Inspiring

NWSL Players Fought Hard For In-Season Vacation — They’re Vacationing Even Harder

When the NWSL players and league agreed to a landmark first-ever Collective Bargaining Agreement in February, most of the focus was on guaranteeing players a living wage, and for good reason. But among the other benefits NWSL players carved out for themselves was a mandatory seven-day break in the middle of the season — an NWSL summer vacation. 

Sydney Leroux Just Destroyed Every Former Boys High School Soccer Player With One IG Post

Sydney Leroux’s Instagram page is a marvel. Posts typically come in three types: showing off her adorable kids, trying to sell you something and, my personal favorite, her being a badass.

We’ll file this latest post under that final category. 

ESPN The Ocho Returns With All Your Favorites (Corgi Races) And Some Love For Teqball

On Friday, Aug. 5, you'll be doing yourself a favor by turning your TV to ESPN2 and casually checking in from time to time to see what sort of madness is being broadcast now as "ESPN8: The Ocho" takes over for 24 hours of continuous programming — "If it's almost a sport, we've got it here." 

Lambeau Field Records Largest U.S. Soccer Crowd Of 2022 For Man City Vs. Bayern

Processions across the Midwest came to a rest at Wisconsin’s most hallowed ground on Saturday night. Fans of Germany’s Bayern Munich and England’s Manchester City packed into Lambeau Field to watch the first-ever soccer match played at the home of the Green Bay Packers.

As thousands of spectators arrived, streams of fans in sky blue and bright red paraded through the small town with the behemoth that is Lambeau Field lying in their sights. For many who see soccer as their religion, this was about to be their evening service. 

For Some Reason, Man Proposes To Girlfriend In Front Of José Mourinho

On today’s episode of “Fans Do The Darndest Things,” an AS Roma supporter has included José Mourinho in his marriage proposal. 

No, we’re not sure why, but you can watch for yourself as Mourinho has no clue what’s going on before the fan gets on one knee. 

What Are The Best Football Boots For Strikers?

What are the Top Cleats For Your Position? In this video, we rank the Best Boots for Strikers, show positives and negatives and which professional players wear them. We cover classics like the Nike Vapor, football newcomers like the Phantom GT and Adidas X and hidden gems like the Puma Ultra. Which one is going to be crowned our best football boot for strikers? 

Nike Mercurial Superfly

Soft upper out of the box

Synthetic multi-layer upper “vaportised”

Decent foot lockdown

Stiff and responsive outsole

Nike Phantom GT

Ryan Reynolds And Rob McElhenney Release Trailer For ‘Welcome To Wrexham’ Series

The Welcome to Wrexham trailer was released Wednesday ahead of the show's premiere on Aug. 24 on FX and Hulu, and I'll be damned if it isn't just a reality version of Ted Lasso. Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are working toward the same goals at Wrexham AFC as Ted at AFC Richmond, and the beautiful thing is that Reynolds and McElhenney have approached their ownership of the club with the same sort of genuine passion and engagement. Here's the synopsis.    

5 Fantasy Premier League Sleepers For Your 2022-23 Squad

Are you looking for Fantasy Premier League advice? Fantasy Premier League sleepers for the upcoming campaign? Well you've come to the right place, old chap. It's a special edition of Fantasy Club EPL.

Fantasy Premier League Sleepers 2022-23 

Callum Wilson | Forward | Newcastle United  

Cost: 7.5

16-Year-Old Olivia Moultrie Might Win NWSL Goal Of The Week Honors With Latest Effort

After becoming the youngest goal scorer in NWSL history last month, 16-year-old Portland Thorns prodigy Olivia Moultrie got her second of the season Saturday night and it'll certainly be up for Goal of the Week honors.

The Thorns welcomed Gotham FC to Providence Park with Portland near the top of the table and NJ/NY beneath the playoff line, and it only took the home side five minutes to open the scoring through Taylor Porter after Gotham failed to clear a corner kick.

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