World watches as part-timers Blyth Spartans force FA Cup replay against Wrexham

Wrexham AFC — House Targaryen of the National League and harnessing the ability, with the blessing of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, to transform an FA Cup fourth qualifying round match to a global spectacle on ESPN — have been forced into a replay in the world's oldest football competition by the part-time players of Blyth Spartans. 

Bukayo Saka uses Europa League's grand stage to launch ball at guy inside apartment

It was an eventful Thursday for 21-year-old Arsenal talent Bukayo Saka. 

It all started with news of the England international gracing the cover of TIME magazine's "Next Generation Leaders" issue.

Barcelona's reward for selling its soul is the Europa League

After 17 straight seasons of advancing to the Champions League knockout stages between 2004-05 and 2020-21, Barcelona is about to drop down to the Europa League for the second straight campaign after a damning 3-3 home draw with Inter Milan Wednesday left the Italian side just a win against Viktoria Plzeň away from securing a top-two place in Group C alongside Bayern Munich.  

Aubameyang walks back his harsh criticism of Mikel Arteta in leaked viral video

Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang clarified his comments on Mikel Arteta after a video showed him criticizing the Arsenal manager, saying that he had "a lot of bad feelings" for the north London club at that time but wishes them well now.

The video, which was leaked on social media, showed Aubameyang saying "Big characters and big players... he can't deal with it. He needs some young players who don't say anything" as the Gabon international spoke about Arteta.

FA launches investigation into Wigan-Cardiff match played with different sized goals

I've played on long fields, short fields, skinny fields, wide fields. Fields with metal fencing as the net and fields so hilly you could barely see from one goal to another. In high school, the inauguration of our newly-turfed home field was even delayed because movable goals were brought in instead of anchored ones.

But never have I heard of the goals being two different sizes — as was the case at Saturday's EFL Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Cardiff City.

Is the Liga MX format garbage or the key to soccer's future success?

A few days ago, ESPN stats man Alexis Tamayo — known online as Mr. Chip — said the Liga MX format "is garbage." His opinion sent shockwaves across the Mexican soccer universe and the discussion was on. 

As a guest on the Werevertumorro's YouTube channel, Mr. Chip pointed out that he doesn't understand how "a tournament in which consistency should be rewarded" also has something like playoffs. He also blamed the format as one of the culprits behind the lack of success among Mexican players on the international stage.

Come for Ronaldo’s skillful nutmeg in training, stay for his gleeful and hilarious reaction

Cristiano Ronaldo is still having fun despite his limited minutes with Manchester United. A moment in training with defender Lisandro Martínez is going viral for Ronaldo’s reaction. Watch as Ronaldo nutmegs Martínez in training during a rondo session and then humorously celebrates his achievement.

Ronaldo Nutmegs Martínez

Well, now we know why Darwin Núñez has been so bad at Liverpool

Liverpool fans are not happy with Darwin Núñez. The club paid a hefty $82 million to Benfica for the Uruguayan in an attempt to strengthen its front line after Sadio Mané's exit, while also providing talk for pundits about how he would compete with Erling Haaland for the Golden Boot. However, the striker hasn't hit it off and is starting to be called a bust. 

Núñez has played a mere 340 minutes across all competitions and scored two goals (one in the PL and one in the Community Shield) — far from the 34 he bagged with Benfica last campaign.

Why such a difference?

Video: Aficionado le pidió a Álvaro Fidalgo tener un hijo con su novia

Álvaro Fidalgo se ha convertido por lejos en uno de los jugadores favoritos de la afición americanista. El español ha dejado el corazón en la cancha y el romance no deja de crecer. Tanto que un simpatizante azulcrema llegó a pedirle que tuviera un hijo con su novia. 

Aficionado le pide a Álvaro Fidalgo tener un hijo con su novia

La curiosa situación ocurrió en el último amistoso del América con el Nashville SC de la MLS. Fidalgo – quien comenzó el duelo en la banca – hacía el trabajo de precompetencia cuando un aficionado comenzó a gritarle desde las gradas: