Tag: Soccer

Same Field, Same Results

Last weekend, the lad played a soccer match at Edgely Field in Fairmount. It was cool because that’s where he played sometimes when we could still use one hand to show how many years old he was. He scored in…






Oh Look, We Were On TV Last Night

It was pretty awesome to watch the Union play a live match, in person, last night. It’d been a while. Which is why all the local news stations were there to do their “first live pro-sports event in the Philly…






American Messi Is Going To Barcelona

When Louden was three going on four, I wrote an essay in advance of the 2014 World Cup for WHYY about soccer’s important place in the world. It was headlined “This is not an essay about indoctrinating your child into…