Category: Opinion

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To Puto, or Not to Puto: That is the Question – Part I

To Puto, or Not to Puto: That is the Question – Part I

On January 24, I took attendance in my third grade classroom the same way I had for the other four and a half months of the school year. I asked each ...
Pep Guardiola – A Lost Soul

Pep Guardiola – A Lost Soul

After Manchester City's 2-1 win over Burnley in the Premier League, Pep Guardiola gave, what can only be described as a cranky interview to the BBC. ...
Ranking The Nominees: 2016 Puskas Goal of the Year Award

Ranking The Nominees: 2016 Puskas Goal of the Year Award

It’s nearly the end of 2016, which means it’s time for the yearly slog of “awards”. Mixed amongst the clutter of player and manager of the year awa ...
Christian Pulisic: Not US Soccer’s Messiah Yet

Christian Pulisic: Not US Soccer’s Messiah Yet

Anyone in America with access to the internet or television that possesses even a mild interest in soccer knows the name Christian Pulisic. “17-yea ...
When Will a Defender Win the Ballon d’Or Again?

When Will a Defender Win the Ballon d’Or Again?

The Ballon d’Or is a striker’s trophy, let’s face it. No individual award in world football evokes more prestige and controversy than the Golden Ba ...

The FAI Continue to Ignore League of Ireland Players

As many of you who follow me on social media know, despite being Irish, I don't support the Irish national team. In fact in the recent European Cha ...
South American Football: Beauty in the Roughness

South American Football: Beauty in the Roughness

In the United States, it’s rare that football makes its way into the national conversation. Rarer still is it when South American football is the subj ...
Why I’m Not Supporting Ireland as an Irishman

Why I’m Not Supporting Ireland as an Irishman

With the European Championships in full swing in France at the moment, I find myself one of a select few Irish football fans not caught up in the hyst ...
Maradona’s Andalusian Nightmare

Maradona’s Andalusian Nightmare

Just a few years removed from the World Cup Final at Italia ’90, Diego Armando Maradona would find himself in a particularly grim situation at Napoli. ...
Brazilian Football and the China Dilemma

Brazilian Football and the China Dilemma

By Dave Caren in Brazil I arrived in Brazil in 2010 to an economy that was booming. The Brazilian Real, the local currency, was the stronges ...
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