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The Long Game View of Sports Marketing Takes Center Stage

Damian Bazadona | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

Change may occur slowly, but so will the preparation required for changing the habits and norms of the clubs and leagues striving to remain relevant for decades to come.

Soccer Racism Highlights Europe's Struggle With Transition and Entrenched Racism

James Dorsey | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Recent soccer-related racism highlights European nations' tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities.

Shocking Upset Shakes Up Title Race

Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Sunderland dealt a blow to Chelsea's Premier League title hopes as a late Fabio Borini penalty secured an unlikely 2-1 win for the Blac...

Transfer Window Breaks Bad

Rodrigo Salazar | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Rodrigo Salazar

It was probably a very bad idea to start binge-viewing Breaking Bad at the same time that the transfer window in European football was closing last week.

HIGHLIGHTS: Bayern Munich Crowned Super Cup Champions

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Bayern Munich clinched UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea on penalties after a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Eden Arena in Prague on Frida...

HIGHLIGHTS: Manchester United, Chelsea Battle

Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Manchester United and Chelsea played out a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Monday in a game that failed to live up to its pre-match billing...

WATCH: Belgium Soccer Team Gets Cozy

Posted 08.17.2013 | Sports

After scoring 17 goals for West Brom while on loan from Chelsea last season, Romelu Lukaku is gearing up to take the field at Stamford Bridge. He also...

HIGHLIGHTS: Late Spurs' Equalizer Keeps Champions League Race Tight

Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

By Greg Stobart, Goal.com Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a late equalizer to earn Tottenham a 2-2 draw at Chelsea and keep the race alive for a place in ...

WATCH: Long-Distance Shot Goal Lits Chelsea

Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

Rafa Benitez and his boys in blue moved into the third spot of the Premier League standings on Wednesday thanks in part to a long-distance rocket from...

WATCH: Chelsea Coach Confirms Exit, Rips Fans In Post-Match Rant

Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has hit out at the club's fans for having an "agenda" against him and criticized Roman Abramovich for app...

HIGHLIGHTS: Last-Place Side Stuns Chelsea

Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

By Sam Wells, Goal.com Queens Park Rangers stole a shocking win against Chelsea as former Blue Shaun Wright-Phillips scored the only goal of a game...

Preview: Chelsea vs. Juventus

Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

By James Burford, Goal.com Roberto Di Matteo will look to repeat the stunning heroics that led the west Londoners to the Champions League title, b...

MLS All-Stars Stun European Champs

Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

By Shane Evans, Goal.com CHESTER, Pa. -- In Major League Soccer's annual midseason spectacle, neither the All-Stars or visiting European champion C...

Eden Hazard Tweets His New Team

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

Months of speculation have ended as coveted playmaker Eden Hazard has tweeted on Monday that he will join Chelsea. This news comes shortly after Chels...

Drogba Ready To Leave Chelsea

Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports

By Joe Krishnan, Goal.com Didier Drogba has announced that he will leave Chelsea when his contract expires next month. Following a disappointing...

LIVE: Chelsea Vs. Munich In Champions League Final

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

Chelsea faces Bayern Munich in the Champions League Final at Allianz Arena, the home grounds for the Bundesliga powerhouse. Of course, the Blues will ...

Can Bayern Munich Handle Drogba?

Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

By Rob Stewart, Goal.com Former Bayern Munich midfielder Dietmar Hamann has backed Didier Drogba to inspire Chelsea to victory in Saturday's Champi...

Battle For Europe

Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com Jupp Heynckes' side will be dreaming of lifting a fifth European crown in its own stadium, while the Blues have set t...

Chelsea Earns Unlikely Result At Barcelona

Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Chelsea are through to the Champions League final after an incredible 2-2 draw against Barcelona at Camp Nou in their...

5 Things Barcelona Must Change To Beat Chelsea

Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

By Pilar Suarez, Goal.com Barcelona have to win on Tuesday. If the Catalans are to progress to next month's Champions League final in Munich, they ...

Barcelona Coach Has 'No Doubt' About Win Over Chelsea

Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

By Luis Mira, Goal.com Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is confident regarding his side's chances of defeating Chelsea in their Champions League semi-...

Drogba Goal Lifts Chelsea Over Barcelona

Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

By George Ankers, Goal.com Didier Drogba produced a crucial goal on the counterattack to top off an excellent defensive display as Chelsea took a 1...

LIVE: Barcelona vs. Chelsea In Champions League Semi

Goal.com | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

Good evening ladies and gentleman and welcome to Goal.com's coverage of what can only be described as a MASSIVE Champions League semi-final first leg ...

WATCH: Clint Dempsey's Late Equalizer Stuns Chelsea

Posted 04.10.2012 | Sports

By Rose Jackson, Goal.com Chelsea failed to keep the heat on Tottenham in the race for Champions League football, as the club played to a 1-1 draw ...

Con Games: Chelsea FC's Beautifully Ugly EPL Game

Michael Conniff | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports
Michael Conniff

There was no hint that this match was to become a game for the ages -- until Didier Drogba perpetrated a two-footed tackle that earned a red card, the second such ticket issued against Chelsea that day.