Fact/reality-checking the GotSoccer U.S. Soccer presidential forum

No, I'm not going to fact-check every sentence. I'm relatively sure Paul Caligiuri and Eric Wynalda played in Germany. I'm also not going to try to transcribe the whole thing, though I did find myself summing up pretty much everything. You can find all that at the bottom of this post. The summary of the … Continue reading Fact/reality-checking the GotSoccer U.S. Soccer presidential forum

RSD18: U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Mike Winograd

He doesn't have the name recognition of Eric Wynalda, he hasn't been in the U.S. Soccer inner circle like Carlos Cordeiro, and he hasn't been campaigning as long as Steve Gans. But Mike Winograd is an interesting candidate for the USSF presidency. He's a former player, he helped launch a pro club, and he's a … Continue reading RSD18: U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Mike Winograd

RSD17: Adding tiers to the U.S. soccer cake, with NPSL’s Jef Thiffault

Jef Thiffault is the managing director for the NPSL, an elite amateur league that's been sometimes pulled into promotion/relegation discussions. But he used to work for MLS and SUM. Mind blown yet? It's actually an encouraging discussion that gives the impression that we have some smart people in U.S. soccer, toiling far away from the courtrooms … Continue reading RSD17: Adding tiers to the U.S. soccer cake, with NPSL’s Jef Thiffault

Not Another Soccer Lawsuit: NASL-USSF, Halloween hearing edition

I'm not going to try to write something coherent out of all the accounts of today's NASLpalooza in a New York courtroom. First, I'm going to send my hopes for speedy recoveries for those injured and comfort for those who mourn after today's senseless attack in Manhattan. I'm going to suggest we look into simple … Continue reading Not Another Soccer Lawsuit: NASL-USSF, Halloween hearing edition