At Manchester City, Uncommon Greatness. But at What Cost?

MANCHESTER, England — The problem with Manchester City, as Arsène Wenger saw it, was not simply that it possessed an apparently bottomless well of wealth. It was that City was smart, too. “Petrol and ideas,” as Wenger, the former Arsenal manager, put it. “Money and quality.” Wenger, of course, spent much of his career railing against soccer’s inexorable drift into […]

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Leicester City players attend funeral of late owner in Thailand

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Leicester City players attended the funeral for club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, killed in a helicopter crash a week ago, at a Bangkok temple on Sunday on the second day of a ceremony due to last one week. The 60-year-old Thai billionaire died on Oct. 27 with four others when his helicopter crashed next to Leicester’s King Power […]

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Usain Bolt makes soccer debut in Australia, showing promise and room for improvement

Former gold medal-winning Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt made his professional soccer debut on Friday, playing for the Australian A-League club, the Central Coast Mariners FC, in an exhibition contest.  "I was a little bit nervous, but as soon as I got on the field I think the nerves went away,' Bolt told Fox Sports. The Mariners won 6-1 against Gosford.  […]

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