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Daniel Feuerstein

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Leagues: MLS

/ 43 days ago

MLS playoffs plan hurts league's growth and players

MLS is considering changing its playoffs structure again, according to The Athletic's Sam Stejskal and Pablo Maurer. The league is looking at expanding the number of playoff games from 13 to 30. Ultimately, the MLS plan is for the playoffs to be a World Cup-style format. This idea to expand the playoffs comes after the […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 70 days ago

MLS killed the TV star: A farewell to MLS regional broadcast crews

The final days of the 2022 MLS season are a bittersweet moment in the league's history. It marks the final time that broadcast crews air MLS games across regional sports networks throughout the United States. That means a final time that fans of MLS teams can hear the familiar voices of announcers, analysts and sideline […]

Barcelona

/ 133 days ago

Barcelona walking a financial tightrope to rebuild the squad

Barcelona's rebuild of its squad is well and truly up and running. Favorite son Xavi closed the previous season fairly well as head coach. Now, he brings in several new arrivals to put an end to the supporters' suffering. However, despite the glitz and glamor of new signings, questions remain over the plausibility of Barcelona's […]
Tom Flathers

Leagues: EPL

/ 143 days ago

Manchester City is not the untouchable team for 2022/23

Indisputably, Manchester City enter the 2022/23 Premier League campaign as the overwhelming favorites. According to Vegas Insider, Manchester City open as the betting favorites to win the league at -175. Other opinions and predictions have the Citizens winning a fifth Premier League in the last six attempts.  An already stacked side had one hole in […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 153 days ago

Liverpool supporters need to be patient amid high expectations

It seems that no one gets as upset about Liverpool FC as much as some Liverpool supporters themselves do. Of course, this refers to the multitude of those on social media that always find something to complain about. For example, the fan channels on YouTube and their monster followings echo plenty of frustration at the […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 171 days ago

MLS games won't be same without local broadcasters

Most fans are excited about Major League Soccer and Apple announcing their new streaming rights deal. After all, more sports are moving to streaming. However, that does not please everyone. The switch to Apple is the death knell to MLS on regional sports networks. In my opinion, MLS broadcasts won't be same without local broadcasters. […]

Chelsea

/ 2505 days ago

Who is Matt Miazga? Background on Chelsea’s young US target

It’s a dream come true for a young center back, particularly one that has wanted to play for a Premier League club. Competing at the highest level of soccer. Right now, New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga is on the cusp. The young American is about to make his dreams come true by accepting […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 2752 days ago

US Open Cup has improved but TV and radio coverage is lacking

With the level of competition in MLS, NASL and USL improving, this year’s US Open Cup promises to be one of the most competitive in recent memory. Combined with the fact that the level of tension between the three aforementioned leagues is at an all-time high, this makes the 2015 US Open Cup the most […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3095 days ago

Why Are MLS and US Soccer Scheduling US Open Cup Games During The World Cup?

As the sport of soccer grows in the United States, the domestic league and national team continue to make strides. But sadly the US Open Cup, which was showing signs of improvement and greater respect from the US soccer institutions, just went backwards two steps back. Namely, why on earth did MLS and US Soccer […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3539 days ago

Henry's Winner Earns Petke's Red Bulls First Win

"Desperation." "Must have it." "Need to keep our confidence high." "Must win game." These are the adjectives that were thrown at the New York Red Bulls as they started with two draws and two losses this season. But there was no loss of confidence with this side as they felt the bounces didn’t go their […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3542 days ago

USMNT Battles Through Squabbles For Solid March Results

What an amazing night down at the Estadio Azteca for the Stars and Stripes. Even though there wasn’t a magical goal that brought the entire stadium crumbling down you can definitely say that cracks in the armor on the greatest home field advantage on the planet are beginning to show. After a terrible second half […]

Feuerstein's Fire

/ 3549 days ago

Feuerstein's Fire USMNT And Red Bull Shows

2014 World Cup Qualifying USA Vs Costa Rica Friday, March 22nd Guests: Earl Reed, Chris Webb, Robert Hay 9:30 PM EDT – 6:30PM PDT Pre Game 30 Minutes Midnight EDT(WED) – 9:00PM EDT Post Game 1 Hour Saturday, March 23rd Special Red Bull Review At Montreal 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT 2014 World Cup Qualifying […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3555 days ago

Roy Miller's Explanation A Lesson In Selfishness

So after discussing and writing an article about the mishaps and the brain farts of Costa Rican International Left Back Roy Miller, you figured that would be the end of his buffoonery and we can move on to the home opener as the Red Bulls host DC United. But sadly we have to discuss the […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3559 days ago

Another Mental Lapse Costs Red Bulls Against San Jose

It couldn’t have happened again, could it? The Red Bulls with a solid first half and leading this time by a goal at Buck Shaw Stadium with a performance that was just adequate to get the full three points and give Mike Petke his first professional victory as a head coach. But something creeps in […]

Feuerstein's Fire

/ 3559 days ago

Feuerstein's Fire: March 10, 2013

Feuerstein's Fire #140 Monday, March 11th 8:00PM EST – 5PM PST Guests: Douglas Zimmermann, Independent Photographer who was at Estadio Azteca for World Cup Qualifier between Mexico & the USA Josh Hakala & Tavio Palazzolo of www.thecup.us as we discuss the format of the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Red Bulls […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3560 days ago

How Should Confederations Deal With Suspect Officiating?

After the interesting and exciting week of Champions League football in both UEFA & CONCACAF, there are those that are still asking questions about referee decisions, and of course demanding repercussions for those actions against certain sides that fell victim to it. I think the main questions we are asking ourselves when it comes to […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3563 days ago

US Open Cup Format Announced

As the new MLS Season has just gotten underway in 2013, there is another competition that will officially start on May 14th (but will have a playoff a week earlier). It will mark the start of the 100th edition of the U.S. Open Cup, a trophy dedicated to former Columbus, FC Dallas & Kansas City owner Lamar […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3566 days ago

Red Bulls' Olave Struggles As Timbers Salvage 3-3 Draw

It was a late afternoon start over at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon, and it was the debut for two young coaches on both benches. One was promoted while the other was making his professional debut. But as we witnessed a tale of two halves in this wonderfully exciting game, MLS got their money’s worth. […]

Feuerstein's Fire

/ 3566 days ago

Feuerstein's Fire: March 4, 2013

FEUERSTEIN'S FIRE #139 MONDAY, MARCH 4TH 8PM EST – 5PM PST GUESTS Darius Shirzadi (Project Goal) Jack Bell (NY Times) Gary Richards (Former Fox Soccer Analyst) Red Bulls Hour: Recapping the 3-3 Draw in Portland & Media day. 2012-13 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTERFINAL 1st LEG REVIEW SHOW FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH 8PM EST – 5PM PST GUESTS […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3572 days ago

Feuerstein's Fire Tomorrow Night

FEUERSTEIN'S FIRE #138 2013 MLS SEASON PREVIEW SHOW #3 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH 8PM EST – 5PM PST GUESTS CHI: Ryan Sealock (Hot Time In Old Town) DC: Robert Hay Jr (MLS Talk DC Correspondant) NE: Sean Donahue (New England Soccer Today) PHI: Earl Reed (MLS Talk Philadelphia Correspondant) Red Bulls Hour 2013 Preview Michael Lewis […]