Posts Categorized: Soccer

Napoli soccer fans banned from game

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Here’s how bad it’s gotten at some soccer matches — an Italian soccer-monitoring body had to ban all soccer fans of the team Napoli from attending Saturday’s game at Palermo because of their incredibly-wild behavior, saying these fans have “a propensity for illegal acts”.  For example, they had to shut out fans at a home […]

South Korean soccer players suspended for late-night drunk partying

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Some of the best stories come from the world of international soccer. Two South Korean soccer players, including their goalie and captain Lee Woon-Jae, were handed a giant suspension of 6 months Wednesday following an incident at the Asian Cup. The captain along with striker Lee Dong-Gook were suspended for getting hammered and making fools […]

English soccer fans attacked in Russia

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More wild news from the soccer world — Russia had a soccer match with England today, and a big supporting cast of Englishmen traveled to Russia to watch the match. But, before the game even got started, two separate incidents caused injuries to a number of English fans. Ten or more were attacked by Russian […]

Angry African soccer fans attack!

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Another crazy story of lunatic soccer fans — last Friday, there was an African Nations Cup match in Lome between Togo and Mali. Mali won the match 2-0, and that set off a bunch of angry Togo fans. The Mali players and fans were camping at the stadium, and an angry Togo mob attacked their […]

Sparta Prague’s Horvath banned 3 games for kicking opponent

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Sparta Prague midfielder Pavel Horvath got wound up in an incident with an opponent during Monday’s game against rival Slavia Prague.  His solution was a nice clean boot to the guy.  For the kick, Horvath got a red card, got fined, got suspended 3 games, and lost his status as captain.  Hope it was worth […]

Two Chinese soccer players suspended for off-color remark

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Apparently some Chinese soccer players were off at a boot camp for behavior training, and two of them thought it would be funny to mouth off to an army officer.  So, they ask him if he’s ever been with a prostitute!  China suspended the two players for the lewd comment, but we don’t yet know […]

Portsmouth’s Hughes has headbutting problem

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For the second time in two months, Portsmouth midfielder Richard Hughes has received a 3-game suspension for headbutting. The latest 3-match ban came after an incident during Wednesday’s match against Birmingham, where he delivered an intentional headbutt to David Howland. Zidane must have really inspired this bonehead!

Houston Dynamo Ricardo Clark suspended for violent kick

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Houston midfielder Ricardo Clark got the longest-ever suspension handed down by the MLS for his vicious kick on Carlos Ruiz on Sunday. Clark was suspended for 9 games and also fined $10,000. Clark just decided to take a boot at Ruiz while he was on the ground by the goal, really a boneheaded move. Check […]

Crazy soccer fan gets banned for life for running on field

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A soccer fan in Scotland who ran onto the field during a match has been banned for life from attending any further Celtic matches. The fan’s name wasn’t released, but he somehow got onto the field, tapped the goalie of AC Milan on the neck or shoulder, and made his way off the field without […]

U.S. Women’s Soccer Coach Greg Ryan benches goalie Hope Solo

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Most people seem to think this was a boneheaded move, and so do we. You have goalie Hope Solo, who hasn’t allowed a goal in like 300 minutes in this tournament (and only 2 goals in 4 games), and then you have Brianna Scurry, who hasn’t played a full game in 3 months. So who […]