Footballer Adam Johnson has been jailed for six years for grooming and sexual activity with a girl aged 15.
Sentencing the ex-Sunderland player, Judge Jonathan Rose told him he had abused a position of trust and caused his victim "severe psychological harm".
The judge told Johnson, 28, he had...
Argentine referee shot, killed by dismissed footballer
Updated 0342 GMT (1142 HKT) February 17, 2016
A referee shows a red card during a Copa Sudamericana match in Argentina in 2014.
Argentine referee shot three times after sending player off
Shooter has not yet been...
"It’s almost unsettling to imagine Barcelona icon Lionel Messi in the colours of any club team other than the Blaugrana, but there’s never been a more realistic chance of the 28-year-old leaving the Camp Nou, according to reports.
I've been thinking... :plottin:
There should be a separate subforum in the Coliseum dedicated solely to soccer. Similar to how "The Ring" exists for boxing fans on the Coli, "Joga Bonito" would be a place in the 'seum where posters who follow various league's throughout the world can create...
'Too many blacks' in Italian under-20 soccer team, says Arrigo Sacchi
Arrigo Sacchi in 1999. Photo: AP
Former AC Milan and Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi has hit out at Italy's youth set-up by claiming it features 'too many blacks' and 'too many foreigners'.
Sacchi, a renowned soccer coach...
By Stu Barnes
A special acknowledgement to the vanishing spray, and a shout out in general, it is so good to finally meet you. For the first time proper, that is. Reports of the vanishing spray had squirted through in very small increments to begin, with glimpses of refs in the Americas...
We've waited 4 long years and the World Cup is finally here amigos. The ever-so-coveted World Cup trophey is halfway home and we Brazilians are looking to win our 6th World Cup in history and continue to lead the world in WC titles.
The World Cup will start on Thursday, June 12 with an opening...
like on some Brazil and Germany shyt where we we're always a force to be reckoned with and countries around the world shudder at the thought of playing us?
or will futbol forever take a backseat to football, basketball and baseball?