SoccerSTL Team of the Week, March 23rd


A new effort on my part to try and offer some additional recognition to players. It will be a non-scientific effort, especially in the early stages as I am reintroduced to area teams. It will also be heavily weighted by the play that I see. Generally I find a sideline position that offers the sun […]

Cor Jesu Wins Opener, Shuts Out Glendale

Cor Jesu Wins Opener with Shutout of Glendale

A 77th minute goal by Mikayla Harvey, on a run and shot after entering the box, was the game-winner for the Chargers as they opened the season against Class 3 Glendale (Springfield, MO). It was also the first win for new Head Coach Dave Gauvain, who is reprising his role with the Chargers. He’s joined […]

O’Fallon Christian Opens With A Shutout at Kennedy

O'Fallon Christian Opens with Shutout at Kennedy

The Missouri Girls High School soccer season kicked off Friday and a AAA Conference match was my starting point for coverage this season. The Kennedy Celts hosted Christian at the Lou Fusz Soccer Complex and came within inches of earning a point from the game but the Eagles left with a 1-0 win to open […]

Saint Louis FC Succumb to Roughnecks

Tulsa Roughnecks win 2-0 at Saint Louis FC in exhibition

Saint Louis FC fell 0-2 to the Tulsa Roughnecks Saturday night despite dominating statistically. The game-winner was scored in the 32nd when a Tulsa square ball into the box was deflected into the net by STLFC midfielder Parker Maher. It came following an apparent handball. There was no whistle but several STLFC players spent their […]

USWNT in Algarve Cup Final vs France


Please welcome my newest contributor, Jacqui Porter, who will be covering the USWNT! The U.S Women’s National Team have finished group B play with a less-than convincing 0-0 tie with Iceland (highlight video below), after beating Norway and Switzerland easily in the first two matches. While not taking anything away from the way Iceland were […]

Saint Louis FC Get Late Winner at SIUE Saturday

SIUE Cougars host USL side Saint Louis FC in Spring exhibtion match

Following 10 months of anticipation, St. Louis was finally able to see Saint Louis FC in action when they took the field Saturday in their first exhibition game. Playing against the SIUE Cougars, who reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament last is one of the last opportunities for Head Coach Dale Schilly […]

Real Madrid Sign 16 y.o. Martin Odegaard


At last we have one of them… He is Norway’s youngest ever debutant and goalscorer, has three caps and a national TV channel cheered “at last we have one of them” – them being Messi or Maradona, Zlatan or Laudrup. Ronny Deila, the Celtic coach who gave Odegaard a league debut, describes him as special […]

Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry at 2013 MLS All-Star Game

“I don’t think there will ever be a player in this league – there never has been – that has what Thierry has in all aspects,” said New York Red Bull manager Mike Petke. “… I’m honored to have played with him, coached, and witnessed him every day in practice, the good and the bad […]

SLU and SIUE Advance to NCAA 2nd Round

SLU Wins 1st Round NCAA match 2-0 over Tulsa

Saint Louis senior forwards Kingsley Bryce and Robert Kristo scored to propel the Billikens to a 2-0 victory over Tulsa Thursday in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship at Hermann Stadium. With the win, the Billikens (14-4-2) advance to face Louisville on Sunday in Louisville, Ky. Game time is […]

SIUE Win in Return to NCAA D1 Soccer Tournament


The NCAA Tournament is in full swing across all three divisions. I’ve collected games of interest into the Soccer on TV calendar and highlight a few here. You can see the SLU Billiken’s live Thursday night at 7pm as they return to the NCAA Tournament SIUE is making its 22nd overall appearance in the NCAA […]