Diego Maradona Family: Soccer Legend’s Ex-Wife Claudia Villafane, Many Children In Spotlight After His Death

Diego Maradona’s family is in the spotlight after the soccer legend passed away at the age of 60. The Argentinian forward, whose career spanned two decades, died early this week. According to Goal.com, he had been hospitalized since the start of November suffering from fatigue, with tests showing a blood clot on his brain. He […]

Diego Maradona Hospitalized At Ipensa Clinic Following Psychological Ill Health, Doctor Confirms

Diego Maradona has been admitted to the hospital following psychological ill health, his personal doctor has confirmed. The former soccer star celebrated his 60th birthday just days before entering the Ipensa clinic in La Plata, located just outside of Buenos Aires. According to ESPN, via Google Translate, the Argentinian coach received a medical checkup in […]

Top European Soccer Clubs Urged To Sign International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Anti-Semitism Definition

Fourteen international anti-Semitism coordinators and envoys have written to leading soccer teams in Europe, asking them to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHGA) working definition of anti-Semitism. According to The Guardian, the coordinators and envoys believe the global reach of elite soccer can provide team employees with the tools to identify and confront acts […]

Instagram Model Raquel Benetti Juggles A Soccer Ball In A Tight Dress & Heels

Instagram model Raquel Benetti put her insane soccer freestyle skills on display while also showcasing her fit figure in her latest post. She wore a short body-hugging dress and high heels as she pulled off impressive tricks with a soccer ball. The 29-year-old shared a throwback clip that she noted in the caption was one […]

Playing The National Anthem Before Sporting Events Is ‘Awkward,’ Says Former Soccer Coach Bruce Arena

Former United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) soccer coach Bruce Arena said that playing the national anthem before sporting events is “awkward” and “inappropriate,” in a conversation with ESPN. The matter of the national anthem before sporting events has become a hotbed of controversy for several years now, ever since Colin Kaepernick famously “took a […]

Donald Trump Seemingly Calls Out NFL, US Soccer For Changing Stances On Kneeling During National Anthem

The National Football League and other professional sports organizations in the U.S. have recently altered course with regard to their stances on athletes kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner” in protest of racial injustice. On Saturday, President Donald Trump seemingly decried their changing positions, calling out the NFL and also the U.S. Soccer Federation via Twitter […]

Joe Biden Says He Would Cut Funding To U.S. Soccer Federation If Women Players Don’t Get Equal Pay

Joe Biden said that, as president, he would withhold funding to the U.S. Soccer Federation until players on the women’s national team are paid equal to those on the men’s team. As CNN reported, the women’s team suffered a legal setback this week when a federal judge dismissed their claim of being unfairly paid and […]

Instagram Model Raquel Benetti Shows Off Her Tan Lines In A Multicolored Bikini

Raquel Benetti is an Instagram model known for her soccer freestyles and has amassed a huge online following because of her gorgeous looks and talent. She showed off her stunning figure in a multicolored bikini for her most recent post. Several Instagram models who are known for their athletic prowess — such as golfer Paige […]

Manchester United Vs. Club Brugge KV Preview, Odds: Winner Takes All In UEFA Europa League Round Of 32 2nd Leg

As they battle for what could be a Champions League qualification spot in the English Premier League, Manchester United take a detour on Thursday when they fight for survival in the 2019/2020 UEFA Europa League. After leaving Belgium last Thursday on level terms at 1-1, United now host 15-time Belgian First Division titlists Club Brugge […]

Real Madrid Vs. Manchester City Preview, Odds: UEFA Champions League Round Of 16 Features Clash Of Giants

Manchester City faces their biggest moment of the season after multiple investigations concluded that the club was in violation of UEFA “Financial Fair Play” rules. That means the Citizens will be banned from the UEFA Champions League for the next two years, so if they are going to win their first title in the competition, […]

Atlético Madrid Vs. Villarreal CF Preview, Odds: Yellow Submarine Could Sneak Into La Liga Top 4 With Upset

