It’s officially here! Game Week! There is an actual game that matters happening on Saturday! In the spirit of the beginning of a new season, today we’re debuting another new writer. Welcome to the louisvillecoopers.com writing staff, John Wicker! John is a smart guy, a former noob soccer fan, and a member of the Groove Machine. He’s here to tell you, the soccer novice, all about your new favorite pastime.
(Insert Color) Team Sucks – The referees wear matching colors during a given match, and that color will be such that it does not conflict with the color of either the home or away team. They kind of look like a third team out there. And when they make a bad call, or just one that the Coopers don’t like… they will often express their displeasure by letting them know that the team wearing the referee’s colors are less than desirable.