Category Archives: Soccer

FIFA announce that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will offer seats specifically for obese fans

World soccer’s governing body FIFA told The Associated Press that the seats will be offered to conform to Brazilian legislation, although international supporters will also be entitled to them. The…

Mugabe challenges Zifa to raise game

Zimbabwe President Robert Bob Mugabe has challenged football administrators to raise the level of the game to enable the nation to participate at grand stages like the Africa Cup of…

Neymar not ready to shoulder Brazil burden

Brazil are placing too much hope on the shoulders of Neymar and the 21-year-old becomes “an ordinary player” when represents his country, according to Pele. Neymar, who plays for Santos…

Nigeria display style of champions to thump Mali

Goals from defender Elderson Echiejile, who stooped to head home after 25 minutes, Brown Ideye, who scrambled one in after 30 minutes and an own goal from Mali defender Momo…

National Soccer Hall of Fame reveals 2013 candidate class

Taylor Twellman, Jason Kreis, Ben Olsen, and Chris Armas are among the 22 candidates for the 2013 National Soccer Hall of Fame. U.S. Soccer released the 2013 player ballot on…

Soccer-Ireland full back Kelly swaps Fulham for Reading

LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Ireland full back Stephen Kelly joined Premier League strugglers Reading from mid-table Fulham on Friday on a two-and-a-half year deal. “I’m delighted to have Stephen…