Tim Howard's Broken Back Has Huge World Cup And Premier League…

Eleven days ago, Everton FC and US Men's National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard fractured two bones in his back in an FA Cup win against Oldham Athletic. He's expected to be out for about a month. Though the bones aren't weight-bearing and the injury could've been much more serious, it probably couldn't have come at a… » 3/09/13 5:15pm 3/09/13 5:15pm

Turkish Soccer Fans, Banned From Stadium, Manage To Launch Flares Onto…

Istanbul club Fenerbahçe's Europa League match last Thursday was a sight to behold. The game was played in an empty stadium as punishment for a December match in which fans hurled fireworks onto the pitch, so the team set up a large viewing screen outside. Fans launched dozens of flares attached to small parachutes… » 2/27/13 5:25pm 2/27/13 5:25pm

With Ink Like This, Who Needs A Shirt?

We mentioned last month that it seems the soccer fans who shouldn't go shirtless are the ones who always do. I wouldn't ascribe that rule to this gentleman, though whatever his physical fitness I'd hate to think he spent all that money on what appears to be Cubist design principals in tattoo form and then waste it by… » 9/21/12 9:00am 9/21/12 9:00am

Porto's Nicolás Otamendi Suffered Friendly Fire To The Face In Today's…

If the first leg of the Porto-Manchester City Europa League round featured insult, then it figures the return trip to Manchester would feature injury—and this is a nasty one. Porto defender Nicolás Otamendi took a boot to the face in what appears to be a lost cause, as an early (first minute!) Man City goal by Sergio… » 2/22/12 2:05pm 2/22/12 2:05pm

Soccer Team Greeted By Snowball Bombardment

After a countdown, supporters of Legia Warszawa welcome their Europa League opponents Sporting CP with a barrage of snowballs. Why are Eagles fans criticized for throwing snowballs while Legia here is just adorable? Because Polish ultras could just as easily be off killing people, so let them have their harmless… » 2/21/12 10:00am 2/21/12 10:00am