How a TIME 2010 honoree didn’t quietly cede the mantle of representing the global game
Jose Mourinho’s obsession with beating Barcelona may have reached Captain Ahab proportions since he took over as coach of Real Madrid two years ago, but — statistically at least — his chances of getting one over his Catalan …
Can the controversial Frenchman steer his Chinese club to glory in his first stint at management?
A soccer official claims that the game has been “stolen” from England. Here’s why that argument is flawed.
The noisy neighbors are making an almighty fuss once again.
Amid the hurly burly of March Madness, the heated races for playoff berths in the NBA and NHL and the imminent arrival of baseball, it’s no surprise the start of the MLS season was just a footnote in the U.S. sporting calendar. …
Real Madrid’s New Theme Park-Resort in the Persian Gulf targets well-heeled, emerging market
At this point in Lionel Messi’s staggering (and still young) career, it’s probably easiest to ask when he’ll be regarded as the best player of all time, rather than if it will happen.
The young English Premier League soccer player Fabrice Muamba remained in intensive care Monday after suffering cardiac arrest during a game in London
Over the past week, both Manchester United and Chelsea, in their improbable 4-1 Champion’s League win over Napoli, have served up reminders of the importance of history, and institutional memory, in the English game.
And now the score from the Sports Crime League:
- Irving Picard $83 million, Mets $0
- HM Revenue & Customs $24 million, Glasgow Rangers, $0
- U.S. Attorney 13, R. Allen Stanford, 1
As the New York Mets sun themselves at …
The debate over goal-line technology is the talk of the soccer world yet again.
TIME talks to a host of pundits about the wondrous abilities of the 24-year-old Argentine