Former Nottingham Forest Youngster Living High Life In MLS

It’s never easy being a young footballer these days, contrary to what the allure of fame and fortune may suggest. Sure, you get lots of rewards at an incredibly...
Harry Kettle Harry Kettle
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The Pressure of Atlanta United’s Title Defense

The beautiful game is just that: it’s a beautiful thing. Unfortunately, as is the case with every single sport on the face of the planet, there are trials and...
Harry Kettle Harry Kettle
5 min read

Is David Beckham Heading to the NASL’s New York Cosmos?

David Beckham – photo by Brian Quarstad According to a report in the Irish newspaper the Sunday World, a senior Cosmos source has confirmed that discussions are underway with David...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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Eddie Johnson Surrounding Himself with People that Believe in Him

A Chances are Eddie Johnson will be making a start again for the U.S. National Team tonight when they take on Guatemala at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City,...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
8 min read

Integrating MLS Reserve League into America’s Lower Divisions – Part 1

This is the first in a two-part series examining the current state of the MLS Reserve League and the need for improvement in the next 10 years. The series...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
27 min read

Talking Soccer, MLS and Stadium Construction with Minnesota Vikings Lester Bagley

During the Minnesota Vikings stadium campaign, owner Zygi Wilf and his brother Mark made it known that if built, the organization had a possible interest in bringing soccer to their...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
10 min read

Minnesota Vikings Choose Architect for New Downtown Minneapolis Stadium

Proposed stadium sketch offered by HKS in their original bid. The Minnesota Vikings emphasized the stadium will most likely look very different then this image. Click on photo for...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
4 min read

MLS All-Star Gameday Rosters Set

Seven players were added to the MLS All-Star team Sunday, joining the “First Eleven” that were selected by fan voting. Two players were selected by MLS Commissioner Don Garber: defenders...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
20 min read

New York Red Bulls Given Minor Fine for US Open Cup Violation

Last Tuesday evening the New York Red Bulls defeated the Charleston Battery (USL-D3) 3-0 in a US Open Cup 3rd round match. Included in the Red Bulls roster was...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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FC Edmonton Fall to Whitecaps in Amway Canadian Championship, Toronto and Montreal Draw

FC Edmonton fell to the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 at home in the first round of the Amway Canadian Championship on Wednesday evening. It took only 18 minutes for Vancouver...
Edward Hirdle Edward Hirdle
2 min read

Perry Van Der Beck Sees St. Louis As Viable Home for Pro Soccer

Perry Van Der Beck, Executive Vice President, Technical Director and Director of Player Development for the Tampa Bay Rowdies, has lived in Tampa for most of the last 30...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
14 min read

U.S. Soccer and MLS to Announce Newly Organized Professional Referee Organization (PRO)

Peter Walton will head up the new PRO as General Manager. In a move to improve the quality of professional refereeing in the U.S. and Canada, the United States...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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