Pitchside Podcast Ep. 7

When you think you’ve finally caught up to Messi just to realize you still aren’t anywhere near his level   Sup lads? We got one last episode with me and Jake until next semester. I’ll try to keep on top of things whether it be in blog form or with …

World Cup Schedule

After a grueling and tiring qualifying campaign there are only a few more months until a champion is crowned in Russia, so here’s a layout of all 64 matches in this World Cup:   Venue List (City) Ekaterinburg: Ekaterinburg Arena Kazan: Kazan Arena Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium Moscow (2): Luzhniki Stadium; Spartak Stadium …

A Quick Recap of the World Cup Draw

The World Cup groups have been drawn. Here’s a brief reminder of who made the final cut:   UEFA/Europe Russia (Host) Belgium England Germany Spain Poland Iceland Serbia France Portugal Switzerland Croatia Sweden Denmark   AFC/Asia Iran Japan South Korea Saudi Arabia Australia   CAF/Africa Egypt Nigeria Senegal Morocco Tunisia …

Pitchside Podcast Ep. 6

*When you get an A on that project your friend did all the work for*   Did you miss us? Cause we missed you guys. Sorry for another extended layoff. We didn’t realize that the international break would let straight into our Thanksgiving break, but these things happen. A lot …

Pitchside Podcast Ep. 5

*Friendly reminder that Messi made a grown man fall without touching him*   This week we got a recap of the weekend’s Premier League action and some Chaaaaaaaaaammmppiiioooonnnss League review. With an international break coming up we didn’t have much to preview, so we ended the show with a *lengthy* …

Pitchside Podcast Ep. 4

Another week, another episode. Couldn’t find a suitable gif to fill the emptiness in my heart right now after that NYCFC beatdown. Sadness City, population: me.   We took an in-depth look at the United-Spurs matchup from the past weekend, the most Mourinhoesque game imaginable. We laughed at Everton and …

Costa Rican Champions Dealt Hefty Fine

Last week it was reported that Costa Rican champions Club Sport Herediano were fined by the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (Costa Rican Social Security Service). Clubs in Liga FPD are required to pay a payroll tax each season. According to the details of the fine Herediano haven’t paid that tax for …

How to Reform the MLS

In most professional soccer leagues around the world there is a system of promotion and relegation. At the end of the season ~3 teams could move either up or down within the system of leagues in their domestic associations based on how well they perform throughout the season; however, this …

Pitchside Podcast Ep. 3

  Yooooooooo what’s up guys? Sorry for the extended break, we addressed that real quick on the pod. This week we discussed the following:   3 biggest matches Merseyside Misery Biggest storylines of the season so far English clubs in the Champions League BEST Awards Match we’re most excited to …