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Heading into their fourth-ever World Cup appearance, Ecuador could be a major dark horse in Qatar. In addition to looking ahead to this winter's tournament, we look back at the country's first qualification in 2002 and the legends of...
Despite often having striking and out-of-the-box designs, goalkeeper kits are an overlooked facet of football shirt culture. We take a look at the five best keeper strips in the history of the English Premier League. Let’s face it — goalkeeper...
On the latest episode of the Urban Pitch Podcast, Portland Timbers defender Justin Rasmussen joins the show to shed some light on the rule differences between MLS and MLS Next Pro, the emotions behind his MLS debut, and his...
With the European football season in full swing, we take a look at some of the best 2022-23 third kits in (and out) of the continent.  Third kits are a huge focus in football, with many clubs and brands seeing...
With the recent conclusion of the All or Nothing: Arsenal season, we take a look at a handful of talking points from the Amazon series.  From HBO's Hard Knocks to Netflix's Formula 1: Drive to Survive, the sports docuseries has never been as prevalent...
Centered around the record-breaking and controversial transfer of Luis Figo from Barcelona to Real Madrid, The Figo Affair reveals the deal's behind-the-scenes machinations that have been lost to time.  “So many people think they know the story,” explains a shadowy Luis Figo,...
Featuring officially licensed jerseys and tees, the new COPA Diego Maradona collection is a fitting tribute to an icon of the game.  Diego Armando Maradona. The mere utterance of his name elicits images of brilliance, triumph, and youthful exuberance. Whether...
Chicago Red Stars midfielder Sam Fisher joins the Urban Pitch Podcast to discuss what her pro experience has been so far, the best advice she's gotten from her teammates, and the iconic Red Stars pregame fashion runway. An athlete's...
One of the greatest underdog stories in world soccer, Uruguay is heading into its 14th FIFA World Cup with a history that other much larger soccer nations can only dream of having. What do the USMNT, Mexico, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark,...
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Hwang Hee-chan is one of two South Korean players in the Premier League, along with Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur. Last year in August, the Wanderers unveiled their new signing before a home match with Manchester...
Derby matches and the drama that surround them are some of the best parts of football. Know what else is? Kits. We combine the two and look back on some of the most iconic rivalry games and pick the...
Just over a week removed from the exact 30-year anniversary of the English Premier League, we take a look at some of the moments and people that had the greatest impact on what's arguably the world's top domestic league....
On the latest episode of the Urban Pitch Podcast, the Washed-Up Crew and special guest co-host Brigitte Flores discuss what's been going on with LAFC and Angel City FC, the new USMNT kits, and how to spot an elite...
From the Tango to the Jabulani, there have been plenty of iconic and polarizing World Cup match balls. But what is behind the impact they have on the culture of the game?  Football as a whole is massively scrutinized. From...
With the Copa Libertadores semifinals set, we explore the extremely entertaining yet vastly underrated tournament and its companion, the Copa Sudamericana.  Most, if not all football fans are familiar with the UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues. The two continental tournaments...
Welcome to Controversial Kits, a new series at Urban Pitch where we take a look at some of the most polarizing football shirt designs and argue both in favor for and against them. Up first, Urban Pitch contributors Ben...
Centered on iconic USWNT goalkeeper Briana Scurry, The Only is an inspiring documentary that — in spite of its name — reminds us we're never alone.  The legendary 1999 United States women's national team didn't just change women's sports or soccer —...
For the latest episode of the Urban Pitch Podcast, Club Eleven co-founders Gabriel and Pablo Bayona Sapag discuss the media outlet's foundation and growth, what American soccer culture means to them, and where the game has room to grow...
The football world is full of fashionable stars. But a select few are brazen enough to have their own specific taste rather than just following the trends. We break down five of them, using the FIFA national team rankings...
Under new ownership with a hefty bankroll, Newcastle United could go from the doldrums of the Prem to a global powerhouse in a short period of time.  The incredibly problematic takeover of Newcastle United was completed under a year ago....