Category Archives: It’s Super, Thanks For Asking

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The Year Seattle Invented the SuperDraft

It was much easier to get info from Wikipedia than from MLSsoccer, so thanks again, Wikipedist. Just when I – and, more than likely, you – thought this five-year draft review schtick was completely tired and played-out, we come across one of the more interesting drafts in league history.  At …

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SuperDraft and Green Lantern, they got nothing on me

No one has asked me to follow up on my annual SuperDraft in Review – Five Years On, and maybe I should take the hint. Then again, every year, more and more people travel to a convention center to watch their commissioner call up a few good young players to …

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I, too, believe the best players in soccer history never won a World Cup

I’d say Houston stuck Montreal with a $400,000 white elephant.  Except elephants are supposed to have good memories: “I decided that I want to retire on my own terms,” Ching said at a press conference on Friday. “I don’t want to be dictated into retirement and, honestly, I feel like …

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2006 MLS SuperDraft Review

Well, five years wasn’t enough to properly evaluate Chris Wondolowski. But looking back on SuperDrafts are like looking back on memorable road accidents. So let’s get the conclusion out of the way. You don’t build a winner through the MLS SuperDraft. You build a winning MLS team through trades and …