Daniel Lilie fell in love with soccer despite the less-than-ideal soccer scene in the 1970s in Connecticut where he grew up. In ‘Soccer In The Weeds,’ Lilie writes about his experiences with the game. He joins Bill to about the book.
Tim Jahnigen didn’t like that kids around the world were playing with makeshift soccer balls, so he created one that can withstand even the most difficult circumstances. Gwen Knapp wrote about his project and speaks with Bill Littlefield.
New York has never been much of a one-team town. And soccer fans in the Big Apple will soon have two choices when it comes to MLS. The league announced Tuesday that an expansion team is coming to New York for the 2015 season.
As soon as David Beckham announced his retirement, some soccer commentators started saying he was never much of a player. Bill Littlefield disagrees.
Much to the chagrin of England soccer fans, it looks like a pair of German clubs will meet at London’s Wembley Stadium for Champions League final. ESPN’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to provide an update on happenings across the pond.
Ahead of a World Cup qualifying game, we revisit the last match between the U.S. and Mexico. Sportswriter Andrew Powell was there, and says the friendly–soccer’s term for a match without consequences–wasn’t as friendly as it was meant to be.
The Sporting Statues Project has compiled a database of baseball statues throughout the United States. Dr. Chris Stride joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the project.
What do Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have in common? Bill Littlefield shares a connection that spans generations.
Major League Soccer’s regular season opens this weekend. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl joins Bill Littlefield to discuss whether or not the defending champion L.A. Galaxy, or the league itself, will be any good without what’s-his-name.
The European Union’s police agency says 680 soccer matches that took place in Europe, Africa, Asia, South and Central America may have been fixed. ESPN’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the scandal.