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What Is It Like To Watch El Clasico In Barcelona?

By: Casey Rhine

Ohhhh El Clásico, where to begin. One of soccer's most heated, yet most deeply cherished rivalries.Few of you readers get to experience El Clasico, in Barcelona, while it's happening. This was my mission on December 23rd and should be your mission on May 6th if you are not lucky enough to go to the game in the Camp Nou.

Only Red Cleats And The Importance Of Number 3: The Wild Superstitions Around Xolos De Tijuana

Despite being only 15 years old, Club Tijuana has left an interesting mark on the Liga MX universe. The club can brag about having a sweet national title, for example. But not only that, off the field, Xolos have captivated fans with their slick narrative, crazy stories and wild superstitions. 

And that's why we are here.

Mexico’s Latest Attempt To Halt Homophobic Chant Includes 5-Year Bans

The Mexican Football Federation is once again asking its fans to not yell discriminatory chants at soccer matches. This time it’s threatening a five-year ban to anyone who does not comply.

FMF president Yon de Luisa announced new plans to stamp out the homophobic “puto” chant from matches on Monday, including lengthy bans to anyone caught yelling the homophobic word at Mexico national team matches. 

Everton Sacks Manager Rafa Benítez With Club Hovering Above Relegation Zone

Everton sacked manager Rafa Benítez on Sunday following a 2-1 defeat at Norwich City which left the Merseyside club six points above the Premier League relegation zone in 16th place, after 19 matches.

Appointed six months ago, the former Liverpool manager was a controversial choice for Everton supporters and after a promising start to the season his side slid down the table.

Jackass Of The Day Goes To Whoever Brought A Pole To Seville Derby And Threw It At A Player

A Spanish Cup clash between rivals Sevilla and Real Betis was abandoned on Saturday after Sevilla player Joan Jordan was struck in the head by an object thrown from the stands.

Video replays showed a pole-shaped object hitting Jordan on the head moments after Nabil Fekir had equalized for hosts Betis to draw the last 16 tie level at 1-1 at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.

Tigres Wants You To Watch Games In Its New Stadium, But Also Learn Stuff, Like In College

The announcement of a new stadium always leaves a bag of mixed feelings between fans. Yes, it is hard to forget the memories lived in an old venue, but on the other hand, it is not easy to control the excitement that the shining modernity could bring. 

And that is what thousands of Tigres fans are probably experiencing right now after the team showcased the project that will replace El Volcán.

New Tigres Stadium

The fancy, brand new house of Tigres should be ready by 2025, and it will cost $320 million.

Barcelona Women’s Team Has Shot At Breaking USWNT’s 1999 World Cup Attendance Record

The official record for highest attendance at a professional women’s soccer game is held by the 1999 World Cup Final at the Rose Bowl between the USWNT and China with 90,185. Unofficially the 1971 World Cup Final between Denmark and Mexico had 110,000 in attendance.

A new candidate for the record is lurking in the shadows to take down the USWNT’s record. On March 30, Barcelona’s women’s team will host Real Madrid in the second leg of the UEFA Women's Champions League quarterfinals at Camp Nou.

Williams Brothers Lift Bilbao Past Atlético Into Super Cup Final With Mother Watching From Stands

RIYADH - Athletic Bilbao substitute Nico Williams struck late in the second half to give the Spanish Super Cup holders a 2-1 come-from-behind win over LaLiga champions Atlético Madrid in Thursday's semifinal.

Bilbao set up a showpiece clash on Sunday against Real Madrid, who beat Barcelona 3-2 on Wednesday.

School Kids Absolutely Lose It With The Appearance Of Riyad Mahrez At AFCON

The reigning Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria began its title defense Tuesday with a match against Sierra Leone in Douala, meaning it was also time to get a first glimpse of three-time Premier League winner and 2016 African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez.

Arsenal Dumped Out Of FA Cup By Championship Side Nottingham Forest

NOTTINGHAM, England - Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said his side were not good enough as their hopes of winning a record-extending 15th FA Cup were sunk at the first hurdle by a 1-0 defeat at Championship side Nottingham Forest in the third round on Sunday.

Substitute Lewis Grabban stretched out his leg to convert Ryan Yates's cross in the 83rd minute and it was no more than Forest deserved at a vibrant City Ground.

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