 29 year old is behind Carlos Kameni in the pecking order at Malaga and […]
You probably saw the photos of agonized Brazil fans after their country lost 7-1 to Germany during the World Cup. Many of us saw that enraged double middle-finger a Dutch speed skater flipped after losing a race, which spoke to the sore...Show More Summary
The 2015 Women’s World Cup will feature many first. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years … Continue reading ?
"In the last 10 years of Serbian cinema, there have been movies about war and crime - subjects that nobody likes, especially if you're trying to escape from the cinema," See You in Montevideo director Dragan Bjelogrlic told Deadine's...Show More Summary
One of the most pressing concerns in Spanish soccer today is how to deal with fan violence. Apparently, a more pressing concern is whether Real Madrid will win the Club World Cup that takes place this week, since the president of Spanish Soccer blew off a meeting addressing the violence to watch Los Blancos. Read more...
From the outset Real Madrid’s Club World Cup semi-final against Cruz Azul was a bit of a mismatch, so by the time the European champions had made it 3-0, they brought out the champagne football. Cristiano Ronaldo decided he wanted to bag himself a special memento, so when a Gareth Bale cross came in and […]