Saudi soccer debates widens over women’s rights and nationalism

20 Feb 2014
by James M Dorsey
A Saudi debate about the societal role of soccer expanded this week with controversy over a group of female American Congressional staffers being... [More]

World Cup 2014: Who will be England's wildcard in Brazil?

20 Feb 2014
by Thomas George
With the 2014 World Cup just over four months away the levels of excitement and expectation amongst the English public don’t appear to have... [More]

Murky Turkish soccer politics mesh with corruption scandal

20 Feb 2014
by James M Dorsey
Always murky, Turkish soccer politics have become even murkier as a politics-laden match-fixing scandal meshes with a corruption investigation th... [More]

The Indivisibility of Football

20 Feb 2014
by Vasco Mota Pereira
For years football was thought to be a simple issue - a matter of individual duels whose winners would end up deciding the outcome of any given m... [More]

Workers’ welfare in Qatar: Navigating a minefield

20 Feb 2014
by James M Dorsey
Qatari organizers of the 2022 World Cup -- in a bid to fend off criticism in the European parliament, convince world soccer body FIFA of progress... [More]

Saudis debate societal merits of soccer

20 Feb 2014
by James M Dorsey
  Saudi parents have joined the country’s clergy in debating the societal merits of soccer in a deeply religious and fundamentalist co... [More]

Diego Costa - The Man or The Myth?

20 Feb 2014
by J J
The referee put his whistle to his mouth, and blew for the final time that night. Its screech echoed around the Vicente Calderon which in turn er... [More]

Footballers and their rides

20 Feb 2014
by Jamie Ryan
Taking a look at some of the best footballer's cars around. [More]

Qatar’s sports-focused public diplomacy backfires

03 Feb 2014
by James M Dorsey
A perceived lack of real progress in the improvement of conditions for foreign labour, aggravated by a Qatari reluctance to engage in public deba... [More]

The Greatest Juventus Side

31 Jan 2014
by Anand Sindhu
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon Dino Zoff  the oldest winner ever of the World Cup,at the age of 40 years, 4 months and 13 days will be r... [More]

An Ode to a Shy Legend

31 Jan 2014
by Anand Sindhu
The RedBrothersUnited collective presents a look back at the career of one of the most celebrated player in England and across the Euro... [More]

Billionaires that shook the balance of world football

31 Jan 2014
by Anand Sindhu
The RedBrothersUnited collective are fascinated with the recent shift in football supremacy across Europe and presents a look at billionaires tha... [More]

What's The 'Mata' With Moyes?!

31 Jan 2014
by Daniel Dwamena
Manchester United Manager David Moyes has struggled to raise much fire from The Red Devils with the start to his tenure (no pun intended). The tr... [More]

Conflicts wracking Egyptian soccer reflect political malaise

31 Jan 2014
by James M Dorsey
Multiple conflicts between Egypt’s military-backed government and the country’s foremost soccer clubs that pit militant soccer fans a... [More]

Turkish match fixing: Precursor to massive corruption scandal

31 Jan 2014
by James M Dorsey
When Aziz Yildirim, the head of Turkey’s foremost soccer club, Fenerbahce SK, denounced this week an appeals court decision upholding his c... [More]

Do we need the January Transfer Window?

31 Jan 2014
by Rob Britton
For the first time in recent years of the Premier League and across most of Europe, title challenges have been closer than ever, due to what has ... [More]

Israeli pitches: A tale of racism, bigotry and double standards

31 Jan 2014
by James M Dorsey
If Israeli soccer pitches are any indication, Israeli attitudes towards Palestinians do not bode well for US Secretary of State John Kerry’... [More]

Much Adu about nothing

31 Jan 2014
by Anchit Bhagat
April 3rd 2004, D.C United are playing the San Jose Earthquakes in an MLS game when a young 14 year old is brought on as a substitute. His introd... [More]

Who is Jerome Champagne?

31 Jan 2014
by paul grin hopi
What Does The Football Revolutionary Want? Why Should We Care? Can He Splatter Blatter? [More]

Is Ozil Unbalancing the German National Team?

14 Jan 2014
by Westin Swager
Mesut Ozil is one of the best players in the world, but the German National Team is unbalanced and therefore not reaching its full potential. [More]