Soccer

  • Dangerous Winds Cause Soccer Net To Steamroll a Fan in Norway (Video)

    Dangerous Winds Cause Soccer Net To Steamroll a Fan in Norway (Video)

    When I was a kid playing soccer, the most exciting thing about playing in championship games was getting goals with nets on them. We never had that luxury during league games because, yes, it was a pretty pitiful league. But for interleague championship games they pulled out all the stops, and we felt like pros. […]

  • Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    When it comes to soccer, it’s not only the fans, or even the players, who sometimes go a little loco. Every once in a while, the refs lose their minds, too. And no, I’m not just referring to blown calls. I’m talking about referees attacking players. It’s happened before, and now, in Russia, it’s happened […]

  • Sweedish Soccer Keeper Nutmegs Opponent (Video)

    Sweedish Soccer Keeper Nutmegs Opponent (Video)

    Unlike the players, most soccer goalkeepers tend to work their magic with their hands, rather than their feet. So I guess you can say that BK Häcken’s Christoffer Källqvist isn’t like most keepers, as he recently showed off some of his smooth footy skills when he nutmegged Mjällby AIF’s Marcus Ekenberg during a game in […]

  • Soccer Fans in Prague Get Pretty Worked Up Over the Prague Derby (Video)

    Soccer Fans in Prague Get Pretty Worked Up Over the Prague Derby (Video)

    We’re pretty accustomed to seeing soccer fans brawl and riot before, during and after significant matches. And since few matches are as significant to fans as a derby match–i.e., a match between a heated intercity or regional rival—these matches often surpass all others in fan violence. We saw this last week in Newcastle, England, where […]