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About Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan is a staff writer for the GotSoccer Magazine, covering MLS and other US leagues, He's GotSoccer's chief National Team Correspondent.

USMNT Coach Berhalter Talks
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On December 2, 2018, Earnie Stewart and USSoccer hired Gregg Berhalter as the new coach of the Men’s National Team ending the team’s year plus term of suspended animation and disappointing a large segment of the fan base that hoped … Continue reading

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USWNT Sues U.S. Soccer for Gender Discrimination
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Long-simmering tensions between U.S. Soccer and the Women’s National Team arose again today, International Women’s Day, with a New York Times report that all 28 players in the USWNT player pool have sued the governing body for engaging in “institutionalized … Continue reading

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Brexit and the English Premier League
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With Brexit looming is the English Premier League in jeopardy of forfeiting its status, self-proclaimed though it may be, as the “best” and “most entertaining” league in the world? When Pat Riley was leading the “Showtime” era Los Angeles Lakers … Continue reading

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MLS Leans Into “Selling League” Tag
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With the January Transfer window set to close in a matter of hours, a trio of big money moves has put Major League Soccer in the spotlight and in the process validated Commissioner Don Garber’s December proclamation that MLS must … Continue reading

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Garber _ The SuperDraft Stays!
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Chicago, Il. – The appellation Super, as it applies to Major League Soccer Player Draft, has never seemed less credible than this year in Chicago, especially in light of Philadelphia’s decision to trade their entire draft, five picks in all, … Continue reading

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Charlie Stillitano Talks La Liga to Miami
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“My dear friend (the late) Georgio Chinaglia used to play for the Cosmos and was my co-host on the radio used to say, ‘Charlie, it’s the money, you moron.’” Charlie Stillitano was quoting his old partner to explain just why … Continue reading

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GotSoccer’s Loaded Convention Lineup has Something for Everyone
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Last November the eyes of the United States Soccer public were trained on the GotSoccer Winter Convention in Jacksonville, Florida which featured the U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidates Forum. With the event live streamed, interested parties across the country heard priorities … Continue reading

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“I’m Done Fighting” Eric Wynalda Seeks Another Way
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Around this time last year, retired United States Men’s Soccer legend Eric Wynalda was running for the top job within the sport in the U.S. Wynalda had given up his television job covering soccer for Fox, his radio show- WTF- … Continue reading

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USMNT GM Earnie Stewart on Search for a New Coach
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East Rutherford, N.J. – Earnie Stewart wanted to clear something up. “I do want to comment: have I interviewed people? No, I haven’t interviewed people. Have I spoken to people? Absolutely.” Speaking to a group of a dozen or so … Continue reading

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Is Zack Steffen the Next Number 1?
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Whippany, N.J. – The last time the USMNT gathered at the New York Red Bulls Training Center was ahead of what would be a disastrous 2-0 World Cup Qualifier loss to Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena, last September 1, … Continue reading

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USMNT Great Dempsey Hangs up his Boots
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“He tries shit.” That is what former USMNT coach Bruce Arena once famously said of Clint Dempsey, who announced his retirement today, and it is stands today as a fitting epitaph for a player who rose seemingly from nowhere to … Continue reading

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All State All Stars Coming in 2019
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Insurance company Allstate has recently introduced its first ever All America program intended to honor the best male and female High School soccer players in the United States. Working with MaxPreps, described in Allstate’s press release as America’s source for … Continue reading

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It’s France!
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In a fitting end to a thrilling World Cup France defeated Croatia 4-2 Sunday night in Moscow in the highest scoring final since Brazil topped West Germany 3-2 all the way back in 1986. But don’t let the two-goal victory … Continue reading

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It’s France Versus Croatia for the World Cup!
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France defeated Belgium 1-0 on Tuesday night in a match that failed to consistently scale the hoped-for heights while Croatia bounced back after conceding a fifth-minute goal to top England 2-1 in Extra Time, the third consecutive match to go … Continue reading

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