T/soccer

  1. How a Small-Time Soccer Team Draws a Crowd: With Its Activism Foreign, Yesterday

    The Dublin club Bohemians has made support for social causes a crucial part of its identity. Critics say the hipsters have taken over, but the approach has attracted fans around the world.

  2. When the Stands Speak, the Premier League Should Listen Foreign, March 1

    A few decisions against a handful of teams do not make the Premier League corrupt. But that doesn’t mean the fans’ grievances aren’t valid.

  3. The Show That Made Me Love Formula One Podcasts, February 28

    And more sports documentaries to watch right now.

  4. Premier League Cuts Everton’s Points Penalty, Easing Relegation Fears Foreign, February 26

    The decision means the club will lose six points in the standings, not 10, potentially helping it to stay in the division and to remain financially viable.

  5. Why the Cost of Success in English Soccer’s Lower Leagues Keeps Going Up Sunday Business, February 24

    Buying a small-town club offers a tempting entry to ownership. But the sport’s economics mean even multimillionaires can struggle to compete.

  6. Ante una revuelta de aficionados, el fútbol alemán rechaza una inversión millonaria En español, February 24

    Las protestas estallaron casi inmediatamente después de que se hizo pública la intención de la liga. Los aficionados dejaron claro que no querían seguir el camino de la Liga Premier de Inglaterra.

  7. Playing in Asia’s Champions League? It Will Cost You. Foreign, February 23

    The cost of business in Asia’s elite tournament keeps going up. The rewards do not.

  8. Spring Training at Coachella: Can M.L.S. Cash In on Its Preseason? Business, February 23

    AEG, the entertainment giant, is trying to organize large-scale training camps marketed to fans, as other sports have done. Will it work?

  9. En los estadios deportivos de Corea del Sur encuentras más mujeres que hombres En español, February 23

    Es un marcado contraste con otros países, donde los hombres dominan las tribunas. Los expertos creen que se debe a la seguridad de los partidos y la influencia de la cultura K-pop.

  10. A Billionaire Bought a Chunk of Manchester United. Now He Has to Fix It. Foreign, February 22

    Jim Ratcliffe spent $1.5 billion for a 25 percent stake in his boyhood English soccer club. On Wednesday, he laid out his vision.

  11. Bowing to Fan Revolt, German Soccer Rejects $1 Billion Investment World, February 21

    A proposed marketing partnership with a private equity firm was abandoned after weeks of protests that disrupted matches across the country.

  12. Women Outnumber Men in South Korea’s Sports Stadiums Express, February 20

    It is a sharp contrast to other countries, where men dominate fandom. Experts have a variety of explanations, including the influence of K-pop culture.

  13. Kylian Mbappé, P.S.G. and the Dangers of a Loveless Marriage Foreign, February 16

    The relationship between a superstar and his hometown club has always felt transactional. Did either side get what they wanted?

  14. Why So Many Kids Are Priced Out of Youth Sports Op Ed, February 14

    Play should be for everyone.

  15. An English City Gave Soccer to the World. Now It Wants Credit. Foreign, February 14

    Sheffield says it was home to the planet’s first real soccer culture. Staking a claim to that honor may hold the key to its future.

  16. Canada Prepares for Soccer’s 2026 World Cup Foreign, February 10

    While no new stadiums will be built in Vancouver or Toronto, multimillion-dollar renovations must be finished on a tight deadline.

  17. China Keeps Building Stadiums in Africa. But at What Cost? Foreign, February 10

    This year’s Africa Cup of Nations, like several previous editions, played out in Chinese-built arenas. It will end with familiar questions about their legacy.

  18. Is Soccer Ready to Retire Its Last Taboo? Foreign, February 9

    A new documentary about gay players tells a story that is, in some ways, no longer a story.

  19. Will the Super Bowl Affect Fans’ Political Views? Bet on It. Science, February 9

    A psychologist at Tulane University offers insights into just how powerfully sporting events can get into our heads.

  20. ‘New York New Jersey’ Got the World Cup Final. Now Comes the Hard Part. Metro, February 9

    Officials are already preparing for the logistical challenge of hosting eight games of the immensely popular soccer tournament at MetLife Stadium.

  21. UEFA Eases Term Limits but President Says He Won’t Test Them Foreign, February 8

    Aleksander Ceferin prevailed in an effort that would have allowed him another four-year stint as president. Then he announced he wouldn’t seek one.

  22. Playing Soccer in $1.50 Sandals That Even Gucci Wants to Copy Foreign, February 7

    In Ivory Coast, lêkê are the preferred footwear for amateur games and almost everything else.

  23. They Run the World’s Biggest Sports, and They Don’t Want to Leave Foreign, February 3

    A proposal that would weaken term limits at European soccer’s governing body has insiders and governance officials worried that sports’ power brokers are forgetting why the rules exist.

  24. Today’s Top News: A New Role for Kamala Harris in the 2024 Campaign, and More Podcasts, August 7

    Exclusively from New York Times Audio, our new app.

  25. Grant Wahl Was a Loving Husband. I Will Always Protect His Legacy. Op Ed, January 8

    Anti-vaccine harassment cannot stand.

  26. Your Wednesday Briefing: A Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough N Y T Now, December 13

    Plus Argentina beat Croatia to advance to the World Cup finals.

  27. Your Monday Briefing: The World Cup Semifinals Loom N Y T Now, December 11

    Plus, China’s sluggish economy and the arrest of the Lockerbie bombing suspect.

  28. Your Wednesday Briefing: The U.S. Beats Iran N Y T Now, November 29

    Plus China cracks down on protests and the U.S. pledges more aid to Ukraine.

  29. Your Tuesday Briefing: Anxiety in China N Y T Now, November 28

    Plus Ukraine updates, a U.S.-Iran World Cup preview and a “She Said” interview.

  30. Your Wednesday Briefing: Indonesia’s Death Toll Climbs N Y T Now, November 22

    Plus Saudi Arabia defeats Argentina, Australia loses to France and lockdowns spread across China.

  31. Your Tuesday Briefing: Indonesia’s Deadly Earthquake N Y T Now, November 21

    Plus Iranian players protest at the World Cup and “Neighbours” will start filming again.

  32. Hello, World. It’s Been a While. Styles, August 1

    On the pleasures and pains of joining up with other people after a long, quiet time in the Covid doldrums.

  33. The Sounders Qualified for the Club World Cup. No One Knows When It Is. Sports, May 5

    One prize for Seattle’s Concacaf Champions League title was a chance to face some of the world’s best clubs. When are those games? “No clue,” one FIFA official said.