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Project Commits $3 Million to Build 50 Soccer Fields in New York

Posted: July 16, 2016 at 3:42 pm   /   Development

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 […]

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Pele tribute to Muhammad Ali

Posted: June 5, 2016 at 10:36 pm   /   The Buzz

From one Legend to another. Brazilian football legend Pele paid tribute to Muhammad Ali, on Instagram, eulogizing the “The Greatest” who passed away Friday evening in a Phoenix-area hospital.

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Copa America 2016

Posted: June 2, 2016 at 10:13 pm   /   Culture, Latin America, The Buzz

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 […]

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Neymar collaborates with Jordan Brand

Posted: June 1, 2016 at 8:12 pm   /   Brasil, Lifestyle, The Biz, UrbanStreetSoccer

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.

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American soccer ‘It’s only working for the white kids’

Posted: June 1, 2016 at 10:16 am   /   Culture, The Buzz

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 […]

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Posted: June 1, 2016 at 1:22 am   /   Culture, Race, The Buzz

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 […]

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#FútbolSoccer: Stories Beyond the Ball

Posted: May 27, 2016 at 11:34 pm   /   Culture, Latin America

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, […]

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Kobe Promo for Copa America 2016

Posted: May 24, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   The Buzz

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Football’s 10 Most Expensive Kit Suppliers Deals

Posted: May 21, 2016 at 12:49 am   /   The Biz, The Buzz

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 […]

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What’s Wrong with American Soccer Development

Posted: April 16, 2016 at 3:45 pm   /   Development

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, […]

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