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.
Beasley, Dempsey Create Havoc For China in Bradley’s Attacking Formation
Beasley, Dempsey Create Havoc For China in Bradley’s Attacking Formation

With the United States fielding a virtual “B” team for yesterday’s full international versus China it was imperative for the two most experienced American attackers in the side to step up. Both DeMarcus Beasley and Clint Dempsey answered the call. Operating with more confidence in Bob Bradley’s 4-3-3 formation than […]

ON FIRE!
ON FIRE!

Eddie Johnson is in rare form for Kansas City. Today he netted his seventh, eight and ninth goals of the season as the Wizards moved into the top overall spot in Major League Soccer with a 3-2 win over Red Bull New York. EJ will try and keep his streak […]

Beasley and Dempsey Make a Point
Beasley and Dempsey Make a Point

Bradley’s Style is Different Than Arena’s in use of Flank Play With the United States fielding a virtual “B” team for yesterday’s full international versus China it was imperative for the two most experienced American attackers in the side to step up. Both DeMarcus Beasley and Clint Dempsey answered the […]

ON FIRE!
ON FIRE!

Eddie Johnson is in rare form for Kansas City. Today he netted his seventh, eight and ninth goals of the season as the Wizards moved into the top overall spot in Major League Soccer with a 3-2 win over Red Bull New York. EJ will try and keep his streak […]

Keller Coming to MLS?
Keller Coming to MLS?

The Washington Post reports that Real Salt Lake are close to signing 37 year old Kasey Keller, the most capped Goalkeeper in US history to a three year contract. Keller who has played in Europe since 1994 has repeatedly stated he wanted to end his career stateside.

Keller close to deal with RSL
Keller close to deal with RSL

The Washington Post reports that Real Salt Lake are close to signing 37 year old Kasey Keller, the most capped Goalkeeper in US history to a three year contract. Keller who has played in Europe since 1994 has repeatedly stated he wanted to end his career stateside.

Former Juve and Lazio Star on Trial with Chicago
Former Juve and Lazio Star on Trial with Chicago

Marcelo Salas, the Chilean footballing legend who led his nation to the 1998 World Cup and spent several years in Italy with Juventus and Lazio is on trial with the Chicago Fire of MLS. Salas has been without a club since walking out on a Chilean club over money in […]

Marcelo Salas on Trial with Chicago
Marcelo Salas on Trial with Chicago

Marcelo Salas, the Chilean footballing legend who led his nation to the 1998 World Cup and spent several years in Italy with Juventus and Lazio is on trial with the Chicago Fire of MLS. Salas has been without a club since walking out on a Chilean club over money in […]

Euro Heavy Roster Announced for China Friendly
Euro Heavy Roster Announced for China Friendly

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Chivas USA), Tim Howard (Everton, England), Kasey Keller (Borussia Moenchengladbach, Germany) Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham, England), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Jay DeMerit (Watford, England), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard Liege, Belgium), Frank Simek (Sheffield Wednesday, England), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United, England) Midfielders: DaMarcus Beasley (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands), Michael […]

Ante Razov Recalled to National Team
Ante Razov Recalled to National Team

Bob Bradley has called up Ante Razov and Jesse Marsch- two players he knows very well from his time in Chicago and with Chivas USA for Saturday’s friendly versus China. Razov has scored six goals in 24 appearances for the National Team and was at times during the qualifying for […]

Major League Soccer Talk Podcast, Episode One
Major League Soccer Talk Podcast, Episode One

Episode One of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast is now online. The show features interviews with the Gaffer from EPLTalk.com, Michael Haley and David Trotter. The show runs just over an hour and this being my first pod-casting experience the audio is poor at times, but just bear with […]

Razov, Marsch Return to National Team
Razov, Marsch Return to National Team

Bob Bradley has called up Ante Razov and Jesse Marsch- two players he knows very well from his time in Chicago and with Chivas USA for Saturday’s friendly versus China. Razov has scored six goals in 24 appearances for the National Team and was at times during the qualifying for […]

US Open Cup Draw Announced
US Open Cup Draw Announced

The US Soccer Federation today announced the first round pairings for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, which has been held every year since 1914. MLS clubs will enter the competition in Round 3. The most intriuging first round matchups are both being held June 12th. The first game to […]

Attendance Update
Attendance Update

LA Galaxy 24,437Toronto FC 19,874DC United 16,903Houston 16,137Real Salt Lake 15,949 Chivas USA 15,340FC Dallas 15,082Colorado 14,568New England 13,616Chicago 13,058Columbus 12,989New York 9,765Kansas City 8,335

Beckham Likely To Regret Signing with Galaxy
Beckham Likely To Regret Signing with Galaxy

This weekend’s soccer headlines were dominated by recall of David Beckham to the England National Team. Yes the same David Beckham that was discarded by Steve McLaren and ridiculed by the British press for signing with Major League Soccer. Beckham’s recall didn’t seem to sit well with the LA Galaxy’s […]

Saturday’s Action
Saturday’s Action

Eddie Johnson/MLSNET.com Eddie Johnson scored a hat trick in a thrilling 4-3 Kansas City victory over New England. The Wizards came back from a 2-0 deficit to win the match on the road. Kansas City has moved to within a point of the overall lead in MLS held by New […]