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Kick around about all things soccer; explore football's storied history, current events in the soccer sphere, the intricacies of the game and more.

Charlie Morgan8 months ago
UK's Lower Leagues - Where Soccer's Heart Remains
The metaphorical penny dropped from the scaffolding above the old St. James Park grandstand, clanging against the floor of Exeter City’s temporary ‘press area’. Or what’s left of the stand anyway; tha...
Karl Hoscik8 months ago
Mesut Ozil Waves Goodbye to Germany
It was a disappointing World Cup for the German national team and German fans everywhere. Not a single German player performed to a high enough level and it saw them take an early exit from the tourna...
David Puca8 months ago
Visca Barca
Now, many may think well, of course, he likes the team that always wins! Do they though? The last three years Barcelona have not won the Champions League, and even failed to make it to the finals. The...
Brayden Simmons8 months ago
Best American Soccer Bars
The FIFA World Cup is over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite game on a big screen with a beer anymore. In August, all major European leagues will kick-off, and you will be watching ...
Josh Richardson8 months ago
Hazard or Salah
This is only my opinion when I say this but I think many people would agree with it. When you look at the two players they have both performed fantastically. However, Hazard opted to play for Chelsea ...
Jack Dixon9 months ago
Christian Pulisic: The Next-in-Line?
When you consider the footballers that have graced the US Men’s National Team in recent years, their star players have rarely stood out anywhere other than in the US. The likes of Clint Dempsey, Jozy ...
Nicola P. Young9 months ago
Best Soccer Bars in NYC
Americans are no strangers to sports fanaticism. But for many years, soccer has taken a very limited, secondary role in the hearts of American fans. Instead, the United States largely invested their i...
Jake Pine9 months ago
2018’s Best Soccer Teams in the World
According to "Soccerex," a football (soccer) events firm that compiles data for annual reporting, there is an official list of the world's most powerful football clubs. As one report on the list has n...
Lucy Tansell9 months ago
Why It Can Be Intimidating to Be a Female Football Fan
The World Cup is here and I, a female, am loving it. Despite almost all of my girl friends showing little to no interest in the proceedings, I have unashamedly watched several hours of match-play ever...
David Puca9 months ago
It Began With Dinho
During my childhood, I heard many kids talk about their sports idols! I heard the names like Derek Jeter, Lebron James, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps, Floyd Mayweather, and to me at the time,...
Nicola P. Young9 months ago
Best College Soccer Teams in the World
Collegiate sports are great for athletes, students, and sports fans alike. They provide an outlet for competition, an exciting entertainment option, and a great method of exercise. And at the Division...
Stephen Cleary9 months ago
Evolution of the Soccer Cleat
You might take a pair of soccer cleats for granted, yet the history of soccer cleats is pretty diverse and interesting. In this brief article, we'll look at the evolution of the soccer cleat and some ...
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Jay Eccles9 months ago
Lionel Messi: The Greatest?
The World Cup of 2018 is likely to be Lionel Messi's swansong as an International player for Argentina, in what is his fourth trip to the finals, having made his bow in the 2006 World Cup in Germany a...
Mimo le Singe9 months ago
Football Hooliganism and Cultures of Violence
When it came time to select a topic for this research paper, my contemplation helped me to remember a film I watched a couple years ago, that being the first installment of Green Street Hooligans. I l...
Rich Monetti10 months ago
Somers Wins Section One Title With Thrilling 1-0 Victory Over Pearl River
On Saturday afternoon, the third seeded Somers Tuskers took to neutral ground at Lakeland High School for the Section One, Class A Soccer Final versus the top seeded Pearl River Pirates. Eighty six mi...
Rhys Morgan10 months ago
Songs, Scarves, and "Allez, Allez, Allez"
If you follow football, or soccer as its known in the US, you almost undoubtedly watched the UEFA Champion's League Final match on Saturday (26th May 2018) between the favorites Real Madrid and the un...
Ringo Mendoza10 months ago
10 Best Soccer Blogs Every Fan Should Follow
I haven't always been into soccer. I grew up watching baseball with my dad, and was a die-hard Yankees fan for a long time. He was never really into soccer, so I didn't care about it much. Once I got ...
Chica Reyass10 months ago
Best Motivational Soccer Quotes to Remember Before a Game
GODDAMN THIS WHITE SUPREMACIST PATRIARCHY! But God bless the United States women's national soccer team. They've won three Women's World Cups, including the first one; and four Olympic gold medals (in...