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The Final Judgment #9: Focus On Local

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.

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The Final Judgment #8: The Earthquake Has To Happen

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.

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The Final Judgment #7: Butts In The Seats

Jordan Cooper & Jay Kirkman welcome on Jay Landskroener of Jack’s Militia to share the shaky inception of the Charlotte Independence, the stadium issues they’ve endured the past USL season, and how they’re doing outreach to increase the awareness of the club in the community.

In addition, we discuss NASL expansion, the poor state of soccer refereeing in the United States, and supporter group banter on social media.

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The Final Judgment #6: Club Over Everything

Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major are joined by Sergeant Scary of Northern Guard Supporters (NGS) to share the history of Detroit City FC, the development of their “die-hard” supporter culture, and why it’s important to spread the gospel of your local club.

In addition, we discuss the scope of MLS in growing American soccer, supporter-invested clubs, and the differences between organic fan support and manufactured “puppet” groups.