Category Archives: Soccer

Attention, American soccer fans: The 2018 ICC schedule is out

As ESPN reports, a whole lot of good European soccer teams are going to spend part of their summer in the United States. Real Madrid will face Roma in the International Champions Cup this summer in what could be a … Continue reading

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Iranian politician outraged that country‚Äôs top soccer player took part in a match against an Israeli team

AFP has the details, as it reminds us that politics and sports always mix. Iran does not recognise the Jewish state and bars its athletes from appearing against Israelis. Confusion has reigned over the matter, however, with Haji Safi never … Continue reading

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Attention Pittsburgh soccer fans: Riverhounds games on regular ol’ TV

Most excellent news for those of us who are soccer fans. If you live in Pittsburgh, then the CW is our new friend. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced today that 16 of the team’s 34 games this season will be shown … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Top Italian soccer player dead at 31

The BBC has the details. The defender died following a “sudden illness”, his club confirmed on their official Twitter feed. Fiorentina were scheduled to play Udinese in Serie A on Sunday afternoon but the game and all other Serie A … Continue reading

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The 2018 World Cup predictions

Presuming no major injuries to top players, here’s how the 2018 World Cup might play out: GROUP A: Uruguay, Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia: A fantastic draw for Uruguay, which was a Pot 2 team. Egypt could slip past Russia. GROUP … Continue reading

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Wisconsin girls soccer team draws criticism…for their haircuts (they look like boys!)

This story proves that some parents are comfortable allowing their children to be who they want to be. Good for them! The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal reports that a girls soccer team draws repeated criticism because of the haircuts many of the … Continue reading

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Entire soccer team declares free agency

RTE has the story. “In those circumstances, and in view of the fact that the current transfer window closes on 31st July, we as players feel we must be afforded the opportunity to gain secure employment elsewhere, and it is … Continue reading

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