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The Greatest Season Never Seen: How Empty Stadiums Have Affected Premier League Goal Scoring

In the early goings of the 2020 season, it's clear that the lack of fan energy has changed the game — but perhaps not in the way you'd first...
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Stop Hiring Legendary Players With No Coaching Experience

Hired by Juventus just ahead of the 2020-21 season, Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo has every quality you'd like out of a manager — except for experience. We examine...
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Do Fans Need to Be Held In Check For Their Heckling?

Last week, Hamburg defender Toni Leistner made headlines after he confronted fans who allegedly hurled insults towards his wife and daughter. In the wake of the brouhaha, we debate...
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A Tale of Two Brands: The Intertwined Histories of adidas and Umbro

Two of the biggest names in football apparel today, adidas and Umbro have an uncannily similar history that includes a unique partnership that lasted for decades. We recount the...
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The NWSL is Ready for the Next Step

In spite of the immense roadblocks and setbacks 2020 has presented, the NWSL has thrived. As the league's Fall Series gets underway, we look at its growth in popularity...
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The Savvy Moves That Made PUMA the Best Possible Choice For Neymar

After weeks of speculation, PUMA officially announced that Neymar will be joining the brand's ranks as their flagship athlete. While the news came as a shock to many, those...
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Euro 2020 Kit Edition

With Euro 2020 (2021?) delayed until next summer and the new club season starting soon, the world's kit manufacturers finally dropped the last of the Euro kits. We pored...
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From the Icy Ground to a Timeless Classic: The History of the adidas Samba

Turning 70 years old in 2020, the Samba is the longest running adidas shoe in existence. With roots in football, the sneaker has transcended the beautiful game thanks to...
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Pro Pathway: How an Ex-Manchester United Player is Challenging Youth Development In American Soccer

Founded by Premier League veteran John Curtis, the National Center of Excellence looks to improve the development process of American youth soccer players. Using specifically tailored programming inspired by...
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The Boot Roundup: The Best New and Upcoming Footwear Releases For Both On and Off the Pitch

Summer is winding down, but there's still plenty of heat being released in terms of footwear. From the newest boot models to soccer-inspired off-pitch sneakers, we've compiled a list...
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Vibes Football Club Is Bringing A New Culture to Virginia’s Coastal Plain

Celebrating their one-year anniversary yesterday, Virginia-based Vibes Football Club is already making waves in the world of street football. We linked up with founder Sean Christein to discuss the...
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Super Ball 2020: Smaller Scale, Same Intense Vibes

The most anticipated freestyle event of the year, Super Ball 2020 might've been smaller than previous installments, but it contained the same high-flying action and intense competition that we've...
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Urban Lens: Barcelona’s Famous La Rambla Boulevard Painted In a New Light

Normally a packed tourist attraction in the heart of Barcelona, the famous La Rambla boulevard has undergone a drastic change in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Barcelona native...
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Descending the Pyramid: The New Jersey Teamsters Are Building a Soccer Institution

From their ownership to their media deal, the New Jersey Teamsters are far from a typical lower division American organization. We get a glimpse at the club, which hopes...
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‘Street Power’ Could Be A Giant Step Forward for Freestyle and Street Football

Street Power is the latest video game to dive into the realm of freestyle and street football. But unlike the VOLTA Football game mode in FIFA 20, Street Power features...
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The Essentials: What Canadian Premier League Players Are Bringing to the Island Games

Beginning tomorrow, the Canadian Premier League Island Games tournament kicks off on the maritime province of Prince Edward Island. We catch up with four CPL players to see what...
2020-21 kits

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: 2020-21 Kit Edition

European soccer may still be wrapping up this season's continental competitions, but a new one is rapidly approaching. While that may mean a renewed hope to capture an elusive...
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Descending the Pyramid: Phoenix Rising FC’s Star-Studded Ascension

Highlighting the most compelling lower division teams in the United States, our Descending the Pyramid series continues with Phoenix Rising, one of the most dominant teams in the USL...
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Introducing the Urban Pitch x Icarus FC Kit

Releasing in ultra-limited numbers this Friday, the Urban Pitch x Icarus FC kit is the first we've made available to the public. Get an up close look at the jersey...
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Looking Back at the Greatest FA Cup Final Songs of All Time

Last weekend's English FA Cup Final was exciting (especially if you're a Gooner), but it was missing something — an official song. From "Ossie's Dream" to "The Anfield Rap,"...

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