With one week to go in the election, we're all talking about many things. Not many of those things have anything to do with ideas or qualifications or anything like that. It's mostly screaming that if (Kathy Carter, Eric Wynalda, anyone but Wynalda) is elected, we should all move to Canada or Mexico. Or it's a bunch … Continue reading USSF election: The final questions (cue Europe keyboard riff)
In one week, U.S. Soccer members -- from big-shot board members to little-known delegates from far-flung state associations -- will descend upon a hotel just outside Disney World and Sea World. They'll have two days of preliminary meetings and a welcome event at Hollywood Studios. (I have not yet inquired about Fastpasses for Toy Story … Continue reading U.S. Soccer presidential election: Last call for questions
This week’s guest, Charles Boehm, is a player, coach, referee and writer -- check out his intro at the 2:45 mark and learned where he played alongside future non-U.S. national teamers. Like me, he was in Philadelphia for the United Soccer Coaches convention and attended many of the U.S. Soccer presidential candidates’ sessions. We talk … Continue reading RSD26: Charles Boehm on the U.S. Soccer election and youth soccer
Go ahead, close all your browser windows, adjust your autoplay settings or whatever you need to do to keep SI's atrociously designed site from crashing your computer, because this story is worth it: Candidate Steve Gans calls on U.S. Soccer to bring in independent management for the rest of the election. Let's recap: The deadline … Continue reading Gans calls USSF election process unfair — any truth to it?
The first U.S. Soccer presidential forum, hosted by GotSoccer, was a bit like a League of Women Voters political gathering, designed to cover a broad range of topics. The second forum was hosted by and for -- and to some extent, about -- US Club Soccer. There's nothing inherently wrong with that. Their votes carry … Continue reading U.S. Club Soccer forum: Caligiuri, Gans punch sacred cows — and who should drop out?