Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major discuss Rovers’ youth system and the academy scene in Louisville, if the American approach of coaching youth sports is hindering soccer player development, and educating fans about the game to help create cultural touchstones for the next generation.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Philip Durbin to discuss the current status of Louisville City’s roster for next season. In addition, we have a heated debate on whether or not MLS is hindering the progress & stability of lower division soccer in the United States.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Wampus of 6th City Syndicate to discuss AFC Cleveland, marketing a lower division club, the difference between “supporters” and “fans”, Twitter trolling, the false promise of MLS, and of course, dumping on FC Cincinnati.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Chad Hollingsworth of Scratching The Pitch to share his experience covering the USL & PDL, the inside scoop on the Dayton Dutch Lions, and the origin of the Oranje Legion.
In addition, we discuss FC Cincinnati’s roll out, club wage bills in the USL, and advice for those looking to get into sportswriting.