One scene tells the whole story: As the NASL owners gathered in Florida last week, it was hardly a secret that the league was in trouble. No matter how anyone counted, teams defecting to MLS, USL or the fledgling CSL and/or shutting down in a...
Sunil Gulati fired Bruce Arena in 2006, and has come crawling back to him ten years later. Since then all Arena has managed to achieve is entering the US Soccer Hall of Fame, winning another three MLS Cups and coaching the most famous players to...
U.S. Soccer has been the world leader in developing and advocating for women’s soccer globally for decades. We are actively working to reach a new collective bargaining agreement with the USWNT. As part of that process, we believe a variety of...
So the Guardian decided their opinion on the US men's national team mattered to somebody somewhere, and they crapped this out: The Purple Mermaids, an under-eight girls’ team, takes part in a New York City soccer league that has “everyone...
I am a US national team fan. That means I don't, and won't, take pleasure in US losses. I've been following this team for over twenty-five years. In a very real way, this is my club. I want what is best for us, I want us to win, and I want as...
[​IMG] At this time of year, anyone who comes over to the UK or watches the Premier League will notice...
The notorious pro-Canadian bias of Major League Soccer was on display again this past Sunday. There should be an investigation. Unless you think it's a coincidence that ever since Toronto FC joined the league, it's been lucky break after lucky...
We have lost four more in 2016 - the first victims of the play-in round, or, as I like to call it, "killing floor." This is my playoff ideal, by the way. One game at the home of the higher seed. Ninety minutes and a spinoff. Grill or be...
Finally, the MLS season begins! But first, let's have a brief post-mortem on the teams who are no longer with us. As Chekhov said, happy teams are all the same, but unhappy teams are each unhappy in their own ways. Or was that Sulu? Never...
FROM THE DESK OF DON MOTHER****IN' GARBER TO: Dianne Feinstein and Patty Murray Washington Senators Washington, DC 20510 October 6, 2016 Dear Pat & Di, I am in receipt of...