Author Archives: Earl Reed

The Hex Begins With Disappointing 2-1 Loss For US

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There are those times when it seems everything possible can work against you to turn the average day into a complete and utter failure. The circumstances surrounding the United States’ opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Round … Continue reading

US 0-0 Canada, or Why Should Fans Care About Camp Cupcake?

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It’s been nearly two months since MLS Cup, and even longer since most fans’ teams cleared out their lockers and headed home for the winter. The holidays came and passed, as did the doom scenarios (whether you feared the Mayan … Continue reading

Gearing Up (MLS Talk Podcast)

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The holiday season has come and gone, and the new Major League Soccer season is fast approaching. The MLS Talk Podcast Team, comprising of Earl Reed, Robert Hay, and Daniel Feuerstein, take a look at the happenings of the last … Continue reading

Why The SuperDraft Underwhelms

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I will admit, I’m not a big fan of the MLS SuperDraft. I’m realizing though that it’s not so much the draft that sours me, it’s the hype. Part of my dislike is that Major League Soccer tends to drive … Continue reading

MLS And Promotion/Relegation – Why It’s Not Yet Time

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It’s the elephant in the room. It’s the uncle that comes to every family function drunk as a skunk – the one that everyone feigns disgust about when the rest of the family is around, but secretly loves – he’s … Continue reading

Western Conference Season Review (MLSTalk Podcast)

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Welcome to the final MLSTalk Podcast of 2012. In this episode, we do a run-through of the entire Western Conference, as we take a look at a memorable campaign in the West that ultimately saw Los Angeles hoist MLS Cup … Continue reading

Early 2013 Matches Announced By MLS

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Major League Soccer fans received that welcome first bit of news for the 2013 season today: the first home match for their favorite team. As in past years, MLS has released the first few weeks of the season ahead of … Continue reading

Eastern Conference Season Review (MLSTalk Podcast)

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* NOTE * I apologize for the technical difficulties experienced with the sound quality in this podcast. The issue was detected in the production phase and could not be mitigated. The issue will be mitigated for the followup Western Conference … Continue reading

He Comes Full Circle – Le Toux Returns To Philly

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“Who says you can’t go home?” Those are the words of a popular song by rocker and former Philadelphia Soul owner Jon Bon Jovi. They may also be the words of Sebastien Le Toux, another adopted son of a city … Continue reading

Two In A Row (MLSTalk Podcast)

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There you have it, the Los Angeles Galaxy are the winners of MLS Cup 2012. On this episode of the podcast, we talk about the 2011 rematch, and all it’s glory as the final MLS match for David Beckham. Joining … Continue reading

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