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NASL: What Does it Mean?

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The NASL is back, bringing nostalgia crazy American soccer fans into a semi frenzy. In recent polls both at our partner site Inside Minnesota Soccer and at Major League Soccer Talk, the NASL… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 13 – Sunday action

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The door to the summit of the Turkcell Super League was pried open.  With Beşiktaş mauling Fenerbahçe 3-0 in the derby on Saturday, Galatasaray looked to have first place in sight.  With Manisaspor… Continue reading

The Return: NASL is Back

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The still unsanctioned TOA breakaway league has smartly selected the name of the historic North American Soccer League for the league. While the TOA has applied to the US Soccer Federation and Canadian… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 13 – Saturday action

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After the international break, the Turkcell Super League was back in action with two Saturday games.  One featured Bursaspor looking to keep pace for a European spot.  The other featured the Istanbul derby… Continue reading

USL/TOA Dispute Updates

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The move of Crystal Palace Baltimore to the TOA from USL has been confirmed. We’ll have further updates on this and the USL AGM all weekend long. Tampa Bay has also switched for… Continue reading

Reviewing my World Cup Picks from 2007

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After the World Cup Qualifying Draw in November 2007, I made picks for each of the confederations as to who would make the final 32 field for South Africa. Let’s see how I… Continue reading

France-Ireland UEFA Playoff: Complete Coverage

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Thierry Henry’s hand of god 2.0 goal ( thanks to Ginge Talks the Footy for that terminology) has the world of football abuzz. But here at the Kartik Report and at our partner sites,… Continue reading

Honduras 1-Peru 2: FT Live Commentary

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Welcome from Land Shark Stadium in Miami. Honduras prepares for its first World Cup since 1982 with a friendly versus Peru. Honduras lineup: Valladares-Sabillion-Bernaez-Norales-Izaguirre-Thomas-Palacios-Turcios-Martinez-Pavon-Suazo Peru Lineup: Butron-Valverde-Ramos-Contreras-Galliguio-Isomodes-Ballon-Torres-Palacios-Fano-Rengifo Finally underway here. Peru’s side is… Continue reading

Ireland Far From Finished

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Prior to Saturday’s first leg of the UEFA World Cup Qualifying playoffs, the conventional wisdom was that the Republic of Ireland would be successful in the first leg at Croke Park. But leaving… Continue reading

Algeria-Egypt Part III is problematic

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This topic as well as reaction to Don Garber’s state of then league address, and Scotland’s sacking of George Burley, discussed at the Set Piece Analysts Podcast.