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In depth interview of Gary Kleiban by John Pranjic

A great interview by John Pranjic on his blogs podcast of Gary Kleiban of 3Four3 coaching that is must listen material for any individual interested on a high level coach’s take on the US soccer landscape. One interesting item among MANY is that there... Read More

Effects of changes in FIFA regulations on US soccer

Recently FIFA has taken action on two different items that could have a major impact on how soccer in the United States and Canada are handled. The first being the introduction of “Club Licensing” in the CONCACAF region. FIFA’s Club Licensing System is based... Read More

US Promotion and Relegation Day Feb 7, 2015

From our friends at the Promotion and Relegation Supporters Association I am pleased to spread the word about Promotion and Relegation Day 2015.  Here are the details… 1. Go to your local soccer bar on Feb 7th or arrange a watch party at another... Read More

What does FIFA say about Promotion and Relegation?

I know many people all across the world are not fans of the secrecy involved in so much of what FIFA does. One thing they are not hiding is how they feel about the use of merit to decide who plays at what level... Read More

USL trademarks “USL D League”

What do you guys make of this? It would appear that the popular theory that MLS and USL-Pro will eventually be creating an expanded closed Promotion and Relegation system can be squashed for good. This would also seem to put credibility behind the theory... Read More

Say one thing… do another

This past October MLS commissioner Don Garber called an impromptu press conference to complain about US Men’s National Team coach and USSF Technical Director Jurgen Klinsmann saying top US players should explore all options on where to continue their careers, including Europe. “Sending a... Read More

Are they missing the point about Lampard?

As every soccer fan in the world knows by now Frank Lampard is not coming to NYCFC from Manchester City. There are now dozens of pieces, some of them very sternly written, about how foolish this whole ordeal has made MLS and US soccer... Read More