UK Soccer

What Is the True Cost of Being a Football Supporter?

Alex Jones | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Jones

Buying a replica club shirt is only the beginning of a long list of expenses that go along with being seen as a loyal supporter... football inflation is rising faster than the Government's Consumer Price Index... One thing's for sure, fans are still paying out to show their allegiance, no matter what the cost of being a football supporter is.

Why Calamitous David Luiz Represents Football's Conman Economy

Tony Jimenez | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

It's time that other clubs - and particularly owners - began taking a stand too. Modern-day football is crying out for a dose of common sense, and unless those involved unite to bring this madness to an end, then the game will continue to go to rack and ruin.

Psychic Puppy Thinks The Germany V Argentina Score Will Be...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Comedy

It's World Cup final on Sunday night - which can mean only one thing. Psychic Puppy is back! Predicting results on behalf of Dogs Trust! Psychic...

Team Focus: Scolari Should Select Willian as Neymar's Replacement

Ben McAleer | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

With a daunting encounter with Germany looming, Brazil enter the fixture without Neymar due to his injury, while captain Silva will also miss out due to suspension... "We have lost the one player we did not want to lose"

Psychic Puppy Thinks The Netherlands V Argentina Score Will Be...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Comedy

It's the second World Cup semi-final on Wednesday night - which can mean only one thing. Psychic Puppy is back! Predicting results on behalf of Dog...

Why Watching the World Cup With an American Sucks

Meredith Berman | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport
Meredith Berman

I cheered during replays thinking it was live television. I screamed 'come on America' most definitely 900 times throughout the duration of the game. I made it very clear of my feelings of how England is terrible at the sport and we are better than you.

WATCH: Dog Reacts To Portugal Being Knocked Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Remember Severa, the dog who celebrated Portugal’s last-minute goal against the USA? (If you don't, here she is.) Well, fortunately - and rat...

Ann Coulter Is Wrong, Soccer Is The Most American Sport Imaginable

Paul Vale | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Sport
Paul Vale

Coulter knows nothing about football, but has attacked "soccer" because of it European heritage, arguing that it represents the collective over the individual. This plays into the conspiratorial mindset of many conservative Americans who fatuously believe that the European nations, with their mixed economies and socialised medicine, are Bolshevik enclaves, while bemoaning "Communist fifth columnist" Barack Obama for attempting to bring down the American way of life by reforming the beleaguered US healthcare system in the form of the Affordable Care Act.

Four Reasons Why Suarez Bites

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Sport
Professor Ian Robertson

Why did Luis Suarez sink his teeth into Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder? - Is he a victim of child-like impulsivity or could he be a vampire? Neither of these is the case, so let me review four possible reasons for his extraordinary behaviour.

Pub Sign Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Nice work, The Jolly Sailor in St Albans: (Via Reddit) SEE ALSO: Suarez Bites Chiellini: The Funniest Twitter Reactions ...

Why You Shouldn't Watch the World Cup

Adam Ludgate | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport
Adam Ludgate

Watching the behaviour of professional football (or soccer, if you like) players has become so sad and dishonest, it's beginning to become a struggle to be able enjoy watching the game or take it seriously. Embellishment, diving, cheating, or whatever you want to call it, has truly become a disease on the game.

WATCH: Psychic Puppy Makes Her Next World Cup Prediction!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Her patriotism may have slightly outweighed her psychic ability when it came to England's World Cup predictions. But now that our boys are out of the ...

Suarez Bites Italy Player During World Cup Game, Twitter Has A Field Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Now here was something for Twitter to get its teeth into (geddit?!). Uruguay's star player Luis Suarez biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during ...

WATCH: A Guide To World Cup Goal Celebrations

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, it's a celebration of goal celebrations! From 'the Portuguese pile-up' to 'the Ghanian hop', check out this compilation of what some of the te...

WATCH: Dick Tickler, Ralph Minge And More - Real Footballers' Names Or Just Made Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Comedy

And by 'footballer' we do of course mean 'soccer player'. We are, after all, as British as John Oliver. And we reckon we would have fared about...

The 27 Worst Hairstyles In Football History

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Comedy

The mullet. The mohican. The mop of curls that looks like an actual mop. Yes, the world of football has brought us many inimitable hairstyles over ...

So The England Team Have Been Restored To Factory Settings...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Comedy

(Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Schneider and David Beresford) SEE ALSO: How To Celebrate The World Cup Like An Englishman...

WATCH: Mexico Fans Troll Argentina Fans With A Simple But Effective Chant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Comedy

And the best part of it? It could only happen between fans from these two countries. Marvellous. SEE ALSO: Lionel Messi Ignores Little Kid's Han...

What Was It Really like In São Paulo As The World Cup Kicked Off?

Mark Hillary | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

The World Cup is finally here - what a great time it is to be a Brit living in Brazil, but what has it really been like in São Paulo over the past day or two?

WATCH: Did Germany Coach Joachim Low Pick His Nose Before Shaking Ronaldo's Hand?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Erm, yes. It appears that he did. Here was the moment the German manager added insult to injury after his team trounced Portugal 4-0 in their World Cu...

A Football Divorce: The Unspoken Change of Heart.

Simon Mack | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Sport
Simon Mack

For Football fans the 'Modi Operandi' appears to be simple; You are born, you choose a team to support (or inherit the family tradition) you support t...

WATCH: Psychic Puppy Predicts The Result Of Uruguay Vs England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Psychic Puppy is back! Predicting World Cup games on behalf of Dogs Trust! This time, our pooch prognosticator is turning her attention to England'...

I Feel Bad, But I Just Don't Care at All About the FIFA World Cup, Here's Why...

Xavier Toby | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

During a final of the 2010 World Cup, my television stopped working, and while staring at the blank screen and contemplating what pizza I was going order for home delivery, I realised I was enjoying myself more than watching the actual game.

World Cup Set to Drive Sociable Soccer

Tom Mellor | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

With the World Cup only days away, global excitement and anticipation is mounting, especially on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Only the thir...

Epic Football Fails: A Compilation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Comedy

A collection of the worst missed penalty shots, terrible corner throws and much much more. Because the beautiful game isn't always as easy as it looks...