Kid Reporter Blogs: Soccer

Brendan Canning

Soccer Invades Yankee Stadium! 0

  • Posted by: Brendan Canning
  • August 1, 2014, 4:07 PM

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On Wednesday, Yankee Stadium was turned into a soccer pitch for a group match between Liverpool and Manchester City in the Guinness International Champions Cup. My dad and I traveled to New York for the match, and it was one I’ll never forget.
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Haley Smilow

Are You Ready for Some Futsal? 20

  • Posted by: Haley Smilow
  • January 25, 2013, 6:43 PM

Hi to all the SI Kids readers out there. My name is Haley Smilow. I am a co-captain of my school’s JV soccer team. Mostly, I play defense. I also play on an AYSO soccer league on the weekends. AYSO is a youth soccer league that plays in the spring and fall across the country. More »

Olivia Holbrook

USA's Road to Soccer Redemption 33

  • Posted by: Olivia Holbrook
  • June 13, 2012, 4:24 PM

After a disappointing loss to Japan in the 2011 World Cup finals, the U.S. Women’s national soccer team is ready for redemption. The upcoming Olympic games provides them with a great opportunity.

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Jamie Kelley

It's Time for Technology to Help Soccer Referees 59

  • Posted by: Jamie Kelley
  • April 13, 2012, 3:26 PM

In the 2010 World Cup, when England was playing Germany, Frank Lampard of England took a shot from outside the 18-yard box. The ball floated over the goalkeeper’s head and into the goal, but the spin on the ball made it bounce out of the goal, where Germany’s goalkeeper quickly pounced on it. The referees said no goal. More »

Wanjiku Gatheru

A Major Disappointment for U.S. Soccer 15

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • April 4, 2012, 2:00 PM

On March 25, El Salvador prevented the United States from qualifying for the Olympics with a 3-3 draw in Nashville, Tenn. After a 2-0 loss to Canada in the second of this three-game, round robin tournament, the Americans needed to win to advance.

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Olivia Holbrook

It's Time to Turn Our Attention to Women's Sports 17

  • Posted by: Olivia Holbrook
  • December 14, 2011, 4:06 PM

For the past few months, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) was trying to decide whether or not to sanction the Women’s Professional Soccer League (WPS).

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Will Kubzansky

The Biggest Rivalries of All Time 35

  • Posted by: Will Kubzansky
  • May 18, 2011, 4:04 PM

I am a die-hard-only- play-with-the-Red-Sox-in-The-BIGS 2, cheer-every-time-they-hit-the-ball-Niagara-Falls-describes- my-tears-when-they-lose-in-the-playoffs kind of Red Sox fan. So this goes without saying: I HATE THE YANKEES. The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry has been around for more than 100 years, one of the longest standing rivalries ever. More »

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