In the Premier League, There’s No Looking Back

England’s clubs are plowing ahead with their holiday schedule. But amid questions about Omicron and fairness, do they really have a choice?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #english-premier-league, #internal-sub-only-nl, #kane-harry-1993, #klopp-jurgen-norbert-1967, #liverpool-soccer-team, #newcastle-united-soccer-team, #soccer

Mbappé, Ronaldo and the South Beach Moment

Lionel Messi moved to P.S.G. because Barcelona couldn’t stop him. Kylian Mbappé may have to stay put because his club holds all the leverage.

#kane-harry-1993, #manchester-city-soccer-team, #mbappe-kylian-1998, #messi-lionel, #paris-st-germain-fc-soccer-team, #real-madrid-soccer-team, #ronaldo-cristiano, #soccer, #uefa-champions-league-soccer

England vs. Italy: How to Watch the Euro 2020 Final

The Euro 2020 final has been a month in the making, and features a showdown of two of Europe’s biggest names: England and Italy.

#kane-harry-1993, #mancini-roberto-1964, #soccer, #southgate-gareth, #sterling-raheem-1994, #uefa-european-football-championship, #union-of-european-football-assns-uefa, #wembley-stadium-london-england

Soccer Success Is Making England ‘Whole Again’

The stunning rise of England’s soccer team is helping define a new vision of Englishness, putting the lie to those who would stir culture wars.

#england, #kane-harry-1993, #patel-priti-1972, #race-and-ethnicity, #rashford-marcus-1997, #referendums, #uefa-european-football-championship

England Beats Germany to Reach Euro 2020 Quarterfinals

Two goals at Wembley delivered a place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2020, and banished, for at least one summer, generations of bitter memories.

#kane-harry-1993, #soccer, #sterling-raheem-1994, #uefa-european-football-championship

For England, a Six-Second Culture War and a 1-0 Win

A cause, and criticism of it, only highlights that the majority of England fans all want the same thing.

#english-football-assn, #english-premier-league, #johnson-boris, #kane-harry-1993, #soccer, #southgate-gareth, #sterling-raheem-1994, #uefa-european-football-championship

For Atlético Madrid, La Liga Title Is a Rare Opportunity

Atlético Madrid is positioned to lift the trophy in La Liga this weekend, but like Real Madrid and Barcelona, it should view the end of the season as an opportunity.

#atletico-madrid-soccer-team, #barcelona-soccer-team, #kane-harry-1993, #real-madrid-basketball-team, #ronaldo-cristiano, #simeone-diego-1970, #suarez-luis-1987