9 posts tagged sport of the future
BBC gave MiB a shout out in this thorough and interesting read by Matt Slater, "Major League Soccer: Can the MLS revolution survive and thrive?"
A second installment from the treasure trove of 1970s “Football Handbook” magazines which Rog recently unearthed. American football in the year 1978 as seen through a jealous English lens.
Rog recently discovered a stash of “Football Handbook” magazines which he once collected as a child between 1978-9. The weekly defined many English school kids’ formative understandings of the sport. It’s gritty analysis of English Football was mixed with crude training suggestions (“Tackling… it’s all about determination and wanting the ball”) and breathless coverage of football’s new world — America.
Proof Steve Nash was born a girl during the Eisenhower administration (and liked soccer too).
America’s Sport of the Future: Marilyn Monroe scores at Brooklyn Dodgers’ Ebbets Field, May 1957 (via @ByGregGomez).
From GFOP Matt Golubieski, who writes:
I thought you guys might enjoy this program we found in my grandfather’s old things from 1948. Apparently I wasn’t the first in my family to enjoy watching soccer over here.
From the Oregonian archives. December 9, 1907. A declaration of soccer in Portland.
via GFOP @latenitewithsmf via @Pitch_Minders
Found by GFOP Joshua Rebol in the toilet of the Four Seasons in Chicago. Does this soccer goal urinal cake’s existence support our case that soccer is America’s sport of the future, or undermine it?