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From retro favorites to new age classics, the Urban Pitch staff selects a handful of football kits that perfectly encapsulate summer vibes. As the days get longer and warmer, a pining starts to form in the back of a...
Tosin and Coach from the equally hilarious and informative Shirtless Plantain Show join the Urban Pitch Podcast to discuss American soccer culture, our favorite kits, and the artists on our playlists. With a multitude of hosts and a vast...
Set to play in his second final in as many seasons with the Columbus Crew, Wilfried Nancy has become the standard amongst MLS managers. But how he get here?  CONCACAF didn't get its dream final result in the newly rebranded...
As soccer's influence on American culture continues to rise, we've seen an increased amount of crossovers between the beautiful game and basketball.  Last week, Nike unveiled a new edition of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Zoom Freak 5 signature shoe, dubbed “Ode to...
With yet another UEFA Champions League final appearance in their sights, Real Madrid have proven time and again that they are an immovable object in the tournament. Real Madrid may very well be on their way back to the...
The world of soccer never sleeps, and neither does the Urban Pitch Podcast. Ramsey and Julio discuss some of the biggest headlines on the American front, in addition to the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake beef that seemingly everyone is...
The Copa Libertadores is hitting its stride, and just like every year, the competition is loaded with young talents that are poised to break out as the sport's next big things.  When it comes to continental championships, the CONMEBOL Copa...
Next summer, we'll be seeing an expanded 32-team FIFA Club World Cup hit American shores. But is this just another ploy from FIFA to line its pockets with more cash, or is it a genuine chance for the Davids...
Ending Bayern Munich's 11-year reign atop the Bundesliga would've been an impressive accomplishment on its own, but for Bayer Leverkusen, their 2024 league title exorcises demons that have lived within the club for over two decades.  Every season of football...
One-on-one beefs are just one thing that football and rap have in common, and with the massive ongoing Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake spat stealing plenty of hip-hop headlines, we thought it'd be a good time to take a look...
The idea of promotion and relegation is one of the major talking points of a select group of soccer fans in the United States. In the long run, it seems like MLS and the USL have a difference in...
Five matches into the team's debut season, The Town FC co-founder Min Park joins the latest episode of the Urban Pitch Podcast to discuss the team's vision, teaming up with the San Jose Earthquakes, and creating a club culture...
After 10 games of the 2024 Major League Soccer season, Inter Miami has proven to be a winner in MLS. But some serious questions still surround Tata Martino's side moving forward.  The fairytale 2024 season that Inter Miami and Major...
It was one of the most memorable UEFA Champions League quarterfinal rounds in recent memory. Get a rundown of all the action and biggest storylines in addition to a look ahead to the semis.  The pinnacle of club football has...
From wild design innovations to mistakes and creative advertising methods, we've seen some wild kit faux pas over the years.  There has been plenty of innovation and revolution in the world of football kit design. Today's landscape of intricate design...
Every summer, prior to the start of a new season, Europe's top clubs take a tour around the world, in part for players to prepare for the upcoming campaign against different competition, but mostly to market themselves to international...
On the heels of another entertaining El Trafico match, the Urban Pitch Podcast crew discusses everything that went down, from the fan banter to the controversial penalty decision.  Year in and year out, the El Trafico derby between LAFC and...
Desperately in need of new sources of income, FC Barcelona has turned to its lucrative sponsorship deal with Spotify to help not only sell more kits, but to increase its already gargantuan brand recognition. It's no secret that FC...
Long established as the best American goalkeeper of her generation, 35-year-old Alyssa Naeher seems to only keep getting better. In the world of sports, flash almost always outshines grit. And that’s really not a surprise, nor is it necessarily a...
The Derby della Capitale is one of football's fiercest rivalries, and AS Roma have honored the match's importance by introducing a special kit for the occasion multiple times in club history. We take a look at the most recent...