Pitch Points like, totally owns Liga MX

As always, don’t forget to follow on Twitter, and you can always drop me links of interest there or in the comments here. Liga MX probably rethinking this one. The top leagues in the United States (and Canada) and Mexico are strengthening their relationship with a champions cup to be played in September. I’m always down for intracontinental club competition, particularly against the only nation … Continue reading Pitch Points like, totally owns Liga MX

Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena

“Pitch Points” is a phrase which here means “Geoff Cameron.” USMNTalk. New US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro penned an open letter to the soccer community in our country: With the election behind us, I want to help unite us as one soccer family.  The individual passions that fueled each candidacy can help us fulfill the vast potential for our beloved game in the United States. … Continue reading Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena

Carlos Cordeiro is the president of US Soccer

There was an event of some note in Nashville this weekend, so I haven’t yet had time to discuss this, so here we go. First reaction: at least it wasn’t one of the two candidates who are utterly horrible. Kathy Carter was not an option in my mind first and foremost because she was going to do nothing to unentangle the MLS/SUM/USSF web. In fact, she … Continue reading Carlos Cordeiro is the president of US Soccer

Pitch Points is so… close…

Rounding up the latest in Nashville SC, USMNT, and the world of soccer in Middle Tennessee and beyond… Nashville SC season approacheth Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s post for quick access to everything I put up after Thursday’s media practice. The homies over at Golden Goal discuss how Atlanta United’s fast start in MLS should be the blueprint for NSC to follow. “Sell out a … Continue reading Pitch Points is so… close…

US Soccer officially announces presidential candidates

So, there may be some big local news today, but there’s big national news, as well: 2018 U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidates (listed alphabetically) Paul Caligiuri, Kathy Carter, Carlos Cordeiro, Steve Gans, Kyle Martino, Hope Solo, Michael Winograd, Eric Wynalda To be placed on the ballot, candidates were required to: Complete a background check Submit at least three (3) letters of nomination on official letterhead from … Continue reading US Soccer officially announces presidential candidates