Barnes, Fred
July 1994
New Republic;7/4/94, Vol. 211 Issue 1, p14
Presents an article about the indifferent response of U.S. citizens to soccer as it is played in Great Britain. Comparison of soccer with several ball games played in the U.S.; Description of the U.S. style of playing soccer; Performance of the U.S. national women's soccer team in international matches; Reason behind the exciting nature of women's soccer games.


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