Tagged: Soccer


ON SOCCER: Raheem Sterling Has Had Enough

KNUTSFORD, England — That day, Raheem Sterling looked up, and tuned in. Ordinarily when he is on the field, he loses himself so completely in the game that the noise of the crowd becomes...


Soccer Pioneers, Priced Out by Progress

ROSSINGTON, England — Over the years, Sheila Edmunds has done pretty much everything for the Doncaster Belles. Half a century ago, she was among the group of friends who founded the club. For 25...


Christmastime in Naples: Jesus, Mary and Ronaldo

NAPLES, Italy — Up and down this cramped pedestrian street there are little clay statues of Cristiano Ronaldo, unmistakable in their form: legs spread shoulder-width apart, arms shooting at the ground, hair gelled into...