Arsenal Aims for Premier League Title

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By Collin and Russell Hickey After winning last season’s FA Cup, Arsenal is looking to win its first Barclays Premier League title since 2004 this season. Last May, the Gunners ended a nine-year trophy drought by beating Hull City in the FA Cup Final. Shortly after the conclusion of the World Cup, Arsene Wenger addressed […]

MLS All-Stars Face Bayern Munich Wednesday

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The 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game returns on August 6 in Portland. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2, beginning at 9 pm CT (8:30 pm pre-game). The team is coached by Caleb Porter, the head coach of the Portland Timbers, with a roster that includes four players from Sporting KC – Zusi, Besler, […]

MLS Home-Grown All-Stars Monday Night

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The first-ever Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game will be played Monday at 9pm and shown live on ESPN3. The match will feature the Portland Timbers U-23 team vs. a team of 20 top MLS Homegrown players at Providence Park (list below). Adrian Healey, Alexi Lalas and Taylor Twellman will make the call. Players representing 12 MLS […]

Weekend Soccer on TV

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No one should be complaining of World Cup withdrawals anymore. This weekend in particular brings a series of friendlies that should hold your attention including one – Manchester United vs Real Madrid at the University of Michigan – that should set a new record for attendance at a match in the United States. 109,000 expected, […]

Alec AJ Cochran Named to U-23 MNT Camp

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Via US Soccer – A 19-player U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team roster has been named for a five-day camp from Aug. 3-7 at Nassau, Bahamas. The camp will also feature a game against the Bahamas Senior National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Thompson A. Robinson National Stadium. To stay up-to-date on AJ’s career, […]

National Training and Coaching Development Center to KC

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(July 23, 2014) — Governor Sam Brownback joined Sporting Club, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and representatives from Schlitterbahn Water Park and EPR Properties tonight to announce the development of a U.S. Soccer National Training Center complex in Kansas City, Kan. The facility will house the National Training and Coaching Development Center, an elite […]

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 […]

Jeremy Alumbaugh, St Louis FC GM, on Player Development

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With the completion of the World Cup, player development has become the topic of conversation within the community. So I went to the fellow I know best, who trained my nephews and was instrumental in helping me set my focus on “serving soccer junkies” since I began this effort in 2005, to discuss the topic. […]

Sporting KC Sign Besler and Zusi

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Prior to a sold out match against the LA Galaxy today, Sporting KC announced that they had signed Matt Besler and Graham Zusi to extended contracts that will keep them in Kansas City for years to come. Matt Besler and midfielder Graham Zusi were signed to long-term Designated Player contracts. Per club policy, additional terms […]

ESPN Adds NWSL Broadcasts Beginning Sunday

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Alex Morgan and Portland Thorns FC will host Julie King (Nerinx!), Heather O’Reilly and the Boston Breakers on Sunday in a match broadcast live on ESPN2. Glenn Davis will have all the play-by-play, with Monica Gonzalez providing analysis, as the defending champion Thorns seek their second consecutive appearance in the NWSL Playoffs. Game :Boston Breakers […]