NASL

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • USSF lawsuit

    Listen: NASL holds conference call on antitrust lawsuit

    The NASL held a conference call Thursday afternoon regarding its federal antitrust lawsuit against the USSF. NASL chairman and New York Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso, Winston & Strawn LLP co-executive chairman Jeffrey Kessler and NASL interim commissioner Rishi Sehgal were the speakers. Each made opening remarks before taking...
  • Inverted Triangle Neil Morris

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 32: Neil Morris chats NASL vs. USSF

    Inverted Triangle podcast host and WRAL writer Neil Morris guests on the Soc Takes Pod panel to talk about the NASL’s federal antitrust lawsuit filed against the U.S. Soccer Federation, as well as his background in sports journalism. LISTEN HERE Support Soc Takes on Patreon for access to patron-only...
  • Hurricane Maria

    Help Puerto Rico FC in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

    Please join us in supporting Puerto Rico’s recovery effort following the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The storm wreaked widespread havoc on the Caribbean island, even damaging Puerto Rico FC’s Juan Ramon Loubriel Stadium. Parts of Puerto Rico may be without power for months, according to some estimates. We’re...
  • Soc Takes

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 31: PRFC fundraising, NASL-USSF saga & Butler soccer

    The three hosts discuss the GoFundMe page created to help the staff of Puerto Rico FC recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria before shifting gears to the NASL-USSF saga and some local Butler soccer chatter. LISTEN HERE *** Support Soc Takes on Patreon for access to patron-only...