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22 Aug

Why Major League Soccer Chose St. Louis (And Why Sacramento, Charlotte Are Next)

What happened over the last 28 months to propel St. Louis towards entry into MLS?

From Forbes

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20 Aug

U.S. Soccer Preparing Bid to Host 2027 Women’s World Cup

With the United States already set to host the men’s 2026 World Cup alongside Mexico and Canada, if the 2027 bid is accepted, the United States would become the first nation to host two World Cups within a two-year span.

From The 18

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13 Aug

The Many Aspects of Fashion in Football

Fashion’s influence is clear to see with professional footballers, but it goes so much deeper than you might think.

From The 18

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12 Aug

Now Playing Everywhere: Soccer Nostalgia

From Arsenal’s jerseys to a trio of recent films, a reverence for the late 1980s and early 1990s is on full display in the modern game.

From The New York Times

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07 Aug

Premier League 2019/20 Kits: Ranking Every Team’s Home Shirt

As well as your club’s new signings, seeing your new shirts are the most exciting part of the summer.

From talkSPORT

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31 Jul

The U.S. Women’s World Cup Jersey Is Nike’s Best-Selling Soccer Kit. Here’s Why That Matters.

In 2019, for the first time ever, the soccer kits were specifically designed for women’s teams, unlike the past when the Women’s National teams wore a version of the men’s jerseys.

From Bustle

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23 Jul

The Internet Is Falling Hard for the Best Soccer Image of the Year

Carson Pickett isn’t exactly a household name. But in a year in which the USWNT won the Women’s World Cup, a picture of the Orlando Pride defender might be the most indelible soccer image of 2019.

From The 18

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22 Jul

Why Are Juventus Called Piemonte Calcio on FIFA 20?

FIFA 20 will be released on September 27, 2019 and it will feature some of the biggest teams in the world, but there is one notable omission: Juventus.

From Goal

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12 Mar

Did 90s R&B Predict Zidane’s Real Madrid Return?

An exclusive look at an untold chapter of Zizou’s life.

From Howler Magazine

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11 Mar

Projecting the USMNT Roster for the March Friendlies

The USMNT’s March friendlies against Chile and Ecuador will be Gregg Berhalter’s first chance to look at his European based players and he should take full advantage of that.

From SBI Soccer