Opinion

Ronaldo Can Save Man United And Build Its Youngsters Into Future Stars

After Manchester United’s dismal Champions League elimination at the hands of Wolfsburg this week, Manchester United fans from around the world must have looked at each other and said: “What the hell just happened here?”

All the promise going into this season has disappeared. United’s inability to put together a cohesive and effective attack has lead to their early Champions League exit, and all the people who were excited about the madman master Van Gaal last season are just about ready to call for his head.

Dramatic Battle Awaits in Liga MX to Conclude The Apertura Season: Pumas Vs. Tigres

Who will be the Apertura Championship 2015 in Liga MX? The draw is set for a dramatic conclusion to a great season in Liga MX. Table-toppers Pumas take on Copa Libertadores finalists Tigres in the final of the Apertura Championship. Both teams deserve to be in the final and all we can say is that the two final matches will have great football on display!

Never Seen The Copa Sudamerica? The Final Is The Best Time To Start.

Copa Sudamericana is an international football tournament organized by the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), which brings together more than 50 football clubs in South America. It is the second international competition developed in South American territory after most prestigious Copa Libertadores. It is held in the second half of each year.

The Copa Sudamericana Finals 2015, as in they did in 2014, face off one  team from Argentina against another from Colombia. This year features Huracán against Santa Fe.

This Woman Was Almost The Hottest Ref In Soccer. It Would Have Been Terrible

Claudia Romani doesn’t deserve your attention in a referee’s kit. In a bikini, sure. In a skin tight dress, yes. She’s a model, she gets paid for the attention that her looks garner. But I don’t care what tests or qualifications she may have passed; I don’t care if she would have been the hottest ref in soccer; this good looking woman is not a referee. She would have made a mockery of Seria A if she had been allowed to officiate a match.   

A 13-Year-Old Girl Wrote This Open Letter To FIFA. And It's Absolutely Perfect

Editor's note: We received this letter from 13-year-old Mic Beedy and knew immediately we had to publish it. She's an aspiring soccer player with a bright future. She currently plays with the Missouri Thorns (a feeder club for the NWSL's Portland Thorns) and is a name you should remember – you just might hear it mentioned during the 2023 Women's World Cup. But it's not her soccer skills that caught our attention. It's the power of her words. Quite simply, she puts into perspective what it's like for a young woman to face inequality in sports.

The Republic Of Ireland Deserves To Be Your New Second-Favorite Team

Republic of Ireland vs Bosnia-Herzegovina | EURO 2016 Playoff 1st Leg

Bilino Polje, Zenica, Bosnia

Friday, November 13th, 2:30 PM ET | ESPN 2 

Just due west of where the River Liffey enters the Irish Sea runs O’Connell Street. Heading north across the granite and portland stones of the O’Connell Bridge, connecting the North and Southsides of Dublin, your vision becomes dominated by a nearly 400-foot stainless steel pin rising and merging into the Dublin sky.

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