By Greg Orlandini
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) — The Sons of Ben have a new president, and she is the guest of the KYW Philly Soccer Show. SoB president Ami Rivera is in the studio with KYW’s Greg Orlandini and KYW Philly Soccer Show writer Eli Pearlman-Storch. Ami talks about how she became involved with the Philadelphia Union‘s supporter’s group and how she rose to its leadership. She also discusses what it is like being involved with one of the most rabid supporters groups in MLS.
Then Eli and Greg talk about the recent changes at the Union’s rival in the Bronx, NYCFC. They parted ways with one of the best young coaches in MLS, Jason Kries, after just one year and have brought in Arsenal and France legend Patrick Vieria. His only coaching experience has been in the youth ranks for Manchester City, NYCFC’s parent club. We also delve into the MLS playoffs, which offered some exciting matches over the weekend.
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