Aug. 19 – With NBC’s investment, growth in MLS attendances, Jurgen Klinsmann’s appointment as US national team coach and the star-studded World Football Challenge, this was a super summer for soccer in the USA. INSIDER columnist Terry Baddoo ponders whether this can be the catalyst to turn the game in America from minor to major.

June 10 – Chinese solar energy specialist signs on for 2014 World Cup… Canaries choose Italian-made kits for Premier League return… DHL schedules stateside deliveries for Manchester United. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

March 31 – Major League Soccer confirms first-ever participation in World Football Challenge, with Man Utd and Barca the international headliners… USA’s 2022 World Cup bid leader to head second-tier American league. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports from Atlanta.