Combining gruffness with the right touch, no one motivated players better than Ferguson
Those who know soccer will know there’s no greater colossus in the game than him. And those, like me, who loathe Manchester United will know there was no greater bogeyman.
An embarrassing setback for a country facing a monumental task: hosting the 2014 World Cup, and 2016 Olympics
Though England’s Premier League has long relied on new blood–and rising stars–from foreign nations, binge buying by English clubs in France’s modest Ligue 1 has made French players the top foreign contingent in Albion.
Africa’s celebration of the beautiful game has ugly consequences for club sides in Europe
Kevin-Prince Boateng’s walk-off could change the game
For years, the NHL has been the “fourth” pro sports league in the U.S. But as the hockey lockout continues, Major League Soccer may take its place
The transfer of Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Milan to Paris Saint-Germain provides unprecedented star power and offensive punch to the French club — and a new asset to the wider business plans of its Qatari owner.
He’s Britain’s most famous soccer export, but he won’t be a part of its Olympic team
Jiang Xiaoshan went 11 nights without sleep to watch the tourney
Some things are apparently worse than racism; the haunting of Cristiano Ronaldo; why England’s team is like Stoke City; and more