There were moments in the Manchester City vs West Ham match when Arsene Wenger might have considered breaking out the champagne like the 1972 Dolphins to celebrate another season in which his Invincibles remained the only unbeaten side in English Premier League history. But as always seemed inevitable, Manchester City found another late goal to equal the English top flight record with a 13th straight victory on Sunday at the Etihad.
A penalty shootout is a time when teams go head to head to see who can score the most and throw up the least. Generally the relationship between these two events is inverse, unless you tend to throw up when happy or excited. Then all bets are off.
Whether you’re a player, a coach or just a fan, you’ll feel the ups and downs and many emotions of a shootout. Just don't get any of the emotions on your feet.
With registered youth soccer players in the United States growing from just over 100,000 in 1974 to over 3 million by 2014, the landscape of the sport has changed drastically over the last 40 years. As soccer has grown, tournament hosts have similarly had to adapt to greater numbers and greater competition while providing some of the best facilities and fields in the world.
Ah, finals...every student’s favorite time of the year, also known as hell week. It’s a time when all your teachers decide to test you on everything you may or may not have learned over the semester. A time when your stress increases and your sleep decreases.
Teachers expect you to put their class at the top of your priority list even though you have a million other things to do and worry about. But, we’ve all been there before, and in order to get to where we want to be, we must prove that we can succeed under pressure.
Playing a sport in high school is one of the best ways to make friends and get involved. Once the season rolls around, you are filled with excitement and enthusiasm. Every student athlete is ready to reunite with his or her team and prove to competitors and classmates that they are the team to beat this season. As the season goes on, each athlete comes to realize the struggle of being an athlete as well as a student.
In honor of all the student athletes out there, we compiled a list of truths only they will understand.
16-year-old high school goalkeeper Reuben Nsemoh underwent a terrifying ordeal as a result of a concussion he suffered while playing soccer.
The sophomore ended up in a coma after being kicked in the head during a game. Check out the footage below.
We were all freaked out after hearing about people dressing up as clowns in their neighborhoods. Then, everyone’s worst nightmare got ten times worse after the news broke about clowns kidnapping children and bringing them into the woods. Halloween might be around the corner, but people are still strongly against clowns and the latest “creepy clown craze.” Let's hope that everyone avoids the clown costumes for this year's upcoming holiday…
On Friday, Arizona high school Faith Christian refused to play Foothills Academy College Prep unless Foothills agreed to bench female players Alyssa and Colette Hocking.
The Hocking sisters play on the boys' team because Foothills lacks enough players for a girls' team.
From the Arizona Republic: