Ado Jahić Called in by Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Congratulations to Abdulah “Ado” Jahić of SLSG Academy and Mehlville, who has been called in for a three day camp in Zenica to train with the Bosnia & Herzegovina national team coaching staff. It is a special camp targeted to players of the diaspora (the dispersion of any people from their original homeland). It is […]

Major League Soccer Begins Search for Stadium Site in St. Louis

UPDATE – Friday morning “BenFred” chimed in on the topic with MLS in St. Louis Needs Heroes with Deep Pockets “Potential owners” and “MLS-ready” don’t mix. The big names mentioned above can rally the troops and move things forward, but do these deep-pocketed heroes really exist? Will they be around when it’s time to fork […]

Josh Sargent Joins U17 MNT Residency Program

As reported here in November, Josh Sargent (St Dominic/SLSG) has moved to Bradenton, FL to begin his participation in the U17 MNT Residency Program. The formal announcement was made today by US Soccer. Josh follows in the footsteps of AJ Palazzolo (Spring 2014) and Logan Panchot (2013-2015). U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John […]

US Youth Soccer Goal of the Year Scored by Affton’s Steven May

Sixteen individuals were honored with national awards Friday night at the 2016 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held at the Hilton Key Ballroom in Baltimore, Md. The Goal of the Year award was won by Steven May (Affton/SLSG), for his volley from 30 yards during the U19 USYSA National Championship game in July. Steven attends […]

Affton’s Steven May Up for USYSA Goal of the Year – Vote!

It’s a 30 yard golazo and it came in the McGuire Cup – the U19 Boys National Championship Final on Saturday July 25th, 2015. A corner kick by Justin Stinson cleared by Massapequa Arsenal (NY-E) but Steven steps into it and buries it. It’s one of five Goal of the Year candidates for US Youth […]

Dave Lange – A Lori Chalupny Retrospective

As we enter 2016, I am going to take a look back at 2015 over the course of the next two weeks. What were the most impactful players, teams, clubs and events in St. Louis. That is best begun with a look at Lori Chalupny with the end of her professional playing career. I asked […]

World Wide Technology Soccer Park Flooding

UPDATED – A visit to the World Wide Technology Soccer Park shortly before noon today offered a look at the impact the flooding is having on this historic facility. A two minute video can be seen below. The Meramec River at Valley Park crested at 44.11' around 3 am & is beginning a slow fall. […]

Lori Chalupny Announces Retirement

Via Chicago Red Stars – Four-year Chicago Red Stars captain Lori Chalupny today announced her retirement from professional club soccer. The step comes six weeks after the defender-midfielder played in her final match for the U.S. Women’s National Team and five months after winning her first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup. Chalupny also led the […]

Josh Sargent Set for Nike Friendlies and U17 Residency

The 2015 Nike International Friendlies and U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase will take place at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, from Dec. 2-7. During the competition, the U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team (’00) will take on teams from Brazil, England and the Netherlands. The U-15 BNT and its opponents consist of players […]

Lori Chalupny Farewell Match Today

Lori Chalupny plays for the final time in the USWNT kit, against Brazil in the Citrus Bowl. The game kicks off at 2pm on Fox Sports 1 (FS1). No live game coverage for me today, I’m staying in to enjoy this. Likely with a nice blaze in the fireplace, extra pillows on the couch and […]