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Kosovo's Upcoming Iceland Match Is More Than Just Football — It's A Diplomatic Score

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.23.2017 | Home
The Conversation Global

Loïc Trégourès, Université de Lille 2 – Université de Lille Australian football star Besart Berisha recently flew to Kosovo’s capital, Pristi...

Among The Thugs Again: Devotion Curdling Into Violence

Chris Fici | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

This crisis is of deep existential import, for it not only threatens the most vulnerable members of our human family, but also the very fabric of our planet itself.

Among The Thugs Again: The Nasty Ghost Of Hooliganism

Chris Fici | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

Among the Thugs is also a deeply religious book, for it reveals to us what happens when devotion becomes the motivation and mechanism of violence. Devotion curdling into violence is a virus which continues to infect our bodies of faith.

German team doctor brings research expertise to EURO 2016

ResearchGate | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
ResearchGate

DFBFor national soccer teams, players' health is key, particularly before and during major international tournaments like EURO 2016. Tim Meyer is one ...

Some Soccer Brass in the Former Soviet Union Yawn Over Fan Violence

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Soccer fans. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Soccer fans around the world were outraged when an official of Russia's football federation praised Russ...

Of Foxes, Spurs, and the Premier League Season That Was: The Art of Winning an Unfair League

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.20.2016 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

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.

Swiss Police Raid UEFA HQ After Panama Papers Leaks

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home

ZURICH/REYKJAVIK, (Reuters) - Swiss police raided the European soccer body UEFA on Wednesday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Pa...

Why A Germany Soccer Club Took The Field Alongside Migrant Children

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.28.2016 | Sports

In a heartwarming display amid a Syrian refugee crisis, Bayern Munich footballers took the field holding the hands of young migrant children before th...

Rooney's Hat Trick Paves United's Return to the Champions League, Manchester United Champions League Qualifier Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.27.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Manchester United performed magnificently in the second leg of the Champions League Qualifiers against Club Brugge. Wayne Rooney, the captain, led the way with a hat trick, finding the net for the first time this campaign.

Victorious at Villa Park, Manchester United Week 2 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.18.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

For the second week in a row, United's attack seemed out of sort as the new additions continue to gel with the returning team members. The defense, however, was nothing short of stout and precise, keeping Villa's attempts on goal from difficult distances and challenging angles.

UEFA: Do the Right Thing and Secede From FIFA Even After Sepp Blatter's Resignation

Andrei Markovits | Posted 06.02.2016 | Sports
Andrei Markovits

Following the ignominy that beset FIFA in the past week, and despite Sepp Blatter's unexpected but all-too-welcomed resignation, I still urge UEFA to go one step further and leave FIFA altogether.

Final Seconds Of Soccer Match To Be Replayed 5 Days Later

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

A soccer match that technically will have taken nearly a week to conclude.

Alabanians Red-Carded Over Own Drone-Goal

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 12.27.2014 | Home
Sasa Milosevic

A debacle of a football match between Serbia and Albania has triggered a new wave of Balkan political tensions that deepens a traditional gap between the two nations whose historical collision has become an inseparable part of Balkan identity.

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/17/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.17.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Ebola. Eek. That -- and other things to fear -- in our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Because the anti-ISIS cam...

The Artichoke and The Soccer Ball: Russia Gains Advantage

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The sanctions on Russia aren't working, and can't work. The plight of French farmers shows how the sanctions can be self-destructive, and the news from UEFA are a signal that Russia is still a trusted partner and an ideological ally of the European Union.

Palestinians Pressure UEFA Not to Award the Tournament to Israel

James Dorsey | Posted 11.14.2014 | Home
James Dorsey

Palestinian soccer clubs and non-governmental organizations have called on European soccer governor UEFA to this week shy away from awarding Israel the right to host the 2020 UEFA European Championship.

EURO 2020 Set to Polish Turkey's Tarnished Image

James Dorsey | Posted 06.15.2014 | Home
James Dorsey

Turkey, eager to polish its image tarnished by a politicized match-fixing scandal, a massive corruption scandal, hard-handed police tactics against anti-government demonstrators and a bruising domestic power struggle, has emerged as a favorite to host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final.

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...

Israeli Measures Fuel International Anti-Israeli Soccer Protests

James Dorsey | Posted 02.03.2013 | Home
James Dorsey

A series of Israeli measures against Palestinian soccer culminating in an attack on a stadium in Gaza during last month's confrontation with Hamas has fueled growing international soccer opposition to the Jewish state's policies.

WATCH: Real Madrid Stunned In Champions League

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

By Tom Webber, Goal.com Borussia Dortmund secured a fantastic 2-1 win over Real Madrid with an energetic display in their Champions League clash at...

Barcelona Pulls Off Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

By James McManus, Goal.com Barcelona overcame a spirited display from Celtic to secure a 2-1 victory courtesy of a stoppage-time winner in their Ch...

WATCH: Chicharito Saves United

Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com Manchester United secured three more precious points in the UEFA Champions League, and the Red Devils have Mexican forwar...

And The Best Player In Europe Is.. (Not Ronaldo Or Messi)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

By Goal.com Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has scooped Uefa's award for the best player in Europe over the last season ahead of Barcelona team-mat...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Hottest Of Euro 2012?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

At Euro 2012 it isn't just the game that is beautiful. The quadrennial tournament not only features many of the most talented soccer players in the wo...

Soccer Player Throws Ball At Opponent In Frustration

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports

During a Champions League match against Malmo, Steven Whittaker, who plays for Rangers in the Scottish Premier League, decided to express his frustrat...