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The Year in Review: The Best Football-Inspired Music of 2018

Reminiscing on what has been an incredibly eventful year in football, we have compiled a list of the year’s best — from boots, to kits, to freestyle videos. We...

The Problems with US Soccer, Examined By an Englishman

After its disappointing performance in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, soccer in the United States is in disarray. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism from fellow countrymen...
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Why a Jay-Z Partnership With MLS Makes More Sense

While his status as rap's GOAT may remain untarnished, Jay-Z's legacy as a social rights activist has been put into question after his partnership announcement with the NFL. If...
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It’s Time We Give the PUMA KING the Love It Deserves

One of the few boots that can actually live up to its name, the PUMA KING has been worn by literal football royalty. Yet, it still gets...
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Urban Pitch Staff Picks: 2019 UEFA Champions League Edition

Ahead of today's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal matches, we've once again put together our very own staff picks, in which we select everything from the clubs with the best...
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Why I Don’t Think The European Super League Did Anything Patently Wrong

On April 18, 2021 the football world's foundations shook as 12 of the most famous football clubs announced that they were breaking away from UEFA competitions in order to...
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The Columbus Crew Rebrand Fiasco Exposes the Disconnect Between MLS Owners and the Common Fan

After unveiling a new crest and changing its name from “Columbus Crew SC” to “Columbus SC,” there was an outpouring of negative reaction from the club's vocal supporters. A...
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Black Arrow’s ‘Naija to Roma’ is Worth 25 Minutes of Your Time

Hopeful and enlightening, Naija to Roma is about a radio host’s viral tweet and a magical trip to Rome, and football's power to connect and unite communities all over the...
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An Ode to Marta, An Icon Who’s Finally Getting the Roses She Deserves

Perhaps the greatest to ever lace up a pair of boots, Marta Viera da Silva is also one of the most influential players of her generation. Reportedly getting a...

Why Street Football Is Crucial for Skill Development

As a soccer player, perfecting technique is vital in order to master control of the ball. But is there a right methodology to developing skill? Time and again we have seen...
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The Year in Review: The Best Football Boot and Sneaker Releases of 2018

Reminiscing on what has been an incredibly eventful year in football, we have compiled a list of the year's best — from boots, to kits, to freestyle videos. We...
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Pay-to-Play is Good for Soccer and the Harshest Critics are Hypocrites

The pay-to-play model is probably one of the most maligned and yet vastly misunderstood and mischaracterized topics regarding soccer in America today. It is often described as being detrimental...
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Enough Retro Homage, Give Us Original Kits

Retro is in, we get it. But the trend is on the verge of played out thanks to an overflow of throwback-inspired kits from the world's biggest manufacturers. While...

Why it is Finally Time for Promotion and Relegation in MLS

While the topic of promotion and relegation in Major League Soccer has always been an often discussed topic, the recent $4 billion TV rights bid from MP & Silva...
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‘LFG’ May Not Be Perfect, But It’s a Must-Watch For Sports Fans and Schadenfreude Penchants Alike

Released last Thursday, HBO Max's documentary LFG gives viewers an inside look at the U.S. Women's National Team's fight for equal pay. With the content being equal parts inspiring...
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It’s Time to Put the Soccer Versus Football Debate to Bed

The soccer versus football debate has raged on for years, mostly at the expense of American fans. We take a look at the origins of the "American" term, while...
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Lionel Messi’s Historic Run at Barcelona is Over…But Who is to Blame and Where Can He Go?

Speaking at a news conference on Friday, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta made the shock announcement that negotiations to keep Lionel Messi at the club had ended. Expressing that...
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A Crashing Star: Can Neymar Bounce Back From His Downward Spiral?

Once heralded as the heir apparent to the Messi/Ronaldo throne, Neymar's recent on and off-pitch antics have certainly put a damper on his legacy. Can the 27-year-old superstar rebound...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Virtue Signaling Cost Coca-Cola $4 Billion While Exposing His Own Hypocrisy

During a Euro 2020 press conference on Monday, Cristiano Ronaldo purposefully moved two strategically placed Coca-Cola bottles out of view. He then picked up a water bottle and set...
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The Great Football Kit War: A Battle to Create an Off-Pitch Club Identity In the 21st Century

While the world's biggest clubs race to create dominant rosters of players, another battle looms away from the packed stadiums and bright lights of the pitch. We examine which...

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