In Atlanta, spreading soccer contagion at parade rest

Yet he recalls arriving at a hotel and encountering, for the first time, the static electricity—a combination of dry air and synthetic carpet fibers—that did not occur in England. “The two kids were crying their eyes out,” Newman says, and the family huddled together, assimilating this new fear.

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  1. The Global Game | Writers on Soccer | Classroom resources | Playing a ‘cascarita’ with words:

    [...] hold in Texas under influence of the Dallas Tornado of the 1960s (see interview with Ron Newman, 4 Oct 08). Now, the Dallas Cup, a youth tournament that started in 1980 and has attracted participants such [...]

  2. Somebody who remembers the Atlanta Chiefs | Atlanta Soccer News:

    [...] fall Decatur resident John Turnbull penned this piece on Chiefs star Ron Newman, who had a long coaching career in the United States, including with the Kansas City Wizards at the [...]

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