Author Archives: Emma Parker

U.S. Women’s Soccer – A System Outside Systemic Sexism

On March 8, 2019, International Women’s Day, all twenty-eight members of the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for gender discrimination.[i] According to the athletes, the discrimination has had an impact on their training, their medical treatment, their facilities, and their travel to and from matches, and, perhaps… Read More »

The African Cup of Nations and the Eurocentricity of Football

One month ago the Cameroon Football Association confirmed that the 2021 African Cup of Nations will be held in January instead of July because the rainy weather conditions during the summer months are not conducive for playing.[i]The announcement produced severe backlash from media outlets globally who argued that this rescheduling would be disruptive to the… Read More »