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  1. 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 season) and subsequently their coach Sigi Schmid won the MLS Coach of the Year award, it …


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  2. 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 not ready for this. There is a huge difference between the very good players and some …


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  3. 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 the opening kick-off of the 13th MLS season (see Liviu’s review here), the United States’s …


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  4. 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). Clearly, the subject isn’t an entirely comfortable one for the fans of the league and most home …


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  5. 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 Football Commentaries. Recently, David Beckham disclosed that he may return to Europe after the MLS …


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