Kartik Krishnaiyer

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.
South Korea 0-1 Belgium: Match Highlights (VIDEO)
South Korea 0-1 Belgium: Match Highlights (VIDEO)

Belgium defeated South Korea 1-0 on Thursday evening. With the win the Belgians secured the top spot in Group H. South Korea was eliminated. The highly-rated Belgian side won all three Group H encounters but still managed to underwhelm many observers. Belgium will face the United States in the Round […]

Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance
Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance

Algeria advanced to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history with a 1-1 Group H draw against Russia. Fabio Capello’s Russian side was highly touted entering the tournament but ultimately underwhelmed. By contrast, Algeria who failed to record a goal in all […]

Manchester United Sign Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw
Manchester United Sign Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw

Manchester United began the new Louis Van Gaal era in a big way today with the signing of Ander Herrera for a reported £29m from Athletic Bilbao. Herrera was pursued last summer by the Red Devils but ultimately that pursuit not only fell short but was the possible subject of […]

Report: Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand Signs for QPR
Report: Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand Signs for QPR

Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand has signed for Queens Park Rangers according to the Daily Mail. The move will reunited Ferdinand with Harry Redknapp who was his first club manager at West Ham. The 67 year-old Redknapp guided Rangers back to the top-flight of English football in May after being […]

Strong Performances By USMNT Players Pique Interest Of Newcastle Manager
Strong Performances By USMNT Players Pique Interest Of Newcastle Manager

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, who works for an owner in Mike Ashley notorious for penny-pinching, has stated his interest in bringing US players from Major League Soccer to his club according to the Newcastle Chronicle. Having stayed up late to watch the United States 2-2 draw with Portugal on Sunday, […]

Memories Of USA Beating Portugal In World Cup 2002
Memories Of USA Beating Portugal In World Cup 2002

The last time the United States met Portugal in a World Cup was during the first round of the 2002 World Cup. The buildup in the American media could not be more different than this week’s hype. In 2002, the World Cup snuck up on the United States with ESPN […]

Portugal Defender Bruno Alves a Doubt For Game Against USA
Portugal Defender Bruno Alves a Doubt For Game Against USA

Portugal’s injury woes continue to intensify as a make or break match with the United States approaches tomorrow. Bruno Alves, a defender suffered a muscle injury in training Saturday and has joined a length list of injured Portuguese players and is unlikely to feature in tomorrow’s clash according to multiple […]

Watch Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia Match Highlights [VIDEO]
Watch Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Despite playing some good football over the course of two matches, Bosnia-Herzegovina will not advance to knockout stages of this World Cup. The European nation playing in its first World Cup after independence from Yugoslavia in the 1990s were denied a clear Edin Dzeko goal by an incorrect offside call […]

Why the United States Should Underestimate Portugal At Its Peril
Why the United States Should Underestimate Portugal At Its Peril

Much has been made in recent days of the struggles Portugal faces going into Sunday’s must-win match against the United States. Following a crushing 4-0 defeat to Germany, Portugal is being written off by many experts and American soccer fans. Even a Portugal in a debilitated state still has bags of […]

Cameroon 0-4 Croatia: Official Match Highlights [VIDEO]
Cameroon 0-4 Croatia: Official Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Croatia ripped Cameroon to pieces on Wednesday evening by a 4-0 scoreline. Mario Mandzukic who was suspended for the opening match of the competition which Croatia lost 3-1 to the host nation Brazil, struck twice, while Ivica Olic and Ivan Perisic also found themselves on the score sheet. Cameroon was […]