Monday Musings

SportMuse Best of 2018

With the New Year upon us, we felt like it would be appropriate to share the top articles read by you, our readers, during 2018. We started this little enterprise back in July to write about the Premier League, and have since expanded our coverage over the past few months to include the EFL Championship, …

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Monday Musings – U.S. Men’s National Team Youth Development

US Men’s National Team Youth Development If you’ve followed us for a while you know that one of the topics we write about frequently involves the US National team(s). One of the concerns I have written about before is the American National Team’s reliance on dual nationality players. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to …

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Monday Musings – MLS Playoffs moving towards the pinnacle

MLS Conference Finals on Monday Musings This week’s Monday Musings will take a look at the MLS Conference finals matchups. We have two teams remaining in each conference. In the Western Conference, we have Sporting l Kansas City and the Portland Timbers. And in the Eastern Conference we have Atlanta United and the New York …

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Monday Musings – The Road to Insolvency?

The English Football League Much has been made of the widening gap between Premier League clubs and even the EFL Championship, although it widens exponentially through the lower leagues. With the “Football Leaks” discussion about a European Super League, it brings into question — Can the rest of the EFL survive? Most Championship clubs take …

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Monday Musings – “Football Leaks” and a geyser of gluttony…

Monday musings is a weekly series, you can find the other entries here. “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton 1887 FIFA had been the subject of numerous inquests — most recently involving Sepp Blatter and a multitude of additional staffers. In 2015, Swiss authorities arrested 7 and US authorities …

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Monday Musings – MLS Playoff Picture & Schedule

This piece will be updated as the tournament progresses… The dust is barely settling on decision day, but we’ve got everything you need to know about the upcoming Major League Soccer playoffs! We ended up with some unlikely teams in the playoffs, including my hometown side Real Salt Lake, who advanced after the LA Galaxy …

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