The US defeated England last night, in one of the most thrilling games of the tournament. It had everything: Great goals, great passes, a goal taken away by VAR, a […]
It’s just like every action movie; no matter how many bad guys keep coming and no matter how good they are, the good guy will always win. They’ll pull off […]
The main reason the US is better than France isn’t that the US has better players, though they do. And the US certainly isn’t better than France because they have […]
After a lovely trip to Newcastle and a conference on social and political philosophy concluded, I am back in France and ready to brave the weather to see some exciting […]
I have, at times, been a Jill Ellis apologist. But not today.
Tomorrow begins the knockout stage. While we all take a break today, here is a preview for each match. If you want a bit more detail on a couple of […]
June 20: Matchday 14 The group stage is over. It took 14 days and 32 games to eliminate a grand total of eight teams. It’s actually kind of a silly […]
June 16: Matchday 10 Sweden 5 – 1 Thailand Sweden get the three points, as expected, and pretty easily in the process. This group is very strange, with both of […]
Ada Hegerberg doesn’t play for Norway. But this isn’t a piece about if she should or shouldn’t play for them. Alex Morgan plays for the Orlando Pride and US women’s national […]
I think I finally settled on my feelings and how I see this game. And in those thoughts a few things are true. None of them are the fault of the players.