Because you can never start planning too early, right?
FIFA has decided to award the next two World Cups to Russia and Qatar.
If they say a week’s a long time in politics then it’s surely an eternity when it comes to the machinations involved in landing a coveted World Cup in soccer.
The English-born Paul the Octopus died earlier this week. Now a French-born successor has been chosen, and assigned the same name. Meet Paul II: Soccer psychic junior. (via AP)
NewsFeed is sad to announce that Paul, the famous psychic octopus who shot to fame after predicting the outcomes of World Cup this summer, died Tuesday. He lived just two and a half years.
NewsFeed thought it had seen everything in soccer. But Wayne Rooney doing a complete u-turn and signing a new five-year deal with his club Manchester United has just blown our mind. (Via BBC)
In the U.K. right now, it seems as if there are only three topics of conversation: what will be the extent of the government’s cuts, why can’t the X-Factor judges just get along and is the country’s most famous soccer player …
The longest running saga in sports business has come to an end.
Whether it’s political strife or a soccer spat, this has bad manners written all over it.
Thursday’s links laugh at comedians, bad movie titles and Sad Keanu.
There’s a great saying in soccer that’s sometimes heard when one side puts in a particularly poor performance: they just didn’t show up. But what if a team truly didn’t and yet the match still somehow took place?
Let’s reflect on French football over the past year: a literal helping hand gets Les Bleus into the World Cup, followed by a miserable winless campaign better known for bitter in fighting in South Africa and, naturellement, an …