Tom Mulroy: soccer promoter extraordinaire
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Jan. 4, 1:30 a.m.
Only once has 53-year-old Tommy Mulroy had a job that wasn't about soccer. His stint at a New York delicatessen, when he was a sophomore in high school, lasted six weeks. The owner wanted Mulroy to cover an absent stock boy's shift. But Mulroy was on the way to his soccer game 40 miles away at Farcher's Grove in Union, ...
YOUTH BEAT: The path to fame and fortune is ...
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Jan. 1, 12:00 p.m.
An expanding MLS and increased interest in American players from foreign clubs have created more paths to pro stardom than ever for the nation's elite youth players, for whom college ball can also serve as a springboard.