Alphonso Davies Propels Canada to CONCACAF Victory over USA

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TORONTO– Team Canada has won its first of two meetings against Team USA 2-0 in the CONCACAF Nations League. In the 63rd minute, Alphonso Davies, the breakout midfielder of Bayern Munich, buried the first goal. In the 90th minute, Lucas Cavallini struck the ball in the back of the net off the wing, propelling Canada […] READ MORE




FIFA: From Money and Power to a Prison Shower (Parody)

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Editor’s Note: If the word “parody” in the title didn’t alert you… this is not a true story, but rather a satirical work of fiction based extremely loosely on current events.  It should not be taken seriously by anyone.   Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ at full volume, over-the-top displays of bromance, playful pillow fights […] READ MORE



Luis Figo Withdrawal Highlights Dire FIFA Failings

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Surprisingly, those who do not keep a close eye on BBC Sport, Sky Sports News and the like may not know the current state of the FIFA presidential election. Luis Figo and Michael van Praag, two of three men standing in the way of Sepp Blatter getting another term, withdrew their bids for the presidency […] READ MORE



FIFA: A Winter World Cup Woe

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On Tuesday 24th February, members of the FIFA Task Force met in Doha to discuss the possibility of moving the prestigious World Cup from its June and July spot to the winter months. This meeting followed a six month consultation and it was announced that the likelihood of the tournament being moved to the winter […] READ MORE


Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan – a profile

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Background The 39-year-old Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan is the third son of the late King Hussein of Jordan. He is a military man by trade, educated at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom and currently holds the rank of Brigadier in the Jordanian Armed Forces. In the footballing world, Prince Ali […] READ MORE


When Football Becomes a Battlefield, Quite Literally

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After Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was hit on the head with a plastic bottle in Sunday’s La Liga match at the Mestalla Stadium, Valencia vowed to ban the culprit for life. Struck while celebrating Sergio Busquets’ late winner, the 27-year-old maestro must have been asking one question: ‘Getting assaulted by a ‘fan’ or a Busquets […] READ MORE