Author Archives: Richard Farley

Steve Davis Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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You may know Steve Davis from his contributions to ESPN’s Soccernet or his blog Daily Soccer Fix. On this episode of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, Steve joins me to talk about some of the interesting stories from around … Continue reading

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Report: Raúl, Real Madrid’s All-Time Leading Scorer, Has Offer to Join Red Bull

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Real Madrid star forward Raúl has an offer to join Red Bull New York, according to reports in Madrid. Those reports claim the former talisman for Los Blancos has an received a salary offer from the Major League Soccer team … Continue reading

Paul Dalglish Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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At 32-years-old, Paul Dalglish will start his head coaching career this season with FC Tampa Bay of the new North American Soccer League. On Wednesday, Paul talked with MLS Talk about the move to the NASL, the talented squad he’s … Continue reading

Andy Brassell Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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Andy Brassell – from World Football Phone-In, Soccernet and Soccerlens – joined the Major League Soccer Talk podcast to talk about one of the United States’s group stage foes in South Africa:  Algeria.  After the Desert Foxes’s appearance in the … Continue reading

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Dave Clark Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

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On this edition of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast, I talk to Dave Clark. Dave covers the Seattle Sounders at SounderAtHeart.com, but while we talk about the Sounders’ past and upcoming seasons, the main focus of the podcast are … Continue reading

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Everton, Donovan Moving Toward Permanent Deal

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As Landon Donovan continues to make an impact on the blue half of Merseyside, we are starting to read the first reports of Everton’s desire to make the short-term loan a permanent move. This weekend, Donovan made another start for … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Brian Zygo, on Labor Negotiations

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In the third part (of three) in our series on Major League Soccer’s labor negotiations, I talked to Major League Soccer Talk contributor Brian Zygo. After talking to legal and sports business experts in the series’ first two parts, I’ve … Continue reading

MLS Labor Negotiations’ Deadline Extension Tells of Progress, Public Relations

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On Thursday, Major League Soccer and the Major League Soccer Players Union announced that they will continue negotiating for a new collective bargaining agreement until February 12, implicitly agreeing to twelve days of working under an expired bargaining agreement, should … Continue reading

Eyes on WPS, AEG as Los Angeles Sol Folds

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On Thursday, Women’s Professional Soccer announced their cornerstone franchise – the Los Angeles Sol – will fold. Formerly owned by Anschultz Entertainment Group (owners of the Los Angeles Galaxy, part-owners of the Houston Dynamo), the Sol leave WPS after an … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Joel Maxcy, on MLS Labor Issues

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In the second of three podcasts Major League Soccer Talk will be devoting to collective bargaining and labor negotiations, I was joined by Joel Maxcy. Joel is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia where he also serves as … Continue reading