La Liga remains full of surprises this season. On Saturday, second-place Real Madrid blew a chance to retake the top of the table when they suffered a shocking upset defeat against Levante UD, after previously struggling FC Barcelona blasted five goals past struggling Eibar. With another El Clasico on tap for next Sunday, Atlético Madrid […]

Levante UD Vs. Real Madrid Preview, Odds: La Liga Leaders Travel To Valencia Just Looking to Hold Top Spot

After the disappointment of dropping two points last weekend in what should have been an east victory over relegation-battling Celta de Vigo, La Liga leaders Real Madrid face what could be a difficult road assignment. Los Blancos must travel to Valencia where Levante UD have taken six of their nine league wins this season, and […]

Chelsea FC Vs. Manchester United Preview, Odds: Blues Need To Win At Home In Fight For Top 4 Position

Manchester United have not scored an English Premier League goal since January 11, covering 294 minutes of play, including their nil-nil draw against Wolves two weeks ago. But the struggling 20-time top-flight champions will need to score, in all likelihood, multiple goals against Chelsea FC on Monday if they plan on salvaging something of what […]

Real Madrid Vs. Celta de Vigo Preview, Odds: Los Blancos Need Win Over 18th-Place Club To Build La Liga Lead

La Liga leaders Real Madrid, despite losing only one league match this season, have been unable to fully capitalize on the recent struggles of their arch rival, the defending champion FC Barcelona, who scraped out a hard-fought win over third-place Getafe on Saturday. Los Blancos will now cap off the Spanish weekend slate with a […]

SS Lazio Vs. Inter Milan Preview, Odds: Biancocelesti Risk Record 18-Game Unbeaten Streak Against Leaders

With defending champions Juventus heavily-favored to win their match against 19th-place Brescia earlier on Sunday, Serie A leaders Inter Milan and third-place SS Lazio — who are separated by just one point on the table — face what is likely their most important league clash so far in the 2019/2020 season — especially for the […]

Juventus Vs. Brescia Calcio Preview, Odds: Cristiano Ronaldo Rests As Defending Serie A Champs Battle For Lead

After scoring a late penalty equalizer to gain Juventus a first-leg draw against AC Milan in a Coppa Italia semifinal match at mid-week, five-time Ballon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo will take a seat on Sunday when his team faces newly promoted — and likely relegation-bound — Brescia Calcio on Sunday, in a match that will […]

FC Barcelona Vs. Getafe CF Preview, Odds: La Liga Top 4 Battle As Crisis-Hit Barca Look To Regain Footing

FC Barcelona, the defending Spanish La Liga champions, took a step toward putting their internal crisis behind them last weekend when they avoided a second straight upset with a 2-1 win over Real Betis that kept them in the title race. They face an even greater threat on Saturday when they host the league’s surprising […]

Real Sociedad Vs. CD Mirandés Preview, Odds: New Copa del Rey Favorites La Real Can Take Step Toward 3rd Title

For the first time since 2010, Spain’s Copa del Rey final will not feature either FC Barcelona or their arch-rival, Real Madrid. Both suffered stunning upsets in the tournament quarterfinals — Barcelona falling to Basque side Athletic Club Bilbao and La Liga-leading Real Madrid dropping a shocker at the hands of another Basque team, Real […]

Inter Milan Vs. SSC Napoli Preview, Odds: Coppa Italia Semifinal, Nerazzurri Setting Sights On Italian Double

Just three days after their dramatic, come-from-behind 4-2 victory in the Derby Della Madonnina, current Serie A table-toppers Inter Milan can take a huge step toward a domestic double when they host SSC Napoli, one of the more disappointing teams in league play this season, in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinal. A […]

Soccer Transfer Rumors: Real Madrid Blocked Gareth Bale Transfer To China

Every year, Gareth Bale finds himself surrounded by rumors regarding a possible exit from Real Madrid. Having been a player for the club since his transfer from the Tottenham Hotspur in 2013, Bale has come close to accepting a move away from Real Madrid on more than one occasion. This past summer, Bale was targeting […]

Real Betis Vs. FC Barcelona Preview, Odds: Crisis-Hit Barca Must Avoid 2nd Upset Loss In A Row To Stay In Race

