The U.S. women will try to give Abby Wambach, 34, a World Cup title before she retires, the Galaxy will try life without Landon Donovan for the first time in a decade and U.S. men's national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann will try not to continue making enemies by speaking his mind and looking...
There's nothing better to do on Christmas eve than to curl up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and listen to perhaps the best interview of one of the most charismatic guys in the automotive world. Here's Chris Harris on the Joe Rogan Experience. Happy Holidays! Read more...
Major League Soccer and the U.S. men's national team had a memorable 2014. The World Cup produced some magical memories and heartbreaking moments that no one will ever forget. An American legend also walked into the sunset after an incredible career. As the year comes to a close, this slideshow will highlight the top 10 moments in U.S. Show More Summary
Migrant workers from Nepal in Qatar building facilities for the 2022 FIFA World Cup are dying at a rate of one every two days in 2014, according to a new report from The Guardian. The report continues: The Nepalese foreign employment promotion board said 157 of its workers in Qatar had died between January and […]
West Ham midfielder Alex Song has been left off Cameroon’s African Cup of Nations squad. The former Barcelona player had not played for Cameroon since the 2014 FIFA World Cup. West Ham manager Sam Allardyce will be delighted to hear that his star midfielder will not be leaving for the prestigious African tournament next month […]
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The future of Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski is front page news in Italy on Christmas Eve. According to the headline story in Corriere Dello Sport, Arsenal’s German World Cup winner now seems set for Inter Milan this winter. The Italian daily barks “Podolski to arrive at Inter”, with the sub-headline saying “Mancini points to the German world […]
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The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is still over seven years away but it has so far been mired in controversy. Not only has there been much dismay over the way that Qatar won the vote to hold the tournament, but the conditions that the workers...Show More Summary
Mats Hummels played a key role in Germany's 2014 World Cup title. However, his play has slipped since then. Will managers be willing to bring him on? How much is Hummels worth? Watch Bleacher Report's Sam Tighe break down Hummels ' scouting guide, transfer market value and potential impact. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
The news for the middle months of 2014 was mixed. Chinese hackers gained access to U.S. employee data bases. A passenger plane was shot down over the Ukraine. Germany won the World Cup in Soccer. And actor James Garner passed away. But the news for mobile apps is good — they just keep getting better...
Juan Cuadrado performed phenomenally for Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, and many expected him to transfer in the summer window. Will he transfer in January instead? How much is Cuadrado worth? Watch Bleacher Report's Sam Tighe break down Cuadrado 's scouting guide, transfer market value and potential impact. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
San Lorenzo midfielder Juan Mercier has called Real Madrid players ‘wimps’ for going to ground too easily. The insult comes in the wake of the World Club Cup final where the Argentinian side were comfortably beaten 2-0 by the Champions League holders thanks to goals from Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale. Spanish news outlet Marca […]
The inclusion of two Manchester United strikers in this section of the list has left a lot of Guardian journalists to scratch their heads. Falcao was injured for almost the entire year, missing the World Cup, but still manages to break into the top 70 of the list of the world’s top 100 footballers in […]
An unholy furor erupted Monday in Scotland over a tweet by someone we wrote about earlier this year. Ross Loraine, who this summer shared an #epicfail newspaper headline involving the World Cup and James Bond, tweeted on Monday something...Show More Summary
Xavi interview in Sport, says he plans to stay at Barsa another year, regardless of whether transfer ban is lifted or not. Good decision — Paul Morrissey (@Paul_Morrissey) December 23, 2014 Xavi: 'I'm enjoying my futbol again, something I couldn't imagine back in June, when it felt like my time was up. I feel important […]
Featuring a thrilling Brazil World Cup, 2014 has been a pretty great year of football. Liverpool almost claimed their first Premier League title before eventually failing, selling World Cup “star” Luis Suarez and returning to mediocrity. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the 2013 Ballon d’Or award before producing another unbelievable year. […]
San Lorenzo captain Juan Mercier has labelled Real Madrid's players "wimps" and accused them of diving during the FIFA Club World Cup final. Los Blancos prevailed 2-0 to capture the intercontinental trophy, with goals from Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale settling a gritty tie. Show More Summary
Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has urged Arsene Wenger to move for Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels in the January transfer window, but the rumours linking the World Cup winner with a move to the Emirates will ultimately amount to nothing. During...Show More Summary