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/ 50 days ago

MLS calls Leagues Cup 'the soul of North American soccer'

A recent advertorial in AdAge describes the Leagues Cup as the "soul of North American Soccer" ahead of the 2024 Leagues Cup. Certainly, the organizers of the CONCACAF Champions Cup, a competition that was originally established in 1962, may have a bone to pick with that story. The article, paid for and approved by Soccer […]

Business of Soccer

/ 341 days ago

MLS buys Ad Age article to promote Mexico team

MLS's marketing arm SUM has bought a sponsored article in Ad Age to promote the Mexico national team. The fact that MLS' marketing division Soccer United Marketing (SUM) is responsible for marketing and profiting from the national team of Mexico is surreal. For instance, imagine if the English FA (or Premier League) was marketing the […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5416 days ago

SUMmer of Soccer Big Boys on Display

SUMmer of Soccer Continues The 'Summer of Soccer' which began on June 20, rolls on. After this past weekend, 41 events, including 15 doubleheaders comprising 56 matches have drawn 1,306,902, for an average of 31,876. Since my last post on the SUMmer of Soccer, the big guns were on display and the attendances reflect that. […]