SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bruce uses inauspicious four letter word to describe Villa

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has been taking a lot of heat of late, they face a couple of winnable matches in the next six days. Ahead of it, the Villa boss has taken the time to speak very candidly to the media. Speaking to the Birmingham Mail, Bruce has talked about the plight of […]
Via FutnSoccer
1 hour ago

Lallana delivers message to the fans after sealing new contract

One day on from sealing a fresh four year contract with Liverpool, central midfielder Adam Lallana has taken the time to thank his fans on Instagram. Lallana’s new deal will see him remaining at club for an additional four seasons, reportedly, and has seen him get quite a raise as well. The England international has […]
Via FutnSoccer
2 hours ago

VIDEO: FC Dallas youngster Kellyn Acosta unleashes howitzer goal

The 21-year-old ripped a vicious strike into the top corner.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 hours ago

CSN Chicago expands regional broadcast plans for Fire

CSN Chicago has expanded their regional broadcasting plans for the 2017 Chicago Fire season. The expansion includes 29 MLS fixtures, 36 episodes of Fire Weekly, and four
Via CSN Chicago
6 hours ago

Karim Benzema could face a fine for posting this exotic picture on social media

Karim Benzema's had his fair share of trouble over the years, and now he's back in the firing line for yet another egregious offense. This time, it's taking a photo with an endangered animal. Yup, it's serious. Benz, like most of the rest of the players in the Spanish league, went on vacation for the winter break. His chosen destination was the island of Martinique, and while there...
Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Mario Balotelli handed 2-match ban for abusing referee

Mario Balotelli earned his third sending off of the season last weekend.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 hours ago

Soccer podcast: Rapids 2017 preseason primer

In the first episode of The Denver Post Soccer Podcast, host Daniel Boniface is joined by Centennial 38 board member Jonathan Boraz to discuss the Colorado Rapids’ upcoming season. Topics include VAR, the first two preseason games at the Desert Diamond Cup, and the current state of the Rapids roster. Recorded Feb. 21, 2017. Subscribe to the podcast on SoundCloud.
Via The Denver Post
9 hours ago

Wayne Rooney To Stay With Manchester United, Decline China Interest; Here’s Why

Wayne Rooney won’t ditch Manchester United in the midst of its season. The Red Devils’ captain announced Thursday in a statement he’ll remain with the club for the time being. Rumors claimed Rooney might join a Chinese club next week, but he prefers to remain with Manchester United and fight for playing time and trophies at least through the end of the 2016-17 season. The...
Via NESN.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid have opened the door for Barcelona and now we have a real La Liga title race

Real Madrid have been cruising all season long. At the start of 2017, they hadn't lost a single game in La Liga and even by Wednesday morning, their loss total was just one. They led the league with two matches in hand. Barcelona -- and Sevilla, as the surprise third place team -- had rightly turned their attention to the Champions League. That was where they could still win a trophy...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

LA Galaxy’s reserve team to hold open tryouts in England

Fancy playing for the Galaxy? Head to England for some tryouts.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 hours ago

Coutinho ‘very happy’ to win Samba Gold award

Philippe Coutinho has expressed his pride at joining an illustrious group of Brazilian players to be honoured with the Samba Gold award. The post Coutinho ‘very happy’ to win Samba Gold award appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
20 hours ago

Young eyes Wembley after Saint-Etienne trip

Ashley Young believes he and the players have time to recuperate for Sunday’s EFL Cup final. The post Young eyes Wembley after Saint-Etienne trip appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
20 hours ago

Wayne Rooney appears headed for Chinese Super League

With teams from the Chinese Super League splashing money around, they have been able to sign some big-name players. The list of stars seems to be growing, with names like Carlos Tevez and Oscar cashing in on China’s financial largesse. The most recent crop of transfer rumors is led by Manchester United legend and team captain Wayne Rooney.At the age of 31, Rooney has featured mainly...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lukaku drops hints that he may leave Everton

With Everton fans well-aware of the rumors linking Romelu Lukaku away from the Merseyside club, the striker himself has dropped a hint that he may leave by recently posting on Twitter that, “UCL is where reputations are build”. Lukaku has been on world-class form this season, bagging 17 Premier League goals with only Arsenal’s Alexis […]
Via FutnSoccer
1 day ago

Fire Talk Podcast Episode 1: Recapping the Fire's offseason and looking ahead to 2017

A new Chicago Fire season is near, which means it's a good time to start a new podcast. Shane Murray, a Fire contributor for MLSSoccer.com, joined
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Africa wants 10 teams in the 48 team World Cup in 2026

