Tag: World Cup 2019

» July 3, 2019

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 […]

» June 23, 2019

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. […]

» June 22, 2019

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 […]

» June 21, 2019

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 […]

» June 21, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 […]

» June 14, 2019

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.

» June 14, 2019

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, 2019

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 […]

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