Poland’s integration into EU project spurs football success

Poland’s integration into EU project spurs football success

Simon Kuper in Volgograd June 19, 2018 Print this page Five years ago, Poland were 76th in Fifa’s rankings, and the default fan chant was, “Poles, nothing has happened”, to show they still loved their lowly team. On Tuesday Poland kick off their World Cup against Senegal ranked (albeit a touch flatteringly) the eighth best […]

Always a leader, once made hilarious tribute

Always a leader, once made hilarious tribute

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s offensive line is starting to look and sound a lot like the 1990s version of Alabama football. The Crimson Tide weren’t as flashy, big or loaded with 5-star talent on offense during the championship era of Hall of Fame coach Gene Stallings as it is now. But Stallings’ Alabama teams were […]

Ranking Iowa’s 2018 football schedule, opponents by difficulty

Ranking Iowa’s 2018 football schedule, opponents by difficulty

IOWA CITY, Iowa —  Coming off a season in which Iowa played 10 opponents that appeared in bowl games, including five teams that won at least 10 games, the Hawkeyes’ 2018 schedule lightens. Crossover battles with Ohio State (12-2) and Michigan State (10-3) are replaced by games against Maryland (4-8) and Indiana (5-7). Contests that […]

Taxi ploughs into Moscow crowd including football fans, injuring eight

Taxi ploughs into Moscow crowd including football fans, injuring eight

A handout CCTV picture released by the Moscow Municipal Traffic Regulation center CODD, shows Russian police officers and paramedics working at the scene, after a taxi drove into a crowd. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Taxi ploughs into Moscow crowd including football fans, injuring eight Independent.ie A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red […]

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry |

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry |

Follow Al Jazeera’s coverage of the World Cup 2018 here. Tehran, Iran – In an Iranian home, four friends sat together to watch the opening game of World Cup 2018 between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia. It did not take long to see who they supported as, for many Iranian fans, regional political rivalries are […]

College Football Player, 19, Dies Two Weeks After Collapsing During Team Workout

College Football Player, 19, Dies Two Weeks After Collapsing During Team Workout

The University of Maryland is conducting an investigation following the death of student football player Jordan McNair, who died on Wednesday, two weeks after he collapsed during a workout on the team’s practice field. McNair was hospitalized on May 29 after completing 10 110-yard sprints, according to CBS Sports. When the trainers noticed the 19-year-old having trouble […]

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