MLS Expansion Rivals Share Spoils in Cincinnati

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FC Cincinnati and the Tampa Bay Rowdies played to a 1-1 stalemate at Nippert Stadium in front of a crowd of 15,227 on Wednesday. Two teams jockeying for position in the MLS expansion race battled as USL Eastern Conference rivals for the first time. An evenly played contest turned in Tampa’s favor when FC Cincinnati winger Kadeem Dacres was shown […] READ MORE



USL 2017 Conference Alignment Provides Balance

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Rather than bask in the glory of its newly-earned Division II status, the United Soccer League got to work planning its 2017 season. It took the first planning step on Monday by announcing its realigned conference structure. The league has swollen to 30 teams as a result of a business plan emphasizing aggressive expansion and geographic coverage. Last season the slightly imbalanced […] READ MORE


North Carolina FC, Tampa Bay Rowdies Enter MLS Expansion Picture

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The line for an MLS expansion team is growing outside of Don Garber’s door. On Tuesday, two new teams showed up in the back. North Carolina FC, formerly Carolina RailHawks of the NASL, and Tampa Bay Rowdies of the USL threw themselves into the ever increasing pile of cities looking to bring Major league Soccer to town. […] READ MORE


New York Cosmos Money Woes Mean the End is Near for the NASL

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New York Cosmos, the darlings of the North American Soccer League and the primary brand name keeping the league afloat, is experiencing financial woes that threaten their very existence. Dave Martinez of Empire of Soccer has the full report of the Cosmos being unable to pay staff, putting ticket sales on hold, and looking to […] READ MORE