Archive for the 'Soccer in America' Category

April 4th, 2015

USWNT to take on New Zealand in Front of Huge Crowd in St. Louis

The WNT will begin its four-game home schedule leading into the 2015 Women’s World Cup with a match against New Zealand at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 4 and a record crowd will be on hand. Great video here. Shouts out to the people of the greater St. Louis area too; over 34,000 in Busch Stadium, one of the most iconic sporting venues ...
April 2nd, 2015

Jacksonville Armada Looking To Break Attendance Record

Soccer in America is happening. Let me start this post off with that. Everywhere I turn there is news coming out that reinforces that soccer is making serious moves here in the US. The obvious place to look and see that happening is MLS. Expansion is happening. Cities are fighting to get their own MLS franchise. New TV deals for MLS are being secured ...
March 18th, 2015

Building Blocks

United. Focused. Fearless. Get your 2015 Away #USMNT / #USWNT kit in the @nikefootball App: gonike.me/Soccer_App A photo posted by U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) on Feb 16, 2015 at 8:55am PST We spend the majority of our time and effort trying to play our part in advancing the sport of soccer here in the US. And the sport is advancing. Momentum ...
March 16th, 2015

Soccer Around The World :: Lego Maradona Hand Of God

Not sure who put the time into creating this, but I respect whoever it was that did. There should be an entire series put together of epic moments in #soccer recreated with #Lego characters. #HandOfGod #Maradona #WorldCup #Argentina @bumpypitch @isps_tow <- Tag a teammate that tried to pull something like this off.... A photo posted by brian ...
March 12th, 2015

Watch :: CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 Press Conference

Today, you can watch the Official Announcement of the Schedule and Groups for the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015. The full presser is above and the details are as follows: Exclusive Pre-sale starts today; Public On-sale starts on Thursday, March 19 Thirteen North American cities – Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas ...
March 6th, 2015

Conversations in Soccer – Brendan Hannan

There are a lot of people in the soccer world who operate behind the scenes in order for the game to flourish. You might not know all of their names or see them in the limelight, but without them, things aren't getting done. The sport is not growing. The final product that we see on the field and in stadiums each week throughout the season just ...
February 18th, 2015

Soccer In America – The USWNT & USMNT Away Jersey

New US National Team away jersey. This is the men's version presented in a special light up box. The women's team will sport these first when they play in the upcoming Algarve Cup. Check that @nikesoccer app to get one before the general release. @nike @nikefootball #soccer #soccerlife #usmnt #uswnt A photo posted by bumpypitch (@bumpypitch) on Feb ...
January 16th, 2015

Adam Silver Considering “FA Cup style tournament” in the NBA?

[H/t Yahoo] Interesting stuff from the NBA Commish Adam Silver. He's always been a forward thinking kind of guy, and has mentioned that he and the National Basketball Association looks at international soccer as an interesting case study on the promotion and set up of leagues and competition, so its no shock to see him speak of looking for "other ...