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Archives: NASL

Who Is Miguel Ibarra?

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Do not feel bad if you are one of the many that are unfamiliar with the California native who was called up to the US Men’s National Team squad for last Friday’s 1-1 draw against Ecuador, and is included in Tuesday’s … Continue reading

What the Soccer Landscape Looks Like In Puerto Rico After the Islanders Era

Posted on by Edwin Jusino
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In 2008, the Puerto Rico Islanders were on the brink of greatness, just a penalty round away from playing for the CONCACAF Champions League championship. Fast forward four years later to 2012, and the franchise had all but disappeared. The … Continue reading

Why Canadian Soccer Would Benefit From Domestic League If NASL and CFL Join Forces

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Last week, reports began to surface about a possible new professional league in Canada that would be developed in partnership with the Canadian (American) Football League (CFL) and the North American Soccer League (NASL). Canada has not had an independent … Continue reading

MLS-Bound Orlando City Promotes Use of Smoke Bombs Despite Skirmish in Tampa Bay

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On Sunday night, four Orlando City Soccer Club fans were arrested in Tampa on a variety of charges after fights, disorderly behavior and smoke bombs broke out in an exhibition game against Tampa Bay Rowdies. In addition to the four arrests, … Continue reading

Minnesota United Claims Spring NASL Title

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Minnesota United FC claimed the Spring Season North American Soccer League (NASL) title this weekend, the clubs second piece of silverware since the relaunch of the league in 2011. Ironically, United’s 3-3  title clinching draw in St Petersburg, Florida against … Continue reading

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New York Red Bulls to Face New York Cosmos In 2014 US Open Cup

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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“It will be exciting” was how New York Cosmos defender Carlos Mendes described their upcoming fourth round US Open cup tie against the New York Red Bulls. June 14 is when New York looks inwards and watches the first-ever meeting … Continue reading

Frustration With Traffic Sports Growing Among Fort Lauderdale Strikers Fans

Posted on by Alex Gago
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As we’ve seen by developments this week, Traffic Sports USA has been responsible for organizing many international soccer events and has owned the Fort Lauderdale Strikers since they joined North American Soccer League as an expansion team since 2010 but, … Continue reading

WATCH Our Exclusive Interview With Peter Wilt, Indy Eleven’s GM [VIDEO]

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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We got to sit down with a very busy Peter Wilt, President and General Manager of Indy Eleven, the newest NASL club in the United States. He talks everything from buying players to the growth of soccer in America. We … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at Indy Eleven, America’s Newest Soccer Club

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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Editor’s note: Indy Eleven plays its first match this Saturday evening when the team battles Carolina Railhawks in the NASL, the second division of US soccer. The debut of a brand-new soccer club is an exciting milestone in the growth of … Continue reading

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NASL Announce New Playoff Format, “The Championship”

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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North American Soccer League (NASL) is once again changing its playoff format. The 2014 NASL season will debut the new-look postseason format as four clubs will qualify to play in “The Championship” that will decide the NASL Soccer Bowl Championship. … Continue reading

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NASL Supporters Launch a New Initiative to Reward League’s Best Team

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The North American Soccer League (NASL), the second-tier of American soccer, last season began a controversial split season format that saw the side that had the best overall points total (Carolina RailHawks) fail to reach the post-season while a team … Continue reading

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Atlanta Eliminates Head Coach Position, Eric Wynalda to Manage As Technical Director

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Atlanta Silverbacks of the second-tier NASL have innovated in a way many thought not possible. They have opted not to hire a Head Coach to replace the terminated Brian Haynes who had been named 2012 NASL Coach of the … Continue reading

Eric Wynalda to be Named Atlanta Silverbacks Interim Head Coach For Second Time

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Former Atlanta Silverbacks head coach Brian Haynes won the NASL Spring Championship and the league’s Coach of the Year Award. His reward was being sacking by Silverbacks management. Tomorrow, the club will name the club’s Technical Director Eric Wynalda as … Continue reading

As MLS, NASL and USL PRO Expand, the US Soccer Talent Pool Becomes More Diluted

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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USL PRO, the third-tier of American soccer, recently completed its Annual General Meeting in Clearwater, Florida. Like the leagues directly above it, USL PRO is in full-fledged expansion mode, adding new teams to its roster each season and now sporting … Continue reading

Interview With Elton John From 1978 to Promote NASL’s LA Aztecs: Friday Flashback [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In 1978, singer Elton John was interviewed before a LA Aztecs game to help promote the NASL team and the sport in the United States. The interviewer seemed quite enamored by the British pop singer. And both gentlemen were dressed … Continue reading

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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

Is Now The Time For Promotion and Relegation Between MLS, NASL and USL PRO?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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On Saturday in Atlanta, the second division North American Soccer League will crown a champion for the 2013 season. The Atlanta Silverbacks will play host to the New York Cosmos who, despite not playing a full season, are eligible for … Continue reading

MLS Edges Closer to Awarding Atlanta a Franchise, But Silverbacks Are Not Being Considered: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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On Saturday, Atlanta will be the locale for the NASL Soccer Bowl, the title game of North America’s second division. The Atlanta Silverbacks will play host to the New York Cosmos at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.  The Silverbacks have developed a … Continue reading