Football

ipl-news-01 copy

Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Bale set to stay with Real Madrid

Bale set for Madrid stay Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid next season partly because the sides that are interested in his services can’t afford him, according to the Express . The former Spurs star [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Lionel Messi can now register himself as a trademark

Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi just added another victory to his list of accomplishments — only this one happened off the field. Back in 2011, Messi filed an application to trademark his name with the European [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Arsenal chokes away massive first-leg opportunity against Atletico in the Europa League

When 60,000 Arsenal fans trickled through gates at the Emirates on Thursday night, they came for a football match; but also for something more. They came for the 107th of 107 Champions League or Europa League [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Andres Iniesta leaving Barcelona as best of his generation not named Messi or Ronaldo

If there is a single approximate measure of Andres Iniesta’s immeasurable greatness, it arrived this past week in the form of an apology. “Forgive us, Andres,” were the words of France Football. The magazine’s offense? Never [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

FIFA implicitly warns Trump over 2026 World Cup bid tweet

FIFA has responded to President Donald Trump’s ill-advised tweet about the 2026 World Cup bid with a vague statement about the rules of the bidding process. Trump, in an out-of-nowhere tweet Thursday night, appeared to threaten [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Chivas wins CONCACAF title, beating Toronto on penalty kicks

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s Chivas beat Toronto FC 4-2 on penalty kicks Wednesday night to win the CONCACAF Champions League and the right to play in the Club’s World Cup for the first time in [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Embrace Real Madrid’s glorious Champions League nonsense while it lasts

I know, I know. Real Madrid is mega-rich, mega-successful and mega-annoying. But here’s some bad news you almost certainly know already: Unless you root for one of maybe 10 clubs in the world, yours is never [...]

ipl-news-01 copy

Real Madrid pounces, leaves Bayern Munich with Champions League deja vu

There is very little rhyme or reason to Real Madrid’s Champions League dominance, other than it occurs. Year after year. Round after round. It repeats itself. And no matter what fellow European giants do to combat [...]