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Kick around about all things soccer; explore football's storied history, current events in the soccer sphere, the intricacies of the game and more.

Blake O'Connor6 hours ago
Why do Americans Call It ‘Soccer’ Instead of ‘Football’?
Over the course of the United State’s short history, Americans invented and implemented a few characteristics that contradict the rest of the world—the US standard system of measurement, degrees in Fa...
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Ivan Neychev2 days ago
UEFA Super Cup
On the 15th of August, Real Madrid faced their city rivals Atletico for the UEFA Super Cup. The venue was the A Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia. The weather was rather cold at 12 C (53 F). The attend...
Callum Cook4 days ago
Who Is Maurizio Sarri?
Chelsea started life under a new Italian manager with an impressive 3–0 win away at Huddlesfield on Saturday, which, for many Chelsea fans, came as a surprise, as Sarri indicated that it would take th...
Financial Fair Play
There is an old saying that goes, “you don’t have to be sick to get better.” More on this later. Paris Saint Germain pulled off the transfer of the century last summer after signing Neymar for a recor...
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Ivan Neychev11 days ago
Completed Transfers and Rumours for Summer 2018
It came as a surprise that Barcelona signed Arturo Vidal. The 31-year-old Chilean who previously played for Bayern Munich seemed happy on German soil. But new head coach Niko Kovac has decided that he...
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Ivan Neychev20 days ago
The Next Galacticos?
After the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo it seems as if Real Madrid’s Galacticos have come to an end. The second generation of football players recruited under this name featured the likes of Kaka, Ja...
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Ivan Neychev21 days ago
Future of Juventus FC
Today, Juventus are taking on Benfica in the International Champions Cup. Fans will probably neither witness the eagerly awaited debut of Cristiano Ronaldo in the white and black shirt, nor will they ...
Charlie Morgan25 days ago
UK's Lower Leagues - Where Soccer's Heart Remains
The metaphorical penny dropped from the scaffolding above the old St. James Park grandstand, clanging against the floor of Exeter City’s temporary ‘press area’. Or what’s left of the stand anyway; tha...
Karl Hoscika month ago
Mesut Ozil Waves Goodbye to Germany
It was a disappointing World Cup for the German national team and German fans everywhere. Not a single German player performed to a high enough level and it saw them take an early exit from the tourna...
David Pucaa month ago
Visca Barca
Now, many may think well, of course, he likes the team that always wins! Do they though? The last three years Barcelona have not won the Champions League, and even failed to make it to the finals. The...
Brayden Simmonsa month ago
Best American Soccer Bars
The FIFA World Cup is over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite game on a big screen with a beer anymore. In August, all major European leagues will kick-off, and you will be watching ...
Josh Richardsona month ago
Hazard or Salah
This is only my opinion when I say this but I think many people would agree with it. When you look at the two players they have both performed fantastically. However, Hazard opted to play for Chelsea ...
Jack Dixona month ago
Christian Pulisic: The Next-in-Line?
When you consider the footballers that have graced the US Men’s National Team in recent years, their star players have rarely stood out anywhere other than in the US. The likes of Clint Dempsey, Jozy ...
Nicola P. Younga month ago
Best Soccer Bars in NYC
Americans are no strangers to sports fanaticism. But for many years, soccer has taken a very limited, secondary role in the hearts of American fans. Instead, the United States largely invested their i...
Jake Pine2 months ago
2018’s Best Soccer Teams in the World
According to "Soccerex," a football (soccer) events firm that compiles data for annual reporting, there is an official list of the world's most powerful football clubs. As one report on the list has n...
Lucy Tansell2 months ago
Why It Can Be Intimidating to Be a Female Football Fan
The World Cup is here and I, a female, am loving it. Despite almost all of my girl friends showing little to no interest in the proceedings, I have unashamedly watched several hours of match-play ever...
David Puca2 months ago
It Began With Dinho
During my childhood, I heard many kids talk about their sports idols! I heard the names like Derek Jeter, Lebron James, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps, Floyd Mayweather, and to me at the time,...
Nicola P. Young2 months ago
Best College Soccer Teams in the World
Collegiate sports are great for athletes, students, and sports fans alike. They provide an outlet for competition, an exciting entertainment option, and a great method of exercise. And at the Division...