Head Coach , Alejandro Pombo-2014 Fall Season.

 FANATICO SPORTS.COMAtlanta (GA) – The Atlanta Silverbacks announced that Head Coach Jason Smith has been relieved of his coaching duties, effective immediately. The club also announced that Assistant Coach Alejandro Pombo has been named Interim Head Coach for the team’s final four matches in the 2014 NASL Fall Season.



NASL Fall Season Update

(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

10 SOCCER-NASL-League-Team-LogosThe NASL fall season is just about at its halfway point. All but four of the teams have played 9 of their 18 fall season games. Those four, Minnesota, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, and Ottawa, will catch up to the other teams with Wednesday games in October. CONTINUE READING.

Ottawa Fury FC – Running the Club

(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

In the final installment of our series with the Ottawa Fury about what it takes to start up a new soccer team, we’re going to look at about some of the administrative aspects of fielding a team that have to be taken care of before the first game kicks off.  CONTINUE READING.

Jason Smith back to Atlanta Silverbacks

As the Atlanta Silverbacks get into North American Soccer League (NASL) Fall Season play, the team will have a new coaching direction. The club announced that its technical director, Eric Wynalda, will be on the bench for the final time when FC Edmonton. He will continue to hold his title as technical director, but that role won’t include coaching the team.  CONTINUE READING.


Florida native was named to 2013 NASL Best XI after standout season in Atlanta

Atlanta, Ga. – The sheriff is back in town. The Atlanta Silverbacks and Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids have worked out a loan agreement that will see goalkeeper Joe Nasco return to his former club.  CONTINUE READING.

West Bromwich Albion Soccer Camps

(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion is hosting soccer camps in four American cities this summer. Albion’s expert staff will pass on their knowledge to players and coaches in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Georgia between July 7 and August 1 through a partnership with American-based company U.S. Soccer Resume.  CONTINUE READING.

Minnesota United FC Head Coach Manny Lagos

  (Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

When Minnesota United FC won the NASL Spring Season title in June, it continued a remarkable run of success for the franchise. Now that they’ve qualified for the The Championship playoffs this season, it marks the fourth playoff appearance in five seasons for the club, a run that includes the 2011 NASL Championship.


Soccer 101 — Forward / Ashley Nagy


  (Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

We conclude our Soccer 101 series with a look at the forward position, with the help of Ashley Nagy of the Georgia State University women’s soccer team.

Ashley’s credentials are impressive. As a sophomore at GSU, she played in all 17 games last year, totaling 19 points on eight goals and three assists, which earned her a spot on the All-Sun Belt Conference first team. Ashley’s successful off the pitch as well, having made the GSU Dean’s List as a finance major.



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The most storied team in the history of world soccer hosts the tournament for a second time with hopes of a record sixth victory.  CONTINUE READING.

Soccer 101 — Midfield / Stephen McGill


(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

For our next article in the Soccer 101 series, we’re moving up field to the midfielder position, and downtown to Georgia State University’s Atlanta campus. GSU midfielder Stephen McGill talked with us about the ins and outs of playing his position.  CONTINUE READING.

Soccer 101 — Defense / Kelsey Griswold – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

Soccer 101  is a series of articles taking an inside look at what it takes to play the various positions on the field at a high level. In the first article, Lewis Sharpe of the Georgia Gwinnett College men’s team talked to us about playing goalie.   CONTINUE READING.

University of South Carolina Coach Mark Berson

(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

Mark Berson has been the head coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks men’s soccer team for 36 incredibly successful years. An abbreviated list of his accomplishments include…  CONTINUE READING.


The American Soccer League (ASL) is delighted to announce that the New England Force have joined the league. “We are extremely excited to be adding another strong team to the League. The New England Force has taken its time over the past couple of years to build upon its exhibition season by adding several new and exciting prospects to their squad.   CONTINUE READING.


Soccer 101 – LEWIS SHARPE  Goalkeeper

(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

As a soccer fan, I know the basics of the game and can recognize good play when I see it. I’ve kicked the ball around, but I’ve never been coached on how to really play the game. So I was interested to learn what it really takes to play soccer at high level. And if you want to learn something, there’s no better place to go than to college.


A Quick Chat with the Atlanta Silverbacks’ Eric Wynalda


(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

As if living and raising a family in California, while serving as the Technical Director for the Atlanta Silverbacks, wasn’t enough to keep Eric Wynalda busy, he is also an announcer for Fox Soccer. After the Silverbacks’ preseason game against the University of South Carolina, just before he headed to the Atlanta airport to fly to Europe to cover Europa League games for Fox, I talked with Wynalda how the preseason is going so far for the Silverbacks, who are playing this season without a head coach.  CONTINUE READING.


PARMA, OH – AFC Cleveland is proud to announce the return of forward Vinny Bell for the 2014 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) season.


Ottawa Fury FC – Building the Team


(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)

In less than a month, on April 12th, the Ottawa Fury will kick off their inaugural season in the NASL. With the help of Graeme Ivory, Ottawa’s Media and Communications Director, 10Soccer is doing a series of articles about what it takes to start up an NASL club.  CONTINUE READING.

Silverbacks Announce Two More Roster Additions

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Atlanta (GA) – Adding to an already eventful week of player signings, the Atlanta Silverbacks announced the addition of two more players on Thursday. Goalkeeper Eric Ati and defender Mitch Garcia both agreed to terms with the club this week, pending league and USSF approval.  CONTINUE READING.

Alma Gardarsdottir of the Kennesaw State University Woman’s Soccer Team.


I’ve been an avid fan of collegiate sports for almost 40 years. In that time, I’ve looked at lots of team rosters for lots of sports for lots of schools. Out of all those rosters, Alma Gardarsdottir of the Kennesaw State University woman’s soccer team is the first, and to this point the only, player I’ve ever seen from Iceland.


The Dayton Dutch Lions announce the return of defender Alexandra Warren 

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DAYTON (OH) –  The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (USL W-League) are proud to announce the return of defender Alexandra Warren. The Lehigh University standout appeared in all 10 games in 2013, recording an assist. CONTINUE READING.