Not sure what all the fuss was about last Thursday? Well, I’ve got you covered. In this episode, I go over the announcement from MLS that they will be pursuing (and paying) Solidarity Payments and Training Compensation. What’s it mean? How does it impact MLS? Why is the […]
A deep dive inside the issues animating the solidarity payment/training compensation fight in the United States. I talked to MLS, Crossfire, the Chicago Sockers and Dallas Texans. Hope you enjoy it. A decision on the Yedlin case (Crossfire) should be here soon (we hope).
My latest story for The Athletic is up on the USSF AGM. Lots of interesting stuff so check it out! I’ll be back later with a podcast on my thoughts on the experience.
In my latest story for The Athletic, I take a look at some contentious discussions between 2015 and 2016, where the forces pushing solidarity payments and training compensation tried to come up with a deal that would resolve the issue once and for all. Unfortunately for the parties […]
Shortly after Borussia Dortmund confirmed the transfer of Christian Pulisic to Chelsea for a fee of €64 million, Will Parchman noted in a tweet that PA Classics, the youth development club that in part developed the starlet, stands to lose about $740k in solidarity payments. Setting aside the […]
Emails Provide Insight Into How USSF/MLS Used Fraser “Stipulation” to Refuse Training Compensation Payments
Note: I recently started a Patreon for those who want to help support/expand my writing content. Whatever you’d like to contribute is greatly appreciated! End plug. Become a Patron: My story on Training Compensation/Solidarity Payments got a great reception (thanks!), and aside from the issues involving the MLSPA’s reluctance […]
What Exactly is Preventing US Soccer and MLS from Participating in the FIFA Solidarity/Training Compensation System?
Note: I recently started a Patreon for those who want to help support/expand my writing content. Whatever you’d like to contribute is greatly appreciated! End plug. Become a Patron: (Fake?) News reports of Tottenham Hotspur tendering a $58 million offer for the services of Christian Pulisic have […]