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MLS Attendance: Week 10 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 10 Recap

Week 10 was a tough draw as far as MLS attendance was concerned with three midweek games and another four on mothers day. Only averaging 17,123 supporters over all twelve games. Nearly 1,000 below the current 2014 average. Things could have been a lot worse, however the midweek numbers exceeded expectations. The biggest draw of […]

MLS Attendance: Week 9 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 9 Recap

Week 9 saw the largest MLS attendance of the 2014 season since opening weekend with an average attendance of 19,513; exceeding last season’s average, the current 2014 average and featuring five sellouts, the most this season. The Cascadia region once again reminded us that they have the best supporters in all of MLS. All three teams; the Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders […]

USMNT Forward Terrence Boyd Deserves Pre-World Cup Camp Look

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USMNT Forward Terrence Boyd Deserves Pre-World Cup Camp Look

Most USMNT pundits believe the fourth and final forward spot for this summer’s World Cup roster headed to Brazil is still undecided. Many believe that Chris Wondolowski and Eddie Johnson are the frontrunners. I believe that Terrence Boyd’s current form for Rapid Vienna of the Austrian Football Bundesliga is quickly confusing that conversation. Jurgen Klinsmann says “The best players possible are playing in the Champions League in Europe. That is where you […]

MLS Attendance: Week 8 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 8 Recap

Week 8 saw MLS attendance on the rise, with an average of 18,409, nearly reaching the 2013 average of 18,608 after a significant drop last week. This kept the 2014 average through eight weeks above the 18,000 mark. This is a great sign as week 8 only produced two sellouts and featured another mid-week game, once again […]

MLS Attendance: Week 7 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 7 Recap

As you can see in the attendance chart below, attendance was down from the 2013 MLS average of 18,608 supporters for the 5th consecutive week. Dropping the 2014 season average to 18,054. Week 7 only produced three sellouts and featured our first mid-week game of the season between the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia […]

MLS Expansion: We Should Trust The League’s Choices

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MLS Expansion: We Should Trust The League’s Choices

On April 16th 2014, Major League Soccer announced the latest city to win a franchise during this round of MLS Expansion.  Atlanta would be awarded the league’s 22nd franchise, joining the league in 2017. The franchise will be owned and operated by Atlanta Falcons owner and Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank. Many US soccer pundits have criticized MLS for their recent […]

MLS Attendance: Week 6 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 6 Recap

As you can see in the attendance chart below, MLS attendance was below the 2013 average of 18,608 for the fourth consecutive week. Dropping the 2014 season average below that of 2013 to 18,482. Week 6 produced three sellouts, with four other teams showing marked improvement over their last home game. With the Montreal Impact […]

ESPN3 to Stream NASL Match of the Week

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ESPN3 to Stream NASL Match of the Week

On April 11th the North American Soccer League announced that ESPN3 will stream a “Match of the Week” during all 27 weeks of the NASL Spring and Fall seasons. Recently the NASL launched a live subscription service costing $4.99 per month or $29.99 for a season pass. Allowing fans a chance to see every match […]

MLS Attendance: Week 5 Recap

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MLS Attendance: Week 5 Recap

As you can see in the attendance chart below, week 5 had an average attendance of 17,578 up 80 people from week 4’s average attendance of 17,498. Which is down from 2013’s average of 18,608, however 2014 as whole is up, with an average of 18,726. This week Major League Soccer featured four sellouts with […]

USMNT, Mexico Play to 2-2 Draw in Friendly

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USMNT, Mexico Play to 2-2 Draw in Friendly

The biggest surprise of the night may have come prior to the game. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his starting XI that not only featured a 4-4-2 formation, but also excluded national team legend Landon Donovan. Klinsmann switched the USMNT to a 4-2-3-1 shortly after taking command of the team and never looked back. However, he has […]

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