The crisis at FC Barcelona only got deeper on Thursday when the defending La Liga champions traveled to Basque Country to face Athletic Club Bilbao in a Copa del Rey quarterfinal. The Blaugrana had appeared in five straight Spanish Cup finals, winning four straight before losing to Valencia last season. But Athletic Club unceremoniously bounced […]

Inter Milan Vs. AC Milan Preview, Odds: Inter Must Win 226th Derby Della Madonnina To Regain Serie A Lead

For the 226th time since 1909, Inter Milan take on crosstown rivals AC Milan in the Derby Della Madonnina, one of the European game’s most intense rivalry match-ups, perhaps equal to Spain’s El Clasico. But Sunday’s Milanese showdown at the San Siro will be more meaningful than many of the recent clashes in the derby, […]

Bayern Munich Vs. RB Leipzig Preview, Odds: Streaking Bayern Battle To Hold Top Of German Bundesliga Table

For the first few months of the 2019/2020 German Bundesliga season, Bayern Munich appeared fated to see their streak of domestic titles end at a record seven. But on November 4, following a humiliating 5-1 pasting by Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayern dismissed manager Niko Kovac, promoted his assistant Hans-Dieter Flick to interim boss, and proceeded to […]

Soccer News: Bayern Munich President Says Cristiano Ronaldo Is ‘A Bit Too Old’ To Join Team

Based on his recent performances, Cristiano Ronaldo is still good enough to walk into the starting line-up of any top club. That is exactly why the 35-year-old is constantly being linked with a move away from Juventus, and the latest reports have suggested that Ronaldo could be headed to Bayern Munich. The club has expressed […]

CA Osasuna Vs. Real Madrid Preview, Odds: Los Blancos Look To Hold La Liga Lead After Crashing Out Of Cup

A furious comeback by Real Madrid fell short on Thursday, as Los Blancos suffered a stunning defeat to Real Sociedad in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Real ended up losing 4-3 and crashing out of Spain’s domestic Cup tournament that they have not won since 2014. On Sunday, Zinedine Zidane’s squad will look to avoid […]

Athletic Club Bilbao Vs. FC Barcelona Preview, Odds: Copa Del Rey Quarterfinal, Barca Faces Risk At San Mamés

Though they sit just three points off the top in Spain’s La Liga and play a Copa del Rey quarterfinal match against a heavy underdog on Thursday, defending league champions FC Barcelona are suddenly facing a major crisis after the firing of Manager Ernesto Valverde three weeks ago. The fallout exploded into an open feud […]

Real Madrid Vs. Real Sociedad Preview, Odds: Copa Del Rey Quarterfinals, Los Blancos Aiming For Spanish Double

Fresh off a 1-0 victory in El Derbi Madrileno, their first home league victory over Atlético Madrid since 2012, Real Madrid look to take their momentum into the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Thursday. There, they face the Basque Country side Real Sociedad, who with a win would need just one more victory to reach […]

Udinese Calcio Vs. Inter Milan Preview, Odds: Now In 3rd Place, Inter Need Full 3 Points To Restart Title Bid

Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte appears to hope that an influx of talent from the English Premier League will reignite his team’s bid to unseat Juventus as champions of Italy’s Serie A for the first time since 2011. Conte signed three players from English teams in the January transfer window, to go with the […]

FC Barcelona Vs. Levante UD Preview, Odds: La Liga 3-Peat In Peril As Barca Must Win Against 13th-Place Side

With a dispiriting 2-0 loss to Valencia in new manager Quique Setien’s first La Liga game at the helm, FC Barcelona dropped out of the La Liga lead. And after arch-rival Real Madrid scored a 1-0 win in the Madrid derby Saturday, Barca find themselves at risk of falling six points off the pace on […]

Tottenham Hotspur Vs. Manchester City Preview, Odds: Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola Reset Long-Running Rivalry

Perhaps the most storied managerial rivalry in Europe resumes on Sunday, after a break of about 13 months, when Pep Guardiola leads his second-place Manchester City squad into Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, to face the latest team to be headed by the “Special One,” Portugal’s Jose Mourinho. But with neither team in serious contention […]

