Register Now for Missouri State Cup and Presidents Cup

Registration for the 2015 Fall Missouri State Cup & Presidents Cup tournaments is now open. There are a number of changes to the format, the most visible being the establishment of a Qualifying Weekend that will be held September 12-13 for those brackets that exceed 16 teams or are required to create brackets of 4, […]

Aedan Stanley Headed to Nordic Cup with U18 MNT

Academy Derby Ends in Draw for U16 St. Louis Scott Gallagher

U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team head coach Javier Perez has named a 20-man roster that will head to Sweden for the 2015 Open Nordic Cup Tournament from July 30-Aug. 10. The roster includes Columbia’s (IL) Aedan Stanley, a sophomore-to-be from the SLSG Missouri Academy team. Aedan most recently participated in the U16 Boys National Team […]

Kayleigh Stahlschmidt Invited to Nike National ID2 Camp


The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and US Club Soccer have announced the participants and schedule for the 2015 Nike National Training Camp Powered by ECNL/id2 taking place July 28 – August 1 at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The camp will include approximately 80 of the top female youth soccer players born in […]

Watch SLSG Boys in McGuire Cup Championship


The U19 Boys title game at the US Youth Soccer National Championships is tonight on ESPN3. The game features St. Louis Scott Gallagher Boyce vs Massapequa Arsenal, the Region I Champions from New York. Kickoff is 8pm and will be streamed live. There was a time when St. Louis monopolized what was the only national […]

Futura Academy Forte Elite Advance to National Semifinals


The U16 Girls Futura Academy Forte Elite used their experience in last year’s National tournament to stare down the pressure and advance to the semifinals with a second win Thursday. Futura returned to the Championship after advancing via the National League last year, finishing third in their group at Nationals and missing the knockout rounds. […]

US Youth Soccer Nationals – Day 3


The McGuire Cup, the oldest prize available in Youth Soccer, is still in play for the U19 SLSG Boyce squad. The final group game today will determine the two finalists who will play Saturday night on ESPN3. Let’s go boys! U13 Boys – Sporting and SCUFC have been eliminated and are both looking for their […]

US Youth Soccer Nationals – Day 2


U13 Sporting JB Marine Mann go from the frying pan into the fire today, following their 1-5 loss to Baltimore Celtic. Today they face group leader EC Real Galaxy (by way of goal differential). The two leaders will face each other Thursday so SJBM need a win to be in position to advance to the […]

US Youth Soccer National Championship – Day 1

U13B Region 2 Champ - Sporting JB Marine Mann 20150707

The U13 age group is the first entry for teams at the National Championships. As such, there are only four teams, the Regional Champions. For the Sporting JB Marine Mann U13 boys, they open the tournament today against their toughest challenge most likely. They face the #3 ranked Baltimore Celtic Darby 01/02 (MD) that won […]

Kash and Stanley Named to US Development Academy Central Starting XI

Academy Derby Ends in Draw for U16 St. Louis Scott Gallagher

With the 2014-15 season coming to a close this past Saturday, the U.S. Soccer Development Academy has named its conference award winners for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year. Additional accolades include a Starting XI for each conference at each age group, as well as team awards and best administrator awards. For […]

Dave Lange on Saint Louis Soccer’s McGuire Cup History


The following story is based on numerous interviews conducted during the writing of “Soccer Made in St. Louis: A History of the Game in America’s First Soccer Capital,” published by Reedy Press in 2011. A few copies remain, primarily from online booksellers. St. Louis teams in three age groups are heading to the U.S. Youth […]