On Thursday, I got up with RailHawks predsident Brian Wellman about the recent news that NASL
had re-submitted its bid for Division 2 sanctioning with two extra teams. NASL concluded its recent
meeting in Tampa last week.
I've posted the audio in two parts from that interview, since I'm sure there are several
questions among the minds of D2 fans across the country.
If there's Division 2 soccer next year, it will stretch from Alberta to the Caribbean, and
according to an announcement this morning, the locales will also include Atlanta and suburban
After meeting in Miami earlier this week, the team owners who comprise the North American Soccer
League (NASL) announced this morning that they are submitting an amended bid for Division 2
sanctioning from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
Inside Minnesota Soccer reported yesterday that the United States Soccer Federation disciplined
three Montreal Impact players, a coach and the entire organization for their actions after the
conclusion of a game in Cary against the Carolina RaiiHawks on Oct. 17.
Technical director Nick DeSantis, players Adam Braz, Hicham Aaboubou and Richard Pelletier and
the entire organization were disciplined.
WAKEMED SOCCER PARK / CARY Saturday evening began as one of extraordinary positives for the
Carolina RailHawks. The club hosted the first league championship in its four-year history before a
crowd of 5,074, unofficially the largest attendance for a league match at WakeMed Soccer Park in