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KC Wizards fire Gansler

sporting kc cruz azul b1 600x399 KC Wizards fire Gansler

Bob Gansler who coached the USA in the 1990 World Cup and also led the Kansas City Wizards to the 2000 MLS Cup title just a season after being the league’s second worst team has been fired and replaced by former player Brian Bliss. Gansler is one the best American coaches having qualified the US for the 1990 World Cup against long odds with a bunch of young college age players, and has done a remarkable job coaching in the A-league and MLS. Gansler cannot be blamed for the fact that KC’s best players Eddie Johnson, Josh Wolff and Jimmy Conrad missed almost two months due to the World Cup but nonetheless mangment has held him responsible and he is now looking for work.


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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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