Chris Savino

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Meola and Rios Surprise West Philadelphia Hurricanes Youth Soccer Team


Yesterday in West Philadelphia, former U.S. Men's National Team Goalkeeper Tony Meola and former Mexican National Team Goalkeeper Adolfo Rios surprised the players of the West Philadelphia...

Union Lack Center City Presence; Seattle Opens Downtown Store


This weekend marked the grand opening of Seattle Sounders' first team store in downtown Seattle. Simply known as "The Pro Shop," the store will feature products from both the Sounders and the...

MLS Still Primary Revenue Source For Soccer-Specific Stadiums


Soccer specific stadiums throughout Major League Soccer play a similar role in sports and entertainment in the United States as do similar stadiums around the world. Few sports stadia exist to host...

Former U.S. MNT Goalkeeper, Tony Meola, on Youth Development


While in Boston for the Men's National Team match versus Spain on June 4th, Meola organized a training session for a youth team in Providence, Rhode Island. Through Allstate's campaign, Meola...

Comparing MLS Castrol Index with Compensation


Brotherly Game's Managing Editor, Scott Kessler, provided the rankings for the Philadelphia Union. Almost immediately prior to the announcement of the Castrol Index, the MLS Players Union released...

PPL Park Attendance Off To Impressive Start


The average home attendance for 2011 has already surpassed that of the previous season with 18,044 supporters - less than five-hundred tickets short of a sold out crowd (anything over its maximum...

Union Rank 6th In MLS Salaries


Major League Soccer Players Union released its annual report of players' base salary and guaranteed compensation earlier this month. Yesterday Brotherly Game's Managing Editor, Scott Kessler,...

Social Media and the Philadelphia Union


Nothing is ever perfect on the first attempt and with time, many of the growing pains that PPL Park has experienced will dissipate as the club moves forward and improves the overall fan experience.

Corporate Sponsorship Of Youth Development


Allstate, has taken advantage of a similar opportunity - Sueño MLS. In its fifth year, the competition, which may be unknown to some, is providing opportunities to players in three Major League...

DOOP Is Okay; Union And Sons of Ben Come To Agreement


Yesterday, Scott Kessler, Brotherly Game's Managing Editor, sat down with the Sons of Ben Vice President, Matt Ansbro, to recap their meeting with the Philadelphia Union concerning the team's...

Union Miss Marketing Opportunity For Third Kit


It has been known for some time that the Philadelphia Union would be launching a third kit. Union fans began to speculate what the third kit could look like. Mockups ranged from a light blue, Sons...

Facilities That Every Soccer City Must Have


While traveling to Miami during a recent business trip, I had the opportunity to visit several soccer facilities in the downtown area. Friends and locals alike were helpful in locating where the...

Philadelphia Union Trademark DOOP


The latest Philadelphia Union fan contest and the inclusion of a DOOP scarf in season ticket holder packages has prompted several questions about who owns the rights to the word 'DOOP'. It is the...

MLS Salaries On The Rise But Still Can't Compete In The U.S.


Major League Soccer will continue to trail the major sports leagues in the United States for decades to come, but player salaries are indicative of a league's growth and potential. It may be over...

Looking Ahead To MLS's Attendance In 2011


With less than twenty-three days until the kick-off of the 2011 regular season for the MLS, we take a look where the league has been and what is to come for the league's attendance and ticket...

World's Top 20 Most Valuable Clubs


Big 4 accounting and consulting firm, Deloitte released its annual report on the 'Football Money League.' The report profiles the highest revenue generating soccer clubs from around the globe for...

Ownership Structure Of Clubs In The MLS And Abroad


Throughout the history of the sport, there has yet to be just one ownership structure, which is proven to provide success. In modern days of the sport, several forms of ownership in the many...

Alcoholic Beverage Companies Continue To Invest In The MLS


As with many sports, soccer fans and beer go together as well rum and coke - for the sake of this article. It is a pairing that dates back to the late 1800s and early 1900s as football dramatically...

USL Increasing Its Impact on Player Development


In a recent interview, and sat down Brian D'Amico, Senior Director of Youth League Development for the USL at the 2011 NSCAA Convention. Brian discussed the...

Current Jersey Sponsors in the MLS [updated]


A look at the current deals around Major League Soccer. As the league continues to grow, the demand for corporate sponsorship continues to increase.

Using Soccer to Fight Cancer


Red Card Cancer focuses on engaging the world-wide soccer community in the fight against cancer through various interactive programs for fans, players, coaches, parents and referees. Recently,...

MLS Teams Adopting Club Model to Develop Talent


The New Year will undoubtedly be one of growth for soccer academies across the United States. Youth soccer and the development of homegrown players (i.e. Philadelphia Union’s signing of Zach...

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