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.
EA Sports has been producing the best interactive soccer game for years now. FIFA, the game — not the soccer governing body, is a massive hit with soccer fans and gamers around the world, allowing you to interact with people around the globe for a game of soccer on your favorite console.
EA Sports has announced the following new features and enhancements for FIFA 15:
New Features in FIFA 15 Enhance Gaming Experience [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
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.
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 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.
Luis Suarez's final appeal to have his FIFA suspension reduced will be heard on Friday in Lausanne, Switzerland at the Court of Arbitration forSport.
The Uruguayan forward will appearin front of a five-manCAS panel as they hold a hearing to discussthe original nine-match international ban and four-month suspension from all soccer activities after video replays caught Suarez biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in the shoulder.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who ascended to his position midway through the 2013-14 season, believes his club's image has been tarnished due to the controversial transfer of Neymar from Santos last summer.
The club was also given a 14-month transfer ban in April because FIFA ruled Barcelona had broken rules governing the signing of international players under the age of eighteen.
After falling far, far behind FIFA in the footballing console wars, Konami are obviously keen to usher in a whole new influx of realism and playability into PES 2015 - with screenshots of the new "Luis Suarez bite" function emerging online.
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.
Landon Donovan will retire from professional soccer at the end of the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Landon Donovan, was the man who sent the United States into the quarterfinals in the 2002 World Cup by scoring the wining goal against Mexico in the round of 16. Now he will be leaving the game of soccer at the end of the Major League Soccer season.
Let us shove aside my FIFA rage and get back to fun/games. Below you will find my final 23 forecast for the 2018 World Cup squad, followed by the projected game one line-up. We shall save those tactical particulars for tomorrow. And, yes, I am aware there are three strikers and only three wingers. Having Pelosi and Yedlin in the wingback stable means also having a couple of quite acceptable
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.
That's what FIFA president Sepp Blatter had to say Monday about a future bid from the Canadian Soccer Association to host the Men's World Cup.Blatter's comments came on the eve of the U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, which is to act as a precursor for next summer's Women's World Cup.
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.
How much is enough before they begin to pretend to approximate the resemblance of some slight disapproval or oversight of the Qatar World Cup organizers? Migrant workers who built luxury offices used by Qatar's 2022 football World Cup organisers have told the Guardian they have not been paid for more than a year and are now working illegally from cockroach-infested lodgings.