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Football is, by far, the most popular sport in Sierra Leone. (Image: twitter/footyhub)
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Sierra Leone FA Opens Investigation After 95-0 and 91-1 Results in Soccer Matches

The Sierra Leone Football Association is looking at two matches in the country’s second tier. The two soccer encounters produced an astonishing 187 goals between them. Kuhunla Rangers beat Lumbebu United 95-0, while Gulf FC smashed Koquima Lebanon 91-1. The matches set the goal-scoring record for Sierra Leonean football. Both […]

Nashville's new stadium, GEODIS Park, can hold just over 30,000 people. (Image: Twitter/nashvillesc)

Nashville Inaugurates Biggest US Soccer Stadium in 1-1 Draw vs Union

30,109 people turned out for Nashville SC’s first home match at the brand new GEODIS Park on Sunday evening. All tickets made available were sold out for the grand opening of the biggest US soccer stadium. Union’s Mikael Uhre opened the scoring after 66 minutes, with Randall Leal netting Nashville’s […]

Pele underwent surgery at the weekend, as doctors found a tumor in his colon. (Image: Twitter/besoccer_ES)

Soccer Legend Pele Has Tumor Removed From His Colon

The Brazilian football god Pele, 80, took to social media to reveal that doctors operated on him to remove a tumor from his intestine. “Last Saturday I underwent surgery to remove a suspicious lesion in the right colon … Fortunately, I am used to celebrating great victories alongside you,” Pele […]

Brazil won the gold medals in the Men's Football Tournament at the Olympics after beating Spain 2-1 in the final. (Image: Twitter/FIFA)

Tokyo Olympics: Brazil Wins Soccer Gold in Extra Time Thriller

Brazil defended the gold medals they won on home soil in 2016. The South Americans won the final of the Olympic’s men’s football tournament thanks to an extra-time goal scored by Malcom. Richarlison missed a penalty in the 38th minute, but Matheus Cunha put Brazil in front in the dying […]

Mexico lost to Brazil after penalties in the semifinals, but left home with the bronze medals. (Image: Twitter/CJasib)

Tokyo Olympics: Mexico Wins Bronze in Men’s Soccer, Beats Japan 3-1

Mexico proved too strong for the Japanese hosts as they won the bronze medals in the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Japan was hoping to end a 53-year long medal drought in men’s Olympic football, but Mexico made a clear statement right from the start. Cordova scored after […]

Sweden will try to maintain its perfect record in the Olympic women’s soccer tournament when it takes on Canada in the gold medal match. (Image: Getty)

Tokyo Olympics: Perfect Sweden Goes for Women’s Soccer Gold vs. Canada

Sweden has run through its opposition in the Olympic women’s soccer tournament, outscoring opponents 13-3 on its way to winning all five matches thus far. That makes the Swedes a clear favorite heading into the gold medal match against a strong Canadian squad on Friday. Olympic officials moved the gold […]

Andre Pierre Gignac scored a hat-trick as France came back from behind three times to beat South Africa 4-3 at the Olympics. (Image: Twitter/equipedefrance)

Olympic Soccer: France Survive Scare and Beat South Africa, as Spain Narrowly Win Against Australia. Brazil Held in Surprise Draw by Cote d’Ivoire

The second round of group games in the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics came with fresh moments of madness on the pitch. France is still in the competition with chances of progressing thanks to Gignac’s goals while defending champions Brazil couldn’t get past Cote d’Ivoire. South Korea thumped […]

This 1992 SI for Kids card graded Gem Mint 10 by PSA, the only one of its kind in existence, set a sales record for a woman sports star this weekend. (Image: TMZ)

Mia Hamm Soccer Card Sets Sales Record

A Mia Hamm soccer card nearly impossible to find in perfect condition set a sales record for a card depicting a female sports star. The 1992 Sports Illustrated for Kids card graded Gem Mint by PSA sold for $34,440 via Goldin Auctions over the weekend. It’s the only PSA 10 […]

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

Short-form video platform TikTok is rapidly building a foothold in the sports world, with two more deals linking the app to the UFC and professional soccer teams in the United States. On Friday, TikTok announced a multi-year deal with the UFC that will see the mixed martial arts promotion place […]

Soccer player Raul Bobadilla of Paraguay faces suspension after cameras caught him partially exposing his penis after scoring a goal. (Image: Getty)

Paraguayan Soccer Player Faces Ban after Partial Penis Exposure

A Paraguayan soccer player literally got caught with his pants down during a recent match, where he may have partially exposed his genitalia after celebrating a goal. Guarani striker Raul Bobadilla scored late in the game to give his club a 3-2 aggregate victory over Libertad last week. He then […]

The MLS is Back Tournament will begin on July 8 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. (Image MLS)

Major League Soccer Returning Next Month with Tournament in Orlando

Major League Soccer announced that it will return to play on July 8 with a special tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The MLS is Back Tournament will feature multiple games each day, with a pool-play format followed by a […]