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What is a Soccer Club?

By:  Jeff Gross - May 2000   What is a soccer club? Who is the club? What does the club do? These are commonly asked questions, and depending on whom you ask you will get a different answer from each person. If you ask a world soccer enthusiast, they will tell you it is a place of pride. If you ask an American soccer enthusiast, they will tell you it is a theory in our country. If you ask the average soccer parent, they will tell you they do not know or it is the team's name across the front of the jersey. This will be an attempt to clarify the definition and purpose of a true soccer club in...

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Boston Street Soccer, tournament organizers and community builders

Apr 20 Written By Jose Rios   Soccer may not be the most popular sport in the United States, but it still serves as a safe haven and an escape from stress for millions of fans across the country. Boston Street Soccer provides a space for more recreational players from different backgrounds to enjoy the sport they love.  The group began in 2012 as a small Facebook page that included the group’s founder and some personal friends. It wouldn’t be until Juan Cardenas joined as a co-owner and manager of the social media pages that the group began to expand into what it is today. Nine years after it was created, the group organizes soccer tournaments and pick-up games open...

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