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English Premier League club Manchester United confirmed Tuesday that manager David Moyes has been fired and replaced by United player Ryan Giggs for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Moyes inherited a championship-winning club when he was hired just 10 months ago and has taken the squad down to seventh place in the standings in the 20-team league. It’s believed that...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPClHMf-no0 It’s go big or go home for Rob Ford. The Toronto mayor showed off some of his soccer skills at a youth soccer event at Soccerworld Polson Pier in Toronto. Watch Ford in the video above, where he drills this kid twice on penalty kicks. Ford’s giving Lionel Messi a run for his money. ...

A woman by the name of Thelma found herself outraged over the fact that the New York Jets would sign the reputed dog killer Michael Vick, so she did what any outraged fan would do: she took to social media to blast the Jets organization for such a thing. The only problem is that Thelma took her frustrations out on the wrong Jets organization. Instead of the New York Jets,...

Major League Soccer (MLS) announced on Feb. 20 that it has bought the Chivas USA franchise from Angelica Fuentes and Jorge Vergara, and will take over the ownership of the club immediately. The league also said it will soon name an experienced sports executive to take over as the team president on an interim basis. Wilmer Cabrera, the club’s head coach, will remain...

Mario Balotelli may have haters for his antics, but there’s no denying his skills in the way he plays the game of soccer. It was shown recently when the AC Milan star nailed a 30-yard striker that won the game for his team over Bologna. Take a look: Ridiculous. (via FTW) ...

Mario Balotelli has been the target of racism throughout his soccer career, as Italian fans continue to heckle the AC Milan forward with racist chants. It happened again on Saturday when Balotelli faced Napoli, which led to him crying on the bench. Balotelli started crying on the bench after being subbed in during the Serie A game. Many believed he was crying due to being...

Sandro Rosell, the president of soccer club FC Barcelona of the Spanish La Liga, has resigned from his post due to a player-signing controversy. Rosell made the announcement yesterday as he is facing a court case over accusations of misappropriating funds when the club signed Brazilian international striker Neymar last summer. A Madrid judge confirmed that a lawsuit has...

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or trophy! Despite injuries and club success, should Lionel Messi or Franck Ribery have won the award? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbtB13yLOlc&feature=youtube_gdata&w=620 ...

Toronto FC of Major League Soccer (MLS) has confirmed the acquisition of English international striker Jermain Defoe, who is currently playing in the English Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur. The North American club announced that Defoe will remain with Spurs until Feb. 28 when he’s expected in Toronto. The 31-year-old has played in England all of his career up...

The final 16 pairings of the Champions League have been announced this morning, and with that there are some marquee match-ups to talk about. Manchester City vs. Barcelona Definitely going to be one of the most watched pairings, to say the least. I love City advancing here. Historically, I usually go against Barca anyway, and with the way City is playing right now —...