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Podcast Update

Episode 23 featuring an interview with “Ipswich Mick” has been released. Episode 24 featuring an interview with Scott French regarding the September/October issue of Major League Soccer magazine will be released last Friday. Episodes 25 and 26 will be released on Tuesday and Friday of next week.

Clark Suspended Nine Games

MLS has suspended Ricardo Clark of Houston for nine games and given him a $10,000 suspension. This is an unprecedented fine for MLS, but given Clark’s actions against Carlos Ruiz last week, the league felt the fine and suspension were justified. Given Carlos Ruiz’s history as a provocateur I am […]

Major League Soccer Talk Best XI

The season is winding down and it is almost time to select our first annual Major League Soccer Talk Best XI. Any listener is welcome to submit a vote via email at kartik@majorleaguesoccertalk.com Here is what we are for: 1 Goalkeeper3 Defenders5 Midfielders2 Forwards No limit exists on games played […]

United Fall Short

A bitter disappointment I must admit for those of us hoping for a deep run from MLS’ lone representative in the competition. United fought valiantly but was eliminated 2-2 on away goals. I can’t help but wonder how ironic it is that this event used the away goal rule which […]

Playoff Race Update

The race for the final spot in the MLS playoffs is heating up with the late season surge by the LA Galaxy coupled with the propensity of the Chicago Fire to blow late leads. Here is the updated table: E1 DC United 53W1 Houston 49E2 New England 48W2 Chivas USA […]

Sunderland Chasing Becks

The rumor mill on the Guardian website is reporting that Sunderland manager Roy Keane, a longtime teammate of David Beckham’s with Manchester United is trying to lure Becks to the Northeast of England. Beckham is of course under contract with the LA Galaxy but does anyone seriously think that despite […]

MLS Crowds Holding Steady

For all the bluster this year about Major League Soccer’s rebirth thanks to David Beckham, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, a new TV deal and Superliga we have recieved in the past several weeks probably the best news yet for the league in perhaps its twelve year history. Attendance this season has held […]

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