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.
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 »
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.More »
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 »
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.More »
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).More »
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 »