Day 11 at the Euro 2016 sees Wales top Group B as England and Slovakia draw

Heading into the tournament England were the heavy favorites to win Group B, with their tiny neighbor Wales being seen as a dark horse. There were some who doubted Wales though, with many thinking they were just Gareth Bale and 10 other players. After England’s last minute win over Wales last week, England were in […]

VIDEO: Russia’s Akinfeev knocked out cold by flare in Montenegro

Some scary scenes in Montenegro as Russia’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was struck in the back of the head by a flare thrown by a fan in the first minute of a Euro 2016 qualifier. Akinfeev was knocked out eight seconds in and had to be subbed out for Juri Lodygin. The game was delayed by […]

Michael Garcia Resigns From FIFA Ethics Committee In Protest, What Happens Now?

Protesting FIFA’s decision to not publish his full report on corruption with the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup’s, Michael Garcia resigned from his position with FIFA’s ethics committee. In an AP story, it was revealed that FIFA’s executive committee tried to file a complaint of unethical behavior against Garcia. Garcia wrote a letter of […]

Qatar Corruption Summary Released

Hans-Joachim Eckert’s summary of Michael Garcia’s report on corruption in bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups have been released and it’s as expected from yesterday. Russia and Qatar have been cleared of wrongdoing, and pretty much every other country is to blame. We only got the 42 page summary of the 430 page […]

Russia Unveils Logo for 2018 World Cup

Yesterday, Russia revealed the official logo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Except for the colors, they pretty much went along the trophy route just like the 2014 World Cup. Like with any logo, there’s a lot of unknown symbolism which you can see below. For those asking, basically 18 WC logo is about magic, […]