Soccer season is in full swing – this year I’ve moved across the touchline from ‘parent’ to ‘Asst. Coach’
So much fun.
When I was a kid we’d play in the local park from basically the moment we got home until it got dark. 106 more words
More than any other sport, soccer is life.
When asked to qualify my love for the sport, I immediately go to the usual reasons – the flow of the game, the constant movement, the consistency of the rules, the athleticism of the players, no stoppages or timeouts, only three subs, blah blah blah… 358 more words
It was May 1 when I heard the news that Chelsea had confirmed that they will be playing in Sydney, Australia. In sheer excitement I booked my pre-sale tickets salivating at the prospect of watching the mighty blues play in front of what I knew would be a packed crowd. 657 more words
The Guardian — Luzira was once the most notorious prison in Uganda. Now it’s home to what is surely the world’s most elaborate prison football league – and a model for the transformative power of the beautiful game… 226 more words
To give you a bit of a teaser/backstory, have a read of Third Blind Mouse’s piece on this situation.
People may think that the laws/rules of sports are simple. 198 more words