08 Nov 2017

Berhalter Looking To Bring Back Former Glories To Columbus

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

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25 Oct 2017

TEB Interview – Sean Maslin

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

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03 Oct 2017

Original MLS Side Blossoms Into Iconic Institution

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

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30 Aug 2017

TEB Interview – Dennis Crowley

He goes by the name ‘Dens’ on Twitter and he speaks about the lack of promotion and relegation in the USA. To people outside Twitter, he is the guy who came up with Foursquare and Dodgeball, both very important technical companies. A chance talk with his friends helped launch National

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21 Jul 2017

TEB Interview – Jason Rego

In thinking of clubs to profile for TEB as we continue our look at football (not soccer) in the United States, my intention was never to stick with the well known clubs. England has many levels of football, and so does America. While there is no promotion or relegation, or a

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19 Jun 2017

Forgotten Cosmos Look To Compete In The Big Apple

All good things need to have a start, and the New York Cosmos didn’t just rise up out of the fog of New York City as we continue our look at the shape of the game in the States. In 1971, the Ertegun Brothers, Ahmet and Nesuhi approached Warner Communications

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18 May 2017

TEB Interview – Evan Ream

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

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30 Apr 2017

TEB Interview – Mark Followill on FC Dallas

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.

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27 Mar 2017

Timbers Long Road To Almost Ruin Ends In Success

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

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21 Feb 2017

Rhinos Stay Strong Even After Fading From MLS View

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

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