So where did the NASL come from?
I’m going to answer in more depth, but for now, I’ll just give you… this:
Yes, that indeed is the simplified version. Holy cow, but we Americans (USians and Canadians, anyway) are a complicated lot…
More to come in a later post. If you want to read the long version, check out the blog of soccerreform.us. I’ll condense the history quite a bit, though.