Soccer

Joey Barton, of the English Premier League's Queens Park Rangers, explained to the London tabloid, The Sun, why he lost his temper in a recent soccer match against his former club Manchester City:   "My inner chimp doesn't work well with injustice."

It was widely expected and assumed that David Beckham would be one of the three overage players named to the British Olympic soccer team. Olympic rules state that the 18 players on the squad must be 23 or younger, other than the selected group of three.  After all, Beckham is the most... Read More

Jiang Xiaoshan was said to be a huge fan of England and France during the European championships.  Sadly, Xiaoshan died of exhaustion after watching every game of the tournament, which began on June 8.  Because of the time difference, the games began at midnight and/or 2:30 AM in China.... Read More

Votuporanguense and Fernandopolis recently played a soccer match in the Sao Paulo (Brazil) second division state championships.   During the second half, Fernandopolis' goalkeeper took down the striker for Votu and then all heck broke loose. Punches and flying kicks followed (most didn't... Read More

The UEFA Football Championship will take place in Poland and the Ukraine, during the month of June. The event, which is held every four years, will feature such continental powerhouse teams as Spain, Germany, Italy and England.  Recently, the Euro 2012 trophy was on tour in the Ukrainian... Read More

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