In what is perhaps one of the most well-known quotes about football, Pope John Paul II once said, "Amongst all unimportant subjects, football is by far the most important." If we wanted to take that a bit further and think solely about the important parts of football, we would probably conclude that uniforms are among the more trivial aspects of the sport. That being said, there is definitely an understated value to creating and sporting unique and fun kits. A good looking kit can inspire confidence and swagger in players, not to mention it's an excellent vehicle for club marketing....
I decided it’s important for me to speak up when I see hate in the Michigan soccer community. A powerful duo in the Lansing soccer community was just caught doing something racist, and I'm hoping this can increase accountability.
If there's one thing I'm excited for this Spring/Summer season it's local soccer. If there are two things I'm excited for this Spring/Summer season it's local soccer and Game of Thrones. So with just a few short days before the War for the Dawn begins, I thought now would be a great time to flex my knowledge of Michigan soccer and the World of Ice and Fire. I got to thinking...What if Michigan's premier soccer teams were Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms? Here's a little fun reading heading into the big weekend. Enjoy!
In early 1932, a 73-year-old Detroiter called F.J. Deall partnered with Free Press writer Arthur Sale to bring a forgotten piece of Detroit sports history to light. The focus of the story was this photograph of Club Secretary F.J. Deall, and Detroit’s “First Organized Soccer Team”, Sons of St. George Football Club. To both F.J. Deal and Arthur Sale, the Michigan soccer community owes a great deal of gratitude. Were it not for their encounter in 1932, the fate of the Sons of St. George might have been lost to history.