Vincent Tan

Vincent Tan Sabotages Mackay’s Crystal Palace Job

If it was any other person, you probably wouldn’t believe this story but various reports are out saying Cardiff City owner, Vincent Tan, sent a dossier to Crystal Palace and the English FA filled with information as to why Malky Mackay was fired at Cardiff City last season. According to the Mirror, the dossier contained […]


2014 UEFA Champions League: What to Know

It’s that time again… …THE CCCHHHAAAMMMPPPIIIOOONNNSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!! Leg 1 of the UEFA Champions League has concluded and we are one week away from finding out who will round out the 32 team field for the Champions League Group Stage. The draw will be next Thursday and 32 Flags will be here to live tweet the draw […]


Barcelona Banned from Transfers Until 2016

That’s right, Barcelona’s transfer ban appeal has been denied and they are now officially banned from transfers until 2016, starting this January. This is a surprise to many, who expected Barcelona’s ban to be shortened after an appeal. Barcelona’s spending spree this summer is the result of the ban, as they have been buying for […]


32 Flags European Power Rankings

Every Tuesday, the staff at 32 Flags will each rank their top 15 European teams of the week. Each staffers list is compiled and tabulated and results in a final top 10 that make up our Power Rankings. #1) Real Madrid – Spain  Phil: 1st, Andy: 1st, Jeff: 1st Last Week Power Ranking Position: N/A […]


Arsenal draw vs. Besiktas shows old problems haven’t gone away

Arsenal had to start it’s 2014/15 UEFA Champions League campaign in the final playoff stage, that’s what happens when you finish fourth in the EPL. It also means you run the risk of not getting the mega-payday that is reaching the Champions League group stage. On Tuesday, Arsenal began it’s campaign by visiting Istanbul-based Besiktas. […]


ESPN 30 For 30′s Hillsborough Nominated for Primetime Emmy, Doesn’t Win

Last month, the 30 for 30 documentary, Hillsborough, was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. Hillsborough, about the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy involving the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans and the subsequent police coverup over the past 25 years, was nominated with Brave Miss World (Netflix), The Amish: Shunned (PBS) […]


Top Female Soccer Players Ready To Sue FIFA Over Artificial Turf

According to a report from Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated, some of the best female soccer players in the world are joining up in a possible lawsuit against FIFA for gender discrimination due to Canada having artificial turf fields in five of six stadiums in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. The players, which consist of […]


Russia May Lose 2018 World Cup

A report from The Guardian says that Russia may lose the 2018 FIFA World Cup because they broke UEFA rules by playing Crimean teams in Russian competitions. Let me get this straight. Russia isn’t losing the World Cup for ongoing racism in Russian stands. Russia isn’t losing the World Cup for ongoing homophobia from Vladimir […]


Five Things We Learned This Weekend

This weekend (and today) was the opening of the 2014/2015 Premier League season. So, what have we learned so far? While many of these observations can, and will, change over the course of the season, they are also telling of the current situation of certain clubs in the league. Observations like: 1. Southampton won’t go […]


English Premier League Preview – West Ham United F.C.

We at 32 Flags are previewing every team in the English Premier League, two teams a day until the beginning of the season. Get ready as we preview your favorite team or maybe we can help you pick a team to root for if you are undecided so far. Today, we’re covering West Ham. West […]


22 Year Old Will Manage FA Cup Game This Weekend

A story like this is what makes the FA Cup so magical. 22 year old James Phillips will become the youngest manager in FA Cup history Saturday. He is the manager of Wessex Premier Division team, Romsey Town F.C., and they are playing against Fareham Town. Romsey Town is in the 9th level of English […]


Top 10 EPL Jerseys for the 2014-2015 season

Soccer jerseys are a funny thing for the American sports fan to comprehend.  Every year there are little tweaks, changes, and alterations with the intent of having fans go out and buy the newest kit.  While there is much tradition in the home kits of everyone from Liverpool to Leicester, the away jerseys and alternate […]