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Let’s Bring Back NASL’s Goofy Points System

Back in 1979, the New York Cosmos set an NASL record for most points in a season, one that would obliterate any Premier League, LaLiga, Bundesliga or Serie A points record. Led by Franz Beckenbauer, Giorgio Chinaglia and Carlos Alberto, the Cosmos racked up an unthinkable 216 points in a 30-game season. 

More of that, please.

Land Of The Midnight Sun: The Story Behind The Golden Age Of Women’s Football In Sweden

If you had to name the current Galácticos of women's club football, the answer is pretty easy: Olympique Lyon. The French side won a record 14 consecutive Ligue 1 titles and five Champions League titles in a row before both streaks were ended by PSG this year. 

But 20 years ago, there was an unexpected forerunner in women's soccer, a team full of Galácticos that spawned at a time when the original Galácticos side at Real Madrid was still in its infancy.

Am I The Only One Still Thinking About That Soccer Scene In ‘The Tomorrow War’

Alright, it’s been long enough that we can’t get yelled at for early-scene spoilers: I need to talk about that Tomorrow War soccer scene.

“The Tomorrow War” is one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, an action-sci-fi movie streaming on Amazon Prime. It opens with a terrifying glimpse into a future where Qatar is actually allowed to host the World Cup next year. Oh, and there are scary aliens too.

Don't Sleep On Qatar: The Boys In Maroon Will Be A Tough Out In The Gold Cup And Beyond

Mention the name "Qatar" to a soccer fan and you are bound to hear (justified) grumblings about oil money, bribery and the thousands of immigrant workers that have died during preparations for the 2022 World Cup.

FuboTV Is Paying You To Subscribe To ESPN+ To Watch LaLiga

Lionel Messi is finally coming to U.S. audiences on a weekly basis without the need for an obscure channel no one can pronounce, let alone find on TV. And now fuboTV wants to help fans watch his every match with an exclusive offer: giving subscribers the money it’ll cost to watch every LaLiga match not on fuboTV.

Alphonso Davies Wants You To Listen To An Album Made By A YouTuber And I Honestly Agree With Him

A viral video has been posted of Canada and Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies listening to KSI in the car. KSI, real name Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji and more commonly known as JJ, is an internet sensation who started his career as a FIFA YouTuber. 

The 28-year-old has tried his hand in many different fields including boxing and music. His latest album “All Over The Place” was dropped this month and Davies is a fan.

Remembering When Pelé Played For The USMNT And They Still Sucked

The U.S. will host the men’s World Cup for a second time in 2026, which will coincide with the nation’s 250th anniversary. It won’t be the first major birthday the U.S. has celebrated with a soccer tournament, though the USMNT won’t have had fond memories from the first. Not even Pelé was able to save the U.S. at the Bicentennial Cup. 

Derby County's Misery Continues As Wayne Rooney Injures Team's Best Player In Practice

Few teams have experienced a more painful first half of 2021 than Derby County, and the year just got worse for Rams fans following a training ground incident on Monday involving manager Wayne Rooney.

Due to a shortage of first-team players, Rooney — who last played for Derby in November of 2020 — has been taking part in team training sessions.