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 […]

Saint Louis in Major League Soccer

You read the title correctly. This isn’t an #MLS2STL story but rather what Saint Louis is contributing to Major League Soccer at the player level. March 1st was the day for final rosters in advance of the season opening this Sunday so here’s a quick look at the state of the game as it pertains […]

MLS Cup 2015 on Sunday

The Columbus Crew SC and Portland Timbers will meet for the MLS Cup championship on Sunday, with Columbus hosting at MAPFRE Stadium based on their slightly superior goal differential (+5 vs. +2) during the regular season; the teams finished with the same record (15-11-8) over 34 games. MLS Cup Final – Sunday December 6, 3:00 […]

Major League Soccer Conference Finals Sunday

The second, and final, leg of the Conference Championships are today as Major League Soccer will determine the MLS Cup opponents. Two matches for our viewing pleasure today, as highlighted below. Tune in to the Audi 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs Pregame Show ahead of the playoff action on Sunday. A Preview of both of the […]

Sporting KC at Portland in MLS Playoff

Sporting Kansas City opens their Audi 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs campaign at 9 p.m. CT on Thursday against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. The match will be nationally televised on UniMas and Sports Radio 810 WHB can be enjoyed using TuneIn. It is one of two Play-In games (win or go home) being broadcast […]

SoccerWire: Missouri Produces Most MLS Players per Capita

SoccerWire.com released a story today The best U.S. state at producing MLS players doesn’t even have a team (yet). They responded to a release by Major League Soccer noting that MLS is the most diverse major professional sports league. That international diversity is one of the appeals soccer has for me but to their credit, […]

Tomas Gomez Faces Portland Timbers Tuesday

UPDATED – The Lamar Hunt US Open Cup has reached the fourth round and it offers a tasty morsel for fans of St Louis Soccer. Tuesday night the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer will host the Orlando City U23 PDL squad. Orlando City advanced by beating the Charleston Battery of USL Pro. Watch Live […]

STL Players Keying Playoff Runs as Final Stretch Begins for MLS Squads

By Kevin Smith As we have pointed out numerous times in this space one of the great things about Major League is its parity. The 2013 season is shaping up to be no different. Consider that as the league enters its final 6 weeks of play 16 of the league’s 19 clubs have a legitimate […]

Basso’s Soccer on TV, Week 2

The weekend starts with Bundesliga as top-the-table Dortmund face Werder Bremen on Friday afternoon. My go-to source for Bundesliga is the locally produced Bundesliga Fanatic. This is from their new weekly Best Bundesliga Bets: League leaders, Dortmund host Bremen on Friday night, with a 100% record certain to go. Bremen were expected by some to […]

US Open Cup

Via The Cup – The Fourth Round of the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup kicks off on Wednesday, June 12 with eight games. Four lower division teams are still alive, but only one of them are hosting in a Major League Soccer-dominated schedule. Round 4 is filled with dramatic storylines with […]