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USL, NASL strike deal

The U.S. Soccer Federation has brokered a deal for a single Division 2 soccer league to operate this year. USSF officials announced the deal Thursday as a one-year compromise between the United Soccer Leagues and the breakaway teams that moved to form their own league, the North American Soccer League. […]

No rules on soccer-specific stadiums
MLS / Union

No rules on soccer-specific stadiums

When it comes to Major League Soccer stadiums, the rules have changed. No longer must you bring a soccer-specific stadium to the party to get a team. You don’t need grass. You needn’t even control multipurpose revenues from non-soccer events, which was once a precursor to gaining an expansion team […]

Soccer news roundup
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Soccer news roundup

Some soccer news worth reading: The Portland Timbers unveil plans for renovating a minor league baseball stadium for use by their 2011 Major League Soccer expansion team. The USL team already plays in the stadium. The expansion would add seats, but it might also bring turf. MLS confirms seven Generation […]

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That USL/TOA/NASL thing, part III

In Part 1 and Part 2 I provided a time-line of events leading up to last week. On Tuesday, The Kartik Report posted an update on the situation which said that “USSF has been working diligently to foster a compromise that will work in the best interests of all the […]