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Late last night — or early this morning, depending on how you want to look at it — some seismic news shook the Cincinnati soccer scene. As revealed by good friend Chad Hollingsworth from Scratching the Pitch, a full-fledged professional soccer … Continue reading
Going into the 2015 season, there was a lot of buzz about a new American soccer team being forced to play in a facility that didn’t exactly suit their needs. Soccer — after a decade of preaching that soccer specific stadiums was the … Continue reading
This is the third and final article in a three part series based on the results from a survey that ran on the site in December and January that looked to gauge the actual fan and owner interest in the implementation of Promotion … Continue reading
It’s not an infrequent occurrence to hear someone describe soccer as their life. For many that I know — myself included — that’s a fairly accurate statement. I run a soccer website and spend a majority of my free time watching … Continue reading
Well, it’s fair to say a bombshell was dropped on world soccer yesterday. I’d hoped to get out a full-length piece on it last night or today, but the rapid developments with regards to the FIFA corruption scandal has made it difficult to stay on top of and write accurately. So I’m giving it another day or so to fester before unleashing the dragon. And while you wait, there have been hundreds of miles worth of online column space already written on the topic — so you won’t be wanting for reading material.
To hold you over, as usual, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite links from the past week or so. The first four of which are directly related to the ongoing firestorm. So enjoy reading the selections below while the world outside burns.
FIFA meets the long, bad ass arm of American law. – justice.gov
How to boycott FIFA without hurting soccer. – independent.co.uk
The NASL is in some serious shit. – northernpitch.com
Adidas “smart ball” teaches you to bend it like Beckham. – androidpolice.com
Beer and soccer. You don’t need to know more. – soccerbible.com
Thanks to my man @MPFaessler for pointing this out.
Wambach’s turf war paying dividends, just not how you’d expect. – soccerwire.com