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Europe’s clubs caught between a financial pit and hallowed grounds

Paris (AFP) – As European football clubs struggle to make up for revenue lost in the pandemic, one untapped source of revenue is stadium naming rights, but exploiting them may not be straightforward.Many football fans have long opposed...

European Super League Will Include Real Madrid and Six Premier League Teams

LONDON — A dozen of the world’s richest and most storied soccer clubs on Sunday announced that they had formed a breakaway European club competition that would, if it comes to fruition, upend the structures, economics and relationships that...

Our Staff’s Favorite Underdog Bets in La Liga, Bundesliga, EPL, Serie A This Weekend...

After what seemed like an eternity, we are finally back in action this weekend on the European soccer landscape. With the international break completed, we return to the domestic side of the sport and what will surely be some crazy...

Man City faces Everton in FA Cup; Madrid at Celta

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:ENGLANDThe FA Cup leg of Manchester City’s pursuit of a quadruple resumes with the Premier League leader playing Everton in the quarterfinals. Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton has won just four of...

FC Dallas embrace latest challenge: Become first “selling club” to win MLS Cup

Striking the balance between development and trophy-chasing feels like the exact quandary facing clubs in the latest evolution of Major League Soccer. MLS has embraced the notion of becoming a selling league, celebrating recent opulent transfers of academy products and...

Roaring Kitty Will Tell Congress He Was a True Believer in GameStop

Here’s what you need to know:“The idea that I used social media to promote GameStop stock to unwitting investors is preposterous,” Keith Gill said in a statement to a House committee that will hear testimony on Thursday.Credit...via YoutubeKeith Gill,...

Another armada of soccer-playing Yanks is heading to Europe

Jordan Morris is leaving the MLS for Swansea City of the English Championship League.Image: Getty ImagesThe January transfer window closed yesterday — sometimes it closes in February, sometimes it snows in April — and a plethora of...

USWNT could win Olympic gold if they can balance experience with next generation

We used to have a saying on the national team way back in the day: "Adversity builds character." So whenever we were staying at a "roach motel," we'd holler: BUILDING CHARACTER! When we had to fly across the...

Flach’s stunner, Green MOTM, Dest & McKenie wins highlight weekend

This weekend wasn't one of the epic series of days we had earlier in the season, but it did see a number of quiet but effective performances in wins. But then there was a terrific performances from Julian Green...

FOX Sports’ Alexi Lalas: Jordan Morris can star for USMNT without moving to Europe

As the Seattle Sounders embarked on another run in the 2020 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs, the topic of where standout winger Jordan Morris plays his club soccer became a hot topic of discussion once again. Morris put in a Best...

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