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Off The Bench Episode 111: Steve Livingstone, president of NASL’s Jacksonville Armada


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Luke and Pedro are back for Episode 111 with special guest, Steve Livingstone, president of newly-named NASL expansion team Jacksonville Armada FC. The duo also discuss…

MLS News: The Carolina Challenge Cup, the Disney Pro Soccer Classic and the Desert Diamond Cup pre-season tournaments that are set to kick off soon. The guys talk about which teams are playing where and what type of benefits these tournaments can have for teams in pre-season. They also discuss whether or not MLS fans may see Cristiano Ronaldo suit up for the future Miami MLS club in the near future. And does St.Louis have MLS ambition?

NASL News: Luke and Pedro are joined by Steve Livingstone, president of Jacksonville Armada FC, to talk about the club and their vision for professional soccer in the Jacksonville area. MLS teams are not the only ones in warmer climates during preseason, The New York Cosmos are currently in Dubai to bring their brand to the Middle East and get away from the snowy New York weather.

USL Pro: The Wilmington Hammerheads have re-signed Cody Arnoux.

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