The contract saga involving footballing legend Lionel Messi seems to have taken another fascinating turn. Reports out of Spain indicate that the Argentine superstar will stay with Barcelona for a further two years on a reduced salary package. After the […]


His ACL injury at the start of last season might have sidelined him from being talked about one of the superstars in the Major League Soccer, but Josef Martinez still remains the most feared striker in the United States, purely […]

EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea’s ‘Captain, Leader, Legend’ John Terry Rubbishes Rumours Of Rift With Boss Conte

Chelsea skipper John Terry revealed to FootTheBall that he is not involved in any coup against boss Antonio Conte.

Real Madrid Keen On Selling Ronaldo To Chinese Side By 2018/19

Los Blancos will allow Ronaldo to leave for China, where he will play before finishing his career in Major League Soccer.

Premier League’s Mark Clattenburg On Chinese Super League Radar

Chinese Super League is now targeting FIFA official Mark Clattenburg to officiate matches in their league. The 41 year old was crowned the best referee in the world at the prestigious Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai. Clattenburg officiated the finals […]

‘I’m Here To Build A Dynasty With Zlatan’ – King Jose

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho revealed that he wants to build a dynasty like Sir Alex, adding that Zlatan will stay till 2018.

Cash Rich: Chinese Super League Boasts Of Spending The Most On Footballers

The Chinese Super League is the most skewed sports league in the world when it comes to wage distribution.

Will women’s soccer ever have a mass following beyond the World Cup?

The recent FIFA scandals may have exposed soccer’s sordid side, but two other major events have refocused the world’s attention on the playing field. Over the weekend, millions witnessed FC Barcelona’s win over Juventus at the UEFA Champions League final […]

Is The Not-So Beautiful Men’s Game Putting People Off Women’s Football?

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is getting to the business end of the tournament. On Friday and Saturday the quarter-final matches will kick off with an enticing prospect as Germany take on France. It conjures up memories of classic tussles […]

The US won the World Cup—not the Women’s World Cup

On July 7, 26.7 million Americans tuned in to watch the World Cup final between the US and Japan. Not only did the game score higher ratings than the most recent NBA finals and World Series, but it was also […]

Women’s Soccer Shows How Far We’ve Come Since Title IX – And What Battles Remain

Five members of the women’s national soccer team recently filed a complaint alleging the sport’s governing body in the U.S. violated the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by paying them less than the men. […]

How to solve the men-women wage gap in international soccer

As I watched the Women’s World Cup final recently with my family, my 11-year-old son, who plays on a local soccer team, remarked that he was amazed at how quickly and how often the US team scored. “Seriously, Dad, teams […]

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