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  1. MLS sets itself apart with zero tolerance on diving

    Jason Davis

    The recent fine levied to DC United's Luis Silva for simulation brought back into focus a crusade launched by Major League Soccer in 2011. Back then, the league decided that diving -- or "simulation/embellishment" in the more delicate league parl...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  2. Divers making a splash

    John Brewin

    "Diving," we call it in England. "Flopping," some call it in the United States. "Simulation" is what the rulebook calls it. These days, penalties that might be or should never have been fill a significant proportion of managers' postmatch reactions. ...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  3. Hazard the innocent fall guy of diving clampdown

    Phil Lythell

    Almost every season there comes a point when the issue of simulation rises high on the agenda and this year it has unfortunately chosen to emerge just as Chelsea have been involved in some high profile incidents. I say unfortunate as Chelsea do no...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  4. Asia's eyes on dream World Cup draw

    John Duerden

    Just like fans everywhere, those in Asia are getting ready for the big draw -- probably running those addictive simulations like the one on ESPN FC -- and talking about which teams Australia, Iran, Japan and South Korea want to get when the balls com...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  5. SPI previews the Premier League season

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

    The Premier League season kicks off this weekend, with Manchester United opening its title defense at Swansea City on Saturday. Here are five notes to get you ready for the 22nd Premier League campaign, including season simulations from ESPN's Soccer...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  6. SPI previews the Premier League season

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats $amp; Information

    The Premier League season kicks off this weekend, with Manchester United opening its title defense at Swansea City on Saturday. Here are five notes to get you ready for the 22nd Premier League campaign, including season simulations from ESPN's Soccer...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  7. EA Sports sim: La Roja's Confed glory

    ESPN Staff

    It's time for the Confed Cup final and using EA SPORTS FIFA 13, we ran a simulation of the historical clash between host Brazil and tournament favorite Spain. The game predicted that Spain would prove triumphant with a 2-0 victory, leaving the home c...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  8. EA Sports simulation: Spain rallies to Confederations final

    ESPN FC

    Once more using our friends at EA Sports, ESPN ran a FIFA 13 simulation of this afternoon's Confederation Cup semifinal between Spain and Italy. Which of the two most recent World Cup winners advances to the final for a showdown with host Brazil?...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  9. EA Sports simulation: Hosts advance to Confederations final

    ESPN FC

    Brazil and Uruguay have a footballing rivalry that goes back through the generations, with this Wednesday's Confed Cup semifinal clash being yet another chance for one soccer power to assert itself over the other. But how might it play out? (ESPN, 2:...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  10. Duty and entitlement: deeper end of the Bale diving row

    Colin Randall

    In the furore over Gareth Bale's latest yellow card for simulation, it has escaped the attention of some the case highlights an issue that goes far deeper than a simple matter of "did he or didn't he?" The future of the game, or at any rate the futur...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  11. Man United seeks continued dominance of West Brom

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

    With a seven-point lead over second-place Manchester City, Manchester United welcomes West Brom to Old Trafford on Saturday (9:55 a.m. ET on ESPN2). United wins in 67.0 percent of Soccer Power Index simulations, and West Brom pulls the upset 11.7 per...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  12. English clubs draw UCL trouble

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

    The UEFA Champions League draw for the round of 16 was held Thursday morning in Switzerland, with a pair of mammoth matchups highlighting the pairings. Here are notes and Soccer Power Index simulations for the round of 16, which begins Feb. 12. M...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  13. English clubs draw UCL trouble

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats $amp; Information

    The UEFA Champions League draw for the round of 16 was held Thursday morning in Switzerland, with a pair of mammoth matchups highlighting the pairings. Here are notes and Soccer Power Index simulations for the round of 16, which begins Feb. 12. Man...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Paper round-up: Bordeaux beckons for Chamakh

    ESPN Staff

    The calm after the international storm on Friday night. Regardless, there is newspaper talk to be had. The Sun runs quotes from Liverpool's Luis Suarez, who has apparently "slammed FIFA bigwig Jim Boyce", this the fellow that said simulation was a...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  15. Is diving ruining the game of football?

    Roger Bennett

    The world's footballers appear to be increasingly sensitive to gravity's pull. On Saturday, players young (Swansea's Ben Davies) and old (Fulham's John Arne Riise), foreign (United's Nani) and homegrown (Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson) had their leg molecu...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  16. Euro 2012 - Previewing a team and player to watch, along with sim...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada of ESPN Stats & Information previews the Euro 2012 tournament, offering a player and team to watch in each group, as well as simulating the two teams most likely to advance from each group.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012