1. MLS: A Letter to the New York Red Bulls Organization

    Dear New York Red Bulls Organization, What have you been up to lately? I think we have lost contact. It seems like while on your daunting journey to expand the global brand of the ...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 675 reads 5 comments

  2. Top 13 International Managers in World Football Right Now

    In the world of international football, there is an ever-changing coaching cycle for the top nations. The most common association's approach is to experiment, analyze, fire and re-experiment at the start of every four year cycle...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 3,394 reads 14 comments

  3. World Football: Top 8 Club Managers Right Now

    If you were the owner of a gigantic football club and had a blank check for staff members, whose name would you inscribe on the manager’s check? Who would you bestow the reigns ...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 8,102 reads 72 comments

  4. Women's World Cup Final: Who Is to Blame for U.S.' World Cup Heartbreak?

    Now what? If you are reading this article, the possibility that you have been to hell and back the last 24 hours is high...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 1,187 reads 14 comments

  5. MLS Expansion Rumors: Analyzing the Pretenders and Contenders for the 20th Spot

    There’s no doubt that the MLS is on its way up in American society. Fifteen years ago it would have been impossible to think about the incredible production the league has endured since its inception...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 9,345 reads 48 comments

  6. Nasri Chronicles: Why Arsenal Can't Afford to Let the Frenchman Depart

    Yes, this is another Samir Nasri transfer article on the Internet. No, I will not be preaching same nonsensical rumors and Manchester United lineup projections that 99 percent of the world has hopelessly indulged the last few weeks...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 4,308 reads 17 comments

  7. World Football: Top 10 Footballers Who Still Had It After 35

    Old age and soccer were never meant to go together. They are contradicting concepts thrust together that usually produce disappointing results and exhaust a career...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 3,064 reads 28 comments

  8. MLS Midseason Awards: Analyzing the Stars of the First Half

    In the words of Bon Jovi, "Oh, we're halfway there," and for many teams, the midpoint couldn't have come soon enough. While some teams hit the halfway mark hotter than a burning pop tart, others have started to slowly fade from playoff contention...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  9. Women's World Cup: US Player Ratings

    A week into the 2011 Women’s World Cup, and the US Women’s National Team couldn’t be in a better position then they are right now. There were multiple doubts about the No...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 1,341 reads 1 comments

  10. Gold Cup 2011: 10 Things We Learned About US Men's Soccer

    Now what? After a disappointing defeat to Mexico in the Gold Cup final, there is not much to do if you're a USA Soccer fan...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 2,222 reads 50 comments

  11. Foreign Affairs: Analyzing the Impact of International Draftees in the NBA

    The 2011 NBA Draft was a historic day for the league, the sport, and the world in general. For the first time in the Association’s long history, four out of the first seven draft ...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  12. US Soccer: 10 Things That Are Missing from the Men's National Team

    The United States Men's National team is far from perfect. The USMNT may be able to battle for supremacy in CONCACAF with relatively little trouble, but the truth is, the team has a ways to go before they have any chance at reigning the football world...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 1,167 reads 19 comments

  13. USMNT What Ifs: 8 Ways U.S. Soccer Could Be Different

    Here in the world of mythical memories, anything is possible. It is a world where only potential determines if an event occurred or not and the possibilities are endless...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 1,936 reads 45 comments

  14. U.S. Soccer: Relating the New Slogan to the Country, Team, and Fans

    Indivisible. Isn't that the conspicuous cliche that we are supposed to say now when we are referencing our U.S. National team in any public forum? That is what sets us apart from the rest (according to Soccer Goddess Nike)...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 930 reads 2 comments

  15. Global Soccer: Top 8 Nations on the Rise in the World of Soccer

    Can you name the top eight soccer nations in the world today? Even if you don't follow the global game on a regular basis, you should still be able to label the popular powerhouses from around the world with ease...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 966 reads 149 comments

  16. Twitter, the Pointless Phenomenon: Sports in the Social Networking World

    Waddup tweeples? It was just three years ago when we were blessed with the wonderful world of Twitter, the single supplier to all our sports stalking needs...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 1,503 reads 4 comments

  17. MLS Week 12 Recap: Mwanga Finally Finding His Form

    It was an exciting week of soccer here in America. If you weren't painfully watching the USMNT get whooped by the World Champs, you were probably watching the great games that the MLS had to offer...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  18. MLS: Real Salt Lake Has Some Real Problems They Need to Fix Fast

    Remember the good ole days when Real Salt Lake were just a goal away from reaching the Club World Cup and forever being branded as the most successful MLS club in history? Remember ...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  19. Soccer's Top 21 Players Under 21 in the World

    We all can identify the stars of today's game without much trouble. From Messi to Malouda, the names come to our heads in an instant when thinking about the beautiful sport...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 13,984 reads 36 comments

  20. EPL Relegation Zone: Analyzing Five Teams' Chances to Stay Alive

    As the final week of English football approaches, a total of five teams will be battling for the three spots to stay safe from the relegation zone...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 387 reads 8 comments

  21. Battle Royale: Red Bulls, Galaxy the Rivalry of the MLS

    Before last Saturday, the majority of soccer fans would have considered NY vs. LA the most intense rivalry in the MLS. This being the case, I wasn't surprised to read pregame headlines such as "The Rivalry Renewal" or "Big Dawg Rivalry...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  22. A Goal to Remember: Charlie Davies' Road Back to Greatness

    63rd minute. 1-0 game. One chance to do what he does best. One chance to step up to the mark, silence the doubters, and prove all the hard work was worth it. One chance to go back to the way it was...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about 3 years ago 656 reads 1 comments

  23. MLS Week 6 Recap: Zakuani and Ferreira Go Down

    Welcome to the Total-MLS Weekly Review. We saw some great goals, support and stories that made last week a memorable one for the MLS. Here's my recap of the good, the bad and the funny in Week six...

    Ned Harwood Written by Ned Harwood about over 3 years ago 142 reads 0 comments