This month, as TEB continues to look at football in the United States, we go back to the beginning of Major League Soccer (MLS) and chat about club number one. On June 15 1994, MLS announced that Columbus Ohio would have a club in the new professional league. The owners
For our latest look at football in the US, I sat down with one of my good friends/editors in media, Sean Maslin of Prost Amerika, to chat about his local Major League Soccer (MLS) club, DC United. Q. For those who do not know DC United, can you tell us what they were
What started out as an original club for Major League Soccer in 1996, has blossomed into an iconic institution for the Midwestern USA. The latest team for us to take a look at in our series about football in the USA is Sporting Kansas City which was brought into the
Our look at football across the pond continues here at TEB as I sat down with Sacramento Republic beat writer Evan Ream to talk about the United Soccer League (USL) side. Q. How could you describe the Northern California football scene? If I had to pick one word to describe
If you have listened to the YellowCard Podcast on Blogtalk, you will know that I have talked FC Dallas a lot recently. The television play by play guy Mark Followill is a good friend of the podcast so I sat down with him for a chat about the MLS side.
By popular demand, the next club in the series of getting to know Major League Soccer is the Portland Timbers. To explain football history in the States, is to write a book. The Portland Timbers have been around on and off since the seventies. They in fact, ran all the
In our latest look at football in the United States, I go back to a time when Major League Soccer (MLS) was not as well known, a time when Wayne Rooney was not even playing. That time is the nineties. It was a different time. Mobile phones had yet to
Most of the world is interested in football in the USA, since most of the world thinks of America as one of the top countries in the world. It goes without saying that football would help that. However, there are many countries in this world that are much better at the game.
Media in America likes to focus on Europe, because we all know Europe does everything better than us Americans do. We get to hear people talk about the English national team, that’s when we aren’t hearing or watching how screwed up the US system and national team can be. This isn’t