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Do Atlanta’s Metro Station Pitches Represent the Next Wave of US Grassroots Soccer?

By Dave Williamson / Guest Contributor On the Westside of Atlanta, Soccer in the Streets recently unveiled its second metro station pitch in conjunction with Atlanta United and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid...
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The Long and Winding Road of 21-Year-Old LA Galaxy II Midfielder Geoffrey Acheampong’s Pro Career

At just 21 years old, Ghanian pro footballer Geoffrey Acheampong has already played on three different clubs in three different countries. In our latest podcast, he shares the unique...
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Heard on the Street: The Voices of LA’s Rowdiest Supporters’ Groups at the Final ‘El Trafico’ of the Year

A fan-driven rivalry unlike any other in Los Angeles, the 'El Trafico' derby came to an electric conclusion last Friday night, with supporters on both sides marching, clamoring, and...
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Street Soccer USA Brings its Fast-Paced Tournament to Los Angeles for the First Time

After hosting several tournaments in different major cities in the United States, Street Soccer USA finally ventured to Los Angeles, bringing street soccer to LA Live's Microsoft Square. With...
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Sporting KC and Canadian National Team Defender Amer Didic Shares His Urban Picks

Now in his third year as a pro, Sporting Kansas City and Canadian national team center back Amer Didic has shown plenty of potential in his young career. During...
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A-List Stars Gather En Masse for a Chaotic Celebrity Match at the House of Soccer 2018 Fam Jam

In the heart of West Hollywood, the International Champions Cup's House of Soccer 2018 was a unique celebration of the beautiful game, concluding in a wild celebrity match that...
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If She Isn’t Already, LA’s Next Freestyle Star Lizzy Calderon Needs to Be On Your Radar

A central figure in Los Angeles' burgeoning freestyle scene, Lizzy Calderon is beginning to make a name for herself around the world, thanks to her bubbling personality, optimistic outlook,...
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Urban Lens: Balling in the Shadow of an Active Volcano in Bali

The beautiful game's omnipresence around the globe knows no boundaries. On the tiny island of Bali, Indonesia, tucked in the shadow of an active volcano, Urban Pitch staff writer...
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Strength, Health, and Gratitude: How Soccer Ignited Julia Glanz’s Relentless Pursuit of Fitness Excellence

Strength and conditioning coach Julia Glanz has made a seamless transition from her soccer career at the University of Arizona to her professional career as a fitness expert. Through...
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Urban Lens: Inspiring Empathy and Education at the Form Ni Gani Tournament in Nairobi, Kenya

At the Starehe Boys Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, men and women came together for the Form Ni Gani Tournament, which not only provided participants with intense competition, but also...
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Heard on the Street: At the New Balance Otruska Pack Release Party

Over the weekend, New Balance launched its Russian-inspired Otruska pack, which included an all-new Tekela boot silhouette, updated Furon 4.0, and 574, 247, and Cruz 2.0 lifestyle sneakers. We...
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Heard on the Street: At LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium Opening Match and Pre-Party

In what was a monumental day for soccer in Los Angeles, fans of the beautiful game had a one-of-a-kind experience both at LAFC's Banc of California Stadium opening party...
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LA Galaxy Defender Daniel Steres Has Gone Full Circle Through His Professional Journey

From MLS to the USL and back, Daniel Steres' pro soccer career has taken him through a multitude of destinations and playing conditions, all of which has led to...
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Heard on the Street: At the Epic LAFC-LA Galaxy Derby

The very first LAFC-LA Galaxy derby was an instant classic, bringing the best out of Los Angeles soccer fans regardless of whom they supported. Urban Pitch was on the...
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Heard on the Street: At the Inaugural LAFC Match in Seattle

After years of waiting, the LAFC faithful finally got to watch the black and gold take the pitch for an official match this past weekend. We were at the...
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Getting to Know Danny Gildea, the Man Behind the GPS Soccer Assassins Phenomenon

Danny Gildea has created a movement with his unique GPS Soccer Assassins training videos, garnering nearly 500,000 followers on his Instagram page. We had a chance to get to...
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Urban Lens: The Quiet Rise of Street Football Culture in Mumbai

One of the largest cities in the world, Mumbai is a metropolis teeming with art, culture, and history. Despite this, street football has yet to establish a strong presence....
travis bowen

From LA to Macedonia, Travis Bowen Embraces the Enduring Journey of Being a Pro Footballer

With professional experience both in the United States and overseas, Travis Bowen has been able to incorporate the best from both games into his own. Before his departure back...
Tristan Bowen

Seasoned Pro Footballer Tristan Bowen is Stronger, Wiser and Targeting the New Hometown Team

Tristan Bowen is a professional footballer who has played in multiple leagues around the world including the United States U-18 and U-20 national teams. Now back home in Los...
Kakuma Premier League

Urban Lens: Kakuma Premier League, Offering Hope Inside a Kenyan Refugee Camp

The Kakuma Premier League represents to the many hopeless and desperate, a dream while offering an attainable solution through dedication, talent and their fervent love of the beautiful game.

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