Located in the heart of the Venezuelan Andes sits the city of Mérida, the capital of the state of Mérida. Home to more than 200,000 people, it is one of the largest cities in Venezuela and the most scenic. Mérida is nestled in a large valley of the Chama River, which sits at an altitude of […]Read more "Club of the Week: Estudiantes de Mérida."
CSL leaders and defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande were only one point ahead of Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League table. The two met this weekend in Shanghai in what was deemed as the game of the year. SIPG under Andre Villas-Boas have been high-flying offensively, scoring a total of 43 goals heading into the […]Read more "Game of the Week: Shanghai SIPG 2 Guangzhou Evergrande 2. Chinese Super League Week 18."
Video Assistant Refereeing is a new refereeing technology that was introduced in this year’s FIFA Confederations Cup. VAR’s purpose is to give officials a second chance to get a game changing call correct that they otherwise would have missed. VAR can only be used in game changing situations like goals, penalties, red cards, and for […]Read more "Assessing VAR."
The Premier League and La Liga might not start for another month but that doesn’t mean there isn’t European league football on. Just this weekend, the Russian Premier League, Ukrainian Premier League, Serbian Suerliga, and Polish Ekstraklasa started after their short summer breaks. Most of the clubs that play in these Eastern European leagues have […]Read more "Game of the Week: Gornik Zabrze 3 Legia Warsaw 1. Opening weekend of the 2017-18 Polish Ekstraklasa."
The past few months have been frustrating for the average Indian football fan since Aizawl’s championship triumph. The country and the AIFF are currently in a pickle between promoting the privately run ISL at the expense of the nationally run I-League. The Indian Super League (a tournament that has been privately run by IMG reliance […]Read more "Explaining the ISL-I League conflict."
In the opening game of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Canada took on French Guyana at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Friday night. Both countries are out of World Cup qualifying for the 2018 World Cup cycle and despite their differences in population size and economic wealth do not have very illustrious soccer […]Read more "Game of the Week: French Guyana 2 Canada 4. Opening game of 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup"
European club soccer has changed a lot over the past century. New clubs have formed and prospered while others who were once great have fallen on hard times. One of those clubs who have recently fallen on hard times is Racing White Daring Molenbeek from Brussels, Belgium. So, what happened to RWD Molenbeek and why […]Read more "Club of the Week: #tbt What happened to Racing White Daring Molenbeek?"