Soccer (Football)

Celtic is out of Champions League qualifying after suffering a stunning home upset against Cluj. (Image: Kenny Ramsay/The Sun Glasgow)

Celtic, Porto Eliminated in Champions League Third Qualifying Round

Two former European champions were eliminated from the Champions League qualifying process on Tuesday, as Scottish giants Celtic and Portuguese side Porto were upset by lesser-known opposition in the third qualifying round of the competition. Celtic, which won the European Cup in the 1966-67 season and remains the only Scottish […]

After leading Manchester United to their worst start in 28 years, Jose Mourinho was sacked mid-season, and it would take a few weeks for the betting odds to catch up with TK. (Image: Press Association)

STUDY: Premier League Odds Often Wrong After Coaching Change

The English Premier League’s season begins on Friday. Sports gamblers may want to pace themselves, however, to take advantage of midseason odds discrepancies that researchers predict are more likely to occur after a team sacks their coach. A recent study in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance found that […]

Wayne Rooney has decided to return to his home country of England, announcing he was leaving DC United to become a player/coach for Derby County in England. (Image: Getty)

Wayne Rooney Returning To England as Player/Coach for Derby County

Wayne Rooney has decided to return to his home country of England to play soccer, but with a new wrinkle. The 33-year-old, who is the second highest scorer in the Premier League with 208 goals, has accepted a position as a player, coach with Derby County of the English Football […]

US Soccer suggested Monday that the USWNT had been paid more than the USMNT in recent years, but both teams disagree with the federation’s math. (Image: Icon Sportswire)

US Soccer Claims Women Paid More Than Men, Both USWNT and USMNT Disagree

The battle between the US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and US Soccer over the pay disparity between the national men’s and women’s teams took a new turn on Monday night, when US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro published a letter saying that the federation actually pays more money to its […]

Daniel Sturridge faces a £75,000 fine for providing inside information to bettors, but avoided a long ban from competitive soccer. (Image: AAP)

Daniel Sturridge Fined, Banned Six Weeks for Breaching FA Betting Rules

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is facing a six week ban from soccer and a £75,000 ($93,800) fine for breaching the Football Association’s betting regulations following a review by an independent regulatory commission. According to the FA, Sturridge had been charged with 11 alleged breaches of its gambling rules, but […]

Neymar and his team Paris Saint-Germain are in disagreement over when the star was supposed to report for preseason. (Image: Reuters)

Neymar Absence at PSG Preseason Training Fuels Transfer Rumors

Neymar and team officials at Paris Saint-Germain are squabbling over the star soccer player missing the start of preseason training. The rift has been quietly growing, and may lead to the Brazilian to rejoining his old team, Barcelona. Neymar’s father, who also acts as his agent, said his son and […]

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the second straight time and the fourth time overall. (Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

United States Beats Netherlands 2-0 to Win 2019 Women’s World Cup Title

The United States won its fourth Women’s World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the tournament final on Sunday. The win makes the United States only the second nation to win back-to-back Women’s World Cup championships, joining Germany, which accomplished the feat in 2003 and 2007. […]

NWSL Signs Deal with ESPN for 2019 Season (Image: Courtesy of NWSL)

NWSL Strikes Deal with ESPN for More Women’s Soccer on TV

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) on Thursday unveiled a deal with ESPN to broadcast the remainder of its 2019 season. The NWSL had been without a broadcast partner since the premature termination of its contract with A&E Networks back in February. Under the agreement, ESPN will broadcast the National […]