If someone told you before the start of the 2015 Women’s World Cup that debutante Netherlands would get knocked out in the round of sixteen, but would rise through the […]
Round of 16, Day 2 England 3 – 0 Cameroon I have to admit that I don’t have the emotional energy to provide a ton of commentary on this game. […]
Round of 16, Day 1 Germany 3 – 0 Nigeria A comprehensive victory for Germany, who continue to roll through the tournament despite the protestations of pundits on both sides […]
The Group Stage of the Women’s World Cup is over and the Round of 16 is set. The Group Stage featured some difficult goodbyes and some surprise teams going onto […]
Thirty-six games are in the books, with only sixteen left to go. Obviously, the ones remaining are the most important, but it seems like a good point to stop and […]
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 14: Matchday 8 Japan 2 – 1 Scotland It’s almost bizarre how closely this game tracked with Scotland’s first match. Once again they fell behind 2-0 in the first […]
Between the changes in the Laws of the Game and the introduction of VAR, I think we’re having a peak into the future of the sport at the highest levels.
Ultimately, I think it’s good, but it will take some getting used to.
The real issue isn’t VAR itself but rather the way VAR interacts with a system of rules designed for a different world.
June 13: Matchday 7 Australia 3 – 2 Brazil This game was completely bonkers, and a lot of fun to watch. But hardly an impressive display from either team. The […]