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.
The Weeks Ahead
The Weeks Ahead

This is going to be a pivotal season for Major League Soccer. Not only is David Beckham coming to America later this summer, but the Superliga Champions league like competition will launch this season including four MLS clubs, more soccer specific stadiums are opening and MLS has for the first […]

Check out My Football Club
Check out My Football Club

This is one of the most novel concepts I have seen in all of professional team sports. http://myfootballclub.co.uk/ is a group of fans trying to buy a Football League club in the UK. The club would be run by the fans and all major decisions would be made by the […]

Major League Soccer Talk is now online
Major League Soccer Talk is now online

In the upcoming days and weeks please visit our sister site http://majorleaguesoccertalk.com, a member of the EPL Talk family. The website will provide the latest MLS news and commentary and will very soon be home to a new podcast dedicated to covering MLS and US Soccer. Chris (aka the Gaffer) […]

Check it Out!
Check it Out!

Brant Parsons of the Orlando Sentinel and “The Other Football” podcast fame has an outstanding post on his Soccer blog today. As a Beatles fanatic I truly appreciate it. Check it out: http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports_soccerblog/2007/05/todays_top_ten_.html#comments

Upgrades to the Site
Upgrades to the Site

We’ve added recent video clips at the bottom of the page and will be adding more new features over the summer. Stay tuned for more changes.

MLS Power Poll
MLS Power Poll

1. New England (11)2. Kansas City 3. Red Bull NY (1)4. FC Dallas5. Houston6. Colorado7. Chicago8. DC United9. LA Galaxy10. Chivas USA11. Columbus12. Toronto FC13. Real Salt Lake

Bradley to be Named Permanent Head Coach
Bradley to be Named Permanent Head Coach

This is my first blog posting here. I want to thank Kartik for giving me the opportunity to contribute to this excellent website. I have learned through a source at US Soccer that Bob Bradley will be given the permanent head coaching job of the senior national team on Thursday. […]

Galaxy Lands Another Big Name
Galaxy Lands Another Big Name

Abel Xavier who was a regular for the Portugal National Team before being banned by FIFA for drug abuse was signed today by a desperate LA Galaxy squad. Xavier was released last week by Middlesborough after rejecting a new contract from the club, in spite of playing regularly during much […]

Miami FC to play matches at the Orange Bowl
Miami FC to play matches at the Orange Bowl

Jeff Rusnak’s column yesterday included a mention that Miami FC of the USL First Division (2nd division in the USA) will be playing its next two home matches at the Orange Bowl. Since Romario left the club attendance at Tropical Park Stadium has been poor despite a good young crop […]

The Best and Worst of MLS 2007 (Thru One Month)
The Best and Worst of MLS 2007 (Thru One Month)

One month of the MLS Season is in the books and as is typical of the league very few standout teams or players have shown themselves at this early stage. However some players, coaches and clubs deserve mention for both positive and negative reasons. Here is the honor roll…… Best […]

Randon MLS Thoughts
Randon MLS Thoughts

It’s a shame that Alexi Lalas didn’t spend much time this offseason working on solidifying the Galaxy’s porous defense. Less than a minute after Tyrone Marshall tied the match yesterday, Taylor Twellman responded with a goal that gave the Galaxy yet another home defeat. How bad will it be for […]

Top MLS Salaries
Top MLS Salaries

Thanks the players union for releasing these figures. My thoughts are in comments. 1.David Beckham, LA$6,500,0002.Cuauhtemoc Blanco, CHI$2,666,7783.Juan Pablo Angel, NY$1,593,7504.Claudio Reyna, NY$1,250,0085.Landon Donovan, LA$900,0006.Eddie Johnson, KC$875,0007.Freddy Adu, RSL$550,0008.Carlos Ruiz, DAL$435,0009.Clint Mathis, NY$410,00010.Taylor Twellman, NE$350,00811.Carl Robinson, TOR$315,00012.Pablo Mastroeni, COL$298,00013.Luciano Emilio, DC$293,12514.Amado Guevara, None$291,25015.Jaime Moreno, DC$275,00016.Eddie Pope, RSL$265,00017.Ronnie OBrien, TOR$258,75018.Ante Razov, […]

MLS Power Poll
MLS Power Poll

1. Kansas City (8)2. Red Bull NY (7)3. New England4. Chicago5. Houston (1)6. Dallas7. LA Galaxy8. Colorado9. Chivas USA10. DC United (Thanks, Sams Army…..you’re last place for DC moved them down from 7th to 10th…..please don’t abuse your voting privilege in the future)11. Columbus12. Real Salt Lake13. Toronto

Has Anything Changed with MLS?
Has Anything Changed with MLS?

One month of MLS’ most important season is in the books and some very disturbing trends are already developing. Goal scoring, attendance and TV ratings are all down from last year at this time. The obvious retort to that statement is that 2006 was a World Cup year where the […]