This Was A Terrible Penalty Kick Until It Was A Goal

A match between Termeno and Dro, two clubs in Italy's lower division, went to penalty kicks earlier in the week. A Termeno player's attempt hit the crossbar, and as the Dro keeper sprinted towards his teammates in celebration, the ball came down with enough backspin to carry it into the net. Termeno will advance to a… » 6/09/11 10:40am 6/09/11 10:40am

This Story About Rigged Italian Soccer Astoundingly Has Nothing To Do…

Sixteen people—including current Serie B/C and former Serie A players, including ex-Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori—were arrested today related to fishy results throughout Italy's leagues. We suppose this thing is a bit more common in Europe than it is here, but wow. This is the biggest match-fixing scandal to hit… » 6/01/11 1:20pm 6/01/11 1:20pm

This Just In: Italian Soccer Steeped In Gayness

So big news recently if you're a fan of Italian soccer or gayness; a third-division player known only as 'Victory' has claimed that he has been paid for sex by 12 well-known Serie A stars, and that the encounters took place at the end of games in hotels and sometimes even in changing rooms. » 12/11/08 9:45am 12/11/08 9:45am