The Jacqui Report – 5 NWSL Rookies To Watch

Three games into the 2016 NWSL season and its already becoming quite the unpredictable race. Who would’ve guessed that Washington would be in first? Or that two-time defending champions Kansas City would be in the bottom half of the table? Not me. What I do know is how well the rookie class has performed overall […]

Sunday Report – Gomez pro debut and other Firsts

The Week of April 11 wraps with wonderful news for a Webster Groves lad, a Goal of the Year candidate from Ursuline, video review for D1 soccer this Fall and plenty more! Webster Groves (and Georgetown) alum Tomas Gomez earned his first pro start Sunday and kept a clean sheet in a scoreless draw while […]

The Jacqui Report – Let’s Get This Party (NWSL) Started

The fourth season of the National Women’s Soccer League kicks off Saturday and that’s history in itself as the previous two leagues (WUSA from 2000-2003, WPS from 2009-2011 respectively) failed to reach a fourth year of existence. Women’s soccer in America is in completely new territory. It’s exciting, unpredictable and about damn time, am I […]

The Sunday Round Up – HS Goal of the Year begins

The Sunday Round Up, a new effort, will provide a look back at items of interest that you may have missed. I love hearing about first varsity goals, sharing video of quality goals, setting records and stories outside our area that enhance our understanding of the game. They’ll come primarily from Twitter and Facebook. I’m […]

Kansas City Triple Header

As a public service, I’d like to point out that there are two weekends this year when a family (or team) can take a trip to Kansas City and see all three of their professional soccer teams play during the course of the weekend. May 13-15 High School District play begins on Saturday May 14th. […]

Major League Soccer Opens Sunday

The Major League Soccer season returns Sunday with 10 games as all twenty teams are in action. There are three games being televised nationally and a new effort – MLS Soccer Sunday: Week 1 LIVE will bring you four hours of coverage from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. It will air on MLSsoccer.com, ESPN3 and […]

Saint Louis in Major League Soccer

You read the title correctly. This isn’t an #MLS2STL story but rather what Saint Louis is contributing to Major League Soccer at the player level. March 1st was the day for final rosters in advance of the season opening this Sunday so here’s a quick look at the state of the game as it pertains […]

Justin Bilyeu Signed by New York Red Bull

Via MLSsoccer.com = The New York Red Bulls have added to their defensive corps for the upcoming 2016 season with the announcement on Thursday they have signed 2016 MLS SuperDraft selections Justin Bilyeu and Zach Carroll. “Justin and Zach have done very well this preseason,” said Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis in a team […]

New #MLS2STL Business Group Established

A press release – A group of local St. Louis business and sports leaders has been formed as the MLS2STL Group to explore and advance the city’s candidacy to be awarded a Major League Soccer expansion franchise. MLS recently announced plans to grow the league to 28 teams, and St. Louis is being considered for […]

Saint Louis Legends – Not!

There is a new twitter account and website for a group calling itself Saint Louis Legends. The “Legends” are “Some regular St. Louis Folks and a Guy From the UK” per the IndieGoGo campaign they have also started. That’s right, they want you to donate to their effort. Update2 – the STLlegends responded to my […]