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SPA Daily Podcast: Yearly Club Awards.

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On the Tuesday version of Set Piece Analysts’ daily podcast, SPAs Jeff Kassouf, Johnathan Starling, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Richard Farley hand out their end-of-year awards for the club world, walking through 2009’s beat… Continue reading

The Hughes Sacking at Set Piece Analysts

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Mark Hughes was sacked hours after Manchester City’s 4-3 victory over Sunderland Saturday. Read my thoughts on the sacking and hiring of Roberto Martinez at Set Piece Analysts. Also check out this excellent… Continue reading

Manchester City 4:3 Sunderland- Post Match Thoughts

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In a match that represented a microcosm of City’s season thus far, Craig Bellamy and Roque Santa Cruz, the two players in the side who had previously played for Mark Hughes stepped up to try… Continue reading

Hughes Should Stay

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Mark Hughes time at Manchester City has not been smooth by any stretch of the imagination. The side is currently underachieving after the manager asked his critic to judge him based on this… Continue reading

USSF Must Respect St Louis In Decision

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  We are perhaps only a day or two away from a final compromise brokered by the USSF with regards to the dispute between USL and some of its team owners. USL has… Continue reading

SPA Daily: EPL Wrap, Capello’s Decisions, Landon Donovan

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On this Thursday edition of Set Piece Analysts’ daily podcast, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Richard Farley go over the English Premier League’s Wednesday results, take a brief detour into discussion of Fabio Capello’s choices… Continue reading

SPA Daily Podcast: Premier League Wrap up, Juve, Jose Mourinho, Beasley

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On Wednesday’s edition of the Set Piece Analysts podcast, four SPAs – Brian Zygo, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Johnathan Starling, and Richard Farley – try (and fail) to keep the podcast under an hour, but… Continue reading

NASL Retrospective: New England/Jacksonville Tea Men

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Following the demise of the Boston Minutemen, New England Tea Men owned by Lipton Tea was brought into the NASL, playing its home games first at Nickerson Stadium and then in Foxboro, Mass.… Continue reading

MLS Owners Need to Look at USL Coaches

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After watching two legs of the FMF final and seeing the tactics on display, it reminded me of what is lacking in MLS. Despite having been in business for 14 years, MLS has… Continue reading

New Comments Policy

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Over the past several days we have had pro TOA/NASL posters representing themselves as USL employees to stir up controversy. This will not be tolerated: IP addresses are now being monitored by our administrators and… Continue reading