Could Catarina Macario win the Ballon d’Or Féminin one day?
U.S. women’s national team star Catarina Macario is just that: a star. Could she win the Ballon d’Or Féminin, the award for the best women’s soccer player in the world, one day? [read more...]
How wide is the skill gap between the USL Championship and MLS?
There's a gap between MLS and USL...but just how wide is that gap? Let's talk about it. [read more...]
Who can replicate Miles Robinson’s mobility for the USMNT?
Miles Robinson suffered a major Achilles injury over the weekend. What does that injury mean for Gregg Berhalter and the USMNT? Let's talk about it. [read more...]
Can you fill in the blank? Harry Maguire would be the ___ best center back in MLS.
Let’s just get this out of the way: if an MLS team purchased Harry Maguire this summer, he should be the best center back in the league. Should. Let's talk more about that. [read more...]
What stats are used to evaluate central midfielders?
As data becomes a bigger part of how we talk about soccer, I think it’s super helpful to think about which statistics can help us learn more about players. Looking directly at central midfielders, there are a number of different stats that I use when I’m trying to get a better grasp of a player’s skillset and style of play. [read more...]
Which under-the-rader MLS player has caught your eye this season?
There are tons of players in MLS, but only a specific few become legitimate stars each year. In a certain Brazilian teenager, New York City FC just might have one of those stars on their hands. [read more...]