Excellent futbol reads from 2011

These are some articles I bookmarked throughout 2011. It’s not a comprehensive list I’m sure but I do know it might introduce you to some of the world’s best writers and thinkers on the beautiful game.

If you want to share some I missed, please leave a comment. I’m always up for a good futbol read.

* Soccer’s Concussion Problem by Leander Schaerlaeckens

* Saudi Women Campaign for Right to Play Sport by James Dorsey

* Timbers Team with Make-A-Wish Foundation to fulfill teen’s dream to meet favorite player: Sal Zizzo by Terry Horstman

* Things football could learn from other sports…Respect for officials by Ryan Keaney

* Referees and Redemption: On the U.S vs. Brazil World Cup Match by Laurent DuBois

* Albert Camus, Football’s Philosopher by Charles Walmsley

* Hercules Gomez: Pursuing the American Dream…Abroad by CosmosRedux on The Shin Guardian

* The Lowest Level: Pickup Soccer in America by Eric Betts

* Why American Soccer? by Eric Beard for The Free Beer Movement

* David Testo, American Pro Soccer Player comes out as gay, regrets doing it earlier by Cyd Ziegler Jr.

* American Samoa’s Dream Team by Brent Latham

* For your daily futbol fix, I highly recommend The Shin Guardian, The Other 87 and Slide Rule Pass. Phenomenal sites with well-written content and futbol analysis.

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