The Life of a Professional Gambler

Dirk Paulsen lives purely on football betting, and he feeds his family with it. The professional better speaks to us about gut feelings, trips to Monte Carlo, and the start of the second half of the Bundesliga season.
Katharina Reckers

Bayern Munich Pissed Off With All the "Wild Pissing"

What's more important to you, Bayern Munich fans? Pissing wherever you please, or watching the game?
Brian Blickenstaff

Sepp Blatter Proposes Mystery Reforms And Longs For a Career in Radio

FIFA's Executive Committee met today in Zurich to discuss reforms. Here's what they came up with.
Brian Blickenstaff

How the Premier League's new TV deal is a nightmare for German soccer fans

In the face of the Premier Leagues new riches, the Bundesliga must find a way to close the revenue gap. Fans wont like the available solutions.
Brian Blickenstaff

Inside Double Pass: The Best Kept Secret In Youth Development is Coming to America

Double Pass, a little-known Belgian firm, played a key role in the development of the German and Belgian national teams. Now it's coming to America.
Brian Blickenstaff

One Fan's Quest to Spread the Truth on Soccer Injuries

Sick of the spin and vague press releases, ​Fabian Siegel's website provides the answers soccer fans are looking for on injuries.
Brian Blickenstaff
Match Fixing

Lie Detectors, Losing Streaks, and the Weird World of Czech Soccer

Are team officials at a small Czech club right to worry about match fixing or do they need a lesson on losing with grace?
Brian Blickenstaff

The Death of Drama In the Bundesliga

It's the end of an era in the Bundesliga, and today's match, the last German classico, symbolizes that end better than anything else.
Brian Blickenstaff

Inside Germany's Ultra-Competitive Soccer Coaching Academy

Germany makes soccer coaches the same way it makes cars: with uniform precision that keeps an eye on both tradition and innovation.
Brian Blickenstaff

Money and Tradition, the Brewing German Soccer War

Tensions are starting to boil over as German soccer weighs its grassroots tradition with a corporate-dominated future set to wipe out history.
Brian Blickenstaff
the godfather

Meet the New York Dad Leading China's Soccer Revolution

Tom Byer, once the Mr. Rogers of Japanese soccer, is now bringing his magic to China, thanks to the country's soccer-mad president.
Brian Blickenstaff
david wagner

Can an American Help Save German Soccer's Troubled Super-Club?

David Wagner, a former U.S. national team star, is one of just five American coaches in European soccer. He's a key part of one of Germany's biggest teams.
Brian Blickenstaff