Gluck: Porter Pulls out of Portland

Serving as a head coach in Major League Soccer is not easy - the rotating door of coaches leaving seems non-stop.  So the departure of Caleb Porter doesn't surprise me.  I sense there may have been multiple reasons but I'll set the stage for one - main reason - a reason you won't see published... Continue Reading →

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Gluck: Who should Head Coach the #USMNT in @USSoccer?

I'm sure there's many ways to determine what Head Coach might best lead the US Men's National Team out of darkness...     I've narrowed my scope of who might fit best by limiting the selection pool to those who currently lead a team in Major League Soccer.  This obviously includes a broad band of candidates -... Continue Reading →

Gluck: Forward into the Past: Dealing without Darlington

I'm sure many feel the Timbers were unlucky this weekend - perhaps rightly so.  For now, at least, I'm not convinced. In the post-game press conference Caleb Porter offered these thoughts about missing Darlington Nagbe; they struck a chord with me, perhaps they will with you too? Porter: "And I think today missing Darlington you could see... Continue Reading →

MLS Week 2 Recap – Dynamo Decisively Dump Dallas

Five -nil and eight goals in two games - the Dynamo are Coyled to strike from anywhere with anyone, to include using the opponent to score for them! All told, Houston have two goals from Andrew Wenger, and one each from Will Bruin, Ricardo Clark, David Horst, Cristian Maidana, Giles Barnes, and Matt Hedges (FC... Continue Reading →

Gluck: Changes envisioned 2 years ago come to pass in College Soccer

Two years ago I wrote this article, it had widespread readership across the college soccer coaching establishment and it appears to have had considerable influence with US Soccer too. I'll leave everything as is and let you read it anew... Original article offered in January 2016. If you're anywhere near being an enthusiast of Major... Continue Reading →

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