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I apologize to our readers sincerely for the delay in re-starting Q&A. I’ll answer the most recent questions as well as answer some old ones thus Friday. Please leave any questions or comments in this thread.

Q&A July 3rd

Eloping Camel asked 1. Open Cup – I love your thoughts on expanding the Open Cup so that the “fringe” teams in the nation get more of a chance in earlier rounds, and then get the non-playoff MLS teams in the second round. How does one go about suggesting that […]

Q&A: June 27th

Leave your questions for next weeks Q&A in the comments thread here. Thanks again to everyone who participated. My replies will be posted Thursday morning of next week. Matt Johnston asked: Question on U.S. Open Cup procedure, why don’t MLS clubs come in earlier in the process. Why wait until […]

Introducing Weekly Q&A

  Beginning this Friday, every week I will answer reader questions about any issue related to the world of soccer. Leave your questions in the comments section of this post and check back each and every Friday afternoon for the answers to your questions.

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EPL Talk Featured In The New York Times

If you’re visiting EPL Talk after reading the article in The New York Times or International Herald Tribune, welcome. The goal of EPL Talk is to provide you with daily news and analysis of the Premier League.  We have a team of more than a dozen writers who bring a […]

The Collapse of ESPN’s Soccer Empire

The loss of Champions League rights for the United States is just the latest blow to ESPN’s once dominant position broadcasting Football in the United States. As we reported almost two weeks ago, FOX has wrestled the rights to the marque annual event in world club football away from ESPN. […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]