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.
Failure of USA to Beat Belgium Reflects Negatively On MLS
Failure of USA to Beat Belgium Reflects Negatively On MLS

An easy, somewhat lazy narrative has developed through the years that Major League Soccer has helped the United States Men’s National Team grow. While this is true from a pure standpoint of quality of squad depth, the league has from my perspective not helped develop the very top players. Before […]

Brazilian Superstar Neymar Should Be Fit For Quarterfinal
Brazilian Superstar Neymar Should Be Fit For Quarterfinal

The host nation Brazil has been sweating on the fitness of Neymar whose delivered the winning penalty in the shootout versus Chile on Saturday.  In that match, Neymar suffered thigh and knee injuries that have been under close evaluation by Brazilian team doctors. But it appears Neymar is winning his race […]

Brazilian Superstar Kaka Mobbed By Orlando City Fans At Airport [PHOTOS]
Brazilian Superstar Kaka Mobbed By Orlando City Fans At Airport [PHOTOS]

The wait is over: Brazilian superstar Kaka arrived in Orlando tonight after opting out of his contract with AC Milan. He will be officially unveiled tomorrow as Orlando City’s first designated player. A large crowd turned out at Orlando International Airport to welcome Kaka to Florida. Orlando City will join […]

Arjen Robben Admits To Diving In Mexico World Cup Game
Arjen Robben Admits To Diving In Mexico World Cup Game

Netherlands and Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has found himself once again the center of controversy as he admitted to diving in the first-half of the Netherlands come from behind 2-1 victory over Mexico. The win advanced Robben and his Dutch side into the World Cup Quarterfinals where they will […]

How Should the United States Line Up Against Belgium?
How Should the United States Line Up Against Belgium?

The United States will need to play its best game of this World Cup in order to overcome Belgium on Tuesday. While the Belgians have struggled at times in Group H play, they have the types of players that can cause the US fits. Typically friendly results tend to be […]

Swansea City Signs Striker Bafétimbi Gomis While Likely Losing Michu
Swansea City Signs Striker Bafétimbi Gomis While Likely Losing Michu

Swansea City has finalized the signing of striker Bafétimbi Gomis on a free transfer from Lyon. The 28-year-old passed his medical having agreed to a four-year deal with the South Wales club. Gomis was sought after by multiple Premier League clubs. The French International has 12 caps for his country […]

South Korea 0-1 Belgium: Match Highlights (VIDEO)
South Korea 0-1 Belgium: Match Highlights (VIDEO)

Belgium defeated South Korea 1-0 on Thursday evening. With the win the Belgians secured the top spot in Group H. South Korea was eliminated. The highly-rated Belgian side won all three Group H encounters but still managed to underwhelm many observers. Belgium will face the United States in the Round […]

Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance
Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance

Algeria advanced to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history with a 1-1 Group H draw against Russia. Fabio Capello’s Russian side was highly touted entering the tournament but ultimately underwhelmed. By contrast, Algeria who failed to record a goal in all […]

Manchester United Sign Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw
Manchester United Sign Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw

Manchester United began the new Louis Van Gaal era in a big way today with the signing of Ander Herrera for a reported £29m from Athletic Bilbao. Herrera was pursued last summer by the Red Devils but ultimately that pursuit not only fell short but was the possible subject of […]

Report: Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand Signs for QPR
Report: Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand Signs for QPR

Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand has signed for Queens Park Rangers according to the Daily Mail. The move will reunited Ferdinand with Harry Redknapp who was his first club manager at West Ham. The 67 year-old Redknapp guided Rangers back to the top-flight of English football in May after being […]

Strong Performances By USMNT Players Pique Interest Of Newcastle Manager
Strong Performances By USMNT Players Pique Interest Of Newcastle Manager

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, who works for an owner in Mike Ashley notorious for penny-pinching, has stated his interest in bringing US players from Major League Soccer to his club according to the Newcastle Chronicle. Having stayed up late to watch the United States 2-2 draw with Portugal on Sunday, […]

Memories Of USA Beating Portugal In World Cup 2002
Memories Of USA Beating Portugal In World Cup 2002

The last time the United States met Portugal in a World Cup was during the first round of the 2002 World Cup. The buildup in the American media could not be more different than this week’s hype. In 2002, the World Cup snuck up on the United States with ESPN […]

Portugal Defender Bruno Alves a Doubt For Game Against USA
Portugal Defender Bruno Alves a Doubt For Game Against USA

Portugal’s injury woes continue to intensify as a make or break match with the United States approaches tomorrow. Bruno Alves, a defender suffered a muscle injury in training Saturday and has joined a length list of injured Portuguese players and is unlikely to feature in tomorrow’s clash according to multiple […]