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When thinking of Southern California, it’s all too easy to think about it as the stereotypical “glamour spot”. A place of celebrities, sun-drenched beaches, luxury homes, iconic locales… but like anywhere, it has its fair share of problems. Just recently a new, hitherto unrecognised issue came to light. It all started shortly after Major League […]Read more "The Unseen Plight of the Directionally Challenged LA Soccer Fan"
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It goes without saying Leicester City FC’s 2016 Premier League title win was a story for the ages. Nobody remotely expected it. Not even the most die-hard “Foxes” fan was dreaming about it. Well perhaps they dreamt about it, but only in the way that a Metallica fan might dream of going back in time […]Read more "King Plonker: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Brings Footy’s Feel Good Story to a Messy End"
It all started so promisingly. Steven Gerrard was buggering off back to Blighty. Robbie Keane, though a legend, was not compatible with Gio Dos Santos and was moving on, hopefully setting the Mexican star up as the foundation around which the side could be rebuilt. Sebastian Lletget had been a revelation in midfield towards the […]Read more "The LA Galaxy Off-Season In Review"
On March 25th, the Year of Our Lord 2017, the North American Soccer League will kick off their spring season. This is poignant for one very strong reason: it so very nearly didn’t happen. As the final glow of 2016’s embers subsided, American soccer’s two professional minor leagues were gathered behind closed doors, deep in […]Read more "The Debunking of a USSF Conspiracy Theory"
Lionel Messi is an incredible player. His touch, his reflexes, his vision: he truly has the magical mix of having the ability to react, the talent to execute and vitally, the mind to know how to react and what to execute. He scores goals for fun. He makes the greatest defenders look inept. His statistics, records, awards and […]Read more "An Apparently Golden Era?"