Archive for December, 2009

The Original Winger Gets a Makeover

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

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For those of you that haven’t seen it yet, the second part of the Bumpy Pitch project (our online magazine), The Original Winger just got a new look and design. It’s only part one of lots of new things that will be dropping in the coming months. Stay tuned for much, much more…

Holiday Shipping Reminder

Monday, December 14th, 2009

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Quick reminder that orders need to be placed by Friday December 18th for guaranteed delivery by Christmas. Get those orders in and we’ll get them out asap!

Biggest Soccer Stories of the Decade

Monday, December 14th, 2009

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ESPN Soccernet writer Mark Lomas has put together a story where he lists the biggest soccer stories of the decade. Starting with the Galacticos of Real Madrid in 2000 and culminating with Real Madrid for 2009 (their signing of Cristiano Ronaldo). It’s crazy to think that the decade is coming to an end, and crazy to think back on all the soccer stories that have taken place over the last ten years. Click here to see the full article and see if you agree with him on his picks.

MISL – A Look Back

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

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I posted a little something about the historical importance about the MISL is regards to the growth of soccer in America over at The Original Winger. The old MISL often gets overlooked when people talk about how soccer has grown by leaps and bounds in the US, but it played a key role in a time when there was very little soccer on the US radar. With that in mind, I tip my hat to the MISL in the 1980’s…thank you for giving us something when we were young and impressionable and had very little other options in terms of professional soccer.

Soccer in America Photos

Friday, December 11th, 2009

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Some of you may know that we have a series going on our site The Original Winger called Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey. The point is to show what the sport looks like across the US and get a glimpse into the sport in places we might not always get to see.  Some of the photos are ones that we have taken, some are user generated, but I think all of them help us to see more of the sport than what we would normally get to see on a daily basis.  Here are a handful of my favorites.

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That’s it for now. Make sure you keep up with us over at The Original Winger to follow the series daily.

BPFC Fitted

Friday, December 11th, 2009

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Classic navy with white embroidery. Nuff said.

Available in the Bumpy Pitch online store.