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....
The latest episode of The Tailgate Experience sees the Washed-Up Crew head to the Leagues Cup Showcase at SoFi Stadium — the first ever soccer matches at the massive venue.  When the Leagues Cup Showcase between LA Galaxy, Chivas, LAFC,...
Kit drop season is in full effect. With Europe's top leagues either starting or about to start, we take a look at some of the best and worst 2022-23 kits — but with a twist this time.  Last weekend, the...
The latest episode of the Urban Pitch Podcast features Katie Johnson, an LA native who has contributed plenty to the early success of San Diego Wave FC. She joins the Washed-Up Crew to discuss the vibes in the club's...
With the 2022-23 English Premier League season under way, we take a look at some of the best kits from clubs outside of the top six.  Far too often, it is the Premier League’s "Big Six" that garner all the...
Over 93,000 fans packed the Rose Bowl to watch Real Madrid take on Juventus as part of the Soccer Champions Tour. The Washed-Up Crew was on the scene to take in the vibes outside the stadium before the match...
The ubiquity of social media has changed the way we operate as a society. One less major (depending on who you ask) symptom of this is football transfer reporting. Gone are the days of a record transfer catching all...
The English Premier League is back. We get a proper preview of the world's top flight with the help of ESPN Argentina research analyst and EPL expert Rosario Pompizzi.  After what felt like a blur of an offseason, the English...
One of the minds behind the brilliant Oakland Roots, Edreece Arghandiwal joins the Urban Pitch Podcast to peel back the layers behind the club's success.  Since their formation, the Oakland Roots have been one of the most compelling American soccer...
FC Barcelona's dire financial situation has led to some massive changes within the club, but none are bigger than the shift in its identity. It used to be possible to believe in the idea of més que un club. Growing...