FC Kansas City Open NWSL Season

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Saturday will mark the second consecutive year the Blues have opened the season at home after playing in the inaugural NWSL match against Portland Thorns FC last year. It will be FC Kansas City’s first game at their new home stadium at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Game Time: Saturday April 12, 7:00 pm […]

A Look at Matt Besler And Defending

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Matt Besler didn’t seem too pleased to be asked about Omar Gonzalez and last Wednesday’s USMNT game against Mexico. “I’m not going to comment on Omar,” Besler told reporters after Saturday’s scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake. “I don’t judge other people’s play. I think he’s a very strong center back and I look forward […]

MLS Cup Visits Sporting STL

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Sporting KC held a mini-clinic for kids, run by recent signee Alex Martinez (pictured above), in St Peters this past Saturday. The event, combined with a Viewing Party held at the Field Box in St Charles, was jointly hosted by Sporting STL along with JB Marine Sporting and Sporting Columbia. It was a well attended […]

Brandon Barklage At Career Crossroads With San Jose

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By Kevin Smith For Brandon Barklage his sixth season in Major League Soccer could be a career-defining year. Barklage (CBC/SLU) has yet to see a minute of MLS action this year with the San Jose Quakes thanks to a nagging hip injury but the expectation is his new club will look to the now veteran […]

A Tactical Analysis of Sporting KC vs SJ Earthquakes

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There was a clear storyline heading into Saturday’s Sporting Kansas City – San Jose game. Both teams were coming off different, yet equaling morale-crushing, midweek defeats in the CONCACAF Champions League. How each team would rebound from its respective loss was at the forefront of the conversation, but fitness levels were also worth monitoring after […]

NWSL Comes To St Louis Soccer Park

Becky Sauerbrunn, FC Kansas City heads clear at St Louis Soccer Park

A crowd of over 2000 descended on St Louis Soccer Park Saturday night to celebrate the women’s professional game and in particular the trio of St Louis natives who were part of the event. For Becky Sauerbrunn of FC Kansas City (pictured above) and Alyssa Mautz of the Chicago Red Stars, it was their first […]

El Clásico Sunday and USL PRO Streaming Announced

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El Clásico returns Sunday with Real Madrid hosting Barcelona in the 2nd leg of their home-and-away series. It’s Week 29, the last ten games of the season approach and Barca are four points back of Real Madrid (table below). This game could decide who will take home the title of La Liga BBVA’s 83rd season. […]

Where Goes The St Louis Ambush?

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UPDATED – Professional indoor soccer in America is under some significant pressure. The gauntlet was thrown down Monday am when the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL), the league the Ambush compete in, released the following statement: “Since acquiring the MISL in 2011, we have been committed to raising the overall standards within the league and […]

John Berner Starts First MLS Match, Earns Rookie Honors

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The Colorado Rapids opened their season Saturday in New York where they drew 1-1 with the Red Bulls. Recent SIUE graduate John Berner started and played the entire match in goal, helping to earn the road point for the Rapids. John is the third goalie on the Rapids roster, listed behind starter Clint Irwin and […]

Sporting KC Open CCL at Home vs Cruz Azul Wednesday

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Sporting KC’s home match vs. Cruz Azul on Wednesday March 12 will air on FOX Sports 2 (English) and Univision Deportes Network (Spanish) in the United States. Sporting KC’s decisive second leg at Cruz Azul on March 19 will air on FOX Sports 2 (English) and Galavision (Spanish) in the United States and FOX Sports […]