Footy Books: The Outsider

The Outsider by Johnathan Wilson is a deep-dive into the enigma-wrapped-in-a-riddle that is the goalkeeper. Wilson, as he so often does, masterfully weaves a story throughout the common thread that all of his “characters” hold, their shared experience as the crazy one… Continue Reading

So Long World Cup, We Hardly Knew Thee…

  The countdown to Russia 2018 is officially on!  Stay tuned for a few wrap-up pieces on the football fest that was this past month, including my perspective on the USMNT’s showing, World Cup Best XI, and a few other… Continue Reading

Brazil 2014: Final Round of 16 Matchday

    Welcome to the final matchday of the Round of 16, with a few surprises already in the books, the USMNT look to spring another on the mercurial Belgians and Messi and Co. look to continue their winning ways… Continue Reading

The Cruel and Brilliant Divinity of the Soccer Gods (World Cup 2014 Edition)

So, who are these ‘soccer Gods’ I continue to refer to?  While that’s not only a great question, it’s also one I can’t answer.  They’re nebulous, sporting beings that pull the gossamer marionette strings attached to each professional footballer to grace this… Continue Reading