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After a brief stop in MLS, Cousin Feo and Lord Juco have returned to international football for season two of Death At the Derby. "English Emissaries," the first stop on their tour of the world's fiercest rivalries, takes us to...
One of the more notable British indie rock bands of the 21st century, the Kaiser Chiefs also double as die-hard Leeds United fans. With Leeds back in the Premier League for the first time since 2004, we catch up...
Here is our latest Urban Pitch Anonymous Mailbag, where we answer your unfiltered questions and replies to our stories or any particular issues and topics in soccer and culture today.  This week, MLS announced that the 2021 season will begin...
From attempting to force transfers to joining reality TV shows, we take a look at the wildest ways footballers left (or at least tried to leave) their clubs.  Many people would do anything to be a professional footballer. Getting paid...
Unable to travel on his own, this is how Daniel Robertson still managed to experience different cultures while also giving them a taste of his own.  The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted much of world travel in 2020, but college...
In 2015, I made a life-altering decision to quit my job and leave corporate America for good. I went from a secure career that came affixed with a corporate credit card and a plush lifestyle to one with zero...
Hate it or love it, trash talk is an unavoidable part of football, and all sports in general. We take a look at a handful of the beautiful game's best wordsmiths — from cheeky banter legends to downright hellish...
A brand goes deeper than just a logo and color scheme. With several MLS franchises recently undergoing rebrands, we examine the ones that both got it right and wrong, and more importantly — why.  A purist may tell you otherwise,...
From soccer-inspired basketball shoes to PSG's Air Jordan collaboration, we've seen plenty of footy-hoops crossover in recent years. None of these, however, were as big as Nike's recent "The Chosen 2" collection, which featured megastars Kylian Mbappe and LeBron...
As the new year has dawned, we break down some soccer resolutions we're hopeful for in 2021. NeW yEAr, nEW mE. The loads of challenges and resolution ideas presented at the top of every new year can be exhausting —...
In the midst of a contract year, the future of young AC Milan keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is very much in question. Offering his advice is none other than the legendary Iker Casillas. What could go wrong? The great Iker Casillas,...
Marco Messina and Michael Kantaris are the co-founders of Italian Football TV, a rapidly growing media outlet providing coverage of, as its name suggests, Italian football to both American and global audiences. We interview the duo to discuss the...
In 2003, Freddy Adu was a soccer phenom and anointed the world's next great player at the tender age of 13. After signing him to a million dollar endorsement deal, Nike chairman Phil Knight described Adu as having the...
Here is our latest Urban Pitch Anonymous Mailbag, where we answer your unfiltered questions and replies to our stories or any particular issues and topics in soccer and culture today.  I'd like to wish everyone a happy and much better...
The MLS season ended last month, but that doesn't mean the work stops for Earl Edwards Jr. and the MLS Black Players for Change group. We caught up with the co-founder and executive board member to discuss what the...
From designing the official MLS Black Lives Matter t-shirt to creating his own brand, Warren Creavalle refuses to be confined to the boundaries of a traditional athlete. We sit down with the MLS veteran to discuss the...
Go to any women's sports-centric posts online and you'll find a shocking amount of ignorance even by social media standards. And whether these comments are from edgelords fishing for likes or people who actually believe they could take Tobin...
With a simple product and mission statement, Bootbags has quickly become a formidable entry amongst brands making change through soccer.  There are many reasons why soccer is considered the beautiful game — maybe too many to count. Perhaps the biggest,...
A street art collective to the fullest, Kamp Seedorf has made international waves with their brilliant murals of footballers and other cultural icons. We get a rare interview with one of the members to get a look behind the...
I have a desire to see Major League Soccer grow and become a popular, entertaining league where the players are millionaires along with its games being displayed in abundance on big screen TVs at restaurants and bars across the...