New YSA Podcast brings together Unholy Union, Union Dues, Section133 and Union City Blue. What man could make this happen? Earl Gardner, of course.
Reading United and Twin Valley Soccer Club announce a deal for the latter to become a development partner. Very, very cool. The affiliation will promote both player and coach development.
Reading matches up against the Harrisburg City Islanders tonight in Exeter.
Philly Union Talk isn’t done breaking down that epic win from Saturday night.
Wimbledon AFC was promoted to the Football League. David Conn says there is good reason to get pretty flippin’ excited.
Sepp Blatter (who is definitely not aware of any of the corruption going on right under his nose in FIFA, despite being on top for years and before that being the number two guy to a definitely not corrupt President Havelange who definitely did not leave a cesspool of corruption behind when he jetted off from the Brazilian FA (which, by the way, is definitely not still supercorrupt and forcing local governments to foot enormous bills for World Cup 2014 construction projects)) says he will reform FIFA if re-elected President.
Columbus Crew is hosting the inaugural PRIDE Cup this summer. It’s a one-day amateur co-ed GLBT tournament and teams get to play 6v6 matches on the Crew stadium turf.
When Saturday Comes wants a Castrol Index for the guys who hurt the game with their disgusting tackles.
A gaggle of quotes from Bob Bradley about his Gold Cup team selection. Let me summarize for you: If he didn’t select someone, he “feels it’s not the right time.” If he did select someone, he “feels this is a good tournament for him.” Bob Bradley: He doesn’t field a team, he feels one.
Soccer By Ives looks at surprising inclusions and exclusions on Bob Bradley’s 23-man squad.
And USSoccerPlayers.com wonders about the cost of playing in the Gold Cup during the MLS season.
Of course, The Shin Guardian tops them all with an in-depth tactical look at the roster.
The Washington Post asks: Is it better for a young player to join a high school team or an academy squad?