Gareth Bale refuses to train, transfer to Real Madrid likely imminent

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Tottenham star Gareth Bale is reportedly refusing to return to training with the team and has already said his goodbyes to teammates according to Sky Sports. Bale is apparently angry over the way Spurs has handled his likely imminent transfer to Real Madrid, and does not plan to return to ...

Spanish Soccer Players Go On Strike

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

First it was the NFL, then the NBA and now Spanish soccer's top division (known as La Liga) is facing serious labor strife. OK, now this is just getting ridiculous. The start of La Liga's season is now in jeopardy as the players are seeking a new collective bargaining agreement. Luis ...

Neymar May Just Be Worth All That Dough

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

You knew there was a perfectly good reason why Real Madrid and Chelsea are battling it out for Neymar's signature, and why his club Santos is in no rush to sell him. The Brazilian whiz-kid scored a beauty Wednesday night in league action vs. Flamengo. Below is the clip for your ...

Email The Reason Brazilian Player Not On National Team Roster

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Brazil's national team will be suiting up for the Copa America starting in July, but it will be without starting defender and Real Madrid mainstay Marcelo. Why would Brazil leave such a talented player off the roster? Well, because he's really not good with his email. Marcelo apparently wrote an email ...

Jose Mourinho Going Back To Chelsea?

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is widely regarded as the greatest coach in all of sports. The self-styled "Special One" has created juggernauts wherever he has gone since his first job at Benfica in 2000. Now, he might be headed back to the place that made him an international superstar. Fresh ...

More Evidence NBA, NFL And MLB Players Are Overpaid

Monday, June 7th, 2010

With the 2010 World Cup right around the corner, the old adage that soccer (football, futbol, etc) is, and probably always will be, the world's most popular sport is about to be proven true once again. Most of the best players in the world are going ...

The Complete 2009/10 Champions League Group Stage Preview

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Ah, Champions League soccer. The thing that spices up midweek, mid-afternoon days for unemployed sportsbums or just lazy college kids. And it's pretty damn good entertainment - footy fan or no. It's the best in the world doing something very few can. Appreciate it. Last year, Lionel Messi led Barcelona to the ...