Saturday, October 23, 2021

Timeouts – Part 2

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Last month we talked about the addition of timeouts and what that might look like for soccer, leaving you with some initial thoughts on...

Ones To Watch – Canada’s Women

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Canada Women’s national soccer team has released their pre-Olympic Camp squad list ahead of two preparation games in Spain. After some disappointing results against...

The Shot Clock – Part 2

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Last month we went through some of the most interesting ideas in Peter Hoehne’s book 2026 NORTH AMERICAN WORLD CUP Capturing the New Generation...

Super League – Part 2

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This week you might have been like me, for a moment sitting on a non-European high horse laughing at the silly clubs and their...

What was it about Pelé?

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There are several factors about any league that attracts – or in the MLS’s case stop them from attracting – top talent.  The most...

What’s Stopping Major League Soccer

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Major League Soccer, what first comes to mind when someone brings up the league?  Probably the few stars who have crossed the pond for...

Kings of CONCACAF

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Mexico defeated Canada in the U23 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifier last week, going on to win the tournament continuing their reign of soccer supremacy in...

Pay To Play

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North American youth soccer, often what first comes to mind is two types of programs: recreational programs that cater to less serious players and...

Offside The (Marco van Basten) Update

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In past editions of the blog we discussed the offside rule in detail and proposed removing it all together.  Even your humble author admits...

CTG Blog – The Pitch Part 3

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The field is the most fundamental part of the game – a place to play – and yet it has not been adjusted for...