Category: Soccer

Senior Athletes Considering Options for Next Season

It is no secret that Emory Athletics has changed drastically over the past few semesters. As seasons have been delayed or outright canceled, upperclassmen have had their final seasons pulled out from under them. To combat this, on Oct. 29, 2020, the NCAA granted its Division III athletes one extra year of eligibility, which extends [...]

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How the U.S. Pushed Its Women Soccer Players Away

While the U.S. has never been strongly associated with the world’s most popular sport, the U.S. women’s national team (USWNT) has been the most dominant team in the world for some time now, winning four World Cup titles since the start of the Women’s World Cups in 1991.  Most of the USWNT players are members [...]

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Atlanta United Lacks Responsibility in Zone Defense, Coaching

Atlanta United FC traveled to Tennessee on Sept. 12 to take on Nashville SC in hopes of ending a four-game winless streak. After an exciting first half that started with Nashville’s forward Dominique Badji scoring within the first minute of the game, Nashville held on to beat Atlanta 4-2. Interim head coach Stephen Glass made [...]

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Emory Athletic Teams Face Novel Challenges Without Fall Season

The Emory men's club ultimate frisbee team, "Juice," huddles during a tournament in 2015. The team now hopes to gain new members despite barriers set by the pandemic./ James Crissman (15C) While the fall semester is markedly different from an academic standpoint, athletics, perhaps, have felt even greater the wrath of this pandemic. Although some [...]

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FC Barcelona: Mess de Un Club

FC Barcelona celebrates a victory against Santos FC in 2011. Now, star player Lionel Messi plans to leave Barcelona after 20 years with the club./Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons On Aug. 14, FC Barcelona made history in their match against Bayern Munich, but for all the wrong reasons. For the first time since 1951, Barcelona lost [...]

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