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MLS Player Salaries 2015: Best and Worst Contracts

Following up on Phillip Bupp’s article from earlier about MLS Player Salaries, we here at 32 Flags went through every team’s and every player’s salary looking for anomalies, bargains, and overpriced MLS players. What we found is there are a lot of MLS stars getting paid the league minimum to carry significant loads on their teams… especially […]

Five Reasons Why the USMNT Will Win the Gold Cup

Here are 32 Flags, we’re getting jazzed up for yet another international tournament. Fresh on the heels of an amazing FIFA Women’s World Cup and CONMEBOL Copa America, the CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals begin on July 18. Games are being played through the US and Canada, so fans of soccer: get out and cheer on […]

Why is the Canadian Men’s National Team so bad?

Watching the Gold Cup group stages so far, there have been some excellent games and some truly bad ones. The common denominator for bad games has been one team: the Canadian men’s national team. Canada had won their previous four matches coming into the Gold Cup, so their dreadful performance thus far comes as a […]

National Women’s Soccer League: Post-World Cup Update

Here at 32 Flags, we’re proud to announce that we will be covering the National Women’s Soccer League with weekly updates on significant action as well as a Standings and Schedule page so you can see how each team is doing and who is playing when. World Cup stars are beginning to return to their regular club […]

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Group B Preview

Here are 32 Flags, we’re getting jazzed up for yet another international tournament. Fresh on the heels of an amazing FIFA Women’s World Cup and CONMEBOL Copa America, the CONCACAF Gold Cup begins on July 7. Games are being played through the US and Canada, so fans of soccer: get out and cheer on international […]

Greece Football In Crisis?

Greece is in serious trouble right now, as a country, a football squad, and as a football league. Today, Greek banks shuttered their doors for at least the next six business days and ATM withdrawals are being heavily limited. The Greek government even shut down their own stock and bonds markets for the rest of the […]

Who does Team USA play with Megan Rapinoe out for Friday?

On Monday, the USA defeated Colombia 2-0. While Colombia never mounted a significant attack or shot on goal, the victory was a bit unconvincing. After all games thus far, critics have pointed out America’s shaky play. Primarily, the reason for this criticism is twofold: an overreliance on playing long balls to Abby Wambach, and the […]

A Much Too Early 2018 World Cup Qualifying Update

For the next several months (and possibly years), we at 32 Flags will update you on the happenings of the 2018 World Cup qualifying. It is still extremely early in this process, and the official draw isn’t for another month. However, the first game took place on March 12. The 2018 cycle has already begun. CONCACAF […]

Individual Award Winning U-20 World Cup Players: Where Are They Now?

The 2015 U-20 World Cup is over. Serbia are the surprise champs, and Mali’s Adama Traoré is the Tournament MVP (Golden Ball award). Pundits view the U-20 as a preview of the world soccer future, a tournament where players Traoré, Portugal’s André Silva, and Brazil’s Danilo preview their future success for the world. We here at 32 Flags looked back at the past […]

Interview with Guam Football Head Coach Gary White

This is the first in what will be a multi-part series on the Guam Football Association. This team has quickly gone from challenged football organization to legitimate challenger in the Asian Football Confederation. Boasting a new coach, new facilities, a new outlook, and newly recruited Guamanian players from MLS, Guam is the new team to watch in […]

U-20 World Cup Rewind — Quarter-finals

With the 2015 U-20 World Cup taking place at crazy hours here in the United States, we at 32 Flags are happy to be your guide to all that is the U-20 World Cup. Consider this series a refresher course on all that took place while you were likely asleep. You’re welcome. A day of […]

VIDEO: Firefighter Jordan Perez’s Brilliant Saves v. Germany

Today, tiny Gibraltar played reigning world champs Germany. They got beat pretty badly, 7-0, but it would have been a lot worse had it not been for some amazing goalkeeping from Goalkeeper Jordan Perez. FYI — Jordan Perez’s works as a firefighter for Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service. Here’s to Jordan Perez, the fireman, taking […]

2015 Women’s World Cup Recap: Day 4

Today was a day of close-fought games, an excellent day for the neutral fan. Three good matches between six evenly matched squads and a hard fought performance from an overmatched Korean squad. Overall though, the day was full of the most likely outcomes and no real surprises. France and Brazil took care of business, England […]

Former FIFA exec Jack Warner investigated over Haiti disaster money

Jack Warner is in even more trouble. Warner, former and one of the primary targets of the ongoing FIFA investigation, is being further investigated for “the disappearance of money meant for victims of the Haiti earthquake.” Warner stands accused of taking $750,000 intended for the Haitian people. This money was donated by FIFA ($250,000) and the […]

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