Montreal Impact - 2012 MLS Entry Season Thread 11.0
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11-04-2012, 11:33 AM
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The Impact academy will also be a much better way of recruiting new and young players rather than the superdraft. The academy Saputo set up is based on european clubs and is probably the best youth academy organization out of all of the MLS teams. You can still find decent players in the superdraft but there's very few of them.. and the draft itself seems more like a publicity stunt from MLS more than anything. Sports in N. america are all associated with drafts, so that might be why. But the truth is the draft in MLS is extremely weak compared to other sports.
It would take many years to truly see the fruit of a proper academy. Right now the Impact academy is no better than the TFC one. But there's time to change that.
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