Opinion

Breaking Down The Metric Shit Ton Of Soccer Streaming Services To Save You A Couple Bucks (And 5 Hours Of Research)

Every year it seems like there are more and more soccer streaming services to sort through, as cable companies push content for the beautiful game behind paywalls. From the Champions League to the Premier League, it’s more vital than ever to open up your wallet to supplement a cable TV subscription with a multitude of soccer streaming services.

Inspired By College Football, Let's Give European Soccer Rivalries Some Special Silverware

American sports can be tacky at times (see cheerleaders, singing the national anthem and extensive commercial breaks), but one positive that has arisen from the heartland of this fine country is the extensive use of trophies. 

Manchester: De “Cottonopolis” A “Footballopolis” En Un Abrir Y Cerrar De Ojos

Revolución industrial, guerras, capitalismo, liberalismo, comunismo,  socialismo, democracia, absolutismo, soberanía, independencia, constitución, leyes, derechos humanos y demás términos acuñados por las sociedades de la época para situarnos en el contexto histórico determinado para algunos, o para amargarle la vida a otros tantos cuando cursaban historia universal o cívica en bachillerato.

The Best Derbies In World Soccer Based On Nothing More Than Their Name

No sport does rivalries quite like soccer. In terms of proximity, history, passion and the genuine animosity these conditions create, the biggest derbies and grudge matches in world soccer make the Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears look more like the World Stone Skimming Championship

I Wish The Pelé Documentary Was 5 Hours Longer (Or 30 Minutes Shorter)

We live in a golden age of soccer documentaries. From the “Diego Maradona” documentary in 2019 to Amazon’s All or Nothing series and Netflix’s “Sunderland ‘Til I Die,” soccer fans have never had so many great inside looks at the players and clubs we’ve watched on the pitch for all our lives.

How To Pronounce Derby — A Guide For Clueless American Soccer Fans

Every time it’s derby week in Europe, from Manchester to Madrid to Milan, American soccer fans listen to British commentators and ask themselves how to pronounce derby. Being one of the few American soccer websites that actively refuses to use British English, we at The18 decided it was time to once again explain basic soccer terms in American English. 

If There’s One Thing All Footballers Need In Their Homes, It's This

Skills Lab Wundschuh has created the ultimate footballer experience to help perfect accuracy and reaction time while implementing real-life game situations to help you level up your game.

This virtual training style could be the future of personal training and is definitely something everyone would want in their homes. As of now, the sports facility is located in Wundschuh, Austria, but if it makes its way to the U.S. it will give golf simulators a run for their money. 

These Cutesy Stories About Man United Fines Are Useless Without Actual Numbers

Manchester United’s website has posted a few stories over the last month about players being fined. The stories have been repeated by just about ever soccer-related media outlet, and all of them leave out one key factor. We think we speak for all fans when we say we want to see some raw data on how much these Man United fines are actually costing the players.

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