Archive for the 'Soccer Abroad' Category

August 3rd, 2013

Personal Opinion Alert :: Thoughts about Clint Dempsey, the MLS and “Soccer In America”

*** PERSONAL OPINION ALERT *** So the news of the last 24 hours or so is that Clint Dempsey, Tottenham Hotspur, Major League Soccer and the Seattle Sounders have gotten things all worked out to bring the American superstar back home to play in the MLS for the Sounders. We all are super involved in the social networks, so you, like I, have seen the ...
July 20th, 2013

Getting to Know Michael Toft, Freestyle Football Artist and Street Soccer Star

I recently had the privilege to spend some time with freestyle football artist and street soccer star, Michael Toft, while he was on his US event tour. Hailing from Denmark, Michael's ridiculous skills have earned him a character in FIFA Street, over 1,000 performances all over the world and a spot in the Edgar Davids Street Soccer Tour. Needless to ...
January 31st, 2013

Soccer Around the World – A Photographic Journey

"The picture was taken in Ciorescu, a small town near my summer language training site in Cricova which is about 20 minutes north of the capital Chisinau. After lessons one day I decided to go for a walk and get some food at the local convenient store. I saw a bunch of kids playing out on the turf field and decided to snap a picture. From then on out ...
January 4th, 2012

Spotted on twitter: Landon Donovan starting for Everton FC and “Feeling better than ever!”

via @ussoccer from evertonFC.com ""I'm more experienced and a better player than I was two years ago," he said. "Before you get to the end of your career, mentally you get better and better. "I feel I have grown a lot over the last two years. I've had a World Cup and I feel these may be the best few years of my career. "Nothing is ever ...
July 5th, 2011

Jay DeMerit on Vancouver’s Urban Rush

Vancouver Whitecaps Captain Jay DeMerit appears on Shaw TV Vancouver's Urban Rush with hosts Fiona Forbes and Michael Eckford.
November 29th, 2010

Elite Soccer Showcase – December 17th-19th

It's always great to see guys who have walked away from the professional game find a new path in life... and in the case of our (Beans and I) former teammate Shaun Higgins, his post playing career is focused on the player representation side of things. The Elite Soccer Showcase is being held at Cal State Fullerton on December 17-19th, 2010.  There ...
March 25th, 2010

Soccer Abroad

Jeff York took this while in France last week. Young dudes playing pickup games is certainly a universal concept...
February 14th, 2010

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey

Location - Spence Eccles Field House, Salt Lake City, Utah Submitted - Dunny To submit your photos to be included in this series, email them to ben [at] theorignalwinger [dot] com.