The deadline for nominations for U.S. Soccer president is late Tuesday night, and one candidate wants an organization outside of U.S. Soccer to manage the proceedings from here on out after what he calls "deficient handling" of the process to date.
Since Pep Guardiola's appointment as head coach at Barcelona in 2008, the mercurial coach has found he has regularly locked horns with his fierce managerial rival - the self proclaimed 'Special One' Jose Mourinho - whether domestically or in European competition.
The FIFA World Cup field is set and the eight groups are finally known. Now comes the fun part: Dissecting each group and figuring out the path to the trophy–and who might surprise us along the way, for better and for worse.
The World Cup draw has given us plenty to stew on for the coming months, with storylines and marquee matchups galore in store this coming summer. Here are some of the biggest talking points following the fanfare in Moscow.
Until its unlikely run last season, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Two crosstown rivals. One title. The most dramatic conclusion to a Premier League season ever. On the fifth anniversary of Manchester City’s heart-stopping triumph, key figures recall an unforgettable coronation.