It’s been a big week here at WSOTP, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the world of football has stopped spinning. Champions League knockout round first legs wrapped up, European action abounded, World Cup news continued streaming, MLS preseason concluded, not to mention the upcoming round of international friendlies on the horizon. And when […]

WSOTP Pod: Season 1 Episode 17 I’m not sure if you noticed last week or not, but there was a lot going on in the world of soccer. On and off the pitch, there were nearly too many story lines to keep up with. Not only was the long-awaited draw for the 2014 World Cup held last […]

As the final whistle blew in Montivideo last week, a 0-0 scoreline between Uruguay and Jordan was enough to see the South American champions ease past the visitors to become the thirty-second and final nation to qualify for World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The 20th edition of the tournament, Brazil 2014 will be the first […]

Whether you’ve noticed it or not, I’ve been pretty quiet on Twitter the last two weeks thanks to an overbearing workload in my real world job. The timing for this pickup in work has been — to put it mildly — abhorrently poor, thanks in large part to the Euros kicking off last Friday. And while my […]

I literally had to flip a coin to decide which picture would end up as the headlining selection for this week’s post. It was a dead heat between the eventual winner entitled José Rides Forward and Beckham Budweiser Ballin’. Each is awesome in their own right for various reasons. But I’m glad Mourinho won out though: just […]

Professional football in the modern world is omnipresent. No matter what obstacle it faces, the game has a way of overcoming the impediment to continue steamrolling along. A tsunami strikes your country? Don’t sweat it, you’ll just go ahead and win a World Cup. Your homeland has been at war for the better part of […]

I feel a bit like a bad boyfriend right now, one who’s been accused of ignoring my long-term girlfriend for a while, since I haven’t posted in a week. And even though it appears that I’ve not been working on it — ignoring the fact this TWOL post has been sitting around for at least […]

blah blah blah, this is the introduction paragraph. i know you don’t really care what i say in this space at all. all you care about is getting to the links below. if i were to write something really important or interesting in this area, like “ke$ha is the lovechild of ryan giggs and julia […]