A vote for Kyle Martino is actually a vote for a network of people that he believes can solve the problems in U.S. Soccer. He’s going to bring them together in early December to flesh out a “progress plan” that he outlines on his site. He’s already hard at work building this consensus, and this … Continue reading RSD19: U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Kyle Martino
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UPDATE: The judge denied the NASL's request for an injunction, and the independent actors within USSF were indeed a key factor: https://twitter.com/ByNeilMorris/status/926940948038287360 Also, the Board is certainly demonstrating some independence now, seeking a special meeting on "U.S. national team coach hirings," though it appears USSF CEO Dan Flynn has convinced everyone to wait until the … Continue reading NASL v USSF: Meet the nine people at issue in conspiracy claim
Fix the pay-to-play system! Make U.S. clubs pay and receive solidarity payments and training compensation! Get Sunil Gulati out of U.S. Soccer! Not so fast. Today’s guest is Kevin Payne, currently the U.S. Club Soccer CEO and previously an executive with D.C. United, AEG, and Toronto FC. He also has plenty of experience within U.S. … Continue reading RSD16: Kevin Payne (U.S. Club Soccer) shatters simplistic suggestions
(This WILL be revised and updated. Suggestions welcome.) I've read many of the court filings in the NASL-USSF lawsuit and U.S. Soccer Board of Directors minutes dating back to 2011. A few other sources are mentioned here and there. So here's a timeline of what I was able to reconstruct, plus a few explainers: WHO’S … Continue reading Timeline: How did NASL-USSF dispute come to this?
After reading the main text of U.S. Soccer's response to the NASL complaint, I sat down to read Sunil Gulati's "declaration." Most of the 78 pages are dedicated to restating the main text, just in more detail, and stating much of the U.S. Soccer bylaws. Add it all up, and Gulati makes a convincing case -- … Continue reading How the NASL can bring down Sunil Gulati (maybe)