Juventus Vs. ACF Fiorentina Preview, Odds: Defending Champions Look To Open Wide Lead At Top Of Serie A Pack

With a chance to stretch their lead over rivals Inter Milan atop the Serie A table last weekend, defending champions Juventus hit an unexpected roadblock in the form of SSC Napoli — who until scoring the 2-1 upset have been perhaps the biggest disappointment of the current Italian season. But in a midday match on […]

Manchester United Vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers Preview, Odds: $61 Million United Signing Bruno Fernandes Debuts

Despite two wins in cup competitions, Manchester United come in to the English Premier League’s featured Saturday match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on a two-match league losing skid. The skid started with a dispiriting defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool about two weeks ago. Despite a spate of injuries to key players, including attacking midfielder Paul Pogba, Saturday’s […]

Liverpool FC Vs. Southampton FC Preview, Odds: Unbeaten League Leaders Face Threat From Surging Saints

With a win over archrival Manchester United two weeks ago, Liverpool FC has now defeated every other English Premier League team this season. The runaway leaders now need only eight victories to seal up their first title of the Premier League era, but they face a potentially dangerous challenge from one of the league’s hottest […]

Real Madrid Vs. Atlético Madrid Preview, Odds: El Derbi Madrileno Looks For First Goal In 3rd Clash Of Season

Just three weeks after playing the second El Derbi Madrileno of the season, crosstown rivals Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid will meet in Saudi Arabia for the Spanish Super Cup final. It marks the 273rd time since 1903, when a group of university students created Atlético in response to their distaste with the established Madrid […]

Inter Milan Vs. ACF Fiorentina Preview, Odds: Coppa Italia Quarterfinal May See Christian Eriksen Inter Debut

Wednesday’s Coppa Italia quarterfinal could be an important one for Inter Milan, and not only because it could bring the Nerazzurri just two wins away from their eighth Cup title, and first since 2011. When they take to the pitch against ACF Fiorentina at the San Siro in Milan, Italy, the struggling Inter lineup may […]

SSC Napoli Vs. Juventus Preview, Odds: Serie A Champions Can Pull Away From Pack In Run For 9th Straight Title

Juventus can take another step toward their ninth consecutive championship of Italy on Sunday, with a defeat of struggling SSC Napoli that could separate “The Old Lady” from the Serie A pack. The defending Scudetto holders have spent more than half of the season locked in a battle for the top spot in the Italian […]

Southampton FC Vs. Tottenham Hotspur Preview, Odds: FA Cup 4th Round Matchup Sees Spurs Struggle For Survival

After a fast start under new manager Jose Mourinho last November, kicking off his tenure with three straight wins, Tottenham Hotspur have struggled, and have likely lost superstar striker Harry Kane to injury for the duration of the 2019-2020 campaign. Sitting six points off of a Champions League place, the Spurs’ best chance at a […]

Liverpool FC Vs. Manchester United Preview, Odds: 232nd Edition Of England’s Most Heated Rivalry

After extending their English Premier League winning streak to 12 last weekend, getting past Tottenham Hotspur 1-0, runaway league leaders Liverpool FC face their arch-rivals on Sunday. But this time, Manchester United come in as the only team not to lose to the Reds in the league this season. That is a blemish on their […]

Real Madrid Vs. Sevilla FC Preview, Odds: After Spanish Super Cup Victory, Los Blancos Bids For Top Of La Liga

Returning to Spain from Saudi Arabia, where they earned a hard-fought Spanish Super Cup victory, Real Madrid now has a chance to leap to the top of the La Liga table — at least for 24 hours. On Saturday, they will host Sevilla FC, which has lost only once in 11 matches across all competitions. […]

AS Roma Vs. Juventus Preview, Odds: Top 4 Battle In Serie A Could Return Champions Juve To League Lead

