Giuseppe Rossi will have to go under the knife again.
The American-born forward is set to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee after an exam byDr. Andrew Williams in London revealed damage in the knee. A timetable for Rossi's return has not been announced.
By DAN KARELL There's very little that stands in Sepp Blatter's way to retaining his title as FIFA president. With Blatter ready to run again for his fifth term, UEFA president Michael Platini has decidednot to campaign against Blatter in the upcoming FIFA presidential elections in January 2015, leaving Blatterlikely to end up as the sole candidate in the election.
The race for Major League Soccer teams to own a USL Pro franchise is heating up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Seattle Sounders FC future USL Pro club could potentially discover them their future Clint Dempsey (Left) and Obafemi Martins (Right), with the young players in the Seattle region getting some playing time to develop.
Alan Gordon is heading back to the Los Angeles Galaxy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Alan Gordon will be leaving the San Jose Earthquakes, after a trade was completed between San Jose and the Galaxy on Monday. Sending the Southern California native back home. Photo provided by the San Jose Earthquakes.
At this point, after a solid run in Brazil's WC2014, van Gaal could have had his pick of clubs. He chose to step in and right the ship that is the aging SS Man U. Let's put it this way, when Twitter is trending #bringbackMoyes, you know something went wrong. What, you may ask? How about their only chance for silverware outside of outright winning the Prem this year getting dashed by lowly
With cable and satellite prices continuing to increase, many people are joining the cord cutter movement and ditching their television provider services. In fact, 7.6 million Americans have ended their cable/satellite subscriptions according to USA Today. In the report, the newspaper claims that "about 6.
If you've been around the block like I have, some of your favorite sites have long since been shelved, your friends have been laid off by media companies, and you sometimes struggle to find qualify writing on the internets. Still, take heart. It exists.
And here's some of it.
When FIFA accepts a bid from a host country for an event, they often force down that country's throats a series of temporary laws that include tax breaks and special courts.
EA Sports announced today that its making significant changes to goalkeepers in FIFA 15. It is part of its attempts to provide a more realistic gameplay experience, with keepers acting and moving a lot more like their real world counterparts. It is just one of an array of new features that FIFA 15 will bring to the franchise.
With big-money acquisitions Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic and Thomas Vermaelen highlighting the club's summer expenditures, Barcelona have done their fair share of business heading into the 2013-14 season. However, the Catalan club better make the most of the current transfer window, as it looks to be their last for a long time.
Barcelona have had their appeal against a two-window transfer ban rejected by FIFA following a hearing on Wednesday.
The Spanish giants will be barred from signing players in the next two transfer windows, taking them through until January 2016, after breaking the transfer rules related to signing players for their famed La Masia academy,
Barca though are not taking the decision well and have already announced, just as they did with the Luis Suarez ban, that they will now appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport have upheld Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during this summer's World Cup. Suarez's lawyers argued that Fifa's decision to suspend him from all "football-related activity" for biting Chiellini was excessive.
While the Cas did not reduce Suarez's ban, they have ruled that the Uruguay striker can now train and play in friendly matches, including for new club Barcelona on Monday against Mexico's Club Leon.
Luis Suarez's final appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport was decided upon on Thursday, and the result was a win-win for all parties involved.
The CAS upheld FIFA's four-month suspension on Suarez but said that it only applied to official matches, leaving Suarez free to join his new Barcelona teammates in training, be officially introduced by the club, and play in the club's friendly matches before his suspension ends on Oct.
Luis Suarez's four month ban from soccer has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). But the player has been permitted to train with his teammates and be involved with promotional activities at Barcelona.
"The sanctions imposed on the player by FIFA have been generally confirmed," the CAS said in a statement.
A Colombian gentleman has filed a gigantic lawsuit against FIFA after deciding that the refereeing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was so abhorrently abysmal that it caused him to suffercardiac problems.
Aurelio Jimenez, a 74-year-old lawyer, is suing Sepp Blatter and his cronies for ONE BILLION EUROS (roughly £800million) after the controversial decisions, or lack thereof, made by Spanish refereeCarlos Velasco Carballo during Colombia's quarter-final defeat to Brazilcaused him to wind up in hospital with a broken heart.
More than 40 international women's players have stepped forward and are threatening to take legal action against FIFA and its decision to allow the 2015 Women's World Cup to be held exclusively on artificial turf in Canada.
What started as a grassroots campaign by players on social media has turned into a growing issue that FIFA will have to address less then a year before the opening kick in Canada.
Durante la Copa del Mundo 2014, GLAAD, el grupo que aboga por la comunidad lesbiana, gay, bisexual y transexual (LGBT) en los medios de comunicación, envió una carta, firmada por más de 25 organizaciones más, pidiendo a la FIFA acciones para erradicar la homofobia en los estadios de fútbol.
Fifa's World Rankings for August 2014 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.
These are the second rankings after the World Cup in Brazil and new world champions Germany remain at the top followed by Argentina, the Netherlands, Colombia, Belgium, Uruguay, Spain, Brazil, Switzerland, and France.
La XXI Copa Mundial de la FIFA se disputará en Rusia entre el 8 de junio y el 8 de julio de 2018 (Чемпионат мира по футболу FIFA 2018 в оссии, en ruso). Rusia confirmó 12 estadios en 11 ciudades: Ekaterimburgo, Kaliningrado, Kazán, Krasnodar, Moscú, Nizhni Nóvgorod, Rostov del Don, San Petersburgo, Samara, Sochi, Volgogrado y Saransk, las cuales albergarán los 64 partidos.