Category: Soccer

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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Soccer’s Next Big Thing

Advertisement There is one name on every soccer fan’s mind right now: Erling Braut Haaland.  The 19-year old Norwegian’s lethal goalscoring and clinical finishing have taken the soccer world by storm. Just one year ago, he was sitting on the bench against second division Austrian side SC Wiener Neustadt in a stadium that seated barely [...]

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Emory’s Season Ends with Loss to CMS

After a strong 2019 regular season with a winning record of 13-4, the Emory women’s soccer team saw their season end in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship on Nov. 16. The team lost to the Claremont Mudd Scripps (CMS) (Calif.) Athenas 2-1 at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, [...]

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