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The Merry Month Of May

May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. 600 more words


Impact names Pari Arshagouni chief soccer officer

The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that Pari Arshagouni has been named chief soccer officer and will be responsible for the administrative management of the club’s three sports branches: the first team, the Academy and the club’s soccer schools. 164 more words


Jack Todd: Soccer referee calls are far too decisive

The day after the World Cup final at the Rose Bowl in 1994, I attended a press conference held by Major League Soccer painting a rosy future for a league that was, at the time, entirely artificial. 983 more words


FC Edmonton rookie midfielder Shamit Shome impressive in pro debut

Shamit Shome is living a double life.

By day, the 18-year-old Edmonton product is a first-year engineering student at the University of Alberta.

By night, he’s an aspiring professional soccer player, making his debut with FC Edmonton last Saturday in a 1-0 loss at the Tampa Bay Rowdies. 748 more words



Originally published June 2014

A different take on the World Cup

This weekend saw me return from a week’s holiday and has finally seen the World Cup start for me. 1,063 more words

In The Stand Sports

Report: Mexico finalizing 2026 World Cup bid

If the United States does officially submit a bid for hosting rights to the 2026 World Cup, it might very well have to do battle with its most bitter rival. 268 more words