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Union online store goes offline and more news

Somebody’s asleep at the wheel as the Union’s online store domain name is allowed to expire, Seattle to give fans refund after being thrashed by LA Galaxy, Convey is on fire, USMNT players update and more news.

Featured / Match previews / Union

Opposition Report: Toronto FC

With the Union facing Toronto FC away on Thursday, the PSP takes a look at the off-season changes north of the border. With one of the best fan bases in MLS, Toronto currently have no wins and two losses and have let in six goals while only scoring one.

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Thursday morning news roundup

Two days of CBA negotiations ended yesterday with no agreement. The MLS and the Players Union will continue discussions with federal mediator George Cohen at a yet to be determined time. Toronto FC defender Nick Garcia says MLS players are prepared to strike. “We’re anticipating not having the season starting […]


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 […]

History / NASL / US Soccer History / USL

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 […]

History / NASL / US Soccer History / USL

That USL/TOA/NASL thing, part II

On Tuesday I posted a timeline describing the development of the USLĀ  since its origins as an indoor soccer league in 1986, through its absorption of other professional leagues in the 199os and its eventual (incidental?) purchase by Nike in 2008. Creating the time-line was made easier thanks to the […]