First 3 World Cup teams get owners

Three EURO general managers paid visits to the league office in Vienna this week for meeting with Sepp Blatter and the director of discipline and player safety announced all three have been awarded teams in the upcoming World Cup tournament in Bern. League Commissioner Chuck Massaro was unaware of Blatter’s decision but said “I trust…

Bern buzzing with World Cup talk

Place: Bern, Switzerland. Time: 8 p.m.  local time., Dec. 18, 2017. Weather: -1 degree Celsius and cloudy. Outside Mahogany Hall on Klosterlistutz near the banks of the Aare River, the ratio of men to women is 2 to 1 as they file in for the Monday Blues Dance. The main topic of discussion? Not Stevie…