Supporters’ Group Spotlight: Slaughterhouse-19

Slaughterhouse-19 from Indianapolis, Indiana formed in 2012 and support the NASL team Indy Eleven.  This independent supporters’ group describes themselves as being “inspired in part by F.C .St….

Supporters’ Group Spotlight: Flight 19

In late 2010, Flight 19 formed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to support the return of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers to the North American Soccer League. The South Florida…

Five Things We Learned From ESPN’s “George Best: All By Himself”

This month, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series released Daniel Gordon’s “George Best: All By Himself.” This documentary on the Manchester United star is unique as it focuses on…

Supporters’ Group Survey

Since our site focuses on the hinchas of the game, we are looking to profile as many supporters’ groups as possible. The following survey lets groups share their…

The Difficult Task of Defining “Authentic” Support

The constant desire to prove authenticity permeates American culture, in my perspective. Accordingly, the rising tide of football and supporter culture in the United States isn’t immune to…

Crazy Orange: Our Story of the World Cup 2010

It was around May 2010 and, as is usually the case around this time in even-numbered years, I was starting to get “that funny feeling” deep down in…

July 17, 1994

Flagstaff, Arizona — Growing up, at least to a certain point in my childhood, I always looked forward to summer vacation. My family never did do anything crazy;…

The Ghost of George Best in T2 Trainspotting

Director Danny Boyle’s T2 Trainspotting reunites Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) with his old mates twenty years later.  After running off with his friends’ shares of a lucrative drug…