Bleachers Full Of Women

Much more than just a wife or girlfriend

From transfers to tournaments, what often shares the stage during major soccer moments has actually nothing to do with soccer at all: the players’ wives and girlfriends. What started as a fixation with the wives of the English national team during the 2006 World Cup has become an international fascination. WAGs have been ranked and …

Bleachers Full of Women: Why words matter, part 2

Read part one of “Why words matter” on the Timbers Army here. Some bad soccer games feel like they’ll never end. And so do some bad aspects of soccer games. The latter culprit recently — once again — has been a certain Mexican chant. The Copa America Centenario has seen, and very much heard, the old chant, which makes …