by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine *This was originally published by the Burnaby NewsLeader… Pedro Morales makes headlines with his feet, normally, not his words or his predictions. But the Vancouver Whitecaps’ star – originally from Chile – turned heads and caused retweets on Tuesday, when he told reporters he thought soccer would overtake hockey […]Read more "On Pedro Morales: Soccer Is Cool. But Soccer’s Not Hockey, Not Yet."
Congrats to New York FC for scooping superstar David Villa from Spain – just as they (reportedly) also alley-hooped English national Frank Lampard from London’s Chelsea – but perhaps the glass deserves to be raised not to the club, but to the MLS.Read more "The Coup: New York, MLS score with David Villa, Frank Lampard"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine To be the best, you’ve got to accept how short-lived being the best is, whether you’re an athlete, a stock broker, an author or an English teacher. You’ve got to take it when you can, realize it’s your year and make sure everyone else remembers it as your year from that […]Read more "Time For An Encore, Cristiano"
———————————————————— by Sammy Emerald Northwest Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Seeing as VanCity and British Columbia only account for one major North American league team – the Canucks, of course – it’s not often that international sports superstars roll through our town or our province. And, now that Toronto has surpassed Lotusland as Canada’s chosen city […]Read more "Top 11: The Biggest Superstar Sports Stars to Ever Play in Vancouver, Canada"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— David Beckham is one of those names, one of those people, who exists so high and far above the world he lives in that it’s hard to imagine a time when he wasn’t here, or wasn’t on a soccer pitch. Trascendent. That’s the word.Read more "It’s Goodbye to Rita, Then: David Beckham Hangs up his Probably Very Expensive Cleats (Retires)"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— So, David Beckham is just a real cool dude. Granted, when he gives a massive, five-month salary to charity, it doesn’t quite alter his everyday life like it would ours. Everything Beckham makes right now is gravy. He can afford to become a full-time employee for Habitat […]Read more "Why Is David Beckham So Cool?"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine —————————— Soccer coaches, beware. Gerard Butler’s going to make you look like a pussy. An ugly pussy.Read more "Trailer Review: “Playing for Keeps” and Gerard Butler’s a Soccer Dad"
—————————— Roger Federer is a master of everything ball. He’s the icon of every Ralph Lauren-donner and everyone who could call themselves a fan of the phenomenon we’ll call Preppy Sports.Read more "What Happened at ‘The Guardian’ Today? Oh, Just Roger Feder Playing Soccer in a Brazil Jersey"
Tucked deep into a little corner of Western Europe — in a country and city where everyone travels to for largely everything but soccer, even with a recent World Cup victory — is the continent’s newest soccer behemoth which, just last month, told us all it would fork over a Mitt Romney allowance-sized dowery for the […]Read more "Which Uniform Should You Buy? How About Paris Saint-Germain?"
As great as it has been for Canadians and their – what? – fifth sport this year, it’s been just as bad. Sure, the women were terrific and inspiring at the 2012 London Games. They thrilled us and dropped our jaws with their fancy footwork and their defiance to give in to others who said […]Read more "MLS Playoffs: For the Vancouver Whitecaps, There’s (Kinda) Always Next Year"