The Front Row

The Front Row: The dark ages
The Front Row

The Front Row: The dark ages

Steve discusses the era between the NASL and MLS, and the grassroots movement that grew in the D1 void.

The Front Row: The last, best chance
The Front Row

The Front Row: The last, best chance

Steve examines another “lost league,” the United Soccer League of 1984-85, pro soccer’s last gasp before the arrival of MLS, in the latest episode of the pod.

The Front Row: Another “lost” league
The Front Row

The Front Row: Another “lost” league

In the latest episode of The Front Row podcast, Steve Holroyd discusses another “lost league,” the North American Soccer Football League of 1946-47.

The Front Row: Making the future
The Front Row

The Front Row: Making the future

Steve discusses what it will take for soccer to break in to the “Big 4” of professional sports in the US.

The Front Row: Finding US soccer’s Atlantis
The Front Row

The Front Row: Finding US soccer’s Atlantis

In the latest episode of the pod, Steve discusses the rediscovery of the original American Soccer League (1921-1933), which was essentially “lost” to historians for almost 60 years.

The Front Row: A new soccer war
The Front Row

The Front Row: A new soccer war

In the latest Front Row pod, Steve discusses the new soccer war on the horizon, the role of American antitrust law in the battle, and previous challenges to USSF/FIFA authority.

The Front Row: The American “Soccer War” of 1928-29
The Front Row

The Front Row: The American “Soccer War” of 1928-29

In the latest episode of The Front Row podcast, Steve Holroyd discusses the American “Soccer War” of 1928-29, and what it can mean for competing leagues today.

The Front Row: Why history matters
The Front Row

The Front Row: Why history matters

In the debut episode of The Front Row podcast, Steve Holroyd discusses why soccer history matters.