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.
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 […]

Watch Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia Match Highlights [VIDEO]
Watch Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Despite playing some good football over the course of two matches, Bosnia-Herzegovina will not advance to knockout stages of this World Cup. The European nation playing in its first World Cup after independence from Yugoslavia in the 1990s were denied a clear Edin Dzeko goal by an incorrect offside call […]

Why the United States Should Underestimate Portugal At Its Peril
Why the United States Should Underestimate Portugal At Its Peril

Much has been made in recent days of the struggles Portugal faces going into Sunday’s must-win match against the United States. Following a crushing 4-0 defeat to Germany, Portugal is being written off by many experts and American soccer fans. Even a Portugal in a debilitated state still has bags of […]

Cameroon 0-4 Croatia: Official Match Highlights [VIDEO]
Cameroon 0-4 Croatia: Official Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Croatia ripped Cameroon to pieces on Wednesday evening by a 4-0 scoreline. Mario Mandzukic who was suspended for the opening match of the competition which Croatia lost 3-1 to the host nation Brazil, struck twice, while Ivica Olic and Ivan Perisic also found themselves on the score sheet. Cameroon was […]

USA Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann Silences Critics With Winning Team Selection
USA Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann Silences Critics With Winning Team Selection

Since dropping Landon Donovan last month, a fury of angry US fans, bloggers and — in some cases — mainstream media personalities have turned into vociferous critics of US Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann. The United States’ 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday night was achieved despite Jürgen Klinsmann’s team being […]

Ronald Koeman to Be Named Southampton Manager
Ronald Koeman to Be Named Southampton Manager

Premier League club Southampton are prepared to name Ronald Koeman as Manager according to multiple reports in the British press. He would replace Mauricio Pochettino who left the club last month to take the same position at Tottenham Hotspur. Koeman, the former great Dutch player who has had a stellar […]

5 USMNT World Cup Soccer Stars With Ties to South Florida
5 USMNT World Cup Soccer Stars With Ties to South Florida

When the United States Men’s National Team takes the field against Ghana on Monday, soccer fans in South Florida will be cheering on their local heroes. The area has a rich soccer heritage and history. The region, which is a melting pot for ethnicities from throughout the world, has created […]

FIFA Investigating Drone Incident at France Training Ground
FIFA Investigating Drone Incident at France Training Ground

FIFA is investigating a possible unmanned flying machine that was allegedly spying on French training earlier this week. The drone was spotted flying above the French training base in Ribeirao Preto. Drones are becoming commonplace in military and intelligence work but to this point have not been known to be […]

Swedish Referee Jonas Eriksson to Referee Ghana-United States
Swedish Referee Jonas Eriksson to Referee Ghana-United States

Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson has been assigned by FIFA as the center referee for the United States against Ghana in Natal on Monday. The official was the center of controversy earlier this year when he refereed the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie between Manchester […]

England 1-2 Italy: Hodgson’s Tactics Work But Three Lions Lacking in Quality
England 1-2 Italy: Hodgson’s Tactics Work But Three Lions Lacking in Quality

England manager Roy Hodgson set up tonight with an aggressive formation playing young Raheem Sterling, a natural winger, in the hole right behind Danny Sturridge and pushing Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck out onto the flanks. The two Manchester United strikers typically do not feature as wide midfielders at the […]

Uruguay 1-3 Costa Rica: Masterclass By the Ticos: Match Highlights [VIDEO]
Uruguay 1-3 Costa Rica: Masterclass By the Ticos: Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Costa Rica stunned an Uruguay side who were without superstar striker Luis Suarez by a 3-1 scoreline on Saturday afternoon in Fortaleza. The highly-fancied Uruguayans were caught surprised early in the match by an attacking oriented Ticos side that was maintaining a possession advantage. Despite being outplayed, Uruguay drew a […]

American World Cup Defender John Brooks Being Chased By Multiple Premier League Clubs
American World Cup Defender John Brooks Being Chased By Multiple Premier League Clubs

American World Cup Defender John Anthony Brooks who was a somewhat controversial inclusion in Jurgen Klinsmann’s United States selection is being chased by multiple Premier League clubs according to Sky Sports. The 21-year-old Hertha Berlin man played for both the Germany and the United States’ Youth National Teams before committing to […]