Runner-up Pachuca hosts Tijuana’s first game with new coach Daniel “El Travieso” Guzmán, Saturday, September 13 at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo, the official network of Pachuca and Club León home games
Deportes Telemundo presents Game 8 of the Liga MX Torneo Apertura 2014: Pachuca vs. Tijuana live at Hidalgo Stadium this Saturday, September 13 at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo. The Deportes Telemundo sportscasting team, led by Andrés Cantor with Sammy Sadovnik and former Mexican soccer player Carlos Hermosillo – a three-time top scorer and experienced media professional – will bring viewers... Read the rest of the article »
REAL SALT LAKE VISIT SEATTLE SOUNDERS & USMNT CAPTAIN CLINT DEMPSEY FRI. AT 10:30 PM ET ON NBCSN. Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls Sat. at 3 p.m. ET.
NBCSN’s coverage of Major League Soccer continues this Friday, September 12, at 10:30 p.m. ET when the Seattle Sounders host Real Salt Lake. Western Conference powerhouse Seattle Sounders are led by U.S. Men’s National Team captain Clint Dempsey, while third-place Real Salt Lake feature USMNT goalkeeper Nick Rimando and midfielder Kyle Beckerman.
Philadelphia Union’s lead play-by-play... Read the rest of the article »
The Selecao legend believes La Albiceleste's finals loss to Germany at the Maracana won't be the Barca ace's last shot at clinching football's greatest prize
Brazil legend Pele believes Argentine superstar Lionel Messi still has a shot at winning a World Cup title, despite the fact that the Blaugrana ace might be 31 years old when Russia host the tournament in 2018.
The Albiceleste captain, believed by many to be the greatest player to have graced the world of football, has seen the World Cup crown stand in the way of him completing his legendary... Read the rest of the article »
The long-serving French manager has finally spoken about the former Man United striker, claiming to have favored a loan move to a permanent contract
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has finally openly spoken about new Gunners signing Danny Welbeck, who sealed his £16m Emirates Stadium switch on transfer deadline day.
The long-serving French manager had given out official statements about the club's new signing when Alexis Sanchez, Mathieu Debuchy, David Ospina, and Calum Chambers joined the north London side, but unusually kept his lips... Read the rest of the article »
Jose Mourinho's men look to lure the Portuguese superstar to Stamford Bridge to reunite the Blancos ace with his former boss
Rumors of a Real Madrid exit for 29-year-old superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been in overdrive. The Portugal captain admitted last week to being keen on a return to former club Manchester United, with rumors suggesting Los Blancos could be planning a swap deal between Ronaldo and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.
Recent reports now heavily tip the two-time Ballon d'Or winner with a return to... Read the rest of the article »
The 21-year-old Ivory Coast defender injured his head in Les Elephants' clash with Cameroon, and was seen convulsing on the pitch during the Wednesday clash
Ivory Coast and Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier was rushed to the hospital after severely injuring his head in his national side's African Cup of Nations qualifier against Cameroon, on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old was involved in a challenge with Indomitable Lions captain Stephane Mbia, knocking his head, before being seen convulsing on the ground as both his team-mates and the opposing... Read the rest of the article »
They might not be managing La Liga rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona, but Mourinho just can't help but take a swipe at Guardiola.
They might no longer be managing in the same country, but Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Bayern Munich tactician Pep Guardiola are still squabbling in the press.
The two men have been at odds for what seems like an eternity, with things really reaching a boiling point when they were managing bitter La Liga rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.
And now, the two are mixing it up again.
The... Read the rest of the article »
Despite already bringing in Chicharito on loan, Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing a move for another Red Devils attacker this winter.
This summer's transfer market might be well and over, but that hasn't prevented the rumor mill from starting up again regarding moves for some players mid-season.
And as per usual with any speculation, these rumors range from highly likely to bordeline absurd, but one knows that gossip sells, and the more outrageous, the better.
According to reports from Spain (as per English publication... Read the rest of the article »
The former England international announced on Wednesday that he is confident that his plans to own an MLS club in Miami will happen.
In an interview given to Bloomberg Television’s Mark Crumpton, David Beckham confirmed that he is still confident that his plans to establish an MLS club in Miami will happen even though the local authorities have twice rejected his stadium proposals.
“Miami will happen,” the former Real Madrid player commented.
“I said I want to bring a team here and I will take... Read the rest of the article »
The reigning MLS MVP is expected to miss 6 to 8 months after undergoing hip surgery.
The club confirmed the news on Tuesday after Magee underwent a hip surgery that will have him on the sidelines for an expected period of 6-8 months. After struggling throughout this season due to this injury a decision was finally made, as it was the best for the player towards the future.
