In his post-game press conference, NASL Commissioner Bill Peterson said that the league couldn’t be happier with the game, the teams, and the atmosphere at the Soccer Bowl. “We thought it was a great evening, a wonderful atmosphere, and a great match on the field,” Peterson said. It’s easy to see why he was so satisfied. CONTINUE READING.
Atlanta (GA) – New York Cosmos claimed their seventh NASL title and their first since 1982, defeating the Atlanta Silverbacks 1-0 in the Soccer Bowl in front of a sellout crowd at Silverbacks Park. CONTINUE READING.
With only 3 weeks left in the NASL Fall Season, the Soccer Bowl picture is coming into focus – and it’s looking very good for the New York Cosmos. At this point, only three teams can still win the Fall championship: the Cosmos, who have 24 points; the Tampa Bay Rowdies with 17; and the Silverbacks with 16 points. CONTINUE READING
(Atlanta – GA) A Host Committee of influential Atlanta area business executives and leaders who share a passion for soccer have joined forces with the North American Soccer League and the Atlanta Silverbacks to benefit NASL Soccer Bowl 2013, which will be played in Atlanta on Saturday, November 9. Led by Brian Leary, Managing Director of Jacoby Development, the working group is made up of an Executive Committee and a Steering Committee to provide strategic recommendations for the NASL championship game and attract corporate partners throughout Metro Atlanta. All members of both committees are stakeholders in soccer either locally or within the NASL. 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 He usually plays as an attacking midfielder on the right wing or as a withdrawn forward.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.