Articles by: Drew Sewall

SEWALL | Tottenham Needs to Win Trophies

SEWALL | Tottenham Needs to Win Trophies

Following a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-finals, Tottenham Hotspur FC  will finish yet another year without a trophy. Despite seeing immense growth and success since Mauricio Pochettino took over as manager, Tottenham have not quite been able to get over the hump. No one can[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Sports
SEWALL | Corruption Stains Greek Superleague

SEWALL | Corruption Stains Greek Superleague

Greek soccer has taken on some dark undertones in recent years. Greece’s historic run to become the 2004 European Cup champion with 80-1 odds is no longer a fresh thought in people’s minds. Rather, the joy that manifested itself in the heroic performances of Theodoros Zagorakis, the team’s captain, and[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
SEWALL | FIFA Should Not Implement Video Review in 2018 World Cup

SEWALL | FIFA Should Not Implement Video Review in 2018 World Cup

It’s official. On March 17, FIFA — soccer’s international governing body — confirmed that Video Assistant Refereeing, a system for reviewing decisions by the head referee with video footage, will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The announcement has been met with mixed reactions from the soccer[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SEWALL | Premier Clubs Must Pay Workers Living Wage

SEWALL | Premier Clubs Must Pay Workers Living Wage

English soccer clubs have historically been heavily associated with the working class. In the 20th century, soccer grew rapidly in factory and mill towns in northern England where local workers used the sport as their main social hub. Weekend matches were seen as the primary way for working people to[Read More…]

by March 1, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SEWALL | President Seeks New Path for US Soccer Federation

SEWALL | President Seeks New Path for US Soccer Federation

On Feb. 10, much to the dismay of many U.S. soccer supporters, Carlos Cordeiro was elected as the new president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, the official governing body of soccer in the United States. Yet the negativity around the appointment not only is unwarranted, but it also has been[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SEWALL | Östersunds FK Putting Swedish Soccer on Map

SEWALL | Östersunds FK Putting Swedish Soccer on Map

Before 2017, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone outside of Sweden who had even heard of the Swedish soccer club Östersunds FK. Nevertheless, what the team has accomplished — largely thanks to its chairman Daniel Kindberg and manager Graham Potter — is nothing short of magical. Established in 1996[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End

SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End

It is virtually impossible to watch a Premier League match and avoid seeing the gambling advertisements that are so visibly featured on the front of nearly half of Premier League kits and plastered on advertising boards surrounding the pitch.The environment created by the presence of these advertisements, however, has contradicted[Read More…]

by January 18, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GUHOYAS
Junior middle distance runner Spencer Brown won the 800-meter run by over two seconds with a time of 1:54.23, one of three individual victories for the Hoyas at the Navy Invitational.

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD | Squad Begins Winter Season With Flurry of Top-5 Finishes

Following intense training throughout the fall, Director of Track and Field Julie Culley said the Hoyas were eager to start the season on a high note. On Dec. 2, the Georgetown men’s track and field team suceeded, beginning its indoor season at the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md., with four[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Despite Heartbreak, Hoyas Lead Successful Season

COMMENTARY | Despite Heartbreak, Hoyas Lead Successful Season

After being picked to finish fifth in the Big East by the United Soccer Coaches, Georgetown surpassed expectations, finishing second in the Big East regular season standings and winning the Big East Tournament for the second time in their history. Season highlights included the Hoyas’ trip to College Park, Md.[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Suffer Heartbreaker to End Season

On a cold, windy day at Shaw  Field, the Georgetown men’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament to the Southern Methodist University Mustangs. Georgetown (14-4-2, 6-2-1 Big East) surrendered an own goal off a defensive miscommunication with only 14 seconds remaining[Read More…]

by November 19, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top