1. Scottish Non-League Player Has Most Non-League Reason Ever for Missing Match

    Professional footballers miss matches all the time, whether due to injury, suspension, tactics or any number of perfectly valid reasons...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 4,076 reads 1 comments

  2. Midfielder Gets Absolutely Clattered by Goalkeeper, Scores Goal Anyway

    That had to hurt. Hellas Verona's Nico Lopez scored an equalising goal in the 39th minute against Fiorentina on Sunday, but he certainly paid for it. Neto, the Fiorentina goalkeeper, came well out of the box to challenge Lopez...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 918 reads 4 comments

  3. Neymar Heaps Praise on Messi, Calls Barcelona Teammate His Idol

    At 22 years old, Neymar is already one of the world's best footballers. But that doesn't stop him from speaking in glowing terms about his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi ...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 2,481 reads 1 comments

  4. Bolton Supporter May Have Had World's Worst Seat at Blackpool Match

    This has to be one of the worst seats for a football match we've ever seen. For starters, it barely qualifies as a seat, seeing as it doesn't appear to fold all the way down and would be inhospitable to actually sitting...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 5,530 reads 4 comments

  5. Aston Villa vs. Southampton: Goals, Highlights from Premier League Clash

    Southampton hadn't conceded in five matches, while Aston Villa had scored one goal in their last seven. Football being a strange game, it should come as no surprise that Villa were the ones to open the scoring on Monday...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 1,332 reads 1 comments

  6. UK Back Pages: Rooney's Brace Dominates Headlines as England Beat Scotland

    No surprise here: The back pages Wednesday are all about Wayne Rooney and England. The captain stole the plaudits after he guided his team to an impressive 3-1 victory in Scotland, garnering top billing across the board...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 741 reads 0 comments

  7. Hal Robson-Kanu's PES 15 Likeness Is Hilariously Terrible

    Hal Robson-Kanu must feel like he's looking in a mirror when he plays PES 15. Not a clean mirror, per se . Maybe a really blurry one. Perhaps it was fogged up from the shower or the glass is all scuffed up...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 2,538 reads 3 comments

  8. Ireland vs. USA: Goals, Highlights from the International Friendly

    Well, that didn't take long. Ireland broke down the United States defence within seven minutes on Tuesday, as David McGoldrick and Anthony Pilkington combined neatly to give the hosts a 1-0 lead...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 12,171 reads 9 comments

  9. Ronaldo, Messi Share a Moment in the Tunnel Ahead of Argentina vs. Portugal

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi may be cast as rivals in the media, but there was no hint of animosity between the two ahead of the Argentina vs. Portugal friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 55,558 reads 115 comments

  10. Harry Kane, Yaya Sanogo Bag Two Goals Apiece in France's U21 Win vs. England

    It was a North London kind of night in France's 3-2 U21 victory over England, as Tottenham's Harry Kane and Arsenal's Yaya Sanogo contributed four of the five goals. Kane got things underway in the 20th minute with a neat little chip...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 1,836 reads 2 comments

  11. UK Back Pages: No Fear in Rooney's England Ahead of Scotland Match

    The UK's back pages were singularly focused on Monday night, with England's looming clash with Scotland at the fore across the board. Most of the talk surrounded Wayne Rooney 's claim that England don't fear Scotland...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 1,579 reads 2 comments

  12. Cristiano Ronaldo Wears Red 'Born and Bred' Hat on Arrival in Manchester

    Cristiano Ronaldo is back at Manchester United ahead of Portugal's friendly against Lionel Messi and Argentina on Tuesday...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 1,749 reads 2 comments

  13. Manuel Neuer on Ronaldo: 'I'm Not Some Guy Who Poses in His Underpants'

    German magazine Kicker interviewed Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer about his chances of the 2014 Ballon d'Or , and his response is likely to raise a few eyebrows...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 27,313 reads 305 comments

  14. Ryan Babel Launches #YNWA Fashion Label, Still Doesn't Play for Liverpool

    Ryan Babel hasn't been a Liverpool player since 2011, but it seems as though the club has never fully left him. The Dutch forward is launching a new fashion label with some inspiration from his Anfield days...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 2,416 reads 3 comments

  15. Jozy Altidore Slams LA Galaxy on Twitter, Subsequently Deletes Message

    Jozy Altidore has been linked with a Sunderland exit this January , but it's probably safe to say he won't be going to the Los Angeles Galaxy...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 20,496 reads 48 comments

  16. Xherdan Shaqiri Scores Clever Goal in Switzerland vs. Lithuania

    Xherdan Shaqiri may not be playing much for Bayern Munich, but he proved in Switzerland's 4-0 win vs. Lithuania that he hasn't forgotten how to score brilliant goals...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 14,994 reads 20 comments

  17. Roy Keane Gives Terrifying Staredown to Official in Scotland vs. Ireland

    Here's Ireland Assistant Manager Roy Keane staring down an official in Friday night's defeat to Scotland. Honestly, it's incredible the referee didn't just drop dead on the spot...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 11,896 reads 17 comments

  18. Adidas Unveil Glow-in-the-Dark 'Hunt Series' Football Boots

    Adidas have revealed a new line of football boots—and they glow in the dark. The "Hunt Series" features four new offerings from the German supplier: The 11Pro, adizero f50, Nitrocharge and 20th-anniversary Predator Instinct...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 4,082 reads 11 comments

  19. Video: Faroe Islands Players Were Absolutely Ecstatic to Beat Greece

    Here's how the Faroe Islands celebrated their shocking 1-0 victory over Greece in Friday's Euro qualifier. As you can see, they were understandably excited...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 4 months ago 3,539 reads 5 comments

  20. Thierry Henry Backheel Sets Up Bradley Wright-Phillips' Goal in MLS Playoffs

    Thierry Henry may be 37 years old, but he's still up to his old tricks and playing a major role in a title challenge...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 8,373 reads 10 comments

  21. Caroline Wozniacki Runs New York City Marathon in 3 Hours, 26 Minutes

    Caroline Wozniacki isn't just the eighth-ranked women's tennis player in the world. She's also apparently a capable long-distance runner. The 2014 U.S...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 7,096 reads 1 comments

  22. Christian Benteke Given Red Card for Incident in Aston Villa vs. Tottenham

    Christian Benteke has yet to score a goal since returning from injury for Aston Villa . He has, however, earned himself a red card. The incident happened in the 65th minute of Villa's match against Tottenham on Sunday...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 16,103 reads 40 comments

  23. Tottenham's Roberto Soldado Takes 'Shot' That Would Make Fernando Torres Blush

    Oh my, Roberto Soldado . We believe this was an attempt on goal. It's difficult to say. The Tottenham striker has had a difficult time since his move to London last summer, ...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 12,494 reads 15 comments

  24. Watch: Aston Villa Finally Score, But Tottenham Win on Late Goals

    The wait is over for Aston Villa fans. After 547 minutes of Premier League football without scoring a single goal, Andreas Weimann found the net against Tottenham on Sunday. Unfortunately for the hosts, Spurs would have the last laugh...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 5,160 reads 9 comments

  25. Andrea Pirlo Scores Free-Kick Goal in Empoli vs. Juventus

    Here's a familiar sight: Andrea Pirlo scoring a free-kick goal. The Juventus maestro put his team in front vs. Empoli in the 62nd minute with this low, dipping effort...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 5 months ago 12,850 reads 8 comments