Stadiums

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.

Iraq Hosts Emotional Game In Baghdad For First Time In 9 Years, Wins With Amazing Bicycle Kick

The past decades of war and terror in Iraq have taken a toll on the beautiful game in the country. FIFA has routinely imposed bans on hosting international games in Iraq over security and safety concerns. 

The last non-friendly game played in the country was a World Cup qualifier in 2011. The capital, Baghdad, hadn’t hosted Iraq’s national team for nine years until Friday. The cities of Basra, Karrbalaa and Erbil were the only three hosting games. 

World Cup Tickets Are On Sale Now, And They’re Surprisingly Affordable

Tickets to the Qatar World Cup are now on sale. As with any major event, reserving a seat to one of the globe’s biggest shows is not quite as simple as just loading up your favorite ticket app and clicking a couple of buttons. Here’s everything you need to know about how to buy World Cup tickets for Qatar 2022, which start at just $11.

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.

Here’s All You Need To Know About Where Canada Plans To Host USMNT For January WCQ

The Canadian national team became notorious for its home-field advantage in World Cup qualifying after hosting Costa Rica and Mexico in the frigid cold of Edmonton. The Canada vs USA location for January’s qualifying game will once again have freezing temperatures as the Canucks host the Americans in Hamilton, Ontario.

Canada Vs USA Location For World Cup Qualifier

Date: Jan. 30

MLS Cup Champion NYCFC’s Home Opener Will Be 3,000 Miles From Home

NYCFC may be the best team in Major League Soccer, but in the larger New York sports landscape, the club is often treated like an insignificant middle school chess club. How else can you explain the reigning MLS Cup champions playing their 2022 home opener 3,000 miles from home?

Someone Needs To Say It — Qatar’s Stadium 974 Is An Imbecilic Eyesore

The Qatar container stadium for the 2022 World Cup has been receiving a considerable amount of attention online. A plethora of media outlets are oogling over this glorified hunk of metal.

Stadium 974’s exterior is built of recycled shipping containers, 974 to be exact. The stadium seats 40,000 and can be completely taken down and rebuilt in a different location.

Requiring Vaccination To Attend AFCON Games Wins Very Few Skeptics Over In Cameroon

DOUALA - Largely empty stadiums could become a feature of this month's Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off on Sunday, due mainly to Cameroon's paltry COVID-19 vaccination rate.

The host nation last month made full vaccination and a negative coronavirus test compulsory for spectators at Africa's premier soccer tournament.

With skepticism about the vaccines' safety and importance widespread, the country's inoculation levels are extremely low — though the lure of live soccer has convinced some fans to set their misgivings aside.

Cameroon Conflict Looms Over AFCON Stadium With Kick-Off Just 6 Days Away

LIMBE, Cameroon - Droves of armored vehicles are patrolling the streets of Limbe in Cameroon's conflict-torn South West Region ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) soccer finals starting on Jan. 9 that separatist militants have vowed to disrupt.

Cameroon is hosting the tournament in six cities, but security is potentially most at threat in Limbe, a city on the tropical Atlantic coast whose surrounding region has been rocked by armed attacks since war broke out in 2017.

Barça-Real Set For Historic Women’s Champions League Showdown At Camp Nou

For the first time ever, Barcelona Femeni is set to host a match at the Camp Nou with fans in attendance, and what an event it'll be: the return leg of the club's UEFA Women's Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid on Wednesday, March 30.

If recent results are any indictor, it'll be a party atmosphere inside the ground following the first leg in Madrid on March 22. 

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