Pachuca took a 1-0 lead on León in Liga MX action tonight thanks to a catastrophic act of attempted defending that resulted in either a very unlucky, or very crooked, autogol.
This blurry, cargo-shorted gentleman striking a come at me, bro pose amid a crowd of soccer fans and police outside Yankee Stadium? He’s your mascot for a bunch of chest-puffery and general ass-showing before the Red Bulls and New York City FC played in the Bronx today.
There was a full two minutes back there—three, practically—when Crystal Palace looked as if it might pull off the greatest victory in its 110-year history. Having been outplayed till then in the FA Cup, Joel Ward put in a sort of cross just as midfielder Jason Puncheon sprinted beyond the pack. Puncheon gathered it…
David Gray’s 92nd-minute header pushed Hibernian to a 3-2 win over Rangers and delivered the north Edinburgh club its first Scottish Cup trophy since 1902—sparking madness at Hampden Park as fans stormed the pitch.
British pop singer Karen Harding had one job before today’s FA Cup Final at Wembley: to sing “God Save The Queen.” It didn’t work out so well for her—having missed her cue, she stood silently for most of the anthem before finally chiming in for the final few words. At least those are the most important, right?
For the third straight year, and fifth time in 11 years, Sevilla have played in and won the Europa League final, defeating Liverpool 3-1. Next season they’ll take their deserved place in the Champions League, and hope to never return.
The Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla was a taut, back-and-forth affair, until Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge broke the game open in the 35th minute with this beautiful strike. Make sure you stick around for the behind-the-goal angle that shows just how much curl the outside of Sturridge’s foot put…
Whether you’re a perennial title contender or an underfunded minnow or something in between, the real measuring sticks each team’s seasons are judged by are expectations—for better and for worse. Expectations can be unrealistic or sensible, surpassed or fallen short of, but either way, fans and clubs delineate success…
Now that he’s starting to feel like himself again, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard can’t seem to turn the ruthlessness off. Here is he owning his young son, Leo, after Chelsea’s season ending 1-1 draw with Leicester City.
The person with the most necessary job in the world, FIFA’s chairman of audit and compliance, has resigned, because FIFA’s top officials on Friday passed a measure that allows them to fire auditing, finance, and ethics officers at will.
Aww hell. Bob Bradley, former USMNT coach, took over French second-division club Le Havre in November and got the team off and running towards promotion to Ligue 1. Heading into today, Le Havre trailed Metz by three points and six goals. To make it to a top European league for the first time, Bradley—who is almost…
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds are likely to lose their leading scorer for a long time, as Romeo Parkes earned an incredible red card by kicking the shit out of Red Bulls II player Karl Ouimette late in last night’s USL match.
Patrick Ekeng, a Dinamo Bucharest midfielder who also played for Cameroon’s national team, died Friday after collapsing on the pitch during a league match against Viitorul Constanța. He was 26.
Boca Juniors keeper Agustín Orion appeared to be knocked out after taking a blow to the head in the first half of his team’s Copa Libertadores match against Cerro Porteño tonight in Buenos Aires, but stayed in the match after several minutes of laying motionless on the pitch.
Over the past decade, Liverpool have slid from Europe’s elite into the second tier. But with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League semifinals match-up, they’re just one victory away from next season’s Champions League. It’s only fitting, then, that they’re riding the…
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Former Colombian keeper Rene Higuita pioneered the goal-saving scorpion kick two decades ago, but now the youths—in this case, Grêmio U-14 defender Thomas Luciano—are furthering its evolution into a goal-scoring weapon.
That stadium is not on fire. It is merely fans making sure the Polish Cup kicked off with an immolation.
After a two-year inquest—the longest in British history—a nine-person jury has found that 96 Liverpool fans who died attending the 1988-89 FA Cup Semifinal between Nottingham Forest and Liverpool at Hillsborough Stadium were unlawfully killed.