Three takeaways from USA vs Germany 2:0

soccerBallMidFieldThree takeaways from Game USA vs Germany To reach its fourth Women’s World Cup final, the USA has followed a formula simple to express and difficult to implement: grow stronger as does the opposition. In the group phase, the Americans were efficient if not effervescent, and scored just one goal… Go To Full Post

Julie Johnston: Top U.S. defender played ALL position as a child . . . .

soccerBallMidField Julie Johnston: Top U.S. defender played all positions as a child By Mike Woitalla Perhaps the most impressive player so far during the USA’s run at the 2015 Women’s World Cup has been 24-year-old Julie Johnston. The central defender is marshaling a backline that has limited the USA’s four opponents… Go To Full Post

Soccer on TV 6/27 – 7/1

cornerKick  Saturday, June 27, 2015 Tweet This Share This Today’s Guide Semifinal spots in the Women’s World Cup and Copa America are up for grabs Saturday. (All times Easternunless noted. TV programming is always subject to change. Besides the exclusive streaming programming listed here, many networks make TV programming available… Go To Full Post

The dumbest way to insult a referee . . . . . . .

soccerBallMidField The dumbest way to insult a referee By Mike Woitalla The ref calls a foul. The halfwit coach of the kid who committed it yells, “It’s OK, Timmy! You didn’t do anything wrong!” — believing he’s cleverly circumventing the dissent rule because he’s not screaming directly at the ref. The… Go To Full Post