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.
Once in a Lifetime out on DVD October 3rd
Once in a Lifetime out on DVD October 3rd

Miramax Films, “Once in a Lifetime The Extrodinary Story of the New York Cosmos” is a must have for any Soccer fan in America. It will be released on DVD October 3rd. My full review of the film from when it was in the theaters this summer is in the […]

EPL Yanks: The weekend action in review
EPL Yanks: The weekend action in review

Fulham 0 – 2 Chelsea Fulham was beaten badly in the SW London Derby match. Carlos Bocanegra played the entire game and Brian McBride came on in the 77th minute as a substitute. Bocanegra sacrificed himself well on several set pieces but Fulham were unable to dent a superior Chelsea […]

Media Notes
Media Notes

- With ESPN concentrating its weekend focus on college and pro football, Fox Soccer Channel has picked up the slack and is showing a MLS game of the week (which has featured this year’s best team, DC United, the past two weeks). Look for continued coverage on FSC through the […]

Romario saying goodbye to Miami, and hello to Australia?
Romario saying goodbye to Miami, and hello to Australia?

Yahoo! Sports Romario, who at 40 led USL in scoring this year after leading the Brazilian first division last season appears headed to Australian side Adeliade United for the upcoming season. Romario has proven that he is ageless and it will be wonderful for the Aussie fans to see this […]

ESPN Soccernet story: Life’s a Beach for Donovan
ESPN Soccernet story: Life’s a Beach for Donovan

For those who believed the failure of the World Cup would provoke an attitude adjustment from Landon Donovan, once the great American hope, but now our greatest frustration, you were wrong. Check out this maddening story from ESPN Soccernet.

EPL Yanks: Weekend Review
EPL Yanks: Weekend Review

Harry “Houdini” Redknapp who has been one of my favorite managers since his days at West Ham has taken Portsmouth to the top of the table! Pompey has played great this season and the acquisitions of wily veterans Kanu, Sol Campbell, David James and Andy Cole will make Pompey a […]

Check out the Soccer Shout Podcast!!!!!
Check out the Soccer Shout Podcast!!!!!

I’m just getting into the world of podcasts which seem destined to change the internet in similar fashion as blogging did just a few years back. Several soccer related podcasts are available online including World Soccer Daily from Sirius Radio and ESPN Soccernet extra from the Disney folks themselves. But […]

MLS Report
MLS Report

As the 11th season comes to a close and the playoffs draw near, let’s take a look at the teams and players that have made an impact this season. Parity seems to be the norm with only one team really separating from the pack. Even DC has had trouble winning […]

Pekerman would be a fine choice; Ericksson would not be
Pekerman would be a fine choice; Ericksson would not be

Two notable international coaches have been linked with the US National Team vacancy this week: Former Argentina Coach Jose Pekerman, and former England boss Sven-Goran Erickson. Both coaches guided their previous sides to quarterfinal penalty kick defeats in germany 2006, but that’s where the similarities end. Erickson proved during the […]

USL D1 Playoff Field Set
USL D1 Playoff Field Set

The USL First Division (second division overall in American soccer) playoff field is set. First Round Playoffs (3) Charleston Battery v (6) Puerto Rico Islanders (4) Vancouver Whitecaps v (5) Miami FC Semifinals 1) Montreal Impact v Vancouver/Miami winner (2) Rochester Raging Rhinos v Charleston/Puerto Rico winner The Richmond Kickers […]

EPL YANKS: ROUND 4
EPL YANKS: ROUND 4

Liverpool 0 3 Everton Tim Howard kept yet another clean sheet as he move merseyside seems to have paid dividends for Everton in this derby. Howard’s return to form has been great news for US Soccer, and he seems more comfortable dealing with David Moyes than he did with Sir […]

MLS Transfer Problem
MLS Transfer Problem

Not only is Major League Soccer being blamed by many for the failures of Team USA, but now MLS seems to be reluctant to allow top American players (and other MLS players from the CONCACAF region) to go abroad during the international transfer window because Major League Soccer operates on […]

Man City eyeing Beasley
Man City eyeing Beasley

My favorite English team, Manchester City is in negotiations with PSV to bring one of my favorite players DeMarcus Beasley in as the new the left winger for City. Beasley has been riding the pine this year in Holland and with the transfer deadline a few hours away, Stuart Pearce […]

That pesky UK Work Permit Law
That pesky UK Work Permit Law

Today, Josh Wolff became the latest victim of what seems to be blatant discrimination by the UK authorities against American soccer players. Wolff joins an illustrious list of American players including Cobi Jones, the most capped player in US history in being rejected by a work permit to play in […]

An American billionaire in Birmingham
An American billionaire in Birmingham

Two years ago when the worldwide (evil) empire of Manchester United dumped on Malcom Glazer I felt that patriotism forced me to defend him. True, I had hated Glazer from the word go, when he took one of my favorite pro sports teams the Tampa Bay Bucs and ruined the […]

EPL Yanks
EPL Yanks

Totenham 0-2 Everton Tim Howard posted a clean sheet as Everton won its first match at White Hart Lance since 1985. Watford 1-2 Man United Jay DeMerit played a full 90 minutes as Watford fell short in an upset bid versus Manchester United. Wigan 1-0 Reading Bobby Convey started but […]