3rd Degree

is creating independent coverage of soccer in North Texas.

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This is the base level of support for 3rd Degree. You like what we do and wanted to throw us a buck. Awesome, it all helps and we appreciate your support. 

At this level, you get access to all the posts on this Patreon including the 3rd Degree Burns and Raw Audio. 

Three is the Magic Number

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Three is the magic number if you like what we do just a little bit more. You want to be good friends. It's pretty much the 3rd Base tier, just a little bit more love.

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Friends of the site, these are the 3rd Amigos. You love what we do.

At this tier, you can request a 3rd Degree Burn about any topic you desire related to soccer.  Hopefully, something related to FC Dallas, North Texas SC, or other pro soccer in the region as that's what we do.

You also get everything from the first two levels.




3rd Degree is the independent soccer news source for North Texas.  Founded in 1997 by Buzz Carrick. After eight years partnered with the Dallas Morning News (2012-2019) and two with ESPN/Dallas (2010-2011), we are again on a standalone platform.

I've covered soccer in the Metroplex for 22 years now with a focus on FC Dallas through the 3rdDegree.net blog, podcast, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube channel.  Coverage includes MLS, USL, US Developmental Academy, NPSL, MASL, and other North Texas soccer products.

I work in a freelance career and 3rd Degree has become a significant undertaking.  What started as a hobby has - through hard work and the quality help of a few like-minded people - turned into a team producing quality FC Dallas focused soccer content. 

Can 3rd Degree and soccer coverage in North Texas someday be a career? I don't know, but I certainly hope so. Your support through Patreon could move us down the road in that direction.

I hope you find our content worth supporting.  I believe the quality of our work is top-notch and professional. I'm quite proud of what we do.

Hopefully, you agree enough to join us as a patron.
158 of 200 patrons
We're on our way to the second goal of 200 patrons! That's enough support to start upgrading equipment, perhaps getting a quality camera to improve the pics I take at FC Dallas training and Academy games.
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