Tag Archives: NASL

What Can North American Soccer Do To Beat Euro-Centric US TV?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Before ESPN or Fox Soccer Channel begins the live broadcast of a Major League Soccer game on a Saturday evening, many soccer fans are burned out. They’re burned out from watching a smorgasbord of European soccer that has been on … Continue reading

Rodney Marsh: Interview With NASL Legend

Posted on by Chuck Zsolnai H.D.

Thirty three years ago two players who earned their soccer wages in America went back to English clubs on loan. Long before David Beckham and Landon Donovan were rented to AC Milan and Everton respectively, George Best and Rodney Marsh … Continue reading

NASL Stepping Up to Fill Important Gap

Posted on by Lars Lowther

Professional Soccer has often been a spottingly available product across North America, and MLS, as a Premier Division, cannot fill the gaps by itself.  This is where USL has often filled in, in the past, although USL has often been … Continue reading

Big Changes at MLS Talk and EPL Talk

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s with great pleasure to announce spectacular news today, and that is Kartik Krishnaiyer, the host of the EPL Talk and MLS Talk Podcasts, as well as writer for both sites, has been appointed Public Relations Director for the North … Continue reading

MLS Needs to Credit NASL for Its Success

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On Thursday night in Philadelphia, MLS Commissioner Don Garber was interviewed on the Fox Football Fone-In show by Eric Wynalda and Nick Webster. There was one particular statement that Garber said that peaked my curiosity. It was in context of … Continue reading

MLS Draft, CBA, and More

Posted on by Peter C

Stuff I Follow from the Cheap Seats MLS Superdraft A good starting point for Superdraft information. Generation Adidas explained, reported by L.E. Eisenmenger. Before the expansion draft I was pegging Philadelphia to take defenseman Ike Opara with the first pick … Continue reading

MLS Year End Throwins

Posted on by Peter C

An End of Year, Cleaning out some files post A bit of an older article by Fake Sigi illuminates some of the machinizations that occur beyond the pitch that surround clubs and stadiums. Bill Archer’s post, The End of the … Continue reading

Vancouver Whitecaps v Tampa Bay Rowdies, 1979: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In our latest flashback to the history of soccer in North America, we’ve uncovered another NASL video for you. This time it’s from the 1979 Soccerbowl featuring Vancouver Whitecaps versus Tampa Bay Rowdies, live from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. … Continue reading

Tampa Bay Rowdies v New York Cosmos, 1976: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

With all of the recent discussion about the NASL being reformed in the United States, I thought I’d share a very interesting video with you which is the first ten minutes of the 1976 NASL game between Tampa Bay Rowdies … Continue reading

More Teams Join the NASL

Posted on by Bobby Brandon

Yesterday the Rochester Rhinos announced they would leave the USL in favor of the new NASL for the 2010 season. This more-or-less leaves the USL First Division dead in the water for next year, although you should fully expect their … Continue reading