Neil Blackmon

Neil W. Blackmon is a longtime American soccer journalist based in Fort Lauderdale, where he also practices law. A former board member of the North American Soccer Reporters and the co-founder of the website The Yanks Are Coming, his work has appeared at ESPN FC, Howler, the New Republic, SB Nation, the Sports Illustrated Soccer Podcast and the Total Soccer Show, among other publications and podcasts. He has waited 19 long years for MLS to return to South Florida and is proud to cover Inter Miami CF for Last Word on Soccer. Follow him on Twitter @nwblackmon.