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.
Leicester City Transfer Rumors: Foxes Planning Busy Summer After Signing 4 Players
Leicester City Transfer Rumors: Foxes Planning Busy Summer After Signing 4 Players

Leicester City’s return to the Premier League will have significance as, after six seasons without representation from the East Midlands, one of England’s football rich regions returns to the top flight. The ownership of the club by Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha means the club have the ability to spend generously […]

West Ham United to Sign Argentine Striker Mauro Zarate On 3-Year Deal
West Ham United to Sign Argentine Striker Mauro Zarate On 3-Year Deal

West Ham United are on the verge of securing a three-year deal with Mauro Zárate, who will return to the Premier League after a six year absence. The Argentine striker led his domestic league in scoring last season and returns to Europe after spending last season at Vélez Sarsfield. The […]

Why QPR’s Return to the Premier League Should be Different This Time
Why QPR’s Return to the Premier League Should be Different This Time

Queens Park Rangers (QPR) secured a quick return to the Premier League with a 1-0 playoff final victory over Derby County at Wembley on Saturday. The victory may have appeared undeserved on the surface, but it owed itself to a fantastic team spirit Harry Redknapp built for the promotion playoffs […]

Review of Futebol Nation Book By Author David Goldblatt
Review of Futebol Nation Book By Author David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt has done it again. His 2007 masterpiece The Ball is Round is the most definitive and analytical global history of soccer ever written. That work looked at every corner of the globe the development of the sport, the institutions of soccer and the political and societal issues around […]

Portugal Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014
Portugal Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

Portugal, one of the group stage opponents for the United States, has released its final 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup. The shock cut was that of Ricardo Quaresma who made the squad for Euro 2012 but did not feature in that tournament. Braga’s Rafa Silva appears to have […]

Samuel Eto’o Takes Parting Shot At Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho
Samuel Eto’o Takes Parting Shot At Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho’s odd comments about Samuel Eto’o’s age were ignored by the striker while he continued to play for Mourinho at Chelsea. But now with the season over and Eto’o seemingly headed for the exit, the three-time European champion Eto’o has shot back at The Special One. Eto’o made the […]

Netherlands Name 30-Man Provisional World Cup Squad
Netherlands Name 30-Man Provisional World Cup Squad

On loan Premier League defenders Karim Rekik (Manchester City) and Patrick van Aanholt (Chelsea) headline Louis Van Gaal’s 30-man Netherland World Cup preliminary squad. While the exclusion of Gregory Van der Wiel got the most headlines, the willingness of Van Gaal to give Dirk Kuyt and Rafael van der Vaart […]

Why Samir Nasri’s Omission From France’s World Cup Squad Makes Sense
Why Samir Nasri’s Omission From France’s World Cup Squad Makes Sense

Samir Nasri’s omission from the France World Cup squad caused great surprise among many fans and pundits during the past 24 hours. However, for a nation that has had its share of player revolts and theatrics over the course of the last four major tournaments, head coach Didier Deschamps cannot […]

Spain Names Its Provisional 30-Man Squad For World Cup 2014
Spain Names Its Provisional 30-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

Spain has named its provisional 30-man squad for World Cup 2014. Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado and Real Madrid starlet Isco are the most glaring omissions as the World and European champions announced their squad today. Fernando Torres, who has been dropped from the last few Spain squads, was included. His […]