Soccer Shops And Spongebob the Musical

Soccer leagues have kicked off across the city and that means it’s new-boot season for thousands of New Yorkers. Sure, you can buy from Soccer.com or Amazon, but nothing beats browsing irl. Especially since soccer shops look like Spongebob the Musical. About 90% of the boots are neon, the balls are Patrick Star pink and… Continue reading Soccer Shops And Spongebob the Musical

Greece and a plea: TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WAY WE TAKE FREE KICKS NEAR THE OPPONENTS’ PENALTY AREA

The Match: Japan v. Greece The Date: Thursday, June 19 The Venue: Athens Cafe in Astoria, Queens Yesterday featured two exciting matches stuffed with international superstars: Drogba! Rooney! Gerrard! Suarez! Cavani! Toure! Gutiérrez! Then there was Japan v. Greece and their relatively obscure lineups. The match was controlled by the pulverizing Greek defensive machine. Greece seemed to play even better once their captain Kostas… Continue reading Greece and a plea: TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WAY WE TAKE FREE KICKS NEAR THE OPPONENTS’ PENALTY AREA

The Hooligans of Hrvatska

The Match: Cameroon v. Croatia The Date: Wednesday, June 18 The Venue: Cafe Bar Scorpio in Astoria, Queens Croatia won yesterday, but you probably heard. At least you did if you live within a few miles of Cafe Bar Scorpio in Astoria. After Croatia scored their first goal, the DJ jumped on the mic and belted Croatian… Continue reading The Hooligans of Hrvatska