Soccer as Religion..

Soccer or Football is often quoted as “more than just a game”. Wars have been started and stopped because of it and autocrats in far off lands can harness it to get a tight grip on power. In some cultures around the world, soccer is as popular as religion itself. Stadiums are seen as cathedrals, […]

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Miscellaneous Soccer News from Around the World (September 1st – September 14th 2017)

A Wild Week of World Cup Qualifying.  Qualifying for the World Cup was wild this week. Here are a few notable stories from each confederation as the road to Russia unfolds. The two biggest losers of this international break had to be Chile and Argentina who both find themselves in precarious positions in CONMEBOL World […]

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Club of the Week: Christiania S.C.

Freetown Christiania in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen has been at the center of controversy since 1971.Christiania is the hippie commune of Copenhagen that has often been quoted as the place of free weed.The self-proclaimed autonomous neighborhood of 850 people used to be home to a squatted military area. Today, it is a hippie commune where people […]

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Game of the Week: Spain 3 Italy 0. European Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Preview The international break returned this week all over the globe with a host of countries looking to lock up World Cup qualification. One of those countries was Spain, leaders of Group G and tied on points with this weekend’s opponents Italy. Spain since its 2014 World Cup bust, has seen a mini-revival. After […]

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