For regular readers of IMS you may have noticed a diminishing amount of articles. In fact the last post I made was December 4 and here it is December 13, nine days later. The reduction in posts has been deliberate and planed. In fact I've been meaning for some time to announce that IMSoccer News [.
On Monday the United Soccer Leagues took a big step forward in building a USL PRO West Coast regional division with an announcement that Sacramento, Ca. will be added to the league in 2014. USL PRO which is the third tier of professional soccer in the U.S., has 9 of it's 11 teams located on [...]
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I'm not one to shy away from voicing my opinion, particularly when it comes to matters of soccer. But for some reason, my voice in colloquy is much different then it is in writing. I tend to shy away from op/ed pieces here at IMS and instead would rather report the information and let you [...]
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The New York Cosmos confirmed on Saturday what has been rumored for some time now, they will not field a team to start play in the spring of 2013, rather they will wait until the 2nd half of the NASL spilt season (closura/fall), which will begin in August, to take the field. The news came [...]
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LA Galaxy 3-1 Houston Dynamo The Los Angeles Galaxy became the third team in MLS history to win back-to-back MLS Cup finals with a 3-1 win over the Houston Dynamo, who became the second team to lose back-to-back finals, in front of their home crowd at the Home Depot Center. Despite Calen Carr giving the [.
Between the buzz and excitement of the MLS Cup Final, rumors of a new SSS being built in Tampa and the naming of a new commissioner for the North American Soccer League, a press release on Tuesday that may have been overlooked by many seems to hold some big implications. Traffic Sports USA who has [.
There will be numerous watch parties in the Twin Cities for the Galaxy vs. Houston rematch in the 2012 MLS Cup Final at 3:30 p.m. CT today. It's always nice to have options. The Nomad World Pub on the West Bank on Cedar Avenue is unpretentious but has a very nice vibe. It's a favorite [...]
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Tony Sanneh and the Sanneh Foundation have set a date for the 3rd annual Gala 4 Goals event. For the past two years the Gala 4 Goals event has been a highlight for many associated with soccer in the state of Minnesota. Gala 4 Goals is a formal event with food, entertainment, music and a [...]
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On Wednesday, the Carolina RailHawks, Minnesota Stars and Tampa Bay Rowdies all announced players they are re-signing who had option years on their contracts. A number of other players were also announced for the Rowdies who had signed new multi-year contracts. Carolina RailHawks The Carolina RailHawks will be bringing back the core of their team.
David Beckham says Cosmos rumor is "not true" but bigger questions lie in wait for the NASL expansion team. While speaking to the press on Thursday in advance of the MLS Cup Championship which plays out at Home Depot Center on Saturday afternoon, David Beckham answered finally addressed last weekends report in the Irish Sunday [.
Just hours before the NASL named Bill Peterson as their new commissioner on Tuesday, FC Edmonton announced the man who will be on the bench pulling the strings for the eleven on the field. That man is Canadian Colin Miller. As pointed out here previously, the appointment of Miller, a native Canadian, shows a shift [.
The North American Soccer League announced today that Bill Peterson will take over as the league's new commissioner. Peterson took control of the league on November 19 after a 45-day search which was set in motion after former league commissioner David Downsannounced his early resignation on October 5th, something the league knew about well before [.
The North American Soccer League announced this afternoon that they have hired former NFL Europe President and AEGSenior Vice President Bill Peterson as their new Commissioner effective immediately. Peterson comes to the league with a hefty background in executive sports management with over 20 years' experience working for organizations like the NFL, AEG, Centerplate and [.
On Sunday, November 25, the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup which will be held in Brazil, presented their official posters. The 12 host cities each held events to launch each official poster. Hover over the "Notes" of each poster for more information about the city and the poster. Get the flash player [.
According to a report in the Irish newspaper the Sunday World, asenior Cosmos source has confirmed that discussions are underway with David Beckham and his advisers to bring the multimillionaire soccer player in as part of the ownership group of the team with the possibility of someday playing for the team.