Manchester City’s Erling Haaland scores hat trick against Man United

Erling Haalandphoto: Getty Images Unless you’re decked out in blue, there has been an overwhelming sense of unfairness in the English Premier League this season. We already had the richest club in the world, with the best manager, the best squad, probably the best passer in the world, and we’ll just add the best finisher … Read more

Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney don’t have answers for hooliganism

screenshot: FX We already went over how Welcome To Wrexham spent the first four episodes of its first season basically extolling how charming, funny, and nice Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are. The show isn’t meant for footy diehards, which is fine — it’s really meant for anyone who is already in love with these … Read more

What if USMNT’s Christian Pulisic isn’t that good anymore?

Let’s see how he performs at the World CupImage: Getty Images Also, he might be kind of a prick, but we’ll circle back to that. There isn’t much to feel good about after the USMNT’s last two friends before the World Cup. They didn’t score a goal. They didn’t look all that interested for three … Read more

Don’t worry USMNT fans, England have been even more ass

England manager Gareth Southgate tries to figure out what the hell to do with his team against Italy.Image: Getty Images As we discussed yesterday, the first half of the last batch of friends for the USMNT could really not have gone worse or been more discouraging. Against the B-team version of Japan, a squad that’s … Read more

Ted Lasso, AFC Richmond added to FIFA 23

Ted Lasso’s in-game renderphoto: EA Sports I’ve always thought Phil Dunster, famous for playing Jamie Tartt on Ted Lasso, and Manchester City’s Jack Grealish looked alike. Now, they can square off in FIFA 23, as the world of AFC Richmond will be part of soccer’s preeminent video game. EA Sports announced the decision to include … Read more

Manchester United: Winning on Wall Street despite struggling on the field

new York CNN Business — Fans of the Manchester United Football Club are not thrilled to see their squad in the middle of the pack of the English Premier League so far this season, especially after a disappointing run in 2021. Making worse matters? The once mighty Man United’s last significant championship was a UEFA … Read more

USMNT releases September friendly rosters ahead of World Cup

Gregg Berhalterphoto: Getty Images Mark it down now. John Brooks, one of the two americans in any severity of contention to claim one of the 26 United States men’s national team spots on the plane to Qatar, will be watching the games on a TV screen. Brandon Vazquez, the 23-year-old FC Cincinnati striker with 16 … Read more

World Cup slated amidst NFL, NBA, NHL, CFB seasons

Will Americans forego the NFL or college football to watch the World Cup?Image: Getty Images The unbearable heat of Qatar pushed the FIFA World Cup out of the summer months for the first time in the tournament’s history. In 2022the quadrennial footballing soccer showcase won’t crown a new champion before jackets comes out of closets … Read more

Sports world reacts to Queen Elizabeth II’s death

Image: Getty Images The reaction from the sports world came down quickly after Thursday’s passing of Queen Elizabeth II at 96. Tweets and other posts from athletes of British descent and others from around the globe paid tribute to the Queen, who served as the United Kingdom’s monarch for 70 years . The longest-serving British … Read more

Chelsea fires manager Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel got the axephoto: Getty Images If Todd Boehly’s aim was to connect himself to the Chelsea tradition, even if those traditions are only 20 years old or so, he certainly took a huge step by canning Thomas Tuchel as manager today. No manager lasts at Chelsea for very long, no matter how much … Read more