Monthly Archives: August 2008

Competitive And Competing Women’s Professional Soccer Leagues Will Help Develop The Global Game

This post was written in response to a Guardian.co.uk article published on August 18th titled, “New US league targeting our players, Arsenal warn.” I believe that the advent of Women’s Professional Soccer here in America, which sets as its mission to be “the global standard by which all leagues around the world are measured,” will do more to encourage women’s leagues, teams and players than anything else the world over.

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How Did The Germans Get So Darn Good At Soccer?

Emma Hayes, the Head Coach of the Chicago Red Stars, is in China at the Olympic Games. Today, she blogged about the growing parity among teams at the world level. This post is my response to that blog. Here, I will look at the growth of women’s world soccer, the German development of the game in their home country, and what this means to the American market.

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