Article Review: Andrew Ross’ Neoliberal Critique of David Beckham and Major League Soccer

Ross, Andrew. “The Ballad of Becks and Posh.” American Quarterly 59, no. 4 (2007): 1215-223. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40068486. Marking the arrival English superstar David Beckham [...]


Documentary Review: Sons of Ben

Just had a chance to sit down and watch the 2016 documentary, Sons of Ben: The Movie since it is now streaming on Netflix. I think the title, “review” might be a bit of a stretch as I [...]


Article Review: Artificial Turf and Home Field Advantage

It seems artificial turf is as controversial as it is prolific these days in American soccer and other sports. When I came across this article on the use of artificial surfaces in England I had [...]


Article Review: Russian Soccer and Social Identity

Diving into the academic archive to find the most interesting research on soccer so you don’t have to! Or maybe to inspire you to! Either way, this is Soccer Scholar, a review of the best [...]