A Club Marked For Death: Derby County's Battle For Survival Being Fought On And Off The Pitch

After a chaotic final day of the 2020-21 EFL Championship campaign — during which Derby County was relegated, safe, relegated, then finally safe again, all within the space of 90 minutes — the Rams had secured their status as a Championship side.

At least that's what the final table said. The club still awaited judgment from the EFL regarding serious breaches of financial fair play regulations. In the end, the Rams were spared a points deduction and stayed in the second tier.

20-Year-Old Hacker Arrested For Repeatedly Siphoning Small Sums Of Money From Neymar's Bank Account

Brazilian police have arrested a man they believe hacked into Neymar’s bank accounts and repeatedly stole small sums of money amounting to more than $40,000, officials in São Paulo said.

Police said the alleged hacker worked at an unnamed bank where the Paris St Germain and Brazil player and his business manager father had accounts.

Chicago Fire Sign Alpine Messi, Immediately Rename Him Lake Michigan Messi

The Chicago Fire have signed Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri from Olympique Lyonnais on a contract until 2024, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club announced on Wednesday, bringing a swift end to his time with the French side.

Shaqiri only joined Lyon from Liverpool in August to strengthen the Ligue 1 side's attacking options but scored just twice in 16 appearances in all competitions.

Kurt Zouma’s Cats Taken From Him For Animal Abuse; West Ham Player Fined ‘Maximum Amount’

LONDON — West Ham United player Kurt Zouma's cats are being cared for by animal charity the RSPCA after a video emerged showing the Frenchman kicking one pet across the floor, and Vitality said it was suspending its sponsorship of the Premier League club over its handling of the incident.

Manchester City's Subsidiary Club Kicks Off Copa Libertadores 2022: Here Is How To Watch It

The tuxedo is out of the closet once again. This time it's to welcome a new edition of Copa Libertadores. Palmeiras (Brazil) has won the last two championships, and the logical question is who will be the team that will challenge its dominance?

The tournament will kick off Tuesday, Feb. 8, with the match between Montevideo City Torque (Uruguay) vs. Barcelona SC (Ecuador) for the first of three qualifying rounds before the group stage.

The 42 Most Expensive Transfer Fees Ever Paid For American Soccer Players

It was only a matter of time before Christian Pulisic became one of the most expensive American soccer players of all time. Ultimately it was Chelsea that pulled the trigger on the Borussia Dortmund 20-year-old in January 2019, shattering the record for a U.S. soccer player, whether or not you think he was overpriced.

Which Club Has Spent The Most On Transfers Over The Last 10 Years?

Manchester United returned to the top of the table on Monday but not the one they were hoping for as they were named the club with the biggest transfer losses in the last decade, splashing out more than $1.14 billion on players.

A study published by Switzerland-based independent research group CIES Football Observatory revealed United had a net spend of $1.23 billion since 2012, spending $1.77 billion on transfers while making $538 million back in player sales.

Trinity Rodman Signs Richest Deal In NWSL History

Trinity Rodman was a revelation in 2021. Now the 19-year-old is becoming one of the highest paid women's soccer players in NWSL history.

FC Dallas Signs 19-Year-Old Argentine Phenom For Club-Record Fee

FC Dallas paid a club-record fee to sign 19-year-old Argentine winger Alan Velasco from Independiente on Tuesday.

The deal, which had been rumored for weeks, is reported to be worth around $7 million.

First Transfer From Liga MX Femenil To NWSL Is Also First Cryptocurrency Transfer In Women's Soccer

Six months ago, the Spanish-Brazilian midfielder Stefany Ferrer van Ginkel signed with Tigres and became the first foreign player in Liga MX Femenil's history. Unfortunately, her contribution was underwhelming, and with just one goal in 10 games (224 minutes, to be accurate), she is now leaving the team.

Her departure, though, is not without another milestone in Mexican soccer. After joining Angel City FC, Ferrer van Ginkel is the first transfer in history from Liga MX Femenil to the American NWSL.