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Kicking Off The Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Today, more than 500 men and women from across the world have arrived in Glasgow for the 2016 Homeless World Cup, each with their own unique story to tell as part of their journey to create a better life for themselves.

A step forward? Kids in British Premier League academy train based on physical maturity

ResearchGate | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
ResearchGate

Grouping kids based on physical maturity rather than simply date of birth is called bio-banding and can make late bloomers shine, and early bloomers s...

Passing On My Knowledge Through The Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Football is extremely important to me. It has shaped who I am today, given me mental and physical discipline and has contributed to my strength as a person. For this reason, I am extremely proud to be an ambassador for the Homeless World Cup.

The Homeless World Cup: Aiming Towards A Brighter Future

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

2016 marks the 14th year of the Homeless World Cup. From an idea that was formed in 2001 to a tournament that now has 64 teams involved, the Homeless World Cup has come an incredibly long way.

Welcoming The Homeless World Cup To Glasgow

Homeless World Cup | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

This summer will see a unique sporting event come to Glasgow. It's a sporting event that will bring together competitors from over 50 countries, each player with their own story of personal hardship that most of us have, thankfully, never had to tackle.

The Homelessness Crisis: Tackling the Misconceptions Through the Power of Sport

Homeless World Cup | Posted 06.08.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Next month, players from 52 countries around the world will be convening in Glasgow for the 2016 Homeless World Cup - all for the love of football...

Leicester City, the Costa Rica of the Premier League

Sebastian Castro | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Sebastian Castro

If you wonder why I'm making this comparison, then you're probably not Costa Rican. So before going on any further, I'd like to try (and I say try because no word will do it justice) to explain what the past World Cup meant for Costa Rica.

A Cinderella Story: Riyad Mahrez and Leicester City

Conor McCormick-Cavanagh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Sports
Conor McCormick-Cavanagh

Dressed in a tuxedo, with his hair perfectly gelled, Riyad Mahrez strolled to the stage. His manager, Claudio Ranieri, handed him the trophy; one whic...

Should English Football Be Taking Tips From the Bundesliga?

Matthew Crawt | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports
Matthew Crawt

Figures released just over a year ago showed that 17 out of the 18 teams that ply their trade in the Bundesliga were completely debt-free and were making consistent profit year-on-year.

How A Superfan Dad Left A Secret Message In His Baby's Name

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents

Deciding on a baby name can be tough. But one dad -- inspired by his favorite soccer team -- took the baby-naming process to the next level, without l...

United and Chelsea Play to a Stalemate at Old Trafford, Manchester United Week 19 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 12.31.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Louis Van Gaal faced an ultimatum; another defeat was not acceptable and would ultimately lead to his parting ways with the club. For this pivotal match, he made some changes to the team that started against Stoke.

Martial Shines Against Southampton, Pereira's Magnificent Debut Against Ipswich Town, Manchester United Week 6 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Manchester United completed two comprehensive victories this week; the first being a 3-2 Barclays Premier League victory over Southampton and the second a 3-0 victory over Ipswich Town in the Capital One Cup competition.

The Beautiful Game and the Goal of Belonging

Kim Samuel | Posted 09.16.2015 | Impact
Kim Samuel

The Homeless World Cup is devoted to combating homelessness in Scotland and around the world. Soccer can be a means to equip and empower homeless people to change their lives, by restoring their confidence and self-esteem and replacing isolation with belonging.

Martial Impresses in United Debut, Manchester United Week 5 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Liverpool and Manchester United faced off this past weekend in a rivalry match with perhaps much more at stake for each manager's fate than each team at this early meeting in the season.

United Flounder in Wales, Manchester United Week 4 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.31.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Manchester United faltered this weekend against Swansea City, surrendering their first two goals of the season. United seized the lead in the second half at Liberty Stadium, but failed to maintain it and even worse, failed to strike back in order to draw the match.

United Stumped by Krul and Newcastle, Manchester United Week 3 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.25.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

United were the hosts on the afternoon, but did little to welcome their opponents graciously. They dominated possession the entire match, mostly in Newcastle's half of the field. Their opponents seemed to prepare a game plan that readied them for the onslaught of United.

Depay's Brace and Assist Leads United to Victory, Manchester United Champions League Playoff Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.20.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

On Tuesday, Manchester United played the home leg of the Champions League Play-off game against Club Brugge, a match critical to the overall brand of the Red Devils and Louis Van Gaal's success as a manager this season.

Victorious at Villa Park, Manchester United Week 2 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.18.2015 | 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.

June 2015 Transfer Window Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 07.09.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Through June, the transfer period has not been as exciting as the early signing of Memphis Depay suggested. There has been no signings since the early signing of the young Dutch winger, but many rumors have swirled around the club concerning David De Gea and Sergio Ramos.

United Draw Hull City on Championship Sunday, Manchester United Week 38 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 05.28.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Championship Sunday arrived this weekend with the Premier League title already clinched, but a heated battle to avoid the relegation zone for teams, who struggled this season.

Arsenal and United Draw Even at Old Trafford, Manchester United Week 37 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 05.19.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Although, it was a redemption opportunity for United, who were bested at home by Arsenal in the FA cup, much of the hype behind the match was diffused by Chelsea's title clinch earlier in the week.

United are Back to Winning Ways, Manchester United Week 36 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 05.14.2016 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

United's return to form comes at no better time as the club swirls a buzz with news of their latest incoming player, Memphis Depay, as well as the upcoming weekend's fixture against heated rivals, Arsenal.

United's First Back to Back Defeat, Manchester United Week 34 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

The result places United in fourth place in the league table, but most importantly, seven points ahead of Liverpool and Tottenham.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

Chelsea Defeat United at Stamford Bridge, Manchester United Week 33 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Chelsea's victory over United may not have confirmed that the title race is over this year, but it certainly improved their chances tremendously.