• Monmouth Generals FC

    Monmouth Generals FC reveals club details

    The Garden State has a new club set to take the pitch in 2018 that will play in a league bearing the same name. Monmouth Generals FC, based out of Monmouth County, N.J., will participate in the Garden State Soccer League (GSSL) Summer League beginning in the summer of...
  • Yeagley

    Yeagley not fretting over Indiana’s College Cup heartbreak

    Disbelief. The Indiana Hoosiers could all but taste the national championship. But after 103 minutes, they watched Stanford celebrate a 1-0 win. The Hoosiers sunk to the pitch in disbelief. IU ended the regular season undefeated. The Hoosiers fell short of the Big Ten championship via penalty kicks. And...
  • Stanford

    Stanford edges Indiana on golden goal to win College Cup

    CHESTER, Pa — One goal. One goal was all it took to spoil IU’s undefeated season. It was also all it took for Stanford to win its third straight NCAA championship. Sam Werner dodged an IU defender and sent the ball into the net in the 103rd minute for the...
  • NASL antitrust

    NASL retains IP unless buyout clause is paid

    USL v NASL Among the prevailing perceptions about the NASL and USL is that the latter has an ironclad franchise agreement that retains intellectual property, trademarks, and logos of any teams that depart the league. We previously outlined several key provisions of the standard USL franchise agreement. On the...
  • Hoosiers

    Hoosiers remain stout in defensive third

    Defense, defense and more defense. Indiana men’s soccer has long had a motto — defense wins championships. 2017 is no exception to that rule. As a matter of fact, 2017 is making history with every match played. With one match left to play, IU (18-0-6) leads the nation in...
  • Tar Heels

    Hoosiers sink Tar Heels to advance to College Cup final

    CHESTER, Pa. — One goal. That’s all it takes in soccer. Friday night, the bounce went the way of the Indiana Hoosiers who earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels. Andrew Gutman sent the ball into the net in the 50th minute for the lone...
  • 2017 All-America

    Players from Indiana schools well repped on 2017 All-America squads

    NCAA footballers from Indiana-based schools were well represented on the 2017 All-America Teams. Players from Notre Dame, Indiana, Butler and Purdue earned selections. Men’s First Team GK Eric Dick (Butler) D Grant Lillard (Indiana) Men’s Second Team D Andrew Gutman (Indiana) F Jon Gallagher (Notre Dame) Women’s Second Team...
  • Mason Toye

    Making history: Indiana heads to NCAA record 19th College Cup

    Nineteen. It’s a number that means many things. For the Indiana men’s soccer team, 19 represents the number of College Cups they have attended, an NCAA record. Now the Hoosiers are two wins away from their ninth NCAA championship. IU returns to the College Cup for the first time...
  • USASA

    USASA to institute new standards

    While the NASL is fighting to abolish professional league standards (PLS), the organization overseeing amateur soccer in the country — the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) — is about to institute a new set of standards of its own. Standards facilitating a tiered system that would sequester leagues...
  • Rishi Sehgal

    Rishi Sehgal discusses pro/rel, NPSL

    “How do you manage to tweet all day?” Rishi Sehgal, interim commissioner of the NASL, teased. Given the trouble the NASL finds itself in, it was a relief to find Sehgal in a jovial mood as we caught up with him via a phone call. Sehgal had just returned...
  • part ii

    Project 50/50: Part II

    Welcome back to Project 50/50, my quest to find the best city in every single U.S. state for lower-division professional soccer. The idea is to put together a plan for a market that is theoretically Division 3 compliant, so that the city could join either the NISA or USLD3....
  • Best XI

    MLS announces 2017 Best XI

    MLS released its annual Best XI for the 2017 season on Thursday. Tim Melia (Sporting KC) earned the nod in net, joined in the back by defenders Kendall Watson (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Justin Morrow (Toronto FC) and Ike Opara (Sporting KC). The midfield selections were Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United...