The final week of the Spring was rather exciting. Indy Eleven remained undefeated but, more importantly, rallied to score the four goals needed to win the Spring title over the New York Cosmos. It was an exhilarating performance from Indy as they thrashed the Carolina Railhawks.
I wanted to wait until
It was a vital weekend in the NASL. Unfortunately, the opening drama--the shocking upset of the New York Cosmos by Ft. Lauderdale Strikers--quickly dissipated as every team that could have taken advantage of the Cosmos lost wasting opportunity.
So now, going into the final week of the Spring, the Cosmos have all
It was another wild weekend in the NASL. Teams fell that should have won, teams won that really shouldn't have, and a draw frustrated one team's climb to the top of the standings.
Let's take a moment and consider the Spring table. Since the league instituted the split season format, it has
I've been fantastically wrong in my weekly predictions, and it's been wonderful. This season's NASL is perhaps the most competitive yet and certainly the most interesting (infuriating). There have been superb individual performances every week from nearly every team regardless of outcome. So, as we move towards the conclusion of
It might be a bit late. I usually try to get out our Best XI ahead of the league's official Team of the Week, but I thought this week to lie in wait. I've got to say that with only a couple of agreements, my Best XI doesn't quite match
As you ponder your US Open Cup bracket, take a moment and watch my NASL Week 8 predictions
Change of format now that we're just over midway through the Spring.
The two things learned this week: Miami FC is playing worse than David Beckham's Miami team and Carolina has come back down to Earth. Regarding the latter, the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers apparently decided they had had enough of being the worst team in Florida. Arriving in Cary, North Carolina, the Strikers owned the
We are roughly midway through the Spring, and it's pretty clear who the top teams are. In fact, can divide the NASL into three parts: Florida, Canada, and the rest. Nearly all of 'the rest' are at the top of the table. Still, things can quickly change and never doubt
New York Cosmos goalkeeper Jimmy Mauer was by far the best between the stick this week. Centerback Timbo for the Ottawa Fury was more than a match for Miami FC's 'offense' while managing to score the opening goal. But the Fury need to make a decision about who to pair with