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A Beautiful Game

Despite last nights shock ending that sends Japan to the World Cup Final against the USA Sunday, there are games of equal if not greater import going on. Fox Soccer shared this one post-game last night. A wonderful story from Fox Sports. Well done!

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NWSL Announces TV Schedule

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and FOX Sports announced an agreement to televise 10 NWSL games during the current season. As part of the deal, FOX Sports 1 will air three regular-season matches and all three games of the NWSL Playoffs, which includes the two semifinal games on September 13 and the NWSL Championship […]

USWNT Open CONCACAF Qualifying with shutout of Trinidad at Sporting Park

Jacqui – USA Outlast Germany

What a game. What an atmosphere. And most importantly what a win for the United States over Germany to send them into the final. Many fans were unsure if we could win this game, and they had reason to from our less than convincing performances thus far in the tournament. But this team played their […]

USWNT Beats New Zealand Ferns in International Friendly at Busch Stadium

Jacqui – USA in Monumental Clash with Germany

Two countries that have been at the front of the women’s game for decades; United States and Germany. Both teams are filled with experienced veterans, budding superstars and the desire to finish on top. This semi-final may be the most anticipated match of the tournament. Germany’s attack is led by Celia Sasic, Anja Mittag, Simone […]

Nerinx Hall Celebrates Senior Night with a Win over Oakville

Hailey VanDerLeest Named An NSCAA All-Region Girls High School Scholar Athlete

Congratulations to Hailey VanDerLeest of Nerinx Hall High School. She was named to the All-Region Central team for NSCAA Scholar Athletes. She is now eligible for the All-American awards which will be named later. Hailey is one of two Missouri Scholar Athletes, she is joined by MacKenzi Cullifer of Moberly. Hailey will play for the […]

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Futura FC and FC Kansas City Announce Merger

Missouri is sending five teams to the USYSA National Championships this July and two of those teams are girls programs from Futura FC – the U15 Futura FC Pink Panthers 99-00 and U16 Futura Elite 98-99. They were joined at the Region II Tournament by two additional State Champions – U13 Girls Futura FC Academy […]

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Maria Merlo Receives 2015 GLVC Sportsmanship Award

Rockhurst University women’s soccer standout Maria Merlo have been named the recipients of the 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Female Sportsmanship Award, it was announced by the conference office Friday. The GLVC Sportsmanship Award is presented to one male and one female student-athlete or team who has distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and […]

USWNT Open CONCACAF Qualifying with 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago at Sporting Park

Jacqui – United States Overpower China

Although the score line says 1-0, the U.S. outplayed China in every aspect of the game. This was a completely different team than we have seen in a very long time. We seemed relaxed on the ball, controlled the tempo and had our fair share of chances to run up the score. All of this […]

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Jacqui – USA-China Collide in World Cup Quarterfinal

pre The United States and China are two similar teams; particularly, neither have scored a lot of goals and are very defensive-minded. Both of these nations are no stranger to the big tournament, appearing in their seventh and sixth world cups respectively. China is not a very fast team, but they are known for keeping […]

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Thank You St. Louis Soccer!

UPDATED – I’m wrapping up my fourth year of coverage here in St. Louis and I’d like to say thank you. As the graphic below shows, it appears that according to Quantcast (a 3rd party web traffic monitor you sign up for) I’m attracting approximately four times the amount of traffic in terms of people […]