Monthly Archives: June 2013

Women’s Soccer Still Fighting for Equality

June 7, 2013
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Two stories over this past week have highlighted a disturbing fact—despite the progress of women’s soccer over the past two decades, it is still not afforded the respect that men’s soccer receives. The first story involves the controversy related to Sydney Leroux’s goal celebration in last Sunday’s United States women’s national team game against...

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How Great Was Sydney Leroux’s Goal Celebration Today?

June 2, 2013
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I guess as a USMNT fan I should have some sympathy for the Canadian fans who want to boo Sydney Leroux. After all, Leroux was born and grew up in Canada, but chose to represent the U.S. internationally. USMNT fans, myself included, have never really forgiven Giuseppe Rossi for essentially doing the same thing...

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Pump Up Videos for USWNT vs. Canada

June 2, 2013
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The United States women’s national team game today is being overshadowed a bit by the men’s game v. Germany, but it should be an epic game as the women take on Canada at 4:30 ET on ESPNews. Here are some great videos to pump you up for the match. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow...

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Alejandro Bedoya Scores and Picks up an Assist – Video

June 1, 2013
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Alejandro Bedoya scored a goal and picked up a very nice assist today in Helsingborg’s 3-0 win over Atvidaberg. Check out the highlights here. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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23 Seats on the Plane – Who Goes to Brazil?

June 1, 2013
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Yesterday, the U.S.’ provisional roster for the Gold Cup was released. Considering the fact that the Gold Cup is really the last opportunity for Jurgen Klinsmann to take a long look at players on the outside of the United States men’s national team looking in, I thought it would be helpful to create a...

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