Category Archives: Soccer Community

The Ball That Was At the Beginning of It All

When we were doing some Spring cleaning, we came across a ball that was rather small and dirty, and we decided to display it in our glass case among some other balls we came across. At the time we did … Continue reading

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Women’s Soccer Then and Now

2012 marks Washington Youth Soccer’s 40th year running youth soccer programs for girls, it also happens to be the 40th anniversary of Title IX legislation.  Within the first month of the year, we saw the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying … Continue reading

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The New Year: A Time for Reflection

The end of the year is a wonderful time filled with many Holidays, which gives us all the opportunity to slow down, spend time with loved ones and reflect on the past year.  Over this Holiday Season, I have been … Continue reading

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Make Soccer a Bridge

In an interview posted on CNN.com today, FIFA President Sepp Blatter commented that there is no problem with racism in soccer. You can watch the full video below. I find Blatter’s comments both ignorant and upsetting.  The sad truth is, … Continue reading

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Soccer Builds Community

Soccer provides us with more than just a pastime or activity – when we participate in soccer we join a community that supports each other on and off the field. In my past 40 years  in the soccer community I … Continue reading

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