Jurgen Klinsmann’s Inconsistency Destroying US Soccer

On March 25, the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) suffered a devastating 2-0 loss to Guatemala in Guatemala City. Since taking over the team in 2011, US manager Jurgen Klinsmann has received harsh criticism for the way he has managed his team since the last World Cup in 2014. This loss to Guatemala, the first loss to the Central American nation since 1998, […]

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Heading Into Trouble

Concussions resulting from playing American football, especially at a young age, have sparked a debate about the sport and the long-term health of its players. People around the world, in countries where football isn’t even played, know the risks and physical costs of playing the game. But what about concussions in the world’s most popular sport: soccer? Soccer’s physicality and health […]

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Gianni Infantino, the New Leader of World Football

As the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Presidential elections neared, soccer fans were left wondering: Who can restore transparency and efficiency to the organization so plagued by the tyrannical reign of Sepp Blatter? The organization responsible for running the footballing world elected Gianni Infantino, former Secretary General of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) new leader on February 26, 2016. Most […]

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US Soccer Federation sues Women’s National Team

This February, the US Soccer Federation (USSF) sued the US Women’s National Team Player Association in fear that they will go on strike and miss the 2016 Olympics over a disagreement about their current collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Chicago by the USSF, which hopes that the ruling will reaffirm the validity […]

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China’s Evolution into a Soccer Powerhouse

As the January transfer window comes to a close, the biggest eye-opener for soccer fans has been the number of big-name signings by Chinese clubs. A period usually characterized by big-name signings or buying sprees by European clubs has been overshadowed by the unavoidable truth that Chinese soccer is on the rise domestically and internationally – and it is good […]

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My table for the FIFA Presidential elections

As many football fans know, FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, recently banned former President Sepp Blatter and the man who was seen as his likely replacement and head of UEFA, Michel Platini, for 8 years under corruption charges. After the ban was announced, football fans from around the world celebrated as if each of their countries had just won the World […]

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Young Talent of the Week: Lee Seung-Woo

January 24, 2016: Already being called the “Korean Messi,” Lee Seung-Woo is an attacking midfielder (sometimes playing in a forward position) for FC Barcelona’s reserve team, FC Barcelona B. He was lured to the Spanish giant at the age of 12, reportedly hoping to play with Messi. Seung-Woo immediately put together a string of impressive performances for the U-13s that […]

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