Welcome to Soccer’s Strangest Season

The World Cup will split seasons in two in much of the world, including the Premier…

Barcelona Spent Its Way Into Crisis. Can It Now Spend Its Way Out?

Joan Laporta’s smile was hard to miss. Staring down from a vast digital billboard last month,…

Report Questions Links Between Manchester, the City, and Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England — In the 14 years since an investment vehicle linked to the state of…

U.S. Qualifies for 2023 Women’s World Cup

A United States women’s national team that arrived in Mexico this week with two objectives has…

For U.S. Women’s Team, One Tournament Offers Two Prizes

The future of the U.S. team, regardless of what happens in Mexico, remains a bit of…

Soccer Rediscovers the No. 9

The signings of Erling Haaland and Darwin Núñez were not mere summer coups for Manchester City…

How to watch the World Cup host city announcement.

The program to choose the host cities for soccer’s 2026 World Cup will begin Thursday at…

Chile Loses Bid to Replace Ecuador at World Cup

Chile’s bid to have its South American rival Ecuador thrown out of soccer’s World Cup failed…

40,000 Fake Tickets at the Champions League Final? It Was Really 2,589.

One of the main claims pushed by French officials to explain the chaotic crowd scenes that…

The True Cost of Kylian Mbappé’s New Deal

It was not, Kylian Mbappé would like you to know, about the money. True, it might…