Europe

Why Joe Hart's Torino Move Is Good For England

I have a theory as to one reason (of many) the England National Team tends to underperform in major tournaments: the players all play in the same league. Every England international plays in the Premier League. One might argue this breeds familiarity and is therefore good for the national team, but I think it leads to a lack of stylistic variety in the team and makes the payer pool stagnant. It's basically like inbreeding, is what I'm saying.

Watch: USWNT’s Catarina Macario Abuses Italian Defender To Clinch Spot In UWCL Semis

Last week, Juventus sent shockwaves through Europe with a stunning upset of Lyon in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League quarterfinal. On Thursday, order was restored in the WoSo world thanks to Catarina Macario turning her Italian defender inside out. 

Premier League Clubs Agree To Change The Rules Relating To Player Substitutions

Premier League clubs have voted in favor of reintroducing the use of five substitutes per game from the start of the 2022-23 season, the organization said on Thursday.

The substitutions can be made on three occasions during a game, not including halftime, and clubs can name nine substitutes in total on their team sheet, the league said in a statement.

Full TV Schedule For The Biggest Games This Weekend You Won’t Want To Miss

Soccer On TV This Weekend (April 1-3)

All Times ET


Friday, April 1

World Cup

FIFA 2022 World Cup Draw, noon (FS1)

Bundesliga

Union Berlin vs. Köln, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Liga MX

Atlético San Luis vs. Mazatlán, 10 p.m. (TUDN)

Liga MX Femenil

Club América vs. Juárez, 5:45 p.m. (TUDN)


Saturday, April 2

NWSL Challenge Cup

The18's Champions League Quarterfinal Predictions

Hello and welcome to the business end of the campaign — it's time for our UEFA Champions League quarterfinal predictions 2022. 

According to the latest odds, Real Madrid vs. Chelsea is up in the air, but Liverpool is a massive favorite to eliminate Benfica, Bayern Munich should have no trouble with Villarreal and even Atlético is facing mission impossible against Manchester City.

Women’s Soccer Attendance Record Set In Barcelona Amid Incredible Scenes, Amazing Goals

Més que un club? More than empowerment. That was the message held aloft by 91,553 fans at the famous Camp Nou stadium as the women's soccer attendance record was set on Wednesday in Barcelona. The record crowd saw an unbelievable match with golazos raining in from both sides. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden Is Out, Robert Lewandowski's Poland Is In

If Zlatan Ibrahimović's famous logic that "a World Cup without Zlatan is not worth watching" holds true, then we can all give the 2022 World Cup a miss.   

Backed by a partisan crowd at Stadion Śląski in Chorzów, Robert Lewandowski's Poland clinched a spot at the big event and eliminated Ibrahimović's Sweden with a 2-0 victory that featured goals from the Bayern Munich star and Piotr Zieliński.

Soccer’s Biggest Show Will Have Its Biggest Star: Ronaldo And Portugal Qualify For 2022 World Cup

Before Portugal’s World Cup qualifying playoff game vs. North Macedonia Cristiano Ronaldo said, “There is no World Cup without Portugal.” Have no fear soccer fans, there will be a World Cup this year courtesy of Portugal defeating North Macedonia 2-0 on Tuesday to secure a spot in the 2022 World Cup.

France Wins Feel Good Moment Of The Year After Surprising N’Golo Kanté With Birthday Cake

Chelsea star and France international N’Golo Kanté turned 31 years old on Tuesday while on duty with his national team. France — already qualified for the World Cup — is playing some friendly matches during the international window. Before France’s game vs. South Africa on Tuesday there was a Kanté birthday cake surprise.

Hay Video: Así Fue El Primer Gol De Santi Muñoz Con El Newcastle Sub 23

Tardó siete meses, pero al final llegó: Santi Muñoz convirtió su primer gol vistiendo el jersey del Newcastle Sub 23, en la victoria 4-3 sobre el West Bromwich Albion. 

El delantero mexicano aterrizó en las Urracas con bastantes expectativas mediáticas, debido a la similitud de su nombre con la del ficticio Santi Muniz de la película "Goal!", quien en busca de la gloria mundial empieza su carrera europea, justamente, en el Newcastle.

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