Tommy Meyer’s Major League Development

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Tommy Meyer is a St. Louis native and a graduate of SLUH, the alma matter of MLS star and ESPN commentator Taylor Twellman. He played college soccer at Indiana University before going pro. On Saturday he started and went 90 minutes against Sporting Kansas City. He said his entire family made the 4-hour trip to […]

Futura Southland Forte U15 Girls Chasing National Title

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Futura Academy Forte (MO) secured a spot in the National Championship with a second place finish in the National League Blue Division this past Spring. Futura was the only team in the group to go undefeated with a 4-0-3 record, and scored the second most goals in the blue division with 12. Futura fell in […]

The Soccer Game That Changed Lives in Afghanistan

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A story about our favorite game, one that brings countries and cultures together through the shared experience of playing the game. In this case, it’s 2004 amid the height of the Afghanistan war. A team created from Coalition forces, that included two female American officers, played against an Afghan squad that included players from all […]

Casting Call for Disney Film “Pete’s Dragon”

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I posted about a casting call once previously and the kid’s now in Hollywood chasing the dream. Without previous experience. So if you know some 8-9 year old boys interested in the movies and acting… CASTING CALL FOR THE DISNEY FILM “PETE’S DRAGON” Joni Tackette Casting is scouting the St. Louis region for the lead […]

Dorian Bailey of St Teresa Named Gatorade Player of the Year

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In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Dorian Bailey of St. Teresa’s Academy as its 2013-14 Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Bailey is the fourth Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year to […]

Is the USA Becoming a Soccer Country

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A Panel Discussion held Monday at Graham Chapel on the Washington University campus, it featured Panelists: Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated senior writer, Fox Sports analyst Dan Flynn, general secretary, US Soccer Federation Taylor Twellman, ESPN soccer analyst, 2005 Major League Soccer MVP Clark Hunt, founding investor-owner, Major League Soccer Moderator: Michael MacCambridge, adjunct instructor, “Soccer […]

Watch Tim Ream, Bolton Player of the Year, Live Saturday

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Catch Bolton Wanderers as they host Birmingham City Saturday morning on beIN TV’s live stream. As noted on Bolton’s website Wanderers will be aiming to finish their campaign with a flourish on Saturday as they welcome Birmingham City to the Reebok Stadium. With the weekend’s midday kick-off (6am CT) marking the conclusion of each side’s […]

Tim Ream Named Player of the Year by BWSA

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Tim Ream has been crowned as the Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association (BWSA) Player of the Year. The American international pipped Neil Danns to the gong, which was presented at the BWSA end of season social held at the Reebok Stadium on Tuesday evening. “It’s nice obviously to be recognised by the club’s official supporters association,” […]

Gabe Kash Joins U15 BNT for Tournament Delle Nazioni

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U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team head coach Hugo Perez has named an 18-player roster for the upcoming Tournament Delle Nazioni in Gradisca d’Isonzo, Italy, that runs from April 25-May 1. The U.S., which will play a friendly match against a to-be-determined opponent on April 23, is in Group C and opens tournament play against Slovenia […]

Ado Jahić Competes With Bosnia U17 National Team

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Ado Jahic of Mehlville and the Scott Gallagher Missouri Academy team, recently represented the U17 Bosnian national team in the UEFA U17 Euro 2014 Elite Round. That meant a trip to Scotland to participate in the Final Group Stages of the UEFA U17 Qualifying in late March. Scotland advanced from the Group to the Championship […]