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Buffalo Flash Win USL W-League Championship

Published on August 1, 2010 By Editor

Vancouver Whitecaps FC women (8W-1L-4D) saw their bid for a third United Soccer Leagues W-League championship title fall short, as they lost 3-1 to Buffalo Flash (14W-0L-2D) in the 2010 W-League Championship Final at Harry Welch Stadium in Santa Clarita, California, on Saturday night.
Amy Vermeulen opened the scoring in the second half for the Whitecaps, [...]

USL Update

Published on December 23, 2009 By Editorial

The Bermuda Hogges and Western Mass Pioneers have announced that they will be playing in the PDL next season.  Both played in the USL’s Second Division last season.
Perhaps this is the first of many moves caused by the USL/NASL dispute.  The good news is that the USL-2 home openers have been announced and there are some exciting [...]


Published on December 18, 2009 By Editorial

A source with the USSF says that a definitive answer may not be available until next week, but some are suggesting that it indeed could be after the holidays. The Professional League Task Force is currently gathering and evaluating information from both groups. 
Another source was able to tell us that one committee has yet to see [...]

A Conversation with Adrian Heath of the Austin Aztex

Published on December 17, 2009 By Editorial

First and foremost, the Austin Aztex are truly lucky to have someone the caliber of Adrian Heath leading their organization on the field.
The Austin Aztex made news worldwide when they released the bulk of their squad, a total of 14 players.  The most notable was Gifton Noel-Williams, who was the franchise’s first major signing.  It [...]

Cleveland City Stars Update

Published on December 1, 2009 By Editorial

Multiple sources suggest that the sale of the City Stars will be official sometime next week.  We were told that it is “now in the hands of the lawyers” and should be wrapped up soon.
Officials with the United Soccer Leagues declined to make specific comments on the matter, but did say an important update on the City Stars [...]

USSF Close to Sanctioning NASL?

Published on November 28, 2009 By Editorial

The addition of Tampa Bay and Baltimore to the NASL certainly helps the cause of the North American Soccer League.  The league now has nine clubs, which is one more than the required eight.  Each club must be able to sign at least 12 professional players, which shouldn’t be a problem whatsoever. Our sources are confident a [...]

Don’t Give Up on the City Stars!

Published on November 16, 2009 By Editorial

Several stories have surfaced regarding the Cleveland USL franchise. They range from a guaranteed drop to USL-2 or even dropping out of USL altogether. 
All sources point to a new ownership group bringing the club back in USL-1.  We have been told that the new owners have “deep pockets” and are willing to spend money to improve [...]

USL/TOA Update

Published on October 29, 2009 By gward

As we reported, a major announcement was expected this week and to our surprise we received two important press releases. Both can be seen below.  Yet another press release is expected from the TOA as a whole within the next few weeks.

Statement from Joey Saputo of the Montreal Impact

Published on October 29, 2009 By Editor

“Following the press release issued earlier by the USL, I would also like to confirm there are still ongoing talks between ongoing talks between the Montreal Impact and the USL,” declared Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo. “The negotiations are not over. We continue to work on various options, including the possibilitiy of seeing the Impact [...]

TOA Announcement

Published on October 26, 2009 By gward

We have been told by a source close to the USL/TOA situation that an important press release is expected on Tuesday.  This is much sooner than expected as we were not anticipating much news before November 20.