Tag: World Cup

US Soccer board under fire for sexist comments

Court filings in the United States Women’s National soccer team (USWNT)’s lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) have put the federation under intense scrutiny and caused its president, Carlos Cordeiro, to resign on March 12. “The overall soccer playing ability at the senior men’s national team level is[Read More…]

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup preview

With the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup beginning today with a match between France and South Korea, the McGill Tribune breaks down the 24 competing teams and predicts how successful each will be at this year’s tournament. Group A France (FIFA Ranking: 4) The success of the men’s team in[Read More…]

2018 World Cup final preview

The 2018 World Cup draws to a close on Sunday, July 15 in Moscow, where France and Croatia will meet to decide a winner. From Spain’s last-minute firing of head coach Julen Lopetegui to Twitter’s #NeymarChallenge—named after the Brazilian superstar Neymar, who exhibited a propensity for faking excruciating pain to[Read More…]

From the cheap seats: We are all Iceland

Iceland made their first World Cup appearance in Russia this year, and their fans, rightfully, went all in. I landed in Reykjavik less than three hours before the kickoff of their final group stage match against Croatia and could immediately distinguish the locals from the tourists by checking who was[Read More…]

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