UK Soccer

Five Premier League Stars Who Need to Jump Ship This January

Joe Difford | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

The Premier League season is in full swing and already we are getting a glimpse of who will be claiming the individual awards come May. For some, however, life at their current club has become tough and these five must make a move in January before it's too late.

John Oliver Explains English Football To David Letterman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

If the connection between English football leagues and 'Downton Abbey' had previously escaped you, then allow Birmingham-boy-done-good John Oliver to ...

Ozil Feeling the Heat as Arsenal Look to Spice Things Up?

William Barns-Graham | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Sport
William Barns-Graham

For all the talk of Ozil needing pace to be able to make the most of his creative abilities, given his current form and inability to do the small things properly, the return of Walcott could - perhaps should - see Ozil lose his starting place.

Ambling Arsenal - A Master Class in Mediocrity

Alex Wood | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Wood

Arsenal fans need to start considering what sort of football club they want to be. Wenger will forever be enshrined in their proud history, but is he the man to take them forward? His careful stewardship has seen The Gunners enjoy many incredible times. However, just one solitary FA Cup win since 2005 tells its own story.

Five Players Who Will Be Instrumental in Helping to Keep Their Clubs in the Premier League This Season

Joe Cooper | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

the current five favourites to go down this season from the Premier League are Burnley, Crystal Palace, QPR, West Brom and Leicester... Every side has its heroes and come the end of the season fans of the Premier League's smaller clubs may just be singing the praises of the individual who almost single-handedly saved them from the drop.

The Glazers Aren't the Problem for Manchester United in the Transfer Market

Jamie Spencer | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

Manchester United's American owners have been at the centre of another protest over the last week as fans took to social media in huge numbers to call for the Glazer family to sell the club and get out... But the reality is that since the takeover was formally completed in 2005, despite the questionable purchasing methods that plunged the club into debt, United have been as successful as ever.

Five Reasons Why Manchester United's Defeat to Swansea Could Be the Best Result for the Red Devils

Rich Davis | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Sport
Rich Davis

Louis van Gaal's first foray into competitive Premier League football ended in disappointing fashion on Saturday afternoon as he watched his team slide to a 2-1 defeat to Swansea City... However, despite the initial sadness in defeat, Saturday's disappointment could be the best result for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United.

Political Football: A History

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Comedy

As the new football season kicks off, we look back at the shared history of politics and the beautiful game, thanks to David Quantick and Handface. ...

Angry Football Coach Tries To Vent His Frustration, Things Go Slightly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Besnik Hasi is the manager of Belgian football team RSC Anderlecht. His team beat Charleroi 1-0 on Sunday - but Hasi didn't appear to be too happy ...

The Party Is Over - Time for Fifa to Deal With the Hangover

Dr Roger Barker | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Sport
Dr Roger Barker

Fifa has to face up to the decision-making processes which are routinely scrutinised and alleged to be dishonest or improperly influenced. In the last four years, four members of its Executive Committee have been forced out on the basis of suspicions of bribery. For such a large and important global organisation, such negative perceptions are unsustainable.

What Is the True Cost of Being a Football Supporter?

Alex Jones | Posted 26.09.2014 | 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 19.09.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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 02.09.2014 | 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 27.08.2014 | 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 26.08.2014 | 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 25.08.2014 | 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...