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Readers irate at lack of Gold Cup television.

(Friday, March 3, 2000) -- SoccerTimes received dozens of e-mails from readers upset with the absence of television of the United States men’s games in the Gold Cup. A sampling of these correspondences follows.   Full Story.

Large majority of readers continue to support U.S. women.

(Friday, January 21, 2000) -- A sampling of the voluminous e-mail following the "U.S. Soccer dispute with World Cup champs defies easy solution." Once again, the large majority support the United States women in their contract dispute with the U.S. Soccer Federation.   Full Story.

Soccer public continues to support U.S. women.

(Wednesday, December 29, 1999) -- Support for the United States women in their contract battle with the United States Soccer Federation -- with an occasional dissenter -- continues to pour into SoccerTimes' e-mail box. A second sampling of these correspondences is offered.   Full Story.

Readers unanimously support women in contract dispute with Federation.

(Monday, December 27, 1999) -- SoccerTimes has yet to receive an e-mail voicing supporting the United States Soccer Federation in its contract squabble with the 20 members of the Women's World Cup champion team. Here is a sampling of the stream of correspondences backing the women.   Full Story.

U.S women deserve better from Federation.

(Thursday, November 18, 1999) -- SoccerTimes readers weigh in on what they think is shabby treatment of the women's national team by the United States Soccer Federation.   Full Story.

Readers have mixed feelings on Lalas.

(Monday, November 1, 1999) There was a mixed response from readers to Jerry Langdon's October 25 column headlined: "Lalas is owed a great debt for carrying the burden of building his sport," which also touched on the televising of the imminent under-17 men's world championships.   Full Story.

Soccer will never grow in U.S. without easy access via television.

(Friday, October 1, 1999) -- How will soccer ever grow in this country if most of the major games are not televised to a mass audience? That is what a couple dozen readers asked in response to Jerry Langdon’s recent column. Following is a sampling of those e-mails.   Full Story.

‘Silent Sunday’ is a hit with our readers.

(Wednesday, September 22, 1999) -- E-mail from SoccerTimes readers was 100 percent in favor of the "Silent Sunday" concept for youth soccer, as detailed in Jerry Langdon’s column "Time for parents and coaches to keep quiet while the children play."   Full Story.

Two opinions on the Rhinos Cup triumph.

(Monday, September 20, 1999) -- Opinions on the Rochester Raging Rhinos U.S. Cup victory have flooded our e-mail bag. Here are two differing points of view.   Full Story.

Rochester Rhinos do American soccer proud.

(Sunday, September 19, 1999) -- SoccerTimes readers love those Rochester Raging Rhinos and the column Jerry Langdon wrote about them.   Full Story.

2000

  • March 3, 2000: Readers irate at lack of Gold Cup television.
  • January 21, 2000: Large majority of readers continue to support U.S. women.

    1999

  • December 29, 1999: Soccer public continues to support U.S. women.
  • December 27, 1999: Readers unanimously support women in contract dispute with Federation.
  • November 18, 1999: U.S women deserve better from Federation.
  • November 1, 1999: Readers have mixed feelings on Lalas.
  • October 1, 1999: Soccer will never grow in U.S. without easy access via television.
  • September 22, 1999: ‘Silent Sunday’ is a hit with our readers.
  • September 20, 1999: Two opinions on the Rhinos Cup triumph.
  • September 19, 1999: Rochester Rhinos do American soccer proud.
  • September 6, 1999: Where is U.S. Soccer marketing?
  • August 31, 1999: MLS should take a hint.
  • August 26, 1999: Grady is not the problem.
  • August 15, 1999: Readers love Rhinos, frustrated with Metros.
  • August 9, 1999: Readers still angry over difficulty seeing Confederations Cup.
  • August 4, 1999: Readers irate about difficulty of getting Confederations TV.
  • July 22, 1999: Why did D.C. United get Albright?
  • July 14, 1999: How to break a tie.
  • July 12, 1999: To replay or not to.
  • July 9, 1999: The draw, the ref, the call for Women's World Cup final.
  • June 16, 1999: Readers have little sympathy for Harkes literary feeling of entitlement.
  • May 16, 1999: Thoughts on new Columbus stadium.
  • May 5, 1999: Readers sound off on parity, like following Americans overseas.

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