Stephen Armstrong: The former Watford man who was the first English-born player to be drafted in MLS

The Superdraft is seen as the curtain-raiser for every MLS season. It takes place at the start of every year just as clubs are returning to pre-season action. Earlier this year was the twentieth draft held in the league’s history and it is targeted by standout college players as their route to becoming professional. But […]

English in Action

Every English player ever drafted in MLS Superdraft

So tomorrow is the 20th edition of the MLS Superdraft. It’s a concept which may seem alien to us Europeans, clubs taking turns to pick a player from a list of eligible college graduates, but it’s a system very popular in American sports. There have been some great success stories from the Superdraft in the […]