Feyenoord FC and SLSG Illinois Forge Partnership

On the eve of Feyenoord playing against Manchester United on Thursday on the first Matchday of the Europa League, it’s time for me to explore the partnership that they have forged with SLSG Illinois. For a look at Feyenoord and details on tomorrow’s game, scroll to the bottom. Now let’s look at how a Dutch […]

SLSG Academy Hosting U17 US Men’s Team October 8th

The U17 Men’s National Team at St. Louis Soccer Park against SLSG Academy on April 6, 2013[/caption]St. Louis Scott Gallagher will host the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team on Oct. 8 at the World Wide Technology Soccer Park. The match is set to kick off on the stadium field at 7:30 p.m. CT. The U-17 […]

2016 St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet

Dear Friends of Soccer – The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Inductee Class of 2016, and request your attendance during St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Week by attending the Memorial Mass and Induction Banquet on Tuesday October 11th and Saturday October 15th, 2016. The Memorial Mass will be […]

Kirsten Davis At U18 US Women’s Soccer Camp

After two international trips and two domestic camps so far this year, the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team heads to San Diego for a training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., running from September 3-10. Kirsten Davis from Westminster Academy is one of the players called up for the Camp. […]

Six Missouri Players Named to ODP Thanksgiving Interregional Squads

The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional to be held in Boca Raton, FL in November has released the player list. Teams from each of the four USYSA Regions are participating in the 1999-2003 age groups. The event will feature over 350 of the nation’s top players […]

St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC re US Soccer Girls Academy Plans

I had the opportunity to meet with Scott McDoniel and Steve Pecher today at the World Wide Technology Soccer Park. They were kind enough to sit down with me and offer an update on their plans for the upcoming year and beyond. We talked about the Calendar Year mandate, Missouri State Cup, the ECNL and […]

12th Annual Norco Soccer Invitational Opens

I was on hand last night for the start of the Norco Invitational soccer tournament, always a clear indication that the Club season has begun (along with SLYSA League starting). The tournament is being held at Mueller Fields and the SLYSA Complex and as usual traffic at 370 and Elm can be a bit of […]

St. Louis Soccer Weekly – Transfers, Games and Honors

Before I dive into the latest edition of St. Louis soccer action, a look back at some Olympic memories by the writers who covered the games. If you haven’t heard about the US Women’s Water Polo team, it’s just one of some remarkable human stories that will stay with the writers. And you. Memories of […]

Josh Sargent U17 National Team Update

If you haven’t heard about Josh Sargent of O’Fallon, Missouri, now is a pretty good time to correct that. Josh is one of two local players who is actively involved in the US Soccer national program, along with Aedan Stanley (Columbia, IL). Sargent is in Mexico this week competing with the U17 National Team at […]

Maria Haro and Holly Schneider Training With FFC Frankfurt

Maria Haro (2000) and Holly Schneider (2001) are a pair of Sporting JB Marine players who are participating in a week of training with 1.FFC Frankfurt. The training runs August 14 – 21, 2016, and only the best 32 soccer players, chosen from a pool of Adidas sponsored clubs across the country, participate. Maria and […]