Category Archives: United States

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS

Since Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from the Sweden national team, he has been earning awards in the MLS. While he is a superstar past his prime, he has done a lot of magical things for the LA Galaxy. With his premier season in the MLS, he was named the MLS Newcomer of the Year after scoring… Read More »

USWNT et les femmes inspirantes

Le tournoi “SheBelieves Cup” est enclenché pour l’équipe féminin des États-Unis. Ce tournoi se passe chaque année aux États-Unis, et cette année les concurrents sont les États-Unis, le Japon, le Brésil, et l’Angleterre. Samedi dernier, l’équipe américain jouait contre l’Angleterre, et j’étais surprise quand j’ai commencé à regarder le match et j’ai vu les noms… Read More »

The USWNT and Female Empowerment

In reading both The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil and Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Football, it is clear that the culture of a region is one of the factors that can impact a team’s style of soccer.  Kittleson discusses and draws connections between the Brazilian Carnaval culture… Read More »

Dan Borislow and magicJack, a century earlier

In the opening chapters of Gail J Newsham’s In a League of Their Own!, I found it mildly intriguing that Alfred Frankland so easily convinced some exceptional players to join the Dick, Kerr Ladies team and hired them at the factory.  It crossed my mind that something seemed vaguely similar to the almost effortless compilation… Read More »

Quelques nouvelles à partager

Dans les dernières semaines, j’ai eu l’occasion de lire plusieurs articles dans le New York Times que je trouvais intéressants de partager. Tout d’abord un article concernant le foot qui aide des retraités anglais à garder la mémoire. Ensuite, un article sur la FIFA qui compte ouvrir une ligue féminine.  Suivi d’une équipe féminine américaine qui mène le combat… Read More »

With the USMNT Out of the Running, Find Out Which World Cup Team You Should Root For

I’m a big fan of Nate Silver’s For anyone interested in in-depth statistical analysis of sports, politics, economics, and culture presented in engaging and interactive formats, I really suggest you visit the site. As fans of the beautiful game, I’m sure that the site’s club soccer predictions will be particularly interesting for readers of the… Read More »

USMNT vs. Paraguay – March 27, 2018

The US Men’s National Team defeated Paraguay 1-0 last night in Cary, North Carolina, in a game that was billed to be an opportunity for many American youngsters to get valuable playing time. This was true, to a certain extent. Older national team regulars like Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, and Geoff Cameron were left off… Read More »