• Deltas vs. PRFC

    Multiple teams sign LOIs for 2018 NASL season

    Let’s assume the NASL receives the injunctive relief it hopes for at the upcoming Oct. 31 hearing regarding its federal antitrust lawsuit against the USSF. What then? Turns out, the NASL is locked and loaded to bring in multiple expansion sides. Per documentation provided to Soc Takes, six teams...
  • USSF lawsuit

    SF Deltas and FC Edmonton did not sign letters of commitment for NASL 2018

    As Soc Takes revealed on Twitter yesterday, per the NASL’s USSF application for D2 status (in August), the San Francisco Deltas and FC Edmonton did not sign letters of commitment for the 2018 season. Soc Takes understands that FC Edmonton informed the league that they plan on joining the...
  • Butler men's soccer

    Butler downs DePaul, snaps 2-game skid

    INDIANAPOLIS — A losing streak isn’t something the Butler men’s soccer team is accustomed to, nor particularly fond of. After suffering two consecutive road defeats at Georgetown and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Bulldogs decided enough was enough. Butler returned to Big East play Saturday evening at the Sellick...
  • Poku

    NASL playoff picture comes into focus

    The NASL playoffs are looming and the top seed is locked up. Miami FC will host the club’s first-ever postseason match on Nov. 5 at Ricardo Silva Stadium. That is done. Their opponent for that match is less clear, however. There are currently two teams battling it out for...
  • Exclusive interview: Jeremy Sampson discusses Lansing United’s move to PDL

    In their press release, NPSL’s Lansing United confirmed that they will be playing in the PDL next season, thereby becoming the first team to swap between the two leagues for next year. Lansing United President/CEO Jeremy Sampson said in the release: “We are honored to be joining the PDL...
  • Hispanic Heritage Night

    ‘Campeones de la Comunidad’ planned for Eleven’s Hispanic Heritage Night

    INDIANAPOLIS — All the details of the Indy Eleven’s third-annual Hispanic Heritage Night on Oct. 14 — when the club hosts Miami FC — are set, the team announced Monday. “Indy Eleven is proud to continue fostering our relationship with the Hispanic community in Indianapolis,” Eleven community relations manager...
  • Elena Gutlove

    Bulldogs quell Red Storm behind Elena Gutlove’s strong showing

    INDIANAPOLIS — With just one goal and one assist on the season entering Sunday’s match against St. John’s, Butler attacker Elena Gutlove’s stats weren’t quite doing her stellar play justice. The right-sided forward has done many influential things to spark the Bulldogs offense, but for whatever reason it hasn’t...
  • Vukovic

    Vukovic’s defense reason for Eleven lineup change

    INDIANAPOLIS — Known more for his offensive qualities than his actual defending, Indy Eleven left back Nemanja Vukovic has proven a very useful weapon darting up the left flank in his two seasons with the club. His numbers speak for themselves. But as Indy slumped in the NASL fall...
  • PRFC - Maria

    Puerto Rico FC still dealing with Maria

    INDIANAPOLIS — Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. The devastation has been widely reported and the story in recent days has centered around political spin. While the people of Puerto Rico have been dealing with the effects of a catastrophic storm, Puerto Rico FC are...
  • USSF lawsuit

    How each NASL team voted regarding USSF lawsuit

    Soon after news broke that the NASL had filed a lawsuit against the USSF, it became quickly apparent that not all NASL clubs supported the litigation. Neil Morris, host of the Inverted Triangle Soccer Podcast, revealed that North Carolina FC was not behind this litigation, while our reporting suggested...
  • U.S. Soccer

    U.S. Soccer board member accused of sleeping by Commisso identified

    Last week, during the NASL’s conference call regarding its antitrust lawsuit against the USSF, New York Cosmos owner and NASL chairman Rocco Commisso accused a member of U.S. Soccer’s Board of Directors of falling asleep while he was making his presentation. Donna Shalala was the board member Commisso referred...
  • NPSL owners

    NPSL sends letter of complaint to U.S. Soccer

    The┬áNational Premier Soccer League (NPSL) has sent a letter of complaint to U.S. Soccer about what they perceive as “continued tampering” with NPSL teams. The letter of complaint was sent during the week of September 25th-29th, 2017. The letter is addressed to Lydia Wahlke, legal counsel for the USSF...