Major League Soccer is beginning its fourth season as the top level of professional soccer in the United States, but MLS teams like the D.C. United are far from being the only professional teams around. Kojo and guests talk about the growth of professional and semi-pro soccer leagues in the D.C. area and around the country.


  • Dave Ungrady Author of "Unlucky: A Season of Struggle in Minor League Professional Soccer"
  • Gail Smith Player, Maryland Pride (team in the new women's professional league, The W League)
  • Rick Engelfreid Fairfax Royal player (team captain)

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