The Rise and Rise of the American Outlaws

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Steve Clare of the North American Soccer Reporters tells the story of Supporters Group in the US with an emphasis on the development of the American Outlaws and it’s impact on bringing US fans into the stadiums.

However, there was one team where this movement remained largely stagnant and where the home team was still regularly outsupported and outsung at home games. That side was the US Mens National Team.

Until recently that is.

On September 10 in Columbus there will be 9000 organized United States fans, easily trumping whatever the previous record was if it had ever been measured. The main water carriers of this ‘rushing revolution’ are a group called the American Outlaws, a Supporters Group dedicated to cheering on the US National Team.

There’s a lot to read and enjoy, check it out at the Huffington Post.