the footy queen

A few soccer-loving ladies sharing their thoughts, opinions, personal experiences, and more on the beautiful game.

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Women’s Soccer League Tries to Connect and Survive

[The New York Times]

The struggle of women’s sports leagues has long been a nagging problem. In the world of women’s professional team sports, progress always seems to be inch by inch, if there is progress at all.

A Long Road to NWSL 2.0, but Hopeful First Steps

[bright & select]

“Women’s sports in general are different from men’s sports. And because they’re different, people want to say they’re better or worse. And there was this sense that no one wants to go out to women’s sports, because men’s sports are better.”

In the Book, with Becky Sauerbrunn, Vol. II

[FC Kansas City - NWSL]

We can’t expect greatness from the get-go, especially with our history of failed leagues. Can it get better? For sure. But in order to give this league a fighting chance, we all need to have a little perspective.

The legend that is Mia Hamm. Great moments in Team USA history.

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10 Struggles Every Female Sports Fan Knows:  http://thoughtcatalog.com/ella-ceron/2014/01/10-struggles-every-female-sports-fan-knows/
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Photo: Female Revolution in Turkish Football

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10 Struggles Every Female Sports Fan Knows:  http://thoughtcatalog.com/ella-ceron/2014/01/10-struggles-every-female-sports-fan-knows/

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Photo: Female Revolution in Turkish Football

risk everything: cristiano ronaldo & neymar

‘we watch football for those unexpected moments of brilliance in large part because they inspire us to attempt our own. those moments awaken inside us all the realization that we too can achieve the impossible,’ says davide grasso, nike’s chief marketing officer.

World Cup 2014. So close.

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Jill Scott and Hope Solo:

Could these two go head to head in the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada?

via: http://www.mcfc.co.uk/

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Whoa! Check out these ADIDAS samba’s the first knitted soccer boot.

designboom

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Safe to say Allison & I had a blast at the USA-Canada game tonight. Cheering with the Back 4 Patrioteer was amazing.

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— NY Amunti (@amunti)
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Mrs Graham’s XI, from Stirling in Scotland, are thought to be the first women’s football team in Britain, and sparked riots after they beat England 3-1 in their second match ever in May 1881.

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