With 14 of 38 game weeks in the books, we have formally reached the halfway stage of the Premier League season. (I know, it hardly seems like yesterday that the Leicester City boys were parading their trophy on the bus.) Thus far, Jose Mourinho has underwhelmed
How big does Infantino want to grow the World Cup field? Ever since he became president of soccer’s global governing body in February, Gianni Infantino has pushed for a 48-team World Cup starting with the 2026 edition of the quadrennial tournament, which doesn’t yet have an appointed host but for which the United States is the early favorite. In fact, Infantino was proposing this idea in the months leading up to his election as well, as he jostled with several others to succeed the ousted Sepp Blatter.
Could Lionel Messi and the Argentina national team have been within minutes of experiencing the same fate as Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense? It's a wild thought, but one Brazilian publication claims it could have been close to happening. The Argentina national team used the very same plane as the Brazilian club last month. That plane crashed with the Brazilian team on it on Nov. 28, killing 71 people on board including the majority of the team. Sao Paulo-based newspaper Folha researched flight data from live air traffic monitor Flight Radar 24 and note that the plane can only travel about four hours and 22 minutes fully fueled, adding that the team's flight from Argentina to Brazil for World