SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Manchester United Transfer Rumours - Monday Round-up: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Memphis Depay, Daley Blind

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is ready to sell Memphis Depay and Daley Blind in order to have the financial resources to sign the players he wants, Calciomercato.com has revealed. - Read full article Italian newspaper La Repubblica has revealed that Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester United are all tracking Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Wondolowski Signs Contract Extension With San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes star striker Chris Wondolowski has signed a 2-year contract extension with the Quakes that will keep him in the Bay Area for the foreseeable future. The contract also has an option for a third year should the Earthquakes want to hold onto him an extra year. This contract extension comes as little surprise given how important Chris Wondolowski has been to the...
Via The Sports Journal
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Villa slipped on embarrassing PK miss

Spanish striker David Villa is one of MLS’s major international stars and one of the faces of the NYCFC franchise. This penalty kick attempt from the star striker isn’t going in his personal highlight reel. Villa stepped up to the spot but slipped at precisely the wrong moment. That sent the ball flying through the air like an Alex Rodriguez pop-up in foul territory. And...
Via The Comeback
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Vazquez went from Real Madrid outcast to Zinedine Zidane's most trusted player

When Lucas Vazquez stepped up to net the first spot kick for Real Madrid in their 5-3 penalty win over Atletico Madrid, it completed a remarkable career turnaround for the 24-year-old Spaniard. The Real Madrid youth player had never made a first-team appearance a year ago. Now, under the legendary Zinedine Zidane, Vazquez had become the first player off the bench behind the vaunted...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Man U fans shouldn't be too excited about Jose Mourinho

Manchester United’s long season and bland, boring and pragmatic football has come to an end. The two-year Louis van Gaal era that often left fans and players frustrated culminated with a victory in the FA Cup Final on Saturday, the club’s first trophy since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. This is welcome news for many Manchester United fans who have often found their team unwatchable...
Via 32 Flags
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido rescued after being kidnapped

Late Saturday night, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, currently a striker for Greek club Olympiakos, was kidnapped from a party in his home country. Almost a full day later, he was rescued after managing to make a phone call to local authorities detailing his whereabouts. According to The Sun, Pulido was taken after leaving a party around 11:30 p.m. The 25-year-old has been...
Via College Spun
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal Transfer Rumours - Sunday Round-up: Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata, Jamie Vardy, Ricardo Rodriguez

Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata or Jamie Vardy will replace striker Olivier Giroud at Arsenal this summer, L'Equipe has revealed. - Read full article Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen says he is not thinking of leaving the club, not "at the moment" at least. - Read full article Real Madrid striker James Rodriguez will not leave the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hull City promoted, but Steve Bruce still considering future

The longtime Manchester United back would enter the Premier League as the second-longest serving manager, to Arsene Wenger.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giovinco leaves RBNY-Toronto match with adductor injury

MLS MVP and Toronto FC sensation Sebastian Giovinco left Saturday's match against New York Red Bulls with an adductor injury.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Zlatan Ibrahimovic belongs at Manchester United

Manchester United and Zlatan Ibrahimovic: a club and a player whose egos are bigger than the rest of the world of soccer. Seems like a match made in heaven, right? After four years, Ibrahimovic has officially finished his stint with Paris Saint-Germain. The Swedish striker has been linked to a move to the L.A. Galaxy in MLS, but rumors are now swirling that he may spend next season...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will soccer superstar Lionel Messi have to miss the Copa America?

