Kenneth Vermeer: From the Netherlands to Los Angeles

“Vermeer keepte voor Stekelenburg” by Vincent Teeuwen is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 You signed for LAFC in January 2020. How are you enjoying your time there so far and how would you describe the club? “I am really enjoying my time at LAFC. Before coming to the United States I had only played myContinue reading “Kenneth Vermeer: From the Netherlands to Los Angeles”

Rod Underwood: Coaching across the globe

Photograph courtesy of Rod Underwood I wanted to take you back to the beginning and the start of your footballing journey. How did your journey start on your road to becoming a footballer? Yes it is quite interesting my story is unique in being in the U.S and at my young age and at theContinue reading “Rod Underwood: Coaching across the globe”

João Tralhão: Thierry Henry is a top class coach and Monaco was a great learning experience

Image courtesy of Pexels Many analysts and pundits look at Thierry Henry’s time at Monaco and discuss it. You were a man integral part of his coaching staff at the club. How do you reflect upon that experience now? Monaco is one of the biggest clubs in Europe. The culture is amazing and everyone atContinue reading “João Tralhão: Thierry Henry is a top class coach and Monaco was a great learning experience”

Ryan Martin: Loudoun United, coaching in the USL and Marsch inspiration

Credit: Loudoun United Football Club You were the assistant coach at FC Cincinnati for a few years. What did you learn from that experience? The first thing I learned was how to put together a squad of players from scratch because there weren’t any players signed when John Harkes and I went into the club.Continue reading “Ryan Martin: Loudoun United, coaching in the USL and Marsch inspiration”

Alexander Büttner: New England, Manchester United and facing Robben.

Credit: Manchester United Official website You signed for the New England Revolution in November 2019. How are you enjoying your time at the club so far and how would you describe the club? “I am having a super time at the New England Revolution. We have a great group of players, backroom staff, and managerContinue reading “Alexander Büttner: New England, Manchester United and facing Robben.”