Takeaways for the USMNT from the Recent

Earlier today, the USMNT played one of their last international friendlies before the Gold Cup against Switzerland. The Swiss came in as home favorites, undefeated in their last five matches. The Americans on the other hand were coming off a run that included only one win in their last seven matches, and a disappointing loss to Denmark… Read More »

Are They Spectators, or Are They Hooligans?

On Friday, the Montenegro vs. Russia Euro qualifier match was cut short after two incidents involving home fans throwing objects onto the pitch. The first of the two incidents occurred only 25 seconds after the match began, and delayed the game for over half an hour as a fan hit Russian goalie Igor Akinfeev in the head… Read More »

Turf vs. Grass

With the upcoming women’s World Cup, soccer fans around the world have been fixated on one of the major differences that this year’s World Cup will bring to the pitch, turf fields. Turf has emerged as a top option in many areas. Some of its major advantages over grass include its consistency as a medium,… Read More »

El caso de Salvador Cabañas

  Salvador Cabañas era una estrella en la liga mexicana, de origen paraguayo, jugaba en uno de los equipos más importantes mexicanos, el Club América. Empezó a jugar en ese equipo en el 2006 en el tiempo que jugó allí logró ganar varios torneos y fue nombrado el máximo goleador en diversas ocasiones como en… Read More »

La selección mexicana se vuelve internacional

Hace veinte anos solo habían dos jugadores de la selección mexicana que jugaban en equipos internacionales, pero actualmente los miembros de la selección juegan en 16 equipos diferentes en cinco países diferentes. Anteriormente en México la gente prefería que los jugadores no jugaran en equipos internacionales y que jugaran en la liga nacional. Sin embargo,… Read More »

Bigger In Texas

Between #IBELIEVE trending across social media and poolside watch parties in full swing, soccer spirit was infectious and nearly unavoidable this past summer in the United States. Reverberations of this fever continue to draw attention to and interest in the future of American soccer. Certainly in Texas. The most recent edition to Texas’ collection of large, expensive… Read More »

He’s Back!

One of the greatest players the world has ever seen, Ronaldo Fenômeno (the original Ronaldo), will be returning to the soccer field this year. Ronaldo had an incredibly victorious 18-year career. In Brazil’s National Team, he won the World Cup twice (1994 and 2002), along with reaching the Finals in 1998. In Europe, he once formed the… Read More »

Public Money for Private Stadiums?

On Wednesday, Minnesota United was officially announced as an expansion side into Major League Soccer. The franchise looks to build a 20,000 seat stadium from scratch; however, the Minnesota Governor stated that Minnesota United and Major League Soccer will not be receiving public money for their private stadium [1]. Minnesota Democrats and Republicans came out in… Read More »