Lionel Messi is hurting, but we don’t yet know whether he’s injured. The soccer superstar limped out of Argentina’s 1-0 win over Honduras on Friday, casting doubt over his status for Copa America 2016, which kicks off next week in the United States. Honduras’ Oliver Morazan kneed Messi in the back during an accidental collision, leaving the Argentina forward writhing in...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea Transfer Rumours - Friday Round-up: Juan Cuadrado, Alexandre Pato, Joao Mario, N'Golo Kante

Brazilian striker Pato is ready to stay at Chelsea but new manager Antonio Conte is yet to make contact, agent Gilmar Veloz said. - Read full article Chelsea have moved ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Sporting Lisbon's Joao Mario, Express Sport has revealed. - Read full article Chelsea have moved in […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi leaves Honduras match with back injury

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi left the field with a back injury in the second half of a 1-0 victory over Honduras in a friendly Friday night.The Argentine team captain and Barcelona star was hit on an apparently inconsequential play and immediately went to the locker room. He was replaced at the 62-minute mark by Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Penalizes 7 countries for discriminatory acts

FIFA is arguably the most powerful sports governing body in the country that runs a singular sport. As a result, when they levy a penalty against a country, team, or player, it has a profound and important impact. Recently, seven different countries and its fans participated in homophobic or discriminatory acts that caught FIFA’s eye and resulted in sanctions against those countries...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Women’s Soccer players demand right to strike over equal pay, as Olympics near

The threat of a United States women’s national soccer team players’ strike looms large, just two months before they’re supposed to chase Olympic gold. The union which represents Team USA asked U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman to ratify the players’ right to strike over alleged gender-based pay disparities between the men’s and women’s teams, MSNBC’s Alex...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Will Los Angeles F.C. Will Affect the L.A. Galaxy?

The MLS has been increasing at an incredible pace. Orlando City S.C. and New York F.C. were recently added, and the league has plans to add teams in Atlanta, Minnesota, Miami, and Los Angeles by 2018. The L.A. Galaxy will not be sharing the city with another team for the first time. They played in the same pitch as Chivas USA from 2004 to 2014, before Chivas ceased operations. Los...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho appointed Manchester United manager

“The Special One” now has his dream job: According to Sky Sports in England, Jose Mourinho has been officially appointed as manager of Manchester United, replacing his former boss Louis van Gaal in the Old Trafford dugout. Mourinho left Chelsea in the middle of December last year with his defending champions languishing in 16th place, just above the relegation zone. Today is...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo of U.S. Women’s Team: world’s greatest

Hope Solo of the U.S. women’s national team has become one of the world’s greatest goalkeepers. The path to become the world’s greatest hasn’t been easy for Solo. Professional athletes such as her undergo grueling hours of training. She has shed blood, sweat, and tears to get where she is today. A look at this great player’s career sheds light on what it takes to be the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo Insists He’ll Stay At Real Madrid Amid Transfer Rumors

Cristiano Ronaldo is focused on Saturday’s Champions League final and his long-term future with Real Madrid, not a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City. Or so he says. The world-class striker told Jugones de LaSexta that the Real Madrid shirt is the last one he’ll wear in his career, according to ESPNFC.com. “The other clubs can forget it — I’m going to retire...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UEFA Champions League Final: The two Madrids and history in Milan

With the Europa League and domestic cups having come and gone, one match remains before the club season officially draws to a close. It is, of course, the Champions League Final. Milan is set to draw the world’s attention for one day with the San Siro hosting two Spanish giants. And for the clubs squaring off, they are all too familiar to one another. After all, they play in...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Belgium star Romelu Lukaku falls for hilarious FIFA prank

A great believer in his own ability, Romelu Lukaku was confident he would beat Belgium ladies star Cécile de Gernier in a game of FIFA set up by the country's media team.He was wrong! However, Lukaku didn't actually lose to De Gernier; instead, he was another victim of the No. 1 FIFA player in the world, Koen Weijland.It was all part of an effort to prank the Everton striker...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It's no surprise that the Houston Dynamo, Owen Coyle marriage ended in flames

When the Houston Dynamo went looking for a new manager after the 2014 season, rumors started to trickle out that they were interested in Owen Coyle. Most people dismissed it as a joke. But then there were more rumors and reports that he was going to get the job. Still, it seemed like a joke. Finally, they hired him and it was no longer a joke, but it was bizarre.Coyle made no sense...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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