More than 120 People Killed in Football Stampede in Indonesia
At least 129 people died in a stampede at a football match in Indonesia on Saturday, after police tear-gassed rioting supporters, in one of the world's worst stadium disasters. About 180 were injured in the crash after Arema FC lost...
Delirious Olympiacos Fans Welcome Soccer Star Marcelo to Greece
More than twenty thousand Olympiacos fans showed up at their home ground in Piraeus on Monday to welcome Brazilian soccer star Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, who recently signed for the Greek champions. The fans chanted and lit flares as...
July 4, 2004: When Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004
On July 4, 2004 Greece won Euro 2004, the primary European football competition, in one of the greatest shocks in the history of football.
World Cup 2026 Host Cities Scattered Across North America
The men's World Cup is truly a global event, but all the action for the 2026 games will take place in sixteen cities in North America. In the US, eleven cities will host matches for the 2026 World Cup, including...
Mexican Football Match Turns Into Bloodbath, Games Suspended
A massive brawl disrupted a soccer match on Saturday, with Mexico's top-division soccer league suspending all matches scheduled for the following day, Sunday, after the chaos. The brawl broke out at host Queretaro's game versus Atlas. At least twenty-six people, were...
Greece to Crack Down on Soccer Hooligans After Thessaloniki Murder
Greece is cracking down on soccer hooligans after the vicious murder of a young soccer fan in Thessaloniki by a fan of a rival team. Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos, Deputy Minister of Sports Lefteris Avgenakis,...
Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned the Soccer World
Being blind doesn't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of...
Hooligan Hideouts in Greece Raided by Police After Thessaloniki Murder
The hideouts of football hooligans were raided by police in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday following the murder of 19-year-old Alkis Kampanos earlier in the week. Police said that they discovered knives, crowbars, flares, smoke bombs, switchblades, and other devices that...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Twins IG Post Becomes Most Liked Post by an Athlete
Star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for most-liked Instagram post by a professional athlete on Friday after announcing on the social media platform that his wife was pregnant with twins. The record had previously been held by...
Greek Goalkeeper Secures Monumental Champions League Upset
In just his second appearance in the Champions League, European football's top competition, Greek goalkeeper Giorgos Athanasiadis secured his Moldovan club, Sheriff Tiraspolis, a win in Madrid on Tuesday. That was the biggest upset in the history of the competition. It...