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USL team scores overhead kick from a flip throw-in

Olympic level gymnastics from the second tier of U.S. soccer (Energy FC/Twitter) The Oklahoma City Energy beat the Sacramento Republic 1–0 in the second-division USL (not to be confused with other U.S. second-division league, the NASL) with a goal worthy of the Champions League. Defender Michael Harris whipped in a perfectly executed flip throw-in, which was …

USL, NASL, and the uncertain future of being Division 2

Thoughts from USL president Jake Edwards on a decision that raises more questions than it answers (USL) “They have the numbers; we, the heights” is a famous reference to a battle advantage born of advantageous position, spoken by the Spartan commander at Thermopylae. It might have served, up until this weekend, as a justification for NASL’s …

American soccer’s next Cincinnati is… Omaha?

It could be, according to my analysis of open markets in North America A crowd of 35,061 watches Cincinnati FC take on Crystal Palace in a friendly on July 16, 2016. It was the largest soccer crowd in Ohio history until more than 86,000 people watched Real Madrid vs. PSG later that month in Columbus. (Image …