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2021’s Most Successful Coach Snubbed From FIFA Best Finalists; We’re Not At All Surprised

There was but one major global international soccer tournament in 2021. For some reason, the coach who inspired an underdog victory in that competition wasn’t deemed worthy by FIFA to even be a finalist for the organization’s FIFA Best Coach of 2021 award. Not that we’re the least bit surprised; we’ve long learned to expect the worst from FIFA.

Boxing Day Begins With Nine-Goal Thriller Between Manchester City And Leicester

Manchester City and Leicester delivered a Premier League classic on Sunday by exchanging nine goals, including a four-goal salvo in the match's opening 25 minutes from Pep Guardiola's team that the Foxes reduced to a one-goal advantage over the space of 10 ridiculous second-half minutes.

Last Wednesday, Leicester had suffered crushing disappointment in a League Cup quarterfinal defeat to Liverpool. Brendan Rodgers' side had led by margins of 2-0 and 3-1 but was still eliminated in a penalty shootout. 

João Cancelo's Wonder Strike Helps Manchester City Stay Top

NEWCASTLE, England - Manchester City's João Cancelo scored one goal and made another as they overwhelmed struggling Newcastle United 4-0 on Sunday to ensure they will spend Christmas Day top of the Premier League, a position Liverpool occupied in the last three seasons.

The visitors were gifted the opening goal in the fifth minute when Cancelo acrobatically crossed for Rúben Dias to head into an empty net after a mix-up between Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka and defender Ciaran Clark.

Day After Blaming Covid For Shock Champions League Exit, Chelsea’s Match vs. West Ham Postponed

LONDON — Chelsea said its Women's Super League game against West Ham United on Sunday has been postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak in its squad, and Manchester City's game against Reading has also been called off.

Chelsea crashed out of the Women's Champions League following a 4-0 defeat by VfL Wolfsburg on Thursday, and more cases were identified when the team arrived home, leading to the cancellation of the West Ham fixture.

Tearful Sergio Agüero Announces Retirement At Age 33

Barcelona and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero broke down in tears as he announced his retirement from football on Wednesday due to a heart condition, bringing the curtain down on an 18-year career during which he scored more than 400 goals.

No Estoy Llorando, Tú Estás Llorando: El Emotivo Adiós Al Fútbol Del Kun Agüero

Pasó lo que todos sospechaban que pasaría. Arropado por su familia, sus compañeros en el Barcelona e incluso Pep Guardiola, su ex técnico en Manchester City, Sergio Agüero anunció oficialmente su retiro del fútbol.

"Es un momento muy duro, pero estoy feliz igual por la decisión que tomé, porque lo primero es mi salud. Los médicos han hecho lo mejor y me aconsejaron dejar de jugar", afirmó el Kun entre sollozos y lágrimas.

Champions League Power Rankings: How Do The 16 Remaining Teams Stack Up?

After a software malfunction rendered the hugely anticipated Champions League Round of 16 draw void (as well as a clash between Lionel Messi's PSG and Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United), we finally know the last-16 matchups and can make our terrible Champions League predictions after a redraw was held nearly two hours after the event started.  

PSG Gets Man Utd — No, Wait — Real Madrid After Massive UCL Draw Snafu

Paris St Germain will face Real Madrid in a titanic clash in the last 16 of the Champions League while Manchester United take on Atletico Madrid after UEFA declared the original draw void due to a technical error in the process on Monday.

Earlier, United were mistakenly drawn with Villarreal, even though both teams had already faced each other in the group stage while the Premier League side's ball was not added to the bowl as a potential opponent for Atletico Madrid.

Raúl Jiménez Must Have Broken Some Sort Of Record With Two Yellow Cards In 30 Seconds

Manchester City defeated Wolverhampton 1-0 on Saturday in a game that featured 10 heroic Wolves and one silly boy named Raúl Jiménez. The Mexican striker managed to get himself sent off moments before halftime with two yellow cards in 31 seconds. The Jiménez yellow cards vs Man City must be some sort of record.

¡Pero Qué Hiciste, Raúl!: Jiménez Recibe Su Primera Tarjeta Roja Desde Que Juega En Europa

En siete años y medio de carrera en Europa, Raúl Jiménez nunca había sido expulsado. Hasta ahora. El mexicano tuvo su primera vez este sábado durante la visita del Wolverhampton al Manchester City, luego de una acción completamente evitable.

Tarjeta roja de Raúl Jiménez

El descalabro de Jiménez comenzó a cocinarse en el tiempo de descuento de la primera parte, cuando el partido aún estaba empatado sin goles.