Posts Tagged ‘soccer’
Megan Rapinoe was good for two goals against Australia.

Women’s World Cup Update (The Sour Grapes Down Under Edition)

Kristian Lin
The sad realities of working in an office meant that I had to miss the Nigeria-Sweden game, which looked like a real barn-burner. Fortunately, I was on hand to see USA dispatch Australia 3-1 in their opening match, and I’ve m...


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Women’s World Cup Preview

Kristian Lin
Tomorrow, the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with a record 24 teams contesting for the championship of the world. Just like I did with last year’s men’s tournament, I’ll be here all June blogging on the dev...



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USA Scores Greatest Soccer Win Ever

Kristian Lin
The last time I was this happy over something the U.S. did on the international stage, it was when Seal Team Six killed Osama bin Laden. Last week’s indictments of top FIFA executives in New York and subsequent arrests in Swi...


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Vaqueros Soccer Fans To Shoot Video On Saturday; Public Invited

Jeff Prince
This week’s Fort Worth Weekly tells all about how the Fort Worth Vaqueros soccer club recently aligned with the Alfreton Town Football Club in England. The idea is for the two teams to rotate players, cross-market, and br...



Fort Worth Vaqueros appear at Sundance Square, Sat.

Just for Kicks

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It’s time for football season! Don’t worry; we’re not touting the Cowboys’ preseason game here. No, we mean English soccer, which starts up this weekend. NBC already broadcasts a late game at 11am on most Saturdays, but...


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World Cup Update (The Siegreichen Deutschland Edition)

Kristian Lin
After an epic destruction of Brazil in the semis and a hard-fought win over Argentina in the finals, Germany are now the world champions of soccer. It’s been a 24 year wait for them, proof that the World Cup is a huge mountai...



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The World Cup All-Hot Team

Kristian Lin
Everybody is body-shaming Prince Fielder right now for his nude photograph on the cover of ESPN Magazine, which only proves what we already knew: That our society values washboard abs over actual physical fitness. How disappoin...


Young Vaquero fans get to cavort on the field during halftime and after games. Kenneth kost

Take Me Out to the Soccer Match

At LaGrave Field, the Vaqueros may outdraw the Cats.
KENNETH KOST AND JEFF PRINCE
The fascination with World Cup Soccer not only filled local pubs and sports bars with enthusiastic fans this summer, but the fervor also spread to LaGrave Field, where the Fort Worth Vaqueros FC semi-professional soccer team, i...



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World Cup Update (The Semifinal Edition)

Kristian Lin
USA went out of the World Cup in the last round, but the tournament marches on toward its end, and so does my blogging about it. Let’s get to the questions. What do we learn from the quarterfinal games? Belgium and France had...


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World Cup Update (The Bedeviled by Red Devils Edition)

Kristian Lin
So the World Cup’s round of 16 is over and done, and to general sadness but no one’s great shock, USA has gone down to defeat against the land of great beer, overrated chocolate, American-style bluegrass music, and Jean...