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.
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’sColorado Rapids have worked out a loan agreement that will see goalkeeper Joe Nasco return to his former club. CONTINUE READING.
WhenMinnesota 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.
New York Cosmos goalie Jimmy Maurer was born and raised in the South. It had to take a lot of courage (and a supportive wife), to move to distant places with strange cultures to further his career. Places like Chile. And New York City. But Maurer did just that, and his career and family are better off for it. CONTINUE READING
(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan) It was a very interesting week on the Atlanta soccer scene. Let’s take a look…
The New York Cosmos clinched the NASL Fall Championship Saturday night with a win over San Antonio. The Cosmos will now face the Atlanta Silverbacks – two weeks in a row. Saturday, November 2 is the final regular season game for both teams. Then they’ll face off again one week later in the NASL Soccer Bowl. Both games will be played in Atlanta at Silverbacks Park. CONTINUE READING
SILVERBACKS COACH “BRIAN HAYNES” READY FOR FINAL PUSH
(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan)
Atlanta head coach Brian Haynes has led a remarkable turnaround for the Silverbacks. When he took over the reins of the team at the halfway point of the 2012 season, the team was in last place in the NASL, having won only 1 game. Under his leadership, they finished the 2012 season with one of the best runs in the second half, compiling a 6-4-4 record. The Silverbacks rode that momentum to the 2013 Spring championship and a place in the Soccer Bowl title game on November 9th. CONTINUE READING
Landon Timothy Donovan (born March 4, 1982) is an American soccer player currently playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy and the United States men's national team. He has played for Bayer Leverkusen, San Jose Earthquakes, Bayern Munich, and Everton. He usually plays as an attacking midfielder on the right wing or as a withdrawn forward. Though rare, he can also be used as an attacker on the left wing. CONTINUE READING
Timothy Matthew "Tim" Howard (born March 6, 1979) is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Everton and the United States national team. Howard started his career with the North Jersey Imperials before making a move to the MetroStars. CONTINUE READING
Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey /ˈdɛmpsi/ (born March 9, 1983) is an American soccer player who plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer and is the captain of the United States national team. Growing up in Nacogdoches, Texas, Dempsey played for one of the top youth soccer clubs in the state, the Dallas Texans, before playing for Furman University's men's soccer team.