‘Say It Loud, Say It Clear: Assholes Are Not Welcome Here’ — An Interview With FC St. Pauli NYC

A few days after FC St. Pauli NYC donated more than $1,500 to the Immigrant Defense Project — a fundraiser you can read about here on this website — the leaders of the socially conscious supporters’ group exchanged emails with Soccer In NYC about their efforts to promote social justice in the name of their favorite… Continue reading ‘Say It Loud, Say It Clear: Assholes Are Not Welcome Here’ — An Interview With FC St. Pauli NYC

FC St. Pauli NYC’s Immigrants’ Rights Fundraiser Upholds the Inclusive Spirit of the Main Club

Most professional soccer clubs encrust themselves in a thick, corporate veneer — the pursuit of “neutrality” their guiding principle. But FC St. Pauli is different. The club, which competes in the 2. Bundesliga, is regarded for its commitment to social justice, inclusion and progressive values. It may be the most socially conscious soccer club in the… Continue reading FC St. Pauli NYC’s Immigrants’ Rights Fundraiser Upholds the Inclusive Spirit of the Main Club

On the Rhine between Brooklyn and Manhattan

The Match: THE 2014 WORLD CUP FINAL Germany 1 – 0 Argentina The Date: Sunday, July 13 The Venue: The big German viewing party sponsored by Zum Schneider restaurant along the East River in Manhattan The World Cup was about to start and I had already been kicked out of two restaurants. This was back in June, when… Continue reading On the Rhine between Brooklyn and Manhattan

How NYC experiences the World Cup [Tourist Edition]

The LOLMatch: Brazil 1 – 7 Germany The Date: Tuesday, July 8 The Venues: South Street Seaport and Bryant Park in Manhattan 4 pm is a tough time to be a tourist in NYC. You woke up early to visit the Statue of Liberty. You explored Wall Street, escaped tangled Lower Manhattan and proceeded up the Canyon of Heroes. You… Continue reading How NYC experiences the World Cup [Tourist Edition]