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Many More International MLS-Based Players in 2014 World Cup Likely

by Derek Richey For a league that still gets trampled on and derided by American Euro-league-snobs and presumptuous foreigners who haven’t seen an actual MLS game for 4-6 years, there seems to be real progress in the potential number of players who are based in MLS that will more than …


“The Grand Conceit of American Soccer” or the Conceit of the Author?

The guys discuss Ken Sweda’s recent bashing of MLS, the USSF in his article on 3Four3 called “The Grand Conceit of American Soccer” where Sweda refers to MLS fans as “bamboozled” and American MLS players as “sub-par” and “soccer deficient college graduates.” Not that the article needs more views, but …


Why Mike Magee Should Get a Call-up to the US National Team

by Derek Richey Mike Magee. What a guy. Is there any doubt about his ability to take a ball on the cut or out of the air? Is there any doubt about his skills on the ground? Is there any doubt that he’s one of the best American players to …


The State of MLS After Beckham; the Cosmos the Next NY MLS Team or Not?

The guys discuss the state of the league after Beckham’s time with LA, and whether the NY Cosmos, or another team, will get the NY spot that Garber keeps rapping about. On The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com


How does Alonso Fit Into the National Team Picture? US Open Cup Becomes MLS Fest

The guys discuss the potential inclusion of Alonso (Seattle Sounders) to the US National Team options. Would Klinsmann include him in future lineups? The US Open Cup becomes a MLS festival…On The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com.


Who does Klinsmann Axe from His US Men’s Team Roster of 27?

The guys discuss Jurgen Klinsmann’s roster of 27 on the United States Men’s National Team and who should be axed before the US v Scotland friendly on The Straight Red Card. Audio oddness occurs. We recommend listening in mono or use left/right adjustments.


Who’s the Genius that Decided to Name the US Nats Squad in Two Parts? On TSRC

The guys discuss the call up of the first 16 by Jurgen Klinsmann for the United States Mens Team squad for the upcoming friendlies and CONCACAF qualifying. On The Straight Red Card.


Major League Soccer’s Designated Players: The Best & The Busts on TSRC

Brett and Derek discuss the best and worst designated players ever signed to Major League Soccer, featuring Thierry Henry, Landon Donovan, Juan Pablo Angel, Blanco, and more….On The Straight Red Card.


MLS Mostly Bows Out of Champions League; Rough Start for Some in MLS

Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders fall out of the CONCACAF Chanpions League. The guys also review the first couple games of MLS season. Who is in trouble? Why does NY look so bad? On The Straight Red Card.


Klinsmann: US Kids Need More Playground Soccer; Galaxy Manipulate Rules?

The guys discuss Klinsmann’s recent interview with goal.com where he discusses the need for US youths to play more playground soccer on their own, rather than just organized soccer. No kidding… Also, Jason Kreis and Stevie Nicol say LA Galaxy manipulate the rules as they fill their roster. Simon Borg …