soccer

Champions League: Real Madrid Steal The Spotlight

The second week of the group stages are officially over as some pretty big clubs took to the pitch on the world’s biggest stage. Perhaps the biggest headline in today’s match-ups was that of Real Madrid and the-one -and-only Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese international stole all recognition as he knocked in his second hat trick in two […]

Ronaldo’s Sick Back Heel

We’re in the middle of a great El Clasico match, footy fans. As of right now, at half time, it’s Real Madrid 2 – Barcelona 1, 4-4 on aggregate of the Super Copa. Is it any surprise that one of those goals is by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo? Probably not. But you’ve gotta watch […]

Ronaldo's Sick Back Heel

We’re in the middle of a great El Clasico match, footy fans. As of right now, at half time, it’s Real Madrid 2 – Barcelona 1, 4-4 on aggregate of the Super Copa. Is it any surprise that one of those goals is by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo? Probably not. But you’ve gotta watch […]

Daily Kick Around: Controversial Torres Goal Lifts Chelsea

Controversy! Scandal! Accusations! We just love digging up some saucy headlines for you and today’s have their fare share. From Fernando Torres’s controversial game-winning goal against Reading to Juventus coach Antonio Conte’s suspension, and an accusation of San Jose playing dirty, we’ve got a wide range of hot topics today. Serie A Juventus coach Antonio […]

Daily Kick Around: You Can’t Predict Soccer Edition

One of the first posts I ever wrote for Aerys was an homage to a baseball blog I love, You Can’t Predict Baseball. Every day, YCPB runs through the craziness that happens in baseball, which, judging by the success of the blog, is plentiful. Unpredictability is one of the aspects of sports that makes it so […]

Daily Kick Around: You Can't Predict Soccer Edition

One of the first posts I ever wrote for Aerys was an homage to a baseball blog I love, You Can’t Predict Baseball. Every day, YCPB runs through the craziness that happens in baseball, which, judging by the success of the blog, is plentiful. Unpredictability is one of the aspects of sports that makes it so […]

Real Madrid Finally Beat Barcelona in Much Anticipated Clasico

Guys. Let me be honest for a moment. I’m in tears right now. Why? Because, today proves why Madrid is one of the best clubs in the world. Today, Real Madrid finally proved themselves to fans, haters and the inbetweeners. Madrid defeated FC Barcelona 2-1 at home. AT HOME. Now before I get to the […]

DKA: Eddie Johnson Retires, SKC Having Way Too Much Fun

Happy Friday y’all! I bet you’re as excited for the weekend as I am. We’ve got plenty of MLS and EPL matches, and of course the big one: El Clasico. Aside from all the upcoming games this weekend, there was a bit of a shakeup in the Pacific North West today, plus bad news for […]

Late Night Liga: Giuseppe Rossi Out Rest Of Season

Welcome back fútbol fans! This past week of La Liga has been a crazy one with matches Monday-Thursday! Current standings for the 2-12-2013 campaign are as follows: On Monday, Málaga beat Racing Santander 3-nil with goals from Santi Cazorla, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Isco. Málaga, who were almost relegated last season, has improved tremendous amounts […]

DKA: El Clasico And Samir Nasri's Crazy Bet

We have a busy week of football coming up with matches on almost everyday of the week which means we have a lot of news to cover! Today we have some El Clasico scheduling issues, Shaun Derry’s red card appeal and Samir Nasri’s cocky bet with Piers Morgan. All in a days work and all in today’s […]

DKA: El Clasico And Samir Nasri’s Crazy Bet

We have a busy week of football coming up with matches on almost everyday of the week which means we have a lot of news to cover! Today we have some El Clasico scheduling issues, Shaun Derry’s red card appeal and Samir Nasri’s cocky bet with Piers Morgan. All in a days work and all in today’s […]

Daily Kick Around: Tuesday Edition

Our headlines today include the latest ruling on the WPS 2012 season, Justin Bieber taking on Fernando Torres and Frank Lampard, and Darren Fletcher’s extended leave from football to deal with a chronic illness. Here’s today’s Daily Kick Around. Women’s Professional Soccer After a lot of talk and discussion that the league wouldn’t exist next […]

Daily Kick Around: Saturday Edition

Major League Soccer Things were not looking up for the Vancouver Whitecaps yesterday as the CEO of the team Paul Barber stepped down, effective February 2012. Even though the team finished dead last, there seemed to be no ill will between anyone. Here’s hoping the Whitecaps bounce back next season. One of the biggest supporters […]

El Clasico 101 – What You Can Expect For Tomorrow

Are you pro Barça or pro Madrid? How about Messi or Ronaldo? Mourinho or Guardiola? Do you favor chewing gum or do you like wearing skinny ties? If you can’t choose one or the other, consider yourself lucky just this once. You won’t be dressing up, head-to-toe in club gear, stressing out for a full […]

Daily Kick Around: Champions League Hangover Edition

It was a hell of a day yesterday in the Champions League, soccer fans. The footie ladies of Aerys are gathering our bearings; and Kayla Knapp and I are picking ourselves off the floor (We’re die-hard United fans). We hope you caught some of the great action yesterday, if not, here are your Thursday headlines! […]