Regarding this, Chicago Fire head coach Frank Yallop commented:
“It’s unfortunate that... Read the rest of the article »
With less than three years to go until their MLS debut, Atlanta has already announced who will be the club’s president.
Darren Eales will join the Atlanta side by the end of this year with the goal of developing a business and sporting structure ahead of the club’s MLS debut in 2017. The club confirmed the news via its official website on Wednesday.
Eales has spent the last four years working for English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspurs as executive director. With the London club, Eales played a key... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican player appeared in a Spanish TV show, discussing Real Madrid's current affairs and his possible rivalry with French striker Karim Benzema
During his visit to a TV show, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez spoke about the controversy over his signing with Real Madrid, among other topics.
Regarding his possible substitute condition, the Mexican striker refused to accept that role:
"I'm going to fight for my chance to start. No one will tell you that they train to be a sub,and I won't be happy waiting for... Read the rest of the article »
The Chilean midfielder had been rumored to have hurt his knee before the international break, but sources confirm the player came down with an injury to his right thigh.
It seems that the friendly match between Mexico and Chile last Saturday was jinxed. One day after Mexico's medical services informed three players were injured during that game, Juventus' medical crew reported Arturo Vidal would have tests to determine a possible injury:
"Midfielder Arturo Vidal returned from international duty reporting muscular discomfort at the back of his right thigh.... Read the rest of the article »
Officers were concerned after a parent named his newborn Messi Daniel Varela, passing a bill that forbids any similar action from now on.
If you're about to become a father, hail from Rosario, and have Lionel Messi as your favorite player, it may be a risky proposition to name your kid after the Argentinian superstar. Government officers in Messi's hometown passed a bill forbidding any parent to name his newborn Messi, after a man named Hector Varela did so two weeks ago.
Officials from the city of Rosario, Argentina, felt it... Read the rest of the article »
The former Liverpool and Atlético de Madrid player joins the MLS in an undisclosed deal.
Although Sinama-Pongolle has been training with Chicago since August 21, the club just confirmed his signing on Tuesday. The deal terms were not disclosed due to Club and MLS policy.
The French forward started his professional career in his home country playing for Le Havre AC but he was signed at the age of 16 by English Premier League club Liverpool. At the beginning, he didn’t have... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach has been the center of criticism for Real Madrid's last performance, where they blew a two-goal lead against Real Sociedad.
This year for Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti has not started the way they intended. Losing two games and key players to last year's UEFA Champions league run has raised some questions whether Los Blancos can pull it together this season. The Italian coach tackled this questions directly, staying positive about how they will end up playing this year:
"Even though we lost some key players... Read the rest of the article »
Good news for Barcelona fans and lovers of nail-biting football as El Clasico will feature Luis Suarez on October 25, 2014!
The time and date of the 2014/15 La Liga season’s first Clasico was confirmed around 8:30 EST by the LFP. A statement on their website read:
“It will be on Saturday, October 25 at 18:00 (local time) at the Santiago Bernabéu, a match scheduled to take place on Week 9 of the best league in the world.”
Ever since Luis Suarez left Liverpool to sign for Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
The Super Eagles look to get flying in their away clash against Bafana Bafana for their second AFCON 2015 qualifying match.
Reigning AFCON champions Nigeria suffered a shock in their first qualifying match as they seek to retain their title. For the first time in over three decades, the Super Eagles were on the losing end on their home turf as they fell to a 3-2 defeat to Congo, a team that many had expected them to easily brush past. Meanwhile it was a historic day of celebration for Congo's Red Devils as Thievy Bifouma's... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos' record-breaking tenth Champions League trophy, alongside the UEFA Super Cup and Copa del Rey crowns has earned Los Blancos the title of best team in Europe
Real Madrid's success on the pitch has led to off-the-field recognition.
The Liga BBVA heavyweights were named European Club of the Year by the European Club Association (ECA) after their impressive 2013-14 season.
Los Blancos ended their 12-year wait to get their hands on another UEFA Champions League crown when they beat bitter city rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in the final in Lisbon... Read the rest of the article »
The Gunners highly-anticipated home encounter with English Premier League champions Manchester City is fast approaching, but could they be without their influential Welsh midfielder?
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has seen his injury woes pile up after witnessing Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey limp off the pitch in Wales Euro 2016 qualifier match against Andorra, on Tuesday night.
The Dragons ace was on the receiving end of a rough kick during the game, rolled his ankle, and was later replaced by Emyr Huws deep into added time. The former Cardiff City F.C. star was later... Read the rest of the article »