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The American Soccer Model and the Women’s Game


I was privileged to be a guest on Vuvuzela – The World Soccer Show on Tuesday evening to discuss the roots of Milwaukee United Soccer Club, our goals as an organization, and where… Continue reading

Previewing United States WNT


United States FIFA Ranking: 1 (as of July, 2012) Coach: Pia Sundhage Number of Olympics Appearances: The US has participated in every Olympics where women’s soccer has been a sport (1996, 2000, 2004,… Continue reading

Question of the Week: Does Women’s Soccer Have a Fan Problem?


Over the past week, a debate has sprouted over sports fandom. On Thursday, a Twitter firestorm raged over the writers/founders of the website While The Men Watch being invited to offer commentary on… Continue reading

The Future of US Women’s Soccer


With the almost-inevitable shuttering of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS), a vacancy exists in the soccer landscape for a venue where the top talent in this country and around the world can ply its… Continue reading

Soccer, We Have a Problem


Soccer is known worldwide as “the people’s game” and for a time this was true in the United States, with immigrant populations bringing the sport to their new communities. This is no longer… Continue reading

Breaking Through the Ceiling


A discussion over the past couple of days on Twitter between two of those I follow caught my eye. One of them (a women’s soccer fan in all parts) was asking the other… Continue reading

From the Blacktop to the Ivies?


The past two or three weeks have seen a mushrooming of discussion of women’s soccer in the United States, starting with the decision by Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) to forego playing in 2012… Continue reading

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