Archives: United Soccer Leagues

USL Playoffs: Guppy Goal Lifts Rhinos

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Guppy on the ball/from USL Soccer.com Steve Guppy is one of two players capped by England’s National Team to be playing his club football in the United States currently: the other is David Beckham. Guppy, now 38 scored the game … Continue reading

USL Playoffs Set

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The USL-1 Regular Season concluded this past week and the playoffs are set. The Puerto Rico Islanders (pictured above) have won the Regular Season title, and gained the #1 seed in the playoffs. This gives the road weary Islanders a … Continue reading

Different Night, Same Story: USL wins, and MLS Loses

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Villegas’ return helped lead Puerto Rico to a 2-1 win over Tauro FC/ What else is new? Another night of CONCACAF Champions League Action and another loss for an MLS side while another result is recorded by a side from … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: Group D Preview

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The Islanders have a chance to do USL proud in this group Santos Laguna was my pick to win the Superliga tournament. They bowed out in the group stage. Will the Champions League be any different? Santos stout defense starts … Continue reading

Impact Advance: MLS Falters

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Longtime FC Dallas GK Matt Jordan kept a clean sheet as USL-1 side Montreal Impact advanced in the Champions League Even after DC United beats the Charleston Battery in tonight’s US Open Cup Final, USL will have achieved something tangible … Continue reading

Hubris Part II

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A day after amazing achievements for USL-1 sides in CONCACAF Champions League action Major League Soccer continued its pattern of showing that they don’t get it by rejecting New York’s $200,000 bid for Macoumba Kandji according to Ives Galarcep of … Continue reading

USL Does What MLS Has Never Achieved

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Today’s goalscorer for USL-1 side Puerto Rico Islanders Osei Telesford against England in May/Reuters Photo Can you believe that headline? After seeing MLS sides lose in all eight attempts to even get so much as a draw in a CONCACAF … Continue reading

Why MLS is Deserving of Ridicule

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Stuart Holden will not be able to watch team mates Brian Ching and Dwayne DeRosario in qualifying tonight because he’s playing at the same time/photo from MLSNET Major League Soccer is one of the strangest football leagues in the world. … Continue reading

USL 2 Title Game Preview

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We’ll have a full preview of Saturday Night’s USL 2 Championship match this Friday on the American Soccer Show. The Charlotte Eagles take on the Cleveland City Stars from Krenzel Stadium, Saturday at 8pm ET on FSC. Included in the … Continue reading

A Well Earned Homecoming

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It can be strongly argued as it will be here that the greatest player in American footballing history is finally coming home. Kasey Keller signed with the Seattle Sounders FC yesterday and while the club continues in USL-1 this season, … Continue reading