Tag: Soccer

Soccer player’s coming out breaks down stereotypes

Josh Cavallo, a 21-year-old soccer player for the top division Australian club Adelaide United, came out as gay via Twitter last week. As the first international star athlete to do this, Cavallo is breaking the longtime stigma against gay athletes.

Leveling the Playing Field: Sexism kicks out female soccer fans

I was not born on a soccer field, but close enough.

Commentary: Real Madrid should win 12th title

The elite of European soccer have finally been narrowed down to only four teams, which will compete for a spot in the Champions League final and battle for the crown that declares them the dominant force of the Old Continent. Two teams from Spain will compete against each other, while Italians and French also fight for a ticket to Wales.

Leveling the Playing Field: Women sports journalists are underrepresented in soccer coverage

Kay Murray’s extensive record as a soccer journalist in three different countries speaks for itself. The host of beIN Sports’ “The Express Xtra,” born in Middlesbrough, England, was an anchor at Spanish club Real Madrid’s TV for six years and co-hosted the Ballon d’Or 2011 and 2012 ceremonies.

Commentary: U.S. Soccer bans protesting National Anthem

The “Kaepernick Effect” was felt everywhere in sports last year, after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem at a football game in August.

State-of-the-art soccer facility opens

Enjoying a day of entertainment, free food and activities, Pomona residents and visitors gathered to witness the opening of brand new state-of-the-art soccer facility Goals on Saturday.

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