Today at The Guardian, I have a provocative piece suggesting the U.S. men simply aren't going to win the World Cup. At all. Ever. Coincidentally, I recently read a book (and will be talking with one of the authors) that unintentionally demonstrates why. The basic idea of Shoeless Soccer: Fixing the System and Winning the World … Continue reading “Shoeless Soccer” and why the U.S. men will never win the World Cup
It’s a futsal/grassroots doubleheader! After a brief intro (no full rant this week), you’ll hear from Leslie Hamer, who works with futsal at every level from the grassroots to the pros. She has been getting futsal into New York City public schools and now into colleges. Next up: Jason Longshore, whom you may know as … Continue reading RSD31: Grassroots and futsal, with Leslie Hamer and Jason Longshore
"What about Paralympic, futsal and beach soccer?" That's a popular question in the presidential race, where every topic is being thrown onto the table. And we get passionate but vague answers -- mostly because no one really knows what to do differently other than "be responsive," "fill vacancies more quickly" and "make sure we're paying … Continue reading Futsal: The next beach volleyball?