The Jacqui Report – USWNT v Ireland: Three Takeaways

With the recent USWNT roster announcement for the upcoming CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, women’s soccer correspondent Jacqui Porter looks back at the friendly against Ireland. On Saturday, a new era began for the United States Women’s National team and a perfect start to the new year; a five goal performance and shutout against the Republic […]

Weekend TV including USWNT vs Ireland

The Bundesliga has returned and I count on the Bundesliga Fanatic to keep me up-to-date. Like news on the US U17 star in the making Christian Pulisic who scored his first goal for the first team in a friendly last week. Saturday opens with Köln vs Stuttgart and there’s a nice story on THE REFORMATION […]

Three St. Louis Teams Crowned as Midwest Futsal Champions

The 7th Annual United States Youth Futsal Midwest Regional Futsal Championship was held this past weekend in St. Louis and several area teams were crowned Regional Champions. U13 Boys was won by STL FC while Missouri Rush Segundo won at U15 Boys and Lou Fusz Elam at U15 Girls. I’ve got summaries and related video […]

Midwest Regional Futsal Championship Opens

The 7th Annual United States Youth Futsal Midwest Regional Futsal Championship opened Friday evening and will reach the semifinal stage today at three locations in St. Louis today. The objective is to obtain a spot in the National