Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Mike Buytas of The Regiment to discuss the Charleston Battery ownership change, the history of one of the oldest clubs in the USL, Matt Fondy & Dane Kelly’s offseason moves, and undisclosed transfer fees.
Jordan Cooper & Jay Kirkman welcome on Jim Oliver of Dark Clouds to discuss Minnesota United’s upcoming move to MLS, protecting the culture of the club in the process, and being welcoming while educating new fans.
In addition, Jim shares the backstory of the Dark Clouds supporter group, their new umbrella/affiliate structure, and operating a fan-based organization sustainably that allows for the greatest impact in the community.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Marshall Stockdell of The Grid to discuss the USL/NASL soccer war in Oklahoma City, the Black Gold Derby, and the difference between supporting the sport in your city versus supporting your club.
In addition, we dissect the new USL playoff format & conference alignment, providing membership value as a supporter group, and having a mutually beneficial business relationship with your club’s front office.
Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major welcome on Steve Bayley of Non League America to discuss his travels chronicling lower division soccer in the United States, the Atlanta Silverbacks’ potential NPSL operation, US Open Cup qualifiers, and the myth that soccer is a fringe sport that needs to be coddled.