New York City FC, Adidas and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced that they will build 50 junior-sized soccer fields in NYC over the next 5 years. Looks like a good step and well overdue. Lets hope they actually follow through. Sounds alot like the urban field building initiative the Foundation launched several years ago with […]
Every four years, the national soccer teams of South America’s 10 countries, plus a couple of guests, duke it out for continental supremacy. It’s happening again starting Friday, but this one will be like no other: CONCACAF and COMNEBOL, world soccer’s North, Central and South American confederations, have joined forces to make it bigger, better and truly […]
Nike has announced that FC Barcelona star Neymar will be the first soccer player to collaborate with their Jordan Brand. The Brazilian striker will be wearing his own signature boot featuring the number 23 and iconic Jordan “Jumpman” logo. Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook.
Great article by: Les Carpenter As Doug Andreassen, the chairman of US Soccer’s diversity task force, looks across the game he loves, all he can see is a system broken in America. And he wonders why nobody seems to care. He sees well-to-do families spending thousands of dollars a year on soccer clubs that propel their children […]
Karim Benzema says the decision to leave him out of the French squad for Euro 2016 came because boss Didier Deschamps “bowed to the pressure of a racist part of France”. 28-year-old Benzema’s place has been in serious doubt since he was implicated in a criminal plot to blackmail former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a […]
On May 26th Greenspace along with the National Association of Hispanic Journlists’ New York City chapter presented #FútbolSoccer: Stories Beyond the Ball featuring 4 presenters: The Presenters Carlos Llamosa is an assistant coach with the New York Cosmos, native Colombia. who played in 29 matches for the United States National Team. Irv Smalls is the executive director of FC Harlem, […]
FC Barcelona has secured a landmark kit deal with long-term partners “Nike” which will see them earning record £100 million a year eclipsing Manchester United’s Adidas kit deal worth £75 million a year. We take a look at 10 biggest kit suppliers deal in football NO# CLUBS BRAND YEARLY CONTRACT 1 MANCHESTER UNITED Adidas £75m […]
Interesting take: Editor’s note: This story appears in the Spring 2016 issue of Howler. IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT that you are an octopus. Your sinewy tentacles are extended before you into the jet-black deep, your movement clearly directed in a general heading, but there is something awkward about your progress. Each tentacle operates entirely on its own, […]