American Soccer Dream Book Excerpt Now Available

A short excerpt from American Soccer Dream is now available on the novel's website ( The excerpt includes the Table of Contents from the novel with a page from each of the eleven major sections of the work.

An excerpt from the novel American Soccer Dream is now available on the novel's website (

An American Soccer Dream is a fictional story of the United States soccer program, picking up in July 2010 at the conclusion of the FIFA World Cup and taking the reader through the reengineering of the program, the qualification process for the 2014 World Cup and the team's participation in the competition in June and July of 2014 in Brazil. Using the published excerpt, prospective readers can get a sense of the ebb and flow of the work, the literary style and the basic storyline by reading the first page of each of the book's sections.

The release date for the novel is August 2010.

The author, Ken Jones, he serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Xerdict Group LLC, a collaboration software company. In his spare time he is a devotee of the beautiful game.

Ken is married to his wonderful wife Miles Jones. Miles and Ken are blessed with a terrific son Matthew. The family resides in Central New Jersey. Ken can be reached at