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Canadian futsal referee killed on court after fight breaks out

In a horrifically senseless story out of Canada, soccer and futsal referee Edwin Farley Alvarado Quintero has passed away after being struck by gunfire following an argument at La Liga Sports Complex in Toronto.

According to Futsal Canada, the 49-year-old was officiating a match that devolved into a fight before a man fired shots into the building, striking three and killing Alvarado. 

Erling Haaland reveals the bizarre carnivore diet fueling his goalscoring festival in Manchester City

20 goals in just 13 games for Manchester City. What Erling Haaland does every time he goes onto a soccer pitch seems out of this world, not human. The Norwegian is mauling every competition he sets foot in and questions are starting to pile up trying to understand how he does what he does.

Exercises? Routines? Diet? What's the darn secret?

Aubameyang walks back his harsh criticism of Mikel Arteta in leaked viral video

Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang clarified his comments on Mikel Arteta after a video showed him criticizing the Arsenal manager, saying that he had "a lot of bad feelings" for the north London club at that time but wishes them well now.

The video, which was leaked on social media, showed Aubameyang saying "Big characters and big players... he can't deal with it. He needs some young players who don't say anything" as the Gabon international spoke about Arteta.

FA launches investigation into Wigan-Cardiff match played with different sized goals

I've played on long fields, short fields, skinny fields, wide fields. Fields with metal fencing as the net and fields so hilly you could barely see from one goal to another. In high school, the inauguration of our newly-turfed home field was even delayed because movable goals were brought in instead of anchored ones.

But never have I heard of the goals being two different sizes — as was the case at Saturday's EFL Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Cardiff City.

#Chivander: Luis Enrique Santander refs another game of scandalous decisions for Chivas

Although Puebla got an exciting penalty shootout victory over Chivas to go through to the liguilla quarterfinals, a few controversial decisions from referee Luis Enrique Santander could’ve broken the internet if Chivas had come out victorious.

The Santander-Chivas history

The words "Santander" and "Chivas" have been interrelated for quite some time now. 

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano trades soccer for Formula 1

Italian soccer journalist and modern-day soothsayer, Fabrizio Romano has decided to add a new sport to his repertoire. While he normally remains within the confines of the soccer transfer market, he recently announced that French Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly will join BWT Alpine F1 Team for next season. 

Finding their bodies: Indonesian fan's desperate search for family after soccer stampede

MALANG, Indonesia - Andi Hariyanto says he will never watch a football match again after his wife, two teenage daughters and a cousin were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indonesian stadium last week.

Watching local team Arema FC play on Saturday was a special outing for soccer fan Andi's family, including his two-year-old son.

007 scored a surreal backflip penalty against a team that just hired rapper 6ix9ine as a goalkeeper

Searching for the highlight of the day, I stumble up with a magnificent backflip penalty scored by Russian-Armenian player Norik Avdalyan, where the acrobatics involved in the maneuver are just stunning.

However, I soon discovered the story had more meat than I thought.

Backflip penalty kick

First, we have to talk about the goal.

Women’s college coach in Texas accused of insane allegations that only get wilder as list goes on

The women’s soccer head coach of the University of Texas Permian Basin, Carla Tejas, is on paid administrative leave while an investigation goes on after an anonymous group of players sent out an email full of accusations. Some of the allegations against the UTPB soccer coach include her asking players to pay her bail, kissing members of the men’s soccer team, encouraging her players to injure opponents and more.

Tejas, 28, ironically has featured on a podcast about building team culture.

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