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Scout the NASL: Oct. 9 - Oct. 15

Your weekly analysis of the NASL

Daily Mail

The New York Cosmos may not be producing the results at the moment. On the other hand, Scout the NASL is always producing coverage for your benefit. Let’s get to the news!

FC Edmonton

The Edmonton Sun notes that the Eddies officially have no chance of making the playoffs this season as a result of their 0-0 draw with the Cosmos.

Indy Eleven

Midfielder Gerardo Torrado reflects on his time with the Indy Eleven as his playing career starts to wind down. Torrado notched a 78.6% tackle success rate along with two goals for Indy this season.

Jacksonville Armada FC

Caleb Patterson-Sewell was named to the Team of the Week after a clean-sheet performance against Edmonton.

The Armada set a record in their recent match by drawing 4,967 fans to the Hodges Stadium.

Miami FC

Miami took a moment to break down the dangerous attacking play of Stefano Pinho against Atlanta United in a U.S. Open Cup fixture.

In a more interesting turn of events, Miami FC owner Riccardo Silva notes that promotion and relegation in U.S. soccer could unlock some potential. Very interesting that those words are coming from an owner.

North Carolina FC

NCFC announced the signing of Nelson Blanco from the DC United Academy. The 18-year-old notched 21 goals in 51 appearances for DC’s U-18 and U-16 sides.

Puerto Rico FC

Puerto Rico will remain strong within the community after Hurricane Maria. The club notes how they’ll always plan to get fans involved in the game.

San Francisco Deltas

The Deltas look strong as they’ve claimed a spot in the playoffs with their win over the Indy Eleven.

Interesting Read

Take your vote to see who the Golden Ball winner, Coach of the Year, and the Young Player of the Year should go to. Emmanuel Ledesma gets the Cosmos representation for the Golden Boot. Giovanni Savarese obviously is a nominee for Coach of the Year. And a much deserved candidate in Eric Calvillo will be representing the Cosmos for Young Player of the Year.

If you didn’t know already, the state of United States soccer is in messy shape right now. So many ideas are being thrown out there as to what the team and the country need to do. NASL Interim Commissioner Rishi Sehgal gave his thoughts on the matter as to what the team needs to do right now.