1. excalibur

    Girls who play soccer run a dangerously high brain damage risk

    Are they even allowed to say this in our wacky culture? Girls who play soccer run a dangerously high brain damage risk A new study from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that women’s brains are five times more vulnerable than men’s to injury from heading soccer balls...
  2. The Man

    How soccer came to Russia

    The Surprising History of Russian Football The Starostin brothers, left to right: Piotr and Andrei at top; Nikolai and Alexander at bottom Vasily Dzhugashvili (Stalin) watching a game in the city of Tula with renowned Soviet swimming champion (and, later in life, equally renowned coach...
  3. R

    Soccer team found alive.

    All are OK but they are still trapped.
  4. The Man

    Russia soccer squad not diverse enough lol

    Russia's World Cup Team Bucks Multiethnicity Seen On Swiss, Other Teams Well, it's true, a terribly diverse team, it ain't The Ossetian is Alan Dzagoev a highly gifted player, a childhood prodigy, in fact, pretty much but...
  5. bajisima

    Soccer star to marry two women

    Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho will reportedly "marry" two women at the same time during a small wedding ceremony in August. While polygamy is outlawed in Brazil, O Dia (h/t Dan Gartland of Sports Illustrated) reported civil unions between more than two persons is not uncommon...
  6. bajisima

    Israeli soccer club renames itself after US president

    One of Israel's most famous soccer clubs has renamed itself Beitar 'Trump' Jerusalem in honor of US President Donald Trump's decision to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In an announcement made on Facebook Sunday, a day before the official opening of the new embassy, Beitar...
  7. The Man

    Man killed in soccer hooligan brawl

    Fan killed in fight between rival football club fans in Novosibirsk God, these hooligans are fucking idiots... They deliberately set up these brawls, like, it's fun to them. Beat each senseless, over what? Fucking team colors. Fucking nothing. I can even understand, you know, all the teen...
  8. Dr Sampson Simpson

    So sad, US Soccer team did not qualify for the World Cup

    Friggen lost to Trinidad and Tobago and Honduras and Panama pull off wins in the last minutes against good teams to knock them out. I wait 4 years to watch real meaningful US soccer and they are not going to make it. How pathetic, have more talent then they ever have and lay some real bad eggs
  9. The Man

    Putin wants less foreign players in Russian soccer

    Putin mocks Russian team Zenit over foreign players Zenit v. Real Sociedad, highlights They played at the Zenit Arena in St. Petersburg, the new stadium built for the 2018 World Cup. The project involved alleged imported slave labour from North...
  10. Singularity

    U.S. national soccer coach: Trump's immigration policy is firing up Latino opponents

    Of course he can't say Trump's name directly nor imply that the administration is 100 percent at fault here, but it's obvious what Arena means: The American flag in all contexts is interpreted to represent resentment of immigrants, from the Hispanic part of the world in particular. They are...
  11. Dr Sampson Simpson

    Dortmund soccer bus explosiion was someone trying to manipulate teams stock for profi

    Soccer Team Bus Bombing Was Part Of Stock Option Plot, German Prosecutors Say : The Two-Way : NPR Wow, what a strange development. Of course, its easy to try to scapegoat Islamic terrorism. Trying to make money by influencing the game by bombing the bus. Wow, didn't expect that, I figured...
  12. A

    Soccer Fans Unite! You have nothing to lose but your lives.

    If there was any reason given for the repeated violence at soccer matches world wide it would be one thing but I think soccer fans are pumped on alcohol, diminished social expectations and tribalism. Leicester fans injured in fresh Madrid clashes with police Leicester fans injured in fresh...
  13. boontito

    Brazilian soccer team's plane crashes in Colombia; 76 dead

    MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed outside Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Six people initially survived, but one of them later died in a...
  14. bajisima

    Harvard cancels mens soccer season over lewd rankings

    Harvard University canceled its men's soccer season after discovering that its players had for years maintained lewd rankings of incoming women players. The Ivy League university said an investigation that began when it discovered a 2012 online "scouting report," in which male players ranked...
  15. bajisima

    Aggressive crowd chants "Zika, Zika" at US womens soccer team

    United States goalkeeper Hope Solo was targeted for abuse by Brazilian fans on Wednesday night as the women’s national team began its quest for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal by defeating New Zealand 2-0 in Belo Horizonte. "Starting in the second half, Solo was booed by local supporters...
  16. The Man

    Petition to disband national soccer team

    Over 100,000 Sign Petition to Disband Russian National Football Team | News | The Moscow Times Russians Call For Disbanding Of National Soccer Team Petition to Dissolve Russian Football Team Gathers Over 117,000 Signatures 218,046 people at this time already have signed the petition...
  17. The Man

    Soccer riots, violence, arrests in Marseille

    Marseille football violence was all the fault of the POLICE say England fans ahead of Euros | Daily Mail Online Crazy, English hooligans vs. everyone else (Russian and French hooligans + local [Muslim?] gangs + French police). Article mentions British police have liaisons working with the...
  18. Kallie Knoetze

    Pretty funny, US Women's soccer complianing they don't get paid as much as men

    Hey, here's a clue, when you can get as many people to watch one of your games as much as the men draw in, then maybe you have something to complain about.
  19. The Man

    Brazilian to play for Russian national soccer team

    Brazilian-born goalkeeper gets spot in Russian national team Guilherme became a Russian citizen in November: TASS: Sport - Brazilian goalkeeper Guilherme granted Russian citizenship Two other Brazilians have applied for Russian passports last year. Ari who married Russian woman...
  20. PACE

    Soccer stadium in Hanover Germany being evacuated (per Reuters)

    And Anonymous starts releasing twitter accounts of suspected terrorists. Hundreds of ISIS Accounts! -