Canada Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps, and a sexual abuse story that won’t be ignored (despite some ‘best’ efforts)
A blog post by former Ireland international and Vancouver Whitecaps player Ciara McCormack 12 months ago shined a light on how Canada Soccer and Major League Soccer club Vancouver Whitecaps failed to adequately address decade-long allegations.
Marbella Ibarra, futbolista, murdered in Mexico
Marbella Ibarra, a pioneer of women’s soccer in Mexico, was found dead and wrapped in plastic at a beach resort south of Tijuana.
Why Mahfuza Akhter Kiron was elected to the FIFA Council over Moya Dodd explained in 16 Tweets
Some ideas on why an unknown Bangladeshi official who didn’t know which team won the last women’s World Cup was elected to the FIFA Council ahead of “favorite” Moya Dodd.
In Defence of Rape (and Morality)
Is there such a shortage of goal-scoring competence at lower-level football teams in England (and Malta) that the homework and due diligence afforded in potentially signing Evans means there is clearly no better option? Is Evans as good as it gets?
French team hires Helena Costa, a woman, to coach and causes ‘earthquake’
“Because it’s football — something global and still rather conservative — and a provincial French team hires a female coach, it creates a media earthquake.”