Soccer on TV – USWNT Road to Rio and International Champions Cup

It’s game day for the US Women’s National team as they wrap up their “Road to Rio”. They face Costa Rica tonight in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN. I’ll be on hand along with my #WoSo (Women’s Soccer) correspondent Jacqui. In case you’ve missed it, she’s excited and you should be too! […]

Weekly Update – Heat Prep, Redbird Coach and Akron Signee

Another week of highlights for your pleasure and enlightenment. As we deal with the hottest week thus far this year, how about a reminder of what the heat can do to you and your kids. Be prepared! Recognize when someone is suffering from dehydration or heat stroke & act quickly! Learn the signs: #SummerSafety […]

Weekly News – International opportunities, 4 Rivers and

The weekly update offers news of interest that I shared via Twitter or Facebook you may have missed. Like the great initiative shown by a future Orchard Farm Eagle at the bottom of this post, working hard in her garage during the rain last week! CLUB Jake Totty to Marbella United FC in Spain for […]

Update on National Training and Coach Development Center in KC

Sporting Club, U.S. Soccer and Children’s Mercy broke ground Sunday on the National Training and Coaching Development Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The NTCDC will provide a world-class environment to develop players, coaches, and referees of all ages. . Set to open in November 2017 at the southeast corner of Parallel Parkway and 98th Street […]

Soccer on TV – USWNT, European Final and MLS

How much fun was June in terms of Soccer on TV. Great stuff although not much help in terms of productivity in the office. Fortunately the pendulum didn’t swing all the way to the other side, we just have a better balance of soccer to enjoy while feeling somewhat responsible. Like Summer. The key highlights […]

Weekly News – Scholar All-American, Euro Travels, UNC Recruit

CLUB Good luck to Ian Drake (2003) who is participating in the US Youth Futsal National ID Camp this weekend in Kansas City. I’ll have more next week upon his return. There will be a groundbreaking in Kansas on Sunday at US Soccer and Sporting KC finally begin development of the US Soccer National Training […]

The Jacqui Report Offers NWSL Mid-Season Awards

This NWSL season is already half way over, and that means awards for Coach, MVP, GK, Defender and Rookie are given out. Some of my picks may surprise you, and some you may not agree on, feel free to let me know what your picks would be (twitter link below). Let’s get started. Coach: Paul […]

Chicago Red Stars Retiring Lori Chalupny’s Jersey

A great weekend in Chicago is available at the end of July. The Chicago Red Stars announced this week that they will retire Lori Chalupny’s jersey during their game against FC Kansas City on Saturday July 30. How’s that for a triple treat – Chicago, Lori and FC Kansas City. The defending champions will not […]

More Major League Soccer Stadium Rumors

Steve Giegerich of the Post-Dispatch offers a report that points to possible plans for a soccer stadium in the flood plains of Maryland Heights. Maryland Heights braces for a proposed development that could transform city, region Rather it’s the site plan Bornstein is scheduled to submit June 30 to city planners. There are a couple […]

Sporting KC Faces Minnesota United in Open Cup Wednesday

Sporting Kansas City opens play in the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a fourth round match at NASL side Minnesota United FC on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Minnesota advanced to the fourth round with their win at Saint Louis FC, a 2-0 shutout on June 1st. The game will be live-streamed on […]