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Archives: Monday Soccer Insider

Why Luis Suarez’s Contract Extension Is A Win For the Premier League: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The most important win of the weekend was the new contract for Luis Suarez at Liverpool. No one knows what will happen this summer if Liverpool fall out of the top four, but right now this could be the best … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Deserves to be Included In Messi vs Ronaldo Debate: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Luis Suarez does things that no other attacking player in the world does. All of the discussion about who is better, Ronaldo or Messi, deserves to have Suarez included in the conversation. But that Suarez plays at a club that hasn’t … Continue reading

Freezing Weather Conditions and Clashes With College Football Mar MLS Cup Again: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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MLS Cup 2013 was a great spectacle for the top flight league in the United States. But the below freezing temperatures made the match difficult to play and reinforced why despite constant pressure from fans and FIFA, MLS has chosen … Continue reading

Highs and Lows From This Past Weekend In World Soccer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Let me start on a personal note. I have received intense criticism from some in the local southeast Florida community about my column written last week about a possible disaster scenario for local soccer if David Beckham mishandles his MLS … Continue reading

QPR and Malaga Are UEFA’s Whipping Boys in Financial Fair Play: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The report in the Mail on Sunday newspaper that QPR could run afoul of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play standards and face a fine in the £60 million range is no surprise. Harry Redknapp has a history of pushing clubs beyond their … Continue reading

CONCACAF Considers Letting New York Cosmos Play in Champions League, Say Sources: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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On Saturday night, the New York Cosmos won the NASL Soccer Bowl for a sixth time. According to my league and team sources, CONCACAF is trying to find a way to get the Cosmos, a second division team, into the continental CONCACAF … Continue reading

David Beckham Announcement Regarding MLS Team In Miami Expected Soon: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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I am hearing rumblings of an MLS announcement about David Beckham and a Miami franchise. My sources indicate it will be announced either in December at MLS Cup or in January at the Superdraft/NSCAA Convention. Either way, Orlando City will … Continue reading

Orlando City Does Not Have The Number of Votes Required to Get Stadium Passed: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It has been reported that Major League Soccer officials have descended on Central Florida this week to influence Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners vote for a soccer facility that will host the third division Orlando City in their proposed move to Major … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider with Kartik Krishnaiyer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Jose Mourinho’s second act at Chelsea is starting very much where his first left off with the manager’s comments becoming more a caricature of himself than anything deep and thoughtful. While I felt the almost universal skepticism in the British … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider With Kartik Krishnaiyer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Editor’s note: World Soccer Talk’s Kartik Krishnaiyer kicks off a brand-new weekly column that’ll delve deeper into many of his insights from the past weekend of world football. Look for his column every Monday. The Football League kicked off its 125th season … Continue reading