THE PREVIEW The 2017 J League season has been full of surprises this season. Newly promoted Cerezo Osaka sit on top of the table so far, meanwhile former champions Sanfrece Hiroshima are mired in relegation trouble. One of those other surprises this season is the Urawa Red Diamonds. The Urawa Red Diamonds, might be the […]Read more "Game of the Week: Urawa Red Diamonds 2 FC Tokyo 1. Week 23 of the 2017 J League season."
Located on the banks of Sweden’s fifth largest lake, Storsjön, sits the city of Östersund. Östersund is the capital of Jämtland County and is the most inland city in Northern Sweden. The Winter City has been around since 1786. Due to its isolation the city struggled to get on its feet and was one of the poorest cities […]Read more "Club of the Week: Östersunds FK"
Preview. Göztepe S.K. , one of Turkey’s largest clubs only three years ago was in the third division of Turkish football. The club from the port city of İzmir has one of the largest followings in Turkey but for a long time hasn’t been in the highest echelons of Turkish football. That all changed last May […]Read more "Game of the Week: Göztepe S.K. 2 Fenerbahçe S.K 2. Opening Weekend of the 2017-18 Turkish Süper Lig."
The club soccer world is always full of interesting headlines from countries all around the world. This week was no different. Miami FC and Kingston Stockade file claim against USSF to take the pro-rel issue to the CAS. The pro-rel issue is a hot button topic that has often been up for debate ever since […]Read more "Miscellaneous Soccer News from around the World (August 6th-August 13th)."
The Macron Stadium, located in suburbs of Manchester not so long ago was home to Premier League fixtures. Though relegation in 2012 under Owen Coyle and an excess of looming debt from reckless ownership, bogged Bolton down to the point of relegation from the Championship in 2015. Bolton fans over the past few years could […]Read more "Game of the Week: Bolton Wanderers 2 Leeds United 3. Opening Weekend of the 2017-18 EFL Championship season."
Sitting around 120 miles from the Slovakian capital, Bratislava is the town of Žilina. Home to approximately 85,000 people, it is the fourth largest city in Slovakia. Žilina sits close to the Czech and Polish borders and is an important industrial center for the Slovakian economy. Žilina’s coat of arms is a double golden cross with two golden […]Read more "Club of the Week: MŠK Žilina"
The US Soccer Federation recently announced that the federation has a 100 million dollar surplus. Reports later came out that they were planning to spend it on US Soccer building a new national training center. From there, American soccer twitter raged and debated with some notable personalities in the US soccer community voicing their anger […]Read more "Has the US Soccer Federation done enough?"