St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium Funding Bill Revived

According to the St. Louis Business Journal, “a bill that would put a Major League Soccer stadium funding question on the April ballot has been revived. UPDATED – Statement from Jim Woodcock, Spokesperson for SC STL Thanks to our collaboration with Gov. Greitens and his staff over the past two weeks, SC STL has found […]

Austin Ledbetter Drafted by FC Dallas of Major League Soccer

Congratulations to Austin Ledbetter (SIUE/CBC/SLSG Academy) who was drafted by FC Dallas in the third round today. The SIUE senior became the fifth men’s soccer alum to be drafted into Major League Soccer in the last four years from the SIUE Cougar’s. He was selected Tuesday in the third round (no. 53 overall) by FC […]

Melanie Donaldson Hopes To Hear Her Named Called in NWSL Draft

Incarnate Word and Mizzou Tiger grad Melanie Donaldson will be hanging with her college roomie on Thursday in Georgia, hoping to hear her named called in the NWSL draft that day. The 2017 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft will take place Thursday, January 12 at 2 p.m. CT at the National Soccer Coaches […]

New Owners for FC Kansas City

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that Elam Bear, CEO of North Central Equity, LLC, is taking over operation of FC Kansas City (FCKC). The team enters into its fifth season with plenty of reason for optimism. Brad Likens, one of FC Kansas City’s founders said, “This is a good day for Kansas […]

United Soccer League Granted Provisional Division 2 Status

The United Soccer League (USL) Friday was granted provisional Division 2 status by the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) Board of Directors, beginning with the 2017 season. Earlier this year, the USL submitted its application and supporting documentation for entry into Division 2. This landmark decision by USSF supports the USL’s vision to become one of […]

Julie King, From Nerinx Hall to the NWSL

I had the pleasure of interviewing Julie King (audio below) earlier this week while she was home visiting family. Julie is one of four area players competing in the National Womens Soccer League (NWSL), a list that includes Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City/Ladue), Alyssa Mautz (Chicago Red Stars/Ft. Zumwalt West) and most recently, Granite City’s […]

Charity Match – AO STL v St Louligans

The Third Annual Charity Match between the American Outlaws St. Louis chapter and the St. Louligans supporters group is taking place Saturday. While the series is tied at one win apiece, the emphasis is on extending the charitable efforts by the members. The St Louis Area Foodbank will receive the canned goods and non-perishable items […]

Seattle Sounders Acquire Will Bruin from Houston

The Houston Dynamo have acquired General and Targeted Allocation Money from Seattle Sounders FC in a trade for forward Will Bruin, the club announced today. Seattle will open their 2017 season this year at Houston. One day after trading for offensive-minded midfielder Harry Shipp, the Seattle Sounders have added more attacking pedigree with their acquisition […]

Pat Noonan Joins Bruce Arena’s USMNT Staff

Taylor Twellman reported via Twitter this week that Arena has hired four coaches to join his U.S. side and it is his LA Galaxy coaching staff. He’s bringing four coaches with him from LA, opting for familiarity and trust above all else. Fox Soccer offers background on the group that includes Pat Noonan (Indiana/DeSmet), pictured […]

Soccer On TV For Thanksgiving

There is plenty of action this week to keep you energized and ready for second helpings, or as an excuse to step away for awhile during the many gatherings. So here is the Soccer on TV details you need. It starts off with Champions League action on Tuesday and Wednesday, Europa League on Thursday and […]