Someone has to explain Sunil Gulati’s thinking here: U.S. Soccer’s reigning president says he wouldn’t sanction a 39th round of Premiership matches in the
But why would Gulati dismiss it out of hand? Is it not his responsibility, above all, to promote the game here in the
Bringing a round of English matches to the
Is it an overall positive for the game? If anything, it’s a neutral to negative--English fans aren’t exactly anxious to dole out their game to the Yanks for one round a year. And I’m sure the players aren’t thrilled about the prospects of 5-10-hour flights to play in the States.
But looking at this strictly from an American point of view, Gulati is doing a disservices to fans and needs to be questioned.