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Tampa Bay Rowdies strike partnership with Brazilian club São Paulo FC

The Tampa Bay Rowdies announced a landmark historic partnership with Brazilian club São Paulo FC on Tuesday. According to a Rowdies club statement, “today [marks] a historic international partnership, that will strengthen both clubs’ visions of developing youth and professional players in the Americas and abroad.” “Welcome to the modern […]

Listen to Soccer Morning with Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal live from 10-11:15am ET

Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features guest Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in addition to taking listener calls. Jason kicks off today’s show with David Amoyal as they look back at Italy’s […]

An Interview With Former USA U-20 World Cup Defender Julian Valentin

Former LA Galaxy defender and Tampa Bay Rowdies captain Julian Valentin enjoyed a three year career as a professional soccer player before retiring in 2011.  Before that, he led Wake Forest to to their first NCAA National Championship title in 2007.  He managed to play for various youth US National […]

How Orlando City’s Move to MLS Will Impact the Other Soccer Teams in Florida

For many years Florida was a barren wasteland for professional soccer. From 2002 to 2005, the state did not boast one professional franchise and a limited number of amateur PDL teams. Suddenly after only boasting a single professional team as late as 2009 (Miami FC) and three semi-pro/4th division clubs, the […]

Monday Soccer Insider With Kartik Krishnaiyer

Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund side will keep the Bundesliga race tight this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a player I had hoped several Premier League sides would pursue instead, ended up with the European runners-up as somewhat of an afterthought. On Saturday in his Bundesliga debut he recorded a hat trick, made […]

Watch ‘Tampa Bay Rowdies: Trophies and Tradition’ — A World Soccer Talk Mini-Documentary

Today marks the release of Tampa Bay Rowdies: Trophies and Tradition, a mini-documentary that focuses on one of the great soccer legacies in North America. Directed by Kartik Krishnaiyer and Joshua Tomlinson for World Soccer Talk, the 25-minute documentary takes a look at the history and current success of the […]

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English Premier League Weekend Review: EPL Talk Podcast

With Manchester United’s match in Blackpool postponed and Chelsea being drawn by Everton at the Bridge, Arsenal’s win over Fulham sent the Gunners top, with Samir Nasri vaulting himself into the league’s elite. On a team level, Manchester City may have done the some, with their 1-0 win over Bolton […]

Reviews of Joost, Football Focus & Inside Sport

I had the opportunity today to test out Joost, a new web site that’s in beta from the creators of Skype. Joost is essentially a network of TV channels online. Rather than live programming, the web site offers some of the best recorded shows from MTV, CNN, Comedy Central, Adult […]

The History of European Soccer Teams Touring North America

With all the excitement surrounding the recent announcement from Manchester United and other top European clubs regarding their summer plans to again tour North America, I decided it would be timely to share an interview with not only an incredibly prolific author, a preeminent historian of soccer in North America, […]

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