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.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on El Conductor of the Chattahooligans to poke fun of the MLS commissioner’s recent dumb comment at BlazerCon about Chattanooga, just how they draw such massive crowds for an NPSL side in a smaller city, and developing a family-friendly supporter culture.
In addition, we discuss travel concerns for lower division clubs, soccer television coverage in the United States, and the importance of clubs finding their natural level.
Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Paul Scanling of Gorilla Talk to give us the scoop on the Atlanta Silverbacks ownership issues, the potential impact of MLS coming to town in 2017, and the objectives of the NASL Atlanta Trust.