How much buffoonery will UEFA allow José Mourinho?
Leave the refs alone, JosePhoto: David Klein/Sportimage/Cal Sport Media) (AP) José Mourinho has always been an asshole. Fans of the beautiful game have known this for the better part of […]
Doucoure’s winner keeps the Toffees up.
Abdoulaye Doucoure’s goal rescued Everton from relegation from the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth. His powerful strike from 20 yards out, unexpected but impactful, secured the club’s […]
Brentford’s Ivan Toney breached FA rules 262 times for betting
262 breachesPhoto: AP Breaking the rules once is bad. “But why stop there,” you could imagine Ivan Toney saying, probably, because he breached FA rules 262 times when it came […]
Premier League hits and misses Erling Haaland’s big moment for Man City and a problem solved at Liverpool?
Plus: Pep Guardiola’s rotation works out against West Ham, Martin Odegaard shines for Arsenal, Jakub Kiwior steps up for Mikel Arteta and the problems continue for Frank Lampard at Chelsea […]
Weston McKennie’s Premier League stint with Juventus has been rough
Soccer moves fast, and it moves faster in the January transfer window. All the things Weston McKennie had to consider when a move to Leeds United from Juventus was probably […]
Stealth treble out in the open after Man City dismantle Arsenal
My brother had a college friend who had an overarching theory of Led Zeppelin. This isn’t much of a surprise, as I assume college students for some 40 years all […]
US Soccer makes rare good move in hiring Matt Crocker
There is always a suspicion that US Soccer has fucked up. They’re too insular, too greedy, too cheap, and too weird to ever get out of their own way. Even […]
Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney’s Wrexham on verge of promotion
It’s Always Sunny in WrexhamPhoto: AP As season one of FX’s Welcome to Wrexham concluded, we saw the Welsh football club narrowly miss out on a promotion to the top […]
AC Milan advances to Champions League semis with aggregate win
With all apologies to Dua Lipa, it takes more than one kiss (I feel like if I met Dua Lipa I’d have an overwhelming urge to apologize for a lot […]
Jesse Marsch turns down Southampton, Leicester City
On one level, it is understandable that Jesse Marsch wants to be careful in picking his next job. He has one Premier League firing to his name, and should he […]