Post Tagged with: "soccer"

South Bronx United player Jhonny Theze, wearing the No. 10 blue jersey, drives the ball toward the goal during a Nov. 3 match in Soundview Park in the Bronx against the Manhattan Celtics. (Photo by Vera Haller via Documented)

Soccer, Tutoring – and Legal Help, in the Bronx

Bronx, Education, Immigration, Youth January 4, 2019 at 4:42 pm

South Bronx United added legal services to its roster of offerings to teens in the Bronx, when organizers realized many immigrant youth needed the help, reports Documented.

Coaching Soccer, Dutch Style

Coaching Soccer, Dutch Style

Featured Posts, Metro Area, Sports, Western European March 8, 2017 at 5:32 pm

Kids in Brooklyn are learning to play soccer with a Dutch trainer.

(Photo via Everest Times)

Conveying Tradition to Nepalese Kids through Soccer

New York, Queens, South Asian, Sports March 30, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Sherpa Kyidug, a community organization in Queens, is promoting tradition and knowledge among indigenous Sherpa and other Nepalese children through soccer, reports The Everest Times.

At the Louis Armstrong Middle School in Queens, old-school footballers meet to dream. (Photo by Jairo Giraldo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Local ‘Fútbol’: The Joy of Playing and Running at 60

Queens, Sports January 6, 2015 at 11:59 am

A parade of aging soccer players meet at a Queens middle school to relish in the joy of playing, El Diario reports.

The City Where Soccer Never Sleeps

The City Where Soccer Never Sleeps

Education, New York, Sports, Video June 13, 2014 at 5:04 pm

For the most part, American interest in soccer seems to peak every four years with the World Cup. But in New York, immigrants, expats and natives keep the sport kicking all the days in between, as shown in the latest episode of Independent Sources.

Pedro Pires (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

En Route to World Cup, Ronaldo Plays NJ

Portugal’s national soccer team will train and play for fans in the state.

Former French soccer player Lilian Thuram speaks out against racism in the sport. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons via France-Amérique)

Visiting French Athlete Speaks out Against Racism in Soccer

Black, Eastern European, Sports November 15, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Lilian Thuram, the celebrated former captain of the French national soccer team, visited NYU to talk about his current goals: combatting racism across the world, particularly in sports arenas, reports France-Amérique.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Mexican, Sports October 10, 2013 at 3:18 pm

If Mexico’s national team fails to qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, business losses will follow.

Meytex Cafe (Photos by Braden Ruddy, Owen Dodd and Rob Navarro of Global Soccer, Global NYC)

Following the Fans of the African Cup of Nations

African, Brooklyn, Culture, Sports February 7, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Bloggers from Global Soccer, Global NYC were at Meytex Cafe, a social center for the Ghanian community in Brooklyn, to witness the tremendous cheers for the Black Stars at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Las Buenas Amigas (Photo via EDLP)

LGBT-Friendly Soccer Team Promotes Tolerance in Latino Community

LGBTQ, Sports August 30, 2012 at 9:43 am

El Diario La Prensa profiles a women’s soccer team that plays in Flushing Meadows Park, organized by an LGBT organization that works in the Latino community.

(Photo via EDLP)

Frustrated Soccer and Cricket Players Ousted By U.S Open

Health, Queens August 21, 2012 at 5:33 pm

Latino soccer players are depressed by the decision of the New York City Parks Department that people cannot use Flushing Meadows Corona Park during the US open 2012, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Potent Statement: Tossing a ball around in the park is a powerful statement of rebellion for young people who leave ultra-Orthodox communities. (Photo by Claudio Papapietro via The Forward)

For Ex-Orthodox Jews, Ultimate Frisbee as Rebellion

Religion, Sports July 5, 2012 at 2:13 pm

The Jewish Daily Forward explores the journey of former ultra-Orthodox Jews to a life beyond the insular communities they were raised in, with an interesting feature focusing on a group who have picked up sports that they had previously been banned from playing.

Members of the New York Honduras Soccer League play at Ferry Point Park (Photo by Patrick Wall/DNAinfo)

After Lobbying for New Bronx Soccer Field, Honduran Players Can’t Use It

Central American, Sports June 7, 2012 at 11:02 am

The Bronx-based New York Honduras Soccer League lobbied for a synthetic-turf soccer field in Crotona Park, and its efforts were successful — a field was completed last year. But the Honduran players are blocked from using the new field because weekend and evening slots are reserved for youth teams.

Former professional players from El Salvador play a key role in the development of Long Island's soccer leagues. These include Oscar Ajuria, Sergio Valencia and Wilman Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Menjivar via EDLP)

Voices in Focus: Public Art, Soccer and Interfaith Harmony

Culture, Sports June 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm

A synagogue within an Episcopal church in downtown Manhattan; soccer teams that bind together Latino communities on Long Island; and the Latinos who have brought color and art to the morning subway commute in New York City.

Students from the Omega United Methodist Church visited the Comfort Women monument in Palisades Park, N.J. (Photo via the Korea Daily)

Voices in Focus: Monument Controversy Draws Attention to Comfort Women’s Ordeal

History, Politics, Sports June 4, 2012 at 4:25 pm

In our perusal of the ethnic and community press today, we came across two follow-ups on the Palisades Park Comfort Women monument; a report on Irish-American soccer fans; and a piece on a young Latino activist-turned-politician.