It is now just one day away, the kickoff to the Soccer FIlm Festival, each film I have seen has been great, please do come out support the event and see some great films this one did not disappoint in the slighest. It follow s a group of young men who set out on a multi national tour as they head off to the most recent FIFA World Cup held in Brazil. As they travel from both nation to nation and city to city they observe how soccer and society affect each other, from the Pura Vida of Costa Rica and beyond.read
Contributed by Steven Torres
A pair of goals from forwards Bledi Bardic and Wojciech Wojcik led hosts New York Cosmos B to remain undefeated and perfect after three matches during the 2018 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) Season by posting a 6:1 victory over North Atlantic Conference rival Greater Lowell NPSL FC at Rocco Commisso Stadium in the athletic campus of Columbia University on Sunday.read
183 straight games in MLS play have come to an end for NYRB backstop Luis Robles, he has been spelled in Lamar Hunt US Open Cup matches etc. Those from the ATL who may find this to be an act of providence must understand that the NYRB have for some time now had 2 starting 'keepers with Ryan Meara. Not a good time for the kneee injury but let's see how it all plays out tomorrow at 7 p.m. on FS1. Having not missed a start since his premiere game with the team in Sept. of 2012 is a big adjustment some 16,470 minutes with a great 86 wins and a ridiculous 52 shutouts in those victories.read
No spoiler here. Set in the time that the FIFA World Cup of 1982 was taking place in Spain and of course every little boy here in Poland, although under martial law wants to play and be their hero Boniek, one opts for Platini. They and their friends gather on a makeshift field and play out their fantasy game. There is but one ball amongst them and of course it is the official ball of the tourney the adidas Tango, and of course the ball after an errant rebound gets confiscated, the two main characters conspire on how to get back their prized possession.read
The goal this go 'round is $100,000 for the local Covenant House Vancouver. This is intended to benefit homless at-risk youth and the teams started the fund off with a $25,000 donaton of their own. This campaign has since 2014 raised over $160,000 for mental health initiatives for these youth and the 'Caps themselves have ponied up over $240,000 since 2012.
How to support this cause?
1. Raffle 1,600 tickets at just $20 each or 3 for $50 with 2 grand prizes. Round trip a pair of seats anywhere WestJet goes and a suite at a 'Caps game.read