FA Charges Rio Ferdinand With Misconduct, Probably For "Yo Mama" Joke

The English FA can't really be this uptight, can they? Today, the Premier League's governing body has announced that it has charged QPR's Rio Ferdinand with misconduct for a Tweet of his, without mentioning the specific one. It appears that it is this little bit of humor, sent to a bantering Mancunian: » 10/14/14 1:59pm 10/14/14 1:59pm

Soccer's Faulty New Money Rule Hurts The Clubs It Was Meant To Protect

Queens Park Rangers are the latest victim of Financial Fair Play, the laudably-aimed yet poorly calibrated rules which are in theory meant to keep teams solvent but in practice keep them from sensibly spending to improve their position, or even from spending money they actually have. Yesterday, English Football League… » 9/10/14 2:56pm 9/10/14 2:56pm

Goalkeeper Blows Game With Enormous Boner In Added Time

Poor Dimitrios Konstantopoulos. It's bad enough the Middlesbrough goalkeeper cost his team a point today against QPR by allowing a goal in the 94th minute, but it's how he did it—by completely whiffing on a clearance and allowing Bobby Zamora the chance to walk in a goal—that is utterly embarrassing and thus ripe for… » 3/22/14 9:12pm 3/22/14 9:12pm

Reconstructing The Most Exciting Day In The History Of Soccer (And…

The final day of the 2011 MLB regular season enchanted us with its insanity; its events became a video game montage and inspired its own tag here on Deadspin. That day, however, only determined which teams would gain entry to the playoffs. By comparison, Sunday's final day of the English Premier League was Game #162… » 5/16/12 4:36pm 5/16/12 4:36pm