Category Archives: USMNT

Talking to Tommy Smyth

According to Tommy Smyth, soccer has grown by “leaps and bounds” in this country, and his response to those who claim otherwise is symptomatic of his brogue-laden commentary: “are you kidding me or something? Look around, it’s everywhere.” Tommy’s unorthodox commentary has made him one of the most recognizable faces in US soccer, and his… Read More »

Getting America to Love Soccer (and why it still doesn’t)

In recent years soccer has been among the most participated youth sports in the United States. Given this reality, the assumption had been that soccer’s popularity in this country would grow exponentially, and would inevitably rival the nation’s three traditional sports powerhouses – football, baseball, and basketball – for exposure among the country’s leading media… Read More »