STLFC Academy Trials Underway 

I was on hand at the WWT Soccer Park Saturday while the STL FC Academy trials are underway. As you may recall the Fall 2017 season will feature a single set of teams from the Missouri and Illinois Scott Gallagher programs. Photo Gallery – 2003 Trialist v SLSG Elite There will be four teams under […]

SLYSA Spring League Soccer Opens

The St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA) opened it’s 2017 Spring League Soccer season with 985 teams registered for Spring season. It is the largest league ever for SLYSA and the numbers make it one of the largest youth competitive soccer league in the country. SLYSA has everything from individual teams to clubs with around […]

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 […]

St. Louis County Soccer Complex – One Year and Counting

It will be one year this week since Steve Stenger stepped to the podium to announce plans to create a a 13 field complex that would include the SLSG Creve Coeur complex. The St. Louis County Soccer Complex was to break ground in early summer 2016. As the picture above exhibits, what we have instead […]

Missouri Soccer Cup Registration Opens, Junior Cup Introduced

Registration for the three Missouri Soccer Cup tournaments – Missouri State Cup, Missouri Youth State Cup and President’s Cup – have opened. State Cup The 2017 Summer tournament will be played in St. Louis over two weekends. Pool play will be the weekend of June 3-5 and the Semifinals and Finals will be played the […]

Jack Maher and Aedan Stanley At U18 MNT Camp

U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team head coach Omid Namazi has called 28 players for the program’s initial training camp of 2017. Included on the roster are Jack Maher and Aedan Stanley. Maher, part of the SLSG Illinois Academy program and Stanley, of SLSG Missouri Academy, are returning members of the squad. The two also partnered […]

Sara Sanabria and Kinley Brown Slated for National ODP Camp

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the attendees and schedule for the 2017 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Girls National Training Camp, taking place Jan. 26-30 at Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. More than 200 top athletes have been selected from the 2002 and 2003 age groups to represent each of […]

Saint Louis FC Academy Program Announced, Merger of Illinois and Missouri

Via SLSG – St. Louis Scott Gallagher and Saint Louis FC are excited to announce a planned merger for the SLSG-Missouri and SLSG-Illinois Academy Programs into the Saint Louis FC Academy, pending U.S. Soccer approval. The SLSG Academy Programs started in 2007 with U16 and U18 development teams playing a seven-month season. Today, the program […]

US Youth Futsal Midwest Regional Crowns Champions 

The US Youth Futsal Midwest Regional Tournament went down this weekend with some St Louis Teams capturing their age group titles: U11 Girls Real STL (pictured above) won in PK’s vs Madison Futsal Forge.  My post-game interview with Coach Paige Hickey U13 Boys SLSG v STL Futsal (Lou Fusz it looks like) about to start

Sarah Lubbert Called into U23 WNT Camp

The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team will kick off its 2017 programming with a 30-player camp running from Jan. 6-13 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif. The roster includes Jefferson City native Sarah Luebbert (SLSG ECNL), who was named the SEC Freshman of the Year this season at Mizzou. The roster […]