Articles Tagged 'soccer'


Is Steven Gerrard the Next English Soccer Star to Join the MLS?

Ever since David Beckham departed the L.A. Galaxy at the end of the 2012 season, Major League Soccer has been waiting for another major English star to make the move across the Atlantic in the hope of attracting similar levels of adulation. That day could now be on the way, with the news that Liverpool F.C.’s […]


10 Things You Should Know About the English Premier League

There’s never been a better time for Americans to get into soccer, after the success of the USMNT (U.S. Mens’ National Team) at the 2014 World Cup; and one of the most popular competitions in the world, the English Premier League, is widely available to viewers in the U.S. thanks to its live coverage on NBC. But […]

The Damned United

Brit Binge Watching: Five Football Films Now Streaming Online

We’ve been gearing up for World Cup 2014, and it’s finally happening. You would think a month of soccer matches would be enough for most, but for the hardcore fans, there’s never enough. If you find yourself craving more soccer in between matches, or gasp, your team is knocked out early, these five British soccer […]


Preview: How Will England, U.S.A. Fare in Their World Cup Groups?

As far as World Cup draws go, both England and the U.S. have been dealt tough hands.  Here’s a team-by-team guide to the two nations’ groups: Group D: England, Italy, Uruguay, Costa Rica England: There is little doubt that Group D will be a tough test for England. Coach Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful, […]


Downs and Tight Ends: A Confused Brit’s View Of American Football

Since moving to the U.S. in 2007, I have found myself on more than a handful of occasions engaged in lively debate with American sports fans over which of our respective nations plays the better version of football. My argument is always anchored by this fact: “soccer” is by far the most popular game on […]

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10 British Things About Oklahoma City, OK

British expats are making their move to Oklahoma City, OK slowly but surely—typically for work or if married to an American—with stores and restaurants popping up in a steady manner according to English-born Jean Conway who runs the Tulsan-based The British Lunch Bunch. There are plenty of British things going on as seen here: 1. Baker […]

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10 British Things About Des Moines, IA

Whether it’s Scottish dancing or an enthusiast meetup group, U.S. cities are surprisingly topped up with British events, organizations and other goings-ons. Get your Brit-fix in Iowa’s state capital of Des Moines here: 1. Limey’s Pub & Grub Limey’s Pub and Grub, located at 1970 Grand Ave Ste 29, plays off of the nickname for […]

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