It’s Messi and Wambach plus Pia

Lionel Messi signs autographs

The celebration complete, here is the list of winners at the annual Ballon d’Or presentations: FIFA Ballon d’Or: LIONEL MESSI FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Award 2012: ABBY WAMBACH FIFA Puskas Award: MIROSLAV STOCH FIFA Coach of the Year: VICENTE DEL BOSQUE FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year: PIA SUNDHAGE FIFA / FIFPro […]

Wingers – A Look At How The Position Is Changing

The Guardian takes a look at changes in the role of the Winger over many years and the success that is now happening due to players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Arjen Robben. The Question: Why are so many wingers playing on the ‘wrong’ wings? The tactic of playing right-footers on the left wing, […]

It’s The Playoffs

Mid-May and we’re supposed to be complaining about the heat by now if previous seasons are any guideline. Instead we’ll keep our eye on the sky and our soccer blankets handy… Class 1 – the ladies got their games in Saturday, despite the weather. The semifinals are this evening at Willard with the final scheduled […]