Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Soccer's Big Takeover
The future of American soccer will be determined by one man. And, perhaps surprisingly, he is neither Jurgen Klinsmann, Clint Dempsey nor Ian Darke. Read more to find out who, according to ESPN.
National League Applications
Applications to apply for the US Youth Soccer National League will begin around June 3, and the deadline for applications will be July 9. Read more here about how to apply for this prestigious league.
Klinsmann Talks U.S. Soccer
Jurgen Klinsmann offered up another set of fascinating comments about the US national team, their CONCACAF rivals and their prospects at the World Cup, opening up about his experiences at the USMNT helm in an interview with FIFA.com. Read more here.
Golden Slide Tackle
I don't want to spoil what happens, but let's just say this turns out to be one happy defender.
Nielsen has released it's data on sports fans in 2013, and it has some promising figures for soccer. While Nielsen ratings for soccer broadcasts often bring much wailing and gnashing of teeth, things are trending up in several areas. Read more here.