A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Jamie Rathjen, who’s going to delve into the topic of soccer officials’ patches. Enjoy. — PL]

By Jamie Rathjen

Soccer is played throughout the world, with each country developing its own peculiar habits and protocols. Case in point: the identifying patches worn by . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches

Your Premier League 2019/20 Kit P/review

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may be popping up here occasionally.]

By Phil Hecken, with Kyle Evans & CJ Fleck Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

It’s that time of year again when . . . → Read More: Your Premier League 2019/20 Kit P/review

English Soccer Team Joins Cross-Sport Numbering System

[Deputy Editor’s Note: With Paul now on his August blog-cation a couple days early, today we have a lede from our own Jamie Rathjen, who takes a look at cross-sport numbering systems. I’ll begin my August run starting tomorrow. — PH]

Last week, a fan of English soccer team Bradford City wrote a column . . . → Read More: English Soccer Team Joins Cross-Sport Numbering System

‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits

I don’t follow soccer, so I don’t usually write about it either (and on the rare occasions that I do write about it, I almost invariably get something wrong or stumble into some sort of factual error), but there’s something going on in the UK that’s very interesting.

It began last Wednesday, when Huddersfield . . . → Read More: ‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits