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The 2008 MLS Season Review

When the Columbus Crew won the 2008 MLS Supporters Shield (the award given to a club with the highest point total in the regular...

Barcelona’s bid for Miami MLS franchise

On October, 15, MLS announced that Brightstar Corp. CEO Marcelo Cuare , Barcelona FC President Joan Laporta and a number of the Miami-Dade public...

Meet Galaxy’s new boss… same as the old boss

Bruce Arena is a tired retread who ran out of ideas ages ago. Bruce Arena is just the tonic the LA Galaxy needs to...

US Football in Crisis? What Crisis?

The 2008 edition of the European Championships was an unbridled success. The quality of play, the desire to compete by the participants on...

Youth Football in the US

Ruud Gullit: 'We can't play sexy football at LA Galaxy' "I can't play sexy football with this team at the moment because we are...

MLS’s Show and Biz

Resident MLS expert Dan Leo takes - believe it or not - an optimistic look at the future of the MLS. Saturday, March 29th marked...

Why the MLS needs to improve – fast

In my previous Soccerlens column, I touched on the quality of soccer/football in the top domestic US league called MLS (Major League Soccer). ...

US Soccer in Crossroads and Crosshairs

Dan Leo takes an in-depth look at US Soccer, the problems it faces and what the future holds for soccer in America. Soccer isn't big...

Abandon it like Beckham

This article is a submission for the Soccerlens Football Writing Competition; to participate, please read the details here. This article was first published at World...