Category: soccer

Louis Saha Has High Hopes for France at 2018 FIFA World Cup

There is no clear-cut favorite to win soccer’s ultimate prize ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The draw, which takes place Dec. 1, can certainly make the road to the final in Moscow harsher for one contending nation over another should they draw the “Group of Death”, for example. Or it can pave a favorable path for a Cinderella story to make a run. Continue reading “Louis Saha Has High Hopes for France at 2018 FIFA World Cup”

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Manchester United Continues to Grow in Popularity in the United States

It was a typical late fall, early winter morning in New York City. The sun was masked by an endless blanket of gray clouds. A bone-chilling wind whipped through the streets. Whether the result of the night before, or of the current chilly conditions, not many people were out and about yet.

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Global Goals World Cup Uniting Women For Social Change & Sport

Dreary skies and driving rain — remnants of Hurricane Jose as it passed along the Northeast — certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of the girls and women Tuesday evening inside the Brooklyn Expo Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Continue reading “Global Goals World Cup Uniting Women For Social Change & Sport”

UV Football Promotes Girls’ Confidence, Interest in Sport

There isn’t much accessorizing when it comes to playing soccer. Everyone wears the same jersey, shorts and socks. Players are limited to displaying their unique personalities through their cleats. Yet, girls who play in the UV League through the Stoke City Community Trust at Staffordshire University are given much more freedom — they can paint their faces, wear luminous headbands or wristbands and don glow-in-the-dark pinnies to stand out, especially when the lights go out. Continue reading “UV Football Promotes Girls’ Confidence, Interest in Sport”