June 3, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

Soccer Long Island Magazine commences a weekly feature as it looks back at some historical events/games, both on and off the field, from the region of North, Central America and Caribbean.

This week, you have the inaugural women’s under-19 qualifiers, Cuba’s first World Cup victory and North American referees in charge of matches during the W.C. Mexico 1970.

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June 2, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

New York City FC (NYCFC) extended its home winning streak to six games this season (seven overall) after posting a 3:0 victory over visiting Orlando City SC in MLS action on Saturday evening before a crowd of 22,103 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

NYCFC, who improved to 8-3-3 in league play, had Libyan midfielder Ismael Tajouri-Shradi notched his first of two tallies of the match in the 35th minute.

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May 24, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

                                                                                                                    Photo credit USSF

Soccer Long Island Magazine takes a historical look back at the first-ever meeting between United States and Mexico which also doubled as a qualifying match for the 1934 FIFA World Cup in Italy.

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May 24, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

While watching a movie it is asked of you to suspend reality, imagine all that you see IS actually possible. This way people can bounce bullets off their chest, flip upside down and shoot projectiles at their enemies. During our interview with the Director much of this was covered but in short, there was a game, Messi & Friends to be played in Soilder Field, they were short players for the game. Northwestern was reached out to for players, they came through. Some had not played in years others kept in shape, they rounded out the roster many getting the start.

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May 21, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

This title should have been read to my wife before we married. There is a problem in soccer, the disparity in pay between what men and women make. This looks at a team in Sweden, FC Rosengard very successful on the field not so much off it. The efforts of their top player who then goes "upstairs" to more of a corporate position, what a revelation that was. They do go over the difference in pay on a percentage it is a massive difference. What causes this, less money coming in and more things.

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