St. Louis MLS Stadium Funding Added to Ballot

The next step in building a St. Louis MLS Stadium has been accomplished as a circuit judge ordered the addition of the Stadium funding, along with the MetroLink expansion tax, added to the April 4 ballot. From the Post-Dispatch Soccer stadium supporters need both measures to be approved by city voters, because the MetroLink sales […]

MLS2STL Financials Released

Following the submission of a formal application to Major League Soccer to bring MLS2STL, the SC STL group met with the Ways & Means committee again to present their Financial Package for approval. Per Katy Hessel from Fox2, by a 4 to 3 vote the committee approved a financial plan in which the city would […]

National Womens Soccer League Announce TV Partnership with A+E

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and A+E Networks have entered an historic partnership whereby A+E Networks will become the league’s newest investor with an equity stake in the National Women’s Soccer League, joining the existing team ownership groups. As one of the leading women’s media brands, Lifetime, will become an official sponsor and broadcast […]

SC Saint Louis Submit MLS Application 

A total of 12 ownership groups in 12 different cities formally submitted expansion bids on Tuesday as MLS gets set to add four more expansion teams in the coming years for a total of 28 clubs. Details of all 12 bids in chronological order of submission announcement can be found at MLSsoccer.com. Cities who have […]

St. Louis Soccer Stadium Bill Advances

The St. Louis Board of Aldermanic Ways and Means Committee first rejected, and then approved, a revised proposal for a St. Louis Soccer Stadium that now advances to the full Board of Alderman. Via Post-Dispatch Aldermen Scott Ogilvie, 24th Ward, and Stephen Conway, 8th Ward, switched their votes. Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed added […]

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 […]