Defending Serie A champions Juventus have been locked in an unexpected battle for their ninth Italian title in a row, and they enter Sunday’s away match in Rome — against 4th place AS Roma — in 2nd place. But the “Old Lady” trails arch-rival Inter Milan by just a single point, after Inter was tripped […]

Real Madrid Vs. Atlético Madrid Preview, Odds: Spanish Super Cup Final Features Madrid Derby In Saudi Arabia

For the first time since its inception in 1982, the Spanish Super Cup features a four-team format. In addition to the La Liga champion and Copa del Rey winner — who previously squared off in a single match — this year’s competition included a semifinal round with La Liga’s second- and third-place finishers from the […]

Tottenham Hotspur Vs. Liverpool FC Preview, Odds: Sputtering Spurs Take Aim At Liverpool Unbeaten Streak

If a struggling Tottenham Hotspur side is going to be the first team to inflict a defeat on runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool FC in a league match this season, they will need to do it without their superstar striker Harry Kane. In a lackluster 1-0 loss to mid-table Southampton on New Year’s Day, Spurs […]

SSC Napoli Vs. Inter Milan Preview, Odds: Serie A Is Back, Inter Need Rare Win In Naples To Stay Top Of Table

After a two-week holiday break, Serie A — the Italian top flight — is back. A slate of Monday matches will be highlighted by surprising leaders Inter Milan visiting Stadio San Paolo in Naples where the team has not won a match over the local side, SSC Napoli, in more than two decades. And even […]

Liverpool FC Vs. Everton FC Preview, Odds: FA Cup 3rd Round Sees Second Merseyside Derby Clash In One Month

Liverpool FC could be on their way to an extraordinary quadruple this season, with the Club World Cup championship trophy already on their mantlepiece, and what appears to be a lock on their first-ever English Premier League title — and first top-flight title since 1990 — with a 13-point lead on the table over second-place […]

Liverpool FC Vs. Sheffield United Preview, Odds: Surprising Blades Look To Take Points Off Unbeaten Reds

Not only are Liverpool FC well on their way to their first English Premier League championship — and first top-flight title since 1990 — the Reds have not suffered a defeat in a league match in nearly a full year. And they can make it a year if they can hold to win or draw […]

Manchester City Vs. Sheffield United Preview, Odds: Newly Promoted Side Can Gain Year-End Top 4 Spot With Win

Returning to the Premier League for the first time this season since 2006, Sheffield United are quietly putting together what could turn out to be a dream season. It could see the Blades crack into a UEFA Champions League qualifying position in their first meeting of the season with defending, back-to-back champions Manchester City on […]

Arsenal FC Vs. Chelsea FC Preview, Odds: New Gunners Manager Mikel Arteta Seeking To Turn Season Around

Mikel Arteta, who spent five years as midfielder at Arsenal FC from 2011 to 2016, is receiving a baptism of fire in his new role as the Gunners’ manager, as the team plays its second game of his tenure just four days after the first one. The native of San Sebastián, Spain took over from […]

WWE News: Former Superstar Has New Job Outside Of Wrestling Just Weeks After Release

When WWE superstars end up going their own way or parting company with the Vince McMahon’s promotion, they usually wrestle elsewhere. A number of superstars have asked for their releases this year, and Sin Cara was one of those who had it granted. Even though he’s already shown up at Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, it […]

Wolverhampton Wanderers Vs. Manchester City Preview, Odds: Teams Kick Off ‘Absurd’ Schedule Of Holiday Matches

The Wolverhampton Wanderers finished in a respectable seventh-place last season, their first back in the English Premier League after six years in the second tier. The Wolves now have a chance to leapfrog into fifth on the table if they can defeat back-to-back defending champions Manchester City on Friday. The match kicks off what Wolves […]

Tottenham Hotspur Vs. Chelsea FC Preview, Odds: Jose Mourinho Faces Club He Guided To 3 Premier League Titles

When new Tottenham Hotspur Manager Jose Mourinho managed Chelsea FC, he guided the West London club to three English Premier League titles in his two separate terms at Stamford Bridge. He also took a young player named Frank Lampard under his wing, helping to mold the raw talent into one of Europe’s top attacking midfielders. […]