From Stateside To Spain: A Complete List Of Every American To Have Played In El Clásico

El Clásico might be the most storied rivalry in all of soccer. It dates back to 1902, and since then there have been 244 competitive meetings between Real Madrid and Barcelona, with each team claiming 96 wins. 

In recent years, the rivalry has expanded to other continents with the first El Clásico played on American soil taking place in Miami in 2017 during the International Champions Cup exhibition competition. 

No Team Will Ever Approach The Collection Of Bangers Portsmouth Scored In The Mid-2000s

Portsmouth's seven-year stay in the Premier League in the 2000s was marked by frequent relegation run-ins and one glorious 07-08 season that included an eighth-place finish in the Premier League and a victory in the FA Cup final.

These days, Pompey toils in the top quadrant of League One, with promotion to the EFL Championship almost as elusive as a return to the top flight.

Blackouts — Who Needs Them? The Blight Of TV Bureaucracy And Major League Money-Makers

Being a sports fan in the modern age is, at best, a chore and, at worst, almost like having a second job.

Fans must keep track of which leagues are offered on which streaming services as they balance cost with the value of the product being offered.

If an American soccer fan wants to watch the Premier League, Bundesliga and Champions League, they will need three separate streaming services costing a total of $170 per year.

Locally, viewers have to deal with a different type of headache: blackouts, which prevent people from watching their local sports teams.

Minnows Making Moves: A Brief History Of Non-League Clubs To Reach The FA Cup Fifth Round

After six rounds of qualifying and three rounds of the competition proper, just two non-league sides remained among the 32 clubs still alive in the FA Cup Fourth Round.

After Kidderminster Harriers carried a lead into second-half injury time but couldn't earn the result against West Ham, Boreham Wood was left as the only remaining non-league side in the competition.

With a difficult trip to Bournemouth in store, it appeared to be the demise for fans of the underdog. Then, the inexplicable happened.

Just How Hard Is It To Win On The Road In Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers?

Disappointment was pervasive among American soccer fans after their side fell 2-0 to Canada in Hamilton, Ontario, on Sunday.

There's a certain sense of privilege among more flighty fans, as they expect the USMNT to travel the continent and come back unscathed with three points in hand every time.

But Concacaf is a difficult region for visiting teams to win in — perhaps the most difficult in the world — and we have the stats to prove it.

For The First Time In League History, NWSL Players Will Be Guaranteed A Living Wage

Let preseason commence — an NWSL CBA has been ratified.

Hours before players were scheduled to report to preseason training camps, the NWSL and NWSLPA reached an agreement on the league’s first collective bargaining agreement, which averts a potential work stoppage right before the 2022 season. The NWSL CBA provides basic minimum standards of compensation and treatment, including paid mental health leave, free agency and no longer being forced to play on substandard fields.

Two Weeks Before Famous Watford-Leicester Finish, Another EFL Game Had Historic Ending

Over the last decade of football, few moments stand out in the public consciousness as much as Troy Deeney's last-minute winner against Leicester in 2013.

What began on one end with a Leicester penalty miss ended with a pandemonium-inducing, last-second winner at the other end to send Watford to the playoff final at Wembley.

¿Cómo Le Va A México Enfrentando A Costa Rica En Eliminatorias Mundialistas?

El discurso en la selección de Costa Rica, en la previa de su duelo ante México, ha sido que el Estadio Azteca ya no pesa como antes, que la altura no es factor. Obviamente, todo es parte del juego mental típico de estas instancias y también una forma de los ticos de minimizar un hecho elocuente: el historial entre ambos equipos, en la búsqueda de un boleto mundialista, favorece ampliamente al Tri.

Football In The Margins: The Divisive History Of The Long Throw-In And Its Auspicious Future

When Cheltenham Town hosted Manchester City in the FA Cup Fourth Round in January 2021, victory was all but assured for the Premier League club.

The Robins — who would go on to win League Two that year — were no match for a Man City side that sat atop the English football pyramid. Yet early in the second half, the match at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium was still scoreless.

Great News USMNT Fans, Ghana Draws Nigeria In World Cup Qualifying And Will Likely Miss 2022 Tournament

Ghana and the United States men’s national team have a rich history of meeting at the World Cup. The African nation knocked out the USMNT of the world’s biggest tournament in 2010 and 2006 and the Americans got revenge in 2014. Both teams failed to make the 2018 edition and now the question of will Ghana make the World Cup looms after the latest World Cup qualifying draw.