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 […]

Seattle Sounders Acquire Will Bruin from Houston

The Houston Dynamo have acquired General and Targeted Allocation Money from Seattle Sounders FC in a trade for forward Will Bruin, the club announced today. Seattle will open their 2017 season this year at Houston. One day after trading for offensive-minded midfielder Harry Shipp, the Seattle Sounders have added more attacking pedigree with their acquisition […]

Second Half Surge Propels Swope Park Rangers to Victory

Saturday night the Swope Park Rangers defeated Orange County Blues FC at Swope Village to a 3-0 score line. Both teams brought high energy and pace to start the game but creativity and transition were heavily lacking. In the second half it was a different story as the Rangers wore down their opponent and found […]

St Louis Players in the NCAA Men’s D1 Soccer Tourney

The Men’s NCAA Division 1 soccer tournament kicks off today at college sites around the country. I’ve highlight teams in the tournament and their St Louis players as a starting point for your viewing pleasure. If I’ve missed someone, let me know. I’m adding the games to the Soccer on TV Calendar as streaming information […]

Chris Klein Named Sporting KC Legend

Sporting Kansas City will induct former midfielder Chris Klein into the club’s Sporting Legends hall of honor on Saturday at Sporting Park with an on-field ceremony at halftime of the team’s match against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. “This is very well-deserved recognition for Kleiny in a career full of achievements,” said Sporting KC Manager Peter […]

Mike Ambersley First St. Louis FC Signing

Saint Louis Football Club has announced the first player signing in club history, welcoming Mike Ambersley back to his hometown for the 2015 USL PRO season. “After I heard the club’s vision, I was very interested and had a decision to make,” Ambersley said. “Given that St. Louis is my hometown, I feel like it’s […]

Tommy Meyer’s Major League Development

Tommy Meyer is a St. Louis native and a graduate of SLUH, the alma matter of MLS star and ESPN commentator Taylor Twellman. He played college soccer at Indiana University before going pro. On Saturday he started and went 90 minutes against Sporting Kansas City. He said his entire family made the 4-hour trip to […]

UMLS Tritons Hire Wendy Dillinger for Women’s Soccer

Wendy Dillinger, a 1993 graduate of St. Charles West High School, has been named the head women’s soccer coach at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Director of Athletics Lori Flanagan announced today. Dillinger comes to UMSL from Iowa State University, where she guided the Cyclones to more overall victories in each of her six seasons […]

Basso’s Soccer on TV, Week 3

Friday starts strong with the UEFA Super Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. It features Bayern Munich vs Chelsea. The annual cup match between the winners of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League this season sets up a match featuring Guardiola facing off against his old rival Jose Mourinho from their days at Barcelona and […]

SLU Billikens Open Spring Season

Saint Louis men’s soccer will open its spring exhibition schedule on Saturday, March 23 with a meeting against national champion Indiana. This year’s contest will take place at Chatham High School in Springfield, Ill. and will again serve as a charity event to benefit Kailey’s Krew. Kailey’s Krew is a nonprofit organization founded by family […]