Articles written by: Steve Holroyd

Philadelphia labor attorney and soccer coach, player, sabermetrician and historian. Intermittent host of The Front Row podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @soccermavn.

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A look behind a different curtain: Arbitration 101

PSP contributor and labor lawyer Steve Holroyd lays out the arbitration process as revealed in the release of the latest documents in Peter Nowak’s lawsuit against the Union, and what to expect next.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Exit the Fury: History of the Philadelphia Fury, Part Three

Steve Holroyd’s history of the Philadelphia Fury concludes.

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The Fury simmers: History of Philadelphia Fury, Part Two

Steve Holroyd’s look at the history of the Philadelphia Fury continues.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Enter the Fury: History of the Philadelphia Fury, Part One

Part one of Steve Holroyd’s look a the history of the Philadelphia Fury.

US Soccer History

Pro/rel and the “Fricker Plan”: Killed or never was?

Was a plan to introduce promotion/relegation in US professional soccer before the 1994 World Cup killed? Steve Holroyd looks at the evidence.

Commentary / US Soccer History

Another soccer war?

Steve Holroyd on what happened the last time two professional soccer leagues were rivals for Division I status in 1967.

CBA Negotiations

A historic win…maybe

Labor lawyer Steve Holroyd breaks down the winners and losers in the new CBA and what happens next.

CBA Negotiations

What happens if the players go on strike?

Wondering what happens next if the players strike? Labor lawyer and soccer historian Steve Holroyd has some answers.

CBA Negotiations

Mediation to the rescue? Not necessarily.

MLS and MLS Players Union have agreed to bring in a mediator to assist with the CBA negotiations. PSP contributor and labor lawyer Steve Holroyd explains what this could mean.

CBA Negotiations

A primer on lockouts in pro sports

The MLS Players Union members are prepared to strike if a new CBA isn’t negotiated before the start of the season on March 6. While MLS has not countered with the threat of a lockout, recent sports history has shown that to be a real possibility. Steve Holroyd has a primer on lockouts.