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Good Boy! Pooch on the Pitch Is Just What 2020 Needed

At the end of a truly miserable year that has brought so much sorrow and stress into so many of our lives, fate bestowed a small consolation prize upon us …

Your 2020-21 Premier League Kit P/review

By Phil Hecken, with Egon Schiele Follow @PhilHecken Hey everybody — it’s Phil, back with you guys in my regular Weekend slot, and it feels good. Hope everyone has been …

Why No. 34 Resonates With Former Ajax Players

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Anthony Emerson, who’s going to fill us in on a great uni-numerical story from the soccer world. Enjoy. — …

Uni Watch’s New Favorite Team: Meet Lansing Common FC

Click to enlarge Lansing Common FC is a new community-owned soccer team in Lansing, Mich. I’d never heard of them until yesterday afternoon, when one of my Twitter followers, @29_Sunset, …

Checking Out the New NWSL Kits

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Jamie Rathjen, who’s going to fill us in on all the new NWSL …

Riddle Me This: Polish Team Wears Giant Question Mark

Click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from reader Tom Gronek, who’s uncovered a fascinating uni-related situation in the world of Polish soccer. Enjoy. — PL] …

Comrade Marshall’s Guide to the Bundesliga

[Above: Robert’s first game: November 26, 1977 — the Olympiastadion in Berlin: Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC] By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken How’s everyone doing out there? Happy first day …

Designing Your Own Soccer Club in FIFA’s ‘Ultimate Team’

Click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have an entry from our own Jamie Rathjen, who’s going to enlighten us on two topics I know nothing about: soccer and video …

Brazilian Soccer Team Wears Masks to Protest Game Mandate

Click to enlarge Good morning! Although the world may be spinning out of control, Uni Watch is still here for you. I’ll have more to say about that a bit …

Your Annual MLS Preview — 2020 Edition — Western Conference

By Phil Hecken, with Kyle Evans & CJ Fleck Follow @PhilHecken Hey everyone — it’s day two of the annual MLS Preview, and I’m back once again (for their fifth …

Your Annual MLS Preview — 2020 Edition — Eastern Conference

By Phil Hecken, with Kyle Evans & CJ Fleck Follow @PhilHecken Hey everyone — it’s time for the annual MLS Preview, and I’m back once again (for their fifth season!) …

A Visit to the National Football Museum in Manchester

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Mark Gillingham, who’s going to tell us about a museum exhibit about soccer kits that …

Lost Unis Lead to Inconsistent Look on the Pitch

Click to enlarge To all of the problems with uniform ads, we can now add this: Sometimes the ads don’t match! That was the case yesterday for German soccer team …

Talking Soccer Typography with MLS Font Designer Rick Banks

For most of today’s images, click to enlarge When FC Cincinnati announced the signing of forward Yuya Kubo last month (above), it provided our first sneak peek at MLS’s intriguing …

For a Trading Card Photo Editor, It’s All About the Uni Details

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Drew Pelto, whose job entails a lot of uni-related details. I think you’re really going to like it. Enjoy. — PL.] …