The MLS recently announced the pricing for the next round of teams to enter the league. With plans to add four more teams in order to reach 28, cities across the US are racing for selection. Long considered a candidate for expansion, St. Louis fans will be frustrated to see comments from the new governor-elect that could push their city down the bid list.
From 1967 until 2001, Coventry City were a staple in the English top-flight. The club from the West Midlands even won the FA Cup as recently as 1987, but they now find themselves in League One, England’s third tier of professional football. Compounding their state of decline is their current standing of 21st in the division, putting them at serious risk of being relegated to League Two.
Last week, Massimo Cellino took the bait, and was filmed advising fake businessmen how to circumvent third party rules and profit from illegal player sales. Thanks to his shortsightedness, he is now subject to yet another FA investigation, and now has four active cases under review by football authorities.
Watch as Cellino proposes selling 20 percent of Leeds to a fictitious investment firm to help share profit on future player sales:
Valencia sacked their manager, Pako Ayestaran, on Tuesday after only four La Liga matches. Los Che currently sit at the bottom of the table after losing all four of those matches.
New Aston Villa chairman and CEO Dr. Tony Xia has made a bit of a name for himself on Twitter, and he's kept the ball rolling with a post quoting Chairman Mao, the former leager of the Peoples Republic of Chine.
Dr. Tony's got the cure for what ails you and it's communism.
Imagine a world where Chelsea FC is owned by a shady billionaire who is probably involved in organized crime. Wait, that world already exists? OK, imagine that, but instead of a Russian oil baron the shady bilionaire is a Mexican drug trafficker. I am referring here to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the boss of the Sinaloa Cartel who was arrested last week.