Legal Momentum applauds the appointment of Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura as the first woman secretary general of FIFA, the governing body of world soccer. FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced her appointment by the FIFA Council on May 13, 2016.
One way of quantifying the season is to look at how the twenty Premier League teams performed in relationship to each club's wage scale.
Two recent incidents involving the refusal of Arab teams to play their Palestinian counterparts on Palestinian soil highlight the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) willingness to play politics at the Palestinians' expense.
DC United and the New York Red Bulls met on Friday May 13th for the first time this season, both sitting mid-table. United came out of the game with a 2-0 win
New York City FC defeated DC United 2-0 in a contest that featured two former World Cup winners, who showed that they still have enough in the tank to make a difference
LAYNE VANDENBERG discusses the current state of Chinese soccer and China's renewed push to establish soccer culture. Even with a population of 1.3 bi...
Dressed in a tuxedo, with his hair perfectly gelled, Riyad Mahrez strolled to the stage. ...
In predominantly Kurdish South-eastern Turkey, soccer pitches have moreover become venues for the assertion of Kurdish identity against the backdrop of clashes between security forces, fighters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), and Kurdish youth with Amedspor SK.
The Spanish understand something we don't, and it's a big part of what makes life fulfilling. It's called "ambiente." We might be tempted to trans...
With Saudi Arabia announcing plans for a major restructuring of the kingdom's economy and Iran gearing up to become a regional hegemon, women's sports is emerging as a benchmark of reform, and one that so far is less than promising.
Three unanswered goals against the New England Revolution gave DC United their second league win of the season.
Here's the thing: when you're a parent and you're coaching other parents' children, it can get a little, well, uncomfortable. It just feels weird. At least to me it did.
By James M. Dorsey Militant, street battle-hardened Egyptian soccer fans set the stage for growing protests against the government of general-turned-...
World soccer body FIFA's creation of a watchdog to monitor the living and working conditions of migrant labour employed on World Cup 2022-related construction sites constitutes the second time in a month that Qatar has been warned that it needs to demonstrate sincerity in its reform of the Gulf state's controversial labour system.
Soccer still has a long way to go before it surpasses baseball, basketball and football. But the youth participation, health of its minor leagues and valuations of its clubs show that its rapid growth is both real and spectacular.
This is a plea to my homies: a request for the DJ of your tongue to remix its beats. I ask because what you are doing is throwing off my rhythm with that phrase 'F*ck That P*to' or FTP! This is a hateful phrase that I don't want to repeat, so from now on I will just use the acronym FTP.