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 […]

FC Kansas City Juniors at National League

The US Youth Soccer National League teams will resume league play Dec. 31-Jan. 2 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and ChampionsGate Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. Missouri is represented by three FC Kansas City Juniors teams, in the 16, 17 and U18 age groups (1999-2001 calendar year). The U16 and U18 squads […]

Lou Fusz Geerling at National League

The 2016-17 US Youth Soccer National League resumed league play Saturday, as half of the 128 boys teams are competing at the ESPN Wide World of Sports and ChampionsGate Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., alongside the Disney Soccer Showcase. The only area team participating this week are the Lou Fusz Geerling U17’s. In the 17U […]

Sporting KC Own Josh Sargent’s Homegrown Rights

There have been a flurry of reports recently on Josh Sargent and Sporting Kansas City owning Josh’s Homegrown Player rights. How about an update on what that means for Josh. First, what are the paths to Major League Soccer for a player like Josh? MLS teams may acquire players and add them to their rosters […]

SLSG ECNL Derby Ends Senior’s Home Career

Wednesday night the seniors of the Missouri and Illinois SLSG ECNL squads completed their club careers with the traditional derby game at WWT Soccer Park. The match finished 3-2 in favor of Missouri as Kirsten Davis (Westminster) scored a brace in the second half to earn the win following a 1-1 tie at halftime. Missouri […]

River City Ruckus 3v3 Registration Opens

The River City Ruckus 3v3 Tournament is now open for registration. A fun weekend for the youth players of your club (U6 to U12) played on the same surface as the St. Louis Ambush. Weather safe and exciting for the kids. When: Feb 4th and 5th, 2017 Where: St. Charles Family Arena What: 2nd Annual […]

SLSG ECNL Derby This Weekend

The Fall ECNL season wraps up this coming weekend for the High School girls, featuring the SLSG ECNL Derby games between Illinois and Missouri. I try to catch one of the home-and-away matches each year, especially as it will be senior recognition night for the U18/19’s who are approaching their final high school season. More […]

Five Chasing National League Glory

The National League (NL) kicks off Thursday for the Boys with four games (over four days) scheduled. The expansion of the NL this season means that 128 boys teams will converge in North Carolina to kick off their 2016-17 season in front of college, professional and U.S. National Team scouts. Games are played primarily at […]