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ISN Interviews Author David Wangerin

Published on August 6, 2011 By Editor

ISN had the privilege of speaking with renowed soccer expert David Wangerin.  Wangerin has emerged as an expert on the history of the American game and offers great insights into MLS, the New York Cosmos, Lamar Hunt, and more.  Wangerin’s latest project, Distant Corners: American Soccer’s History of Missed Opportunities and Lost Causes, has drawn rave reviews [...]

Saputo Speaks Out

Published on August 16, 2010 By Editor

Following the recent performances of the team, the Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo made the following statement: “Following the recent performances of the team, I wish to reiterate that Nick De Santis, Marc Dos Santos and the other members of the technical staff continue to have my vote of confidence and they will stay in [...]

MLS Makes Improvements to the Designated Player Rule

Published on April 1, 2010 By Editorial

The recent addition of a second Designated Player slot and the ability to even purchase a third changes the way the soccer world views MLS.  The league and its member clubs now have an opportunity to get more proven talent on the field if they want to.  “We want to design a system so that each team [...]

Prendergast to MLS, USL?

Published on October 2, 2009 By Editor

Rumors are circulating around former Blackpool star Rory Prendergast.  Several USL clubs have expressed interest in the left-winger who also spent time with Accrington Stanley, Rochdale, Farsley Celtic, and Halifax Town.  At least one of our sources suggest that one MLS club is willing to take a chance on the player as well. Prendergast is [...]

No USL-MLS Merger

Published on August 20, 2009 By Editor

“Major League Soccer has had a relationship with the United Soccer Leagues since MLS’ inception in 1996. The USL’s size and longevity speaks to the sport’s widespread popularity and the need for multiple professional divisions in the United States and Canada.”  “We recently evaluated the opportunity to purchase the USL but elected to not submit [...]