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.
Moreno Ties All Time MLS Scoring Mark
Moreno Ties All Time MLS Scoring Mark

DC United stalwart Jaime Moreno who has spent all but one season with the club since its inception tied the all-time MLS scoring record with a penalty kick goal in today’s 2-1 DC victory over Toronto FC. The win was critical for DC as they climbed out of the Eastern […]

MLS Attendance Report
MLS Attendance Report

Every week I’ll update the average attendance totals for each team in MLS on our site and of course attendance will be a frequent topic on our forthcoming podcasts. I am worried by the low numbers in some markets this season. Chivas USA for example is averaging 7,000 less fans […]

FSC Telecast features GOL TV Ad
FSC Telecast features GOL TV Ad

Before you get all excited about a potential merger let me clarify what the title is referring to. Last night Miami FC played Minnesota Thunder live on FSC in front of friends and family at the Orange Bowl. (paid attendance was listed as under 1,000, far worse than the numbers […]

MLS Crowds Worrying
MLS Crowds Worrying

I am worried by the low numbers in some markets this season. Chivas USA for example is averaging 7,000 less fans per game than they did last season, and Red Bull New York, despite having an excellent team is averaging under 10,000 fans a match which is totally unacceptable in […]

GOL TV on FOX SOCCER CHANNEL?
GOL TV on FOX SOCCER CHANNEL?

Before you get all excited about a potential merger let me clarify what the title is referring to. Last night Miami FC played Minnesota Thunder live on FSC in front of friends and family at the Orange Bowl. (paid attendance was listed as under 1,000, far worse than the numbers […]

Chivas USA Add Shirt Sponsor
Chivas USA Add Shirt Sponsor

Ante Razov and Claudio Suarez model the new jersey with a Comex executive between the two Chivas USA stars/Photo from MLSnet Chivas USA today became the fourth MLS Club to add a sponsor to front of its jersey. Mexican paint manufacturer Comex is the new shirt sponsor for the “goats” […]

TV Games for the Next Week
TV Games for the Next Week

Tonight Fox Soccer Channel will have a broadcast of USL First Division (2nd Division of American Soccer) match Minnesota Thunder versus FC Miami at 8:00 pm. Every friday night FSC will have a USL match. Saturday: New England @ Houston 8:30 PM EST Fox Soccer Channel Max Bretos and Christopher […]

Chivas USA Add Shirt Sponsor
Chivas USA Add Shirt Sponsor

Ante Razov and Claudio Suarez model the new jersey with a Comex executive between the two Chivas USA stars/Photo from MLSnet Chivas USA today became the fourth MLS Club to add a sponsor to front of its jersey. Mexican paint manufacturer Comex is the new shirt sponsor for the “goats” […]

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 […]