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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.

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The Final Judgment #5: Local Boys Vs. Better Boys

Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major are joined by Peter Evans of Slaughterhouse-19 to discuss the impact of foreign players in the lower divisions of American soccer and the development of professional soccer in Indianapolis.

In addition, we recap the USL championship game, the style of soccer broadcasting in the United States, and debate how important supporter culture actually is in drawing casual fans to the game.

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The Final Judgment #4: It’s OK To Be Upset

Jordan Cooper, Jay Kirkman & Eric Major recap Louisville City’s playoff loss to Rochester in the USL eastern conference finals and give our prospects on what players are staying or going heading into next season.