Social Issues

World’s Greenest Football Club Promoted To EFL League One For First Time

Forest Green Rovers have long been an example for other clubs to follow for being the most environmentally conscious club in the world. Now they’re making waves on the pitch, too.

The world’s greenest football club earned promotion to EFL League One for the first time ever thanks to a 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers on Saturday. The Rovers currently lead EFL League Two with 83 points, and Saturday’s point was enough to clinch a top-three place and promotion to League One. 

A Big Booo! For John Carlin And His Column Comparing Atlético Madrid With The Sinaloa Cartel

John Carlin is one of the most accomplished sportswriters of our era, but that doesn't make him immune to fucking it up. And well, he did it in a terrible fashion after criticizing the looks of Atlético Madrid players and comparing the team with the Sinaloa Cartel in his last opinion column in Diario La Vanguardia

¿Por Qué Los Jugadores De La Liga MX Están Usando Calcetas De Colores Diferentes?

Si has visto más de algún partido de la Liga MX este fin de semana, seguro te habrás fijado de una situación bastante particular: los jugadores de casi todos los equipos de la competencia están usando calcetas de diferentes colores.

Pasó en el Puebla vs. Pumas,

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MLS, NWSL, Liga MX Clubs Join Together To Fight Homophobia In Soccer

Teams from Liga MX, Major League Soccer and the National Women's Soccer League and others have formed a coalition to eliminate homophobia from soccer, the group said on Friday.

USMNT vs. Iran Will Be A Clash Of Geopolitical Foes

WASHINGTON — After more than 40 years of sour relations and months of struggle to restore a nuclear deal, the United States and Iran are now set to meet on the soccer field at this year's World Cup, having landed together in Group B in Friday's draw.

The Iran and U.S. coaches sidestepped the political fracas, saying they were focused on the tournament and its ability to bring people together. England and the winners of a European playoff - Ukraine, Scotland or Wales - complete the group.

FIFA Is Hoping Everyone Ignores All Its Controversies To Focus On World Cup

DOHA — FIFA officials will look to put aside division and controversy and turn the focus to this year's World Cup finals when they hold their annual congress in the Qatari capital on Thursday.

For the past year, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been under fire from critics, particularly in Europe, over his proposals to turn the World Cup from an event held every four years to a biennial tournament.

Megan Rapinoe To Harder & Eriksson: ‘Because You’re Both Beautiful, You’re Not Gay Looking, It Does Break Barriers’

Pernille Harder and Magdalena Eriksson are icons in the women’s soccer world, not just for their accomplishments on the pitch but for the way they’re openly gay in a world that isn’t always accepting of LGBTQ+ people. But even they have heroes, and this week they spoke with one of their role models, USWNT star Megan Rapinoe.

Angry Fans Are Threatening Mexico With THAT Homophobic Chant In Game Against USMNT: Here’s Why

The game vs. the United States could become a new nightmare for Mexican soccer in its war against the homophobic chant — "eeeh, puto!" — if local fans commit to social media campaigns calling to boycott the Mexican Football Federation.

Team Named After LGBTQ+ Community Says ‘Gay’ Too Political For Banner

Editor’s Note: See update at bottom.

The Orlando Pride are, by their very name, a symbol of the LGBTQ+ community. Many of the Pride’s most prominent players have been gay, and Exploria Stadium includes 49 rainbow-colored seats as a memorial to the victims of the 2016 Pulse nightclub mass shooting. But apparently, the word “gay” is too political for the team.

LaLiga Needs To Punish Mallorca And Its Fans After The Vile, Racist Abuse Against Vinícius Jr.

Vinícius Jr. is lighting up LaLiga 2021-22. The talented 21-year-old is becoming a crucial resource for Real Madrid, and he is also demonstrating why he's the best Brazilian forward in Europe. His recent performance against Mallorca was one to watch, scoring and breaking some rivals' hips

Sadly, the visit to Son Moix was far from being perfect. All because of a group of racist idiots who decided to attack him.