football

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:

World Cup 2014 Watch Guide: Why You Won’t Miss a Kick

It has often been said that “Americans don’t care about real football.” Thankfully, this assertion continues to carry less and less weight these days.

8 American Sports Idioms Brits Won’t Understand

In America the sports idiom is a popular and effective way of getting your point figuratively across without having to literally say what you mean. These everyday euphemisms are useful language tools and are often deployed without …

Premier League Season So Far: Most Exciting in Years?

From a neutral’s perspective, this season’s Premier League is shaping up to be the most dazzlingly entertaining, beautifully unpredictable, and grossly absorbing in the division’s history.  Since the BPL’s inception a little …

British Expat: Why the U.S. Will Win FIFA World Cup By 2050

It is not uncommon to receive skeptical looks from both Brits and Americans when I mention the U.S.’s prospects of one day winning the FIFA World Cup.

Football vs. ‘Soccer': A Translation Guide for Brits and Americans

Football (or soccer, depending on which side of the pond you’re from) is just as vulnerable to Anglo-American nuances as any part of the special relationship.

10 Ways for Brits to Integrate Into America More Quickly

Get down with the lingo, befriend some locals and read a paper: these are just some of the tricks that will help ease your U.S. assimilation.