Club Teams

Santa Cruz FC, the Brazilian soccer team in the heart of Zika country, is fighting to avoid relegation

Located in Brazil’s poorest region, Santa Cruz FC is no stranger to difficult times.

Tottenham vs Manchester City: Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola’s riveting rivalry resumes

The two managers have had parallel careers, similar influences and were city rivals in Barcelona, where they met nine times between 2009 and 2012.

Meet the NYCFC pigeon, masked hero of the New York soccer community

The unofficial mascot of NYCFC has been integral to community development in the city.

The boy from an Indian slum who trained with Bayern Munich

An 11-year-old boy from India’s Sabar Sahi slum won the chance to train in Germany for one week with Bayern Munich.

Meet Las Palmas, the tiny team making waves and capturing hearts in Spain

The small club from the Canary Islands is making waves in La Liga.

Portland and Seattle: Two cities part of the same soccer culture

The MLS’s best rivalry is between identical fanbases.

Frustrated Everton fans are misunderstanding the process of building a successful recruitment strategy

Everton’s recruitment strategy should embrace the long game, not the short.

Pep & Jose chronicles chapter 1: The world looks to Manchester

The first in a series of longform stories on soccer in Manchester.

How British soccer became bust-see TV

Suddenly, the Premier League is the most captivating sports story on earth.