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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 [...]

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 [...]

Charleston Battery to USL-2

Published on November 23, 2009 By Editorial

It appears that the rumor about the Battery moving to USL-2 is true after all.  We heard this news several months back, but thought it was just that, a rumor. 
The Battery’s website mentions that only five clubs are now in USL-1 and Cleveland was not mentioned as one of those clubs.  We have asked for [...]

TOA is not MLS-2

Published on October 17, 2009 By Editor

Several outlets are reporting that TOA members have been meeting with MLS executives regarding a Second Division for MLS.  Our source reports that another level for MLS is not happening any time soon. Here is a comment from that source close to the situation: 
“Major League Soccer has had conversations with TOA clubs (including the Vancouver Whitecaps) but [...]

City Stars Sale Update

Published on September 19, 2009 By Editor

Our sources continue to provide us with information about the possible sale of the Cleveland City Stars.  It doesn’t appear that an announcement  is coming anytime before Monday. We were initially told by multiple sources that the sale would be finalized by this Friday (9/18) or Monday (9/21). 
Other agencies suggest that a group from Canada or [...]