Other News of Note

CONCACAF U20 Championship Opens – USA v Panama

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named the 20-player roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U20 Championship, which double as the team’s 2017 World Cup qualifying tournament, running Feb. 17-March 5 in Costa Rica. The USA has been drawn into Group B along with Panama, Haiti and Saint Kitts and Nevis. The […]

US Soccer Unveils New Red National Team Kit

U.S. Soccer and Nike have unveiled the new 2017 U.S. National Team kit, featuring a bold red color palette with the lightweight mobility and engineered breathability of Nike AeroSwift technology. The U.S. Women’s National Team will introduce the kit at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup taking place from March 1-7, and the Men’s National Team will […]

Mike Ambersley Joins Lou Fusz Soccer

Mike Ambersley has been named Director of Player Development for the Lou Fusz Blue Star Development Program. He joins Lou Fusz SC following his retirement from a professional career that began when drafted by FC Dallas in 2006 following his graduation from Indiana, where he won an NCAA title in 2004. He was the first […]

Champions League Round of 16 Opens Tuesday

The UEFA Champions League returns this week with the Round of 16. There are four mouthwatering fixtures: Paris v Barcelona, Bayern v Arsenal (third time in five seasons!), Real Madrid v Napoli and Benfica v Dortmund. These games (Tuesday and Wednesday) and more can be found on my Soccer on TV calendar, bookmark it! Later […]

St. Louis MLS Stadium Funding Added to Ballot

The next step in building a St. Louis MLS Stadium has been accomplished as a circuit judge ordered the addition of the Stadium funding, along with the MetroLink expansion tax, added to the April 4 ballot. From the Post-Dispatch Soccer stadium supporters need both measures to be approved by city voters, because the MetroLink sales […]

Ed Huneke Named to GLVC Hall of Fame

Ed Huneke, the all-time leader in wins for SIUE men’s soccer, will be part of the 2017 GLVC Hall of Fame class. He will be honored at the Enterprise/GLVC Spring Awards Banquet at the Drury Plaza Hotel in St. Louis on Tuesday, May 23. Huneke served as head coach of the SIUE men’s soccer program […]