Now that FIFA has decided to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, the argument now is to decide how those 16 places are distributed to each confederation. Everybody wants the biggest slice of the pie they can get and Africa is surely ambitious in what they want.The head of South Africa’s FA revealed that he hopes the Confederation of African Football receives 10 places in...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Watch: Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco: 'I see a lot of potential in this team'

Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco talks about adjusting to Portland and the Timbers, as well as his expectations for the season.
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Watch: Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara: 'The group is ready to start the season'

Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara talks about how the group is feeling in preseason and expectations for 2017.
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho went with all Man United's stars in the Europa League and it backfired

Jose Mourinho does not like to rotate his squad. He says that he has to do it, and he does move a player or two in from time to time, but he largely starts the same squad whenever possible and leans on his stars for every single match they are available. We saw that again on Wednesday when, despite carrying a 3-0 aggregate lead on St. Etienne into the second leg of Manchester United...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Chicago Fire Mount Rushmore

Who belongs on the Chicago Fire Mount Rushmore? Tweet your picks to @CSNChicagoFire on Twitter!
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Manchester City's win over Monaco was the best match of this season's Champions League

It wasn't really a surprise that Manchester City vs. Monaco was spectacular. There's a reason why it's the match-up to watch of the Champions League round of 16. Expectations were sky high, and yet the first leg managed to be even better than anyone could have even expected. It was the best match of the entire tournament. Hell, it might have been the best match in years.A quick look...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH: Watch: Portland Timbers winger Jack Barmby: 'I think the quality has definitely gone up'

Portland Timbers winter Jack Barmby talks about returning to Portland this season and the expectations for the year.
Via The Oregonian
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Juventus and Manchester City begin their Champions League Round of 16 campaigns

In a week that also features FA and EFL Cup intrigue, the UEFA Champions League resumes its Round of 16 today and Wednesday.Here’s a quick look at each of the four matches: Manchester City vs. Monaco The experience of Vincent Kompany will be a big miss for Pep Guardiola’s side when it hosts Monaco this afternoon (2:45 p.m. ET, FS1). It will also be interesting to see if the manager...
Via 32 Flags
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bale returns as Real Madrid see off Espanyol

A make-shift Madrid side managed to maintain their lead at the top of the table as Welsh star Gareth Bale made his long-awaited return from injury as a second-half substitute – getting his name on the score-sheet in the process. It proved to be a relatively straight-forward victory for the hosts, with their opposition struggling to create chances throughout the game and offering...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo Destroys Defender With ‘Elastico’ Nutmeg Skill Move

Add this clip to Cristiano Ronaldo’s never-ending highlight reel. The soccer superstar had the internet buzzing with delight Saturday when he outfoxed an opponent during Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Espanyol in La Liga (Spanish first division). Ronaldo used the popular (and difficult) “elastico” skill to nutmeg Espanyol defender David Lopez. Ronaldo’s elastico didn’t result...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will win the Premier League Golden Boot?

Let me begin by apologizing. When I projected the outcome of the Golden Boot race in July, I was slightly off.Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge has found a consistent spot on the bench. Watford shipped Odion Ighalo to China. As Leicester City plummet toward relegation, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez don't have half the magic they did last season. Alexis Sanchez leads the league in goals...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: MLS teams unveil new uniforms for 2017 season

Major League Soccer kicks off in just two weeks, and fans are already getting excited for the upcoming season. With new expansion club Atlanta United in the mix, there’s now even more competition to a league that already features a lot of parity. Now that the season is nearly upon us, we elected to take a look at the new uniforms each club will be revealing this year. Here’s...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid police talk to Maradona after altercation at hotel

MADRID (AP) Police say they were called to investigate an altercation involving Diego Maradona and a woman at a hotel in Madrid. Authorities said officers were dispatched Wednesday after a call from the hotel, but found no evidence of any disturbance after talking to Maradona and the woman. Authorities said they couldn't confirm if the woman was a hotel guest or Maradona's girlfriend...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PSG Stuns Barcelona In Champions League; Edinson Cavani, Angel di Maria Shine On Their Birthdays

Edinson Cavani, Angel di Maria and their Paris Saint-Germain teammates were in the mood for love, and goals, Tuesday. Cavani, di Maria and Co. starred in PSG’s shock 4-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 series. The result positions PSG to advance to the quarterfinals, but the French side still must finish the job when it visits Barcelona...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal downs Hull City, 2-0

A quick glance at the headline suggests that Arsenal coasted to an easy 2-0 home win Saturday at The Emirates. The truth is that the three points weren’t in the bag for Arsenal until Alexis Sanchez completed his brace with a penalty in stoppage time.After consecutive losses in the Premier League, Arsenal moved into third place for the moment — nine points behind Chelsea, which...
Via 32 Flags
12 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker