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British broadcaster Sky Sports wins rights to broadcast MLS matches

Going into its 20th season, Major League Soccer has expanded its global reach by partnering up with Sky Sports to broadcast league matches in the United Kingdom. [TV deal will help MLS grow] The league announced on Wednesday that both parties have agreed to a four-year deal. British fans will get to watch at least two MLS regular-season matches each week, the AT&T MLS All-Star...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal to cut Beckham’s son Brooklyn from youth academy

  Apparently, David Beckham’s oldest son, Brooklyn, isn’t Arsenal material.   Arsenal won’t offer Beckham, 15, a youth contract to continue playing in its prestigious youth academy beyond this season, according to the Mail. Beckham currently plays for Arsenal’s U-16 team, but he must find a new club for next season because other right-sided midfielders are...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal 'will not be offering scholarship to Brooklyn Beckham'

Arsenal are not expected to offer Brooklyn Beckham a scholarship. The 15-year-old son of former England captain David Beckham has been playing within the club's Hale End academy set-up, and had his sights set on a two-year scholarship with the Gunners. However, it is understood Arsenal will not be offering terms to Beckham, who plays right midfield and who had been called up to the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No place at Arsenal for Beckham junior

No place at Arsenal for Beckham junior - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Heart break for David Beckham’s son Brooklyn Beckham. The 15-year-old who is a reported Arsenal fan, will not be continuing with his dream club from next season.  The youngster is enrolled at the club’s Hale End academy and was hoping to secure a two-year-deal with the Gunners, but he will be left...
Via Soccerlens
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS championships odds are out; See who the books favor

Since the L.A. Galaxy ushered in the Designated Player era with David Beckham’s ballyhooed signing back in 2007, we have all argued about whether spending big for stars was “essential” or merely “helpful” in the MLS title chase? Oddsmakers have just provided a little more food for thought in the ongoing debate. The Westgate Las Vegas Superbook this week posted MLS championship...
Via World Soccer Talk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham’s Son, Brooklyn, Shooting Through Arsenal’s Youth Ranks (Video)

Soccer fans soon might wonder seriously whether Brooklyn Beckham can become as good a player as his father David was. Brooklyn, 15, is progressing through Arsenal’s youth system, and his recent call-up to the Premier League club’s under-18 team has prompted speculation that his first professional contract isn’t too far away, according to the Mirror. Brooklyn was an unused substitute...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham backs Luis Figo's FIFA presidential bid

LONDON -- David Beckham has welcomed former Real Madrid teammate Luis Figo's bid to unseat Sepp Blatter, saying FIFA needs candidates ''passionate about the game.'' Figo is the only former player standing in May's election, which also features FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Dutch football association chairman Michael van Praag. Ahead of Figo's manifesto launch...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham welcomes Luis Figo's FIFA presidential bid

LONDON (AP) David Beckham has welcomed former Real Madrid teammate Luis Figo's bid to unseat Sepp Blatter, saying FIFA needs candidates ''passionate about the game.'' Figo is the only former player standing in May's election, which also features FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Dutch football association chairman Michael van Praag. Ahead of Figo's manifesto launch...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former soccer star David Beckham launches children's fund

LONDON (AP) David Beckham has marked his 10th year as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF by setting up a new personal fund, saying he wants to ''raise millions'' to help protect the world's most vulnerable children. Named after Beckham's jersey number during his career with Manchester United and England, ''7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund'' was launched in London on Monday and is...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham's Miami franchise offered temporary stadium

David Beckham's MLS franchise in Miami could start life playing in a temporary home at Florida State University (FIU). The ownership group - currently named Miami Beckham United - have struggled to find a permanent location for the club. A year to the day since the former England captain and Sky Sports Ambassador announced his intention to create a new franchise in  MLS, Miami-Dade...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS holding Beckham to a downtown Miami-only stadium location makes zero sense

Rumors continue to swirl both in South Florida and nationally about David Beckham’s plans regarding his proposed MLS team in Miami. The global superstar has run into numerous hurdles to build a stadium in the desired downtown location. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has made it clear that he wants a new Miami team to play in downtown. Though, given the dynamics of...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

David Beckham Developing His Own Whiskey

We have talked about David Beckham, theunderwear designer. We have talked about David Beckham, the MLS owner. Now it looks like David Beckham is entering into the world of alcohol. Diageo is developing a brand of single grain Scotch whiskey called “Haig Club” with David Beckham. The drink has been something that was approved by Beckham (tough job) and according to master distiller...
Via Bloguin Best
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ongoing Saga of David Beckham’s Proposed MLS Team

It has currently been 10 months since David Beckham and representatives from Miami and MLS announced a new MLS team which would play in Miami with Beckham as an owner. Since then, it has not gone as planned for everyone involved. Beckham has been trying to get a team in Miami for a while. A clause in his massive contract with MLS was that he was able to get a “discounted” rate...
Via Bloguin Best
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Is that David Beckham you're wearing? Because it could be.

Is that David Beckham you're wearing? Because it could be.
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham, son Brooklyn involved in car crash near training ground

Retired soccer star and co-owner of a Major League Soccer team-in-waiting David Beckham was involved in a car crash in London with his son Brookey on Saturday afternoon, several English outlets report. The former England midfielder, who starred for Manchester United and Real Madrid before spending some six years stateside with the Los Angeles Galaxy was unhurt, as was everybody else...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham And Eldest Son Escape Injury After Car Crash In England

David Beckham and his oldest son Brooklyn escaped serious injury after they were involved in a car crash earlier today. Beckham, 39, had just picked up his 15-year-old son when his car was involved in a collision outside of the London Colney training centre. The two were spared serious injuries because the car’s airbags deployed, and reports state that both were able to walk...
Via World Soccer Talk
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham’s Son Signs With Arsenal

The next generation of Beckhams have started to make their own name in the soccer world. The Daily Star reports that Arsenal signed David Beckham’s 15 year old son, Brooklyn, to a short-term contract after a successful trial. There is potential for a long-term deal after the current season is over. As one can assume, many people are calling this nepotism and Brooklyn is only getting...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham’s Son Signs With Arsenal

The next generation of Beckhams have started to make their own name in the soccer world. The Daily Star reports that Arsenal signed David Beckham’s 15 year old son, Brooklyn, to a short-term contract after a successful trial. There is potential for a long-term deal after the current season is over. As one can assume, many people are calling this nepotism and Brooklyn is only getting...
Via 32 Flags
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid U19 star fires worst penalty kick ever (VIDEO)

When it comes to penalty kicks, even David Beckham has shanked a few but Real Madrid U19 star Borja Mayoral couldn't even bend it towards the goalkeeper with this epic miss against Liverpool in the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday.  Instead, Mayoral's freebie flew high, wide and even higher — thus becoming one of the worst penalties of all time.  This is the worst penalty...
Via The Other Paper
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham Launches New Haig Club Scotch

Since officially retiring from the soccer world, David Beckham hasn’t been afraid to put himself out there. Upon retirement, he launched a new fragrance and has since said he intends to one day buy a Major League Soccer franchise. Most recently, the worldwide superstar has put himself on the beverage map, teaming up with British spirit company Diageo. Together, Beckham and the...
Via Back9Network
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckham's sponsorship earnings drop after retirement from soccer

LONDON -- David Beckham's income from personal sponsorship deals dropped by around 10 percent in the year the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star retired from football. The 2013 accounts for the company that handles Beckham's personal endorsements, Footwork Productions, showed that revenue dropped to 14.8 million pounds ($24 million) from 16.5 million pounds (then $27 million...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckham's earnings drop 10 percent after retiring

LONDON (AP) David Beckham's income from personal sponsorship deals dropped by around 10 percent in the year the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star retired from football. The 2013 accounts for the company that handles Beckham's personal endorsements, Footwork Productions, showed that revenue dropped to 14.8 million pounds ($24 million) from 16.5 million pounds (then $27...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Z, Beyonce watch Champions League game with David Beckham

Jay Z and Beyonce were joined in the stands by David Beckham for Tuesday's Champions League game between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes in Paris. You'd think three international superstars of their stature could get better seats, but that didn't stop them from enjoying the event. They watched some soccer. Jay Z and Beyonce had everyone snapping pictures...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham: Scotland Should Vote ‘No’ On Independence

LONDON — David Beckham is urging voters in Scotland to vote against independence. In an open letter released by the “Let’s Stay Together” campaign, the former England soccer captain says “my sincere hope is that you will vote to renew our historic bond which has been such a success over the centuries.” Beckham says “what unites us is much greater than what divides us...
Via NESN.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

David Beckham urges Scotland to vote against independence

David Beckham is urging voters in Scotland to vote against independence. In an open letter released by the "Let's Stay Together" campaign, the former England football captain says ''my sincere hope is that you will vote to renew our historic bond which has been such a success over the centuries.'' Beckham says "what unites us is much greater than what divides us" Beckham played for...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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