One of the largest soccer conferences ever organized kicks off Thursday at Hofstra University on Long Island with over 100 speakers attending from 25 countries.
“Soccer as the Beautiful Game: Football’s
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds’ playing roster will be unaffected by this morning’s announcement that the limited partnerships owning and operating the team and Highmark Stadium have filed voluntary petitions
A schoolboy error by D.C. United defender Bobby Boswell gifted Toronto F.C. back-to-back wins to start the Major League Soccer season for the first time in the Reds’ 8-year history.
Reigning United Soccer Leagues PRO Division champion Orlando City begins its title defense with a trip to Charleston Battery that kicks off the third tier’s new season on March 22.
Whether Phoenix F.C. will be among the 14 scheduled teams remains unclear.
The club broke its long-running silence Wednesday evening with a statement instructing that American Soccer Marketing LLC will no longer be operating a USL PRO franchise. ASM took control last November after USL terminated the original ownership rights held by BDR Sports, although many of the same individuals remained in charge.
Details of another ownership group are expected later today, leaving Phoenix with 17 days to sign players ahead of its scheduled season-opener at Colorado Rapids reserves on March 30.
Failure to return would make the Wolves the seventh franchise to exit USL PRO within three years of its first game being contested in April 2011.
Timeline of USL PRO franchises since the league’s commencement in April 2011.
March 10, 2014 — USL Planned Promotion And Relegation Before NASL Split
March 7, 2014 — Phoenix Fans Feel Fury As Wolves Circle Their Club
Feb. 27, 2014 — Houston, Edmonton And L.A. Galaxy II Travel Farther Than League Rivals
Feb. 27, 2014 — F.C. Edmonton Tops North America’s Air Miles Table
The United Soccer Leagues harbored plans to introduce a soccer pyramid based on sporting criteria when Nike Inc. was its owner.
USL retained the right to relegate one or two of its former First Division
Phoenix F.C. kicks off its second season in the United Soccer Leagues’ PRO Division on March 30 with a road game against the Colorado Rapids reserves.
Members of the team’s La Furia Roja supporters’
Sporting Kansas City begins the defense of its Major League Soccer crown Saturday afternoon in the season-opener at the Seattle Sounders, yet there is little need to feel excited about this year’s title
The Soccer Observer has compiled estimates of the total distances to be traveled this year by teams in North America’s three professional soccer leagues.
All distances are calculated between cities
F.C. Edmonton will travel further than any other team in North America’s three professional leagues during this year’s regular seasons despite playing three fewer away games than Major League Soccer
Travel concerns are commonly cited as a roadblock to instituting promotion and relegation in North American soccer.
It takes deep pockets to fly a team from Boston to San Jose or New York to Vancouver,
There have been some bewildering pronouncements from American soccer stars past and present in recent weeks.
Major League Soccer’s Media Day brought a further line of head-scratching statements from
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Frances Silva enjoyed a stellar senior year for the West Virginia University women’s soccer team, leading the Big 12 Conference in goals scored and assists while guiding the Mountaineers
Austrian soccer star Toni Fritsch became a vital cog in the “Luv Ya Blue” heyday of the Houston Oilers in the late 1970s.
The former Rapid Vienna forward and Dallas Cowboys placekicker converted
The Manning Bowl in the northern Boston suburb of Lynn is back in business as an American soccer venue.
Former National Premier Soccer League side Mass United F.C. has announced that it will play its
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber gave a strong hint during his State of the League address last December that moves are afoot to adopt FIFA’s traditional soccer calendar in the United States.
Executives from the United Soccer Leagues and its member clubs encountered a very different geographic spread when planning this year’s USL PRO schedule.
Last year’s competition included 10 entrants
Fans of United Soccer Leagues club Dayton Dutch Lions no doubt received a shock Thursday morning when the 2014 USL PRO division schedule leaked out ahead of the league’s official release.
The announcement of a player’s name during Major League Soccer’s annual SuperDraft typically prompts speeches drizzled in clichés, relieved grins and more handshakes than a Scottish Rite convention.
Jermain Defoe’s tumble from Tottenham Hotspur to Toronto F.C. coupled with Michael Bradley’s retreat from A.S. Roma to the Canadian Reds has prompted the latest tizzy about Major League Soccer’s
The Soccer Observer will be in Philadelphia this week for the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention. TSO is marking the occasion by allowing readers the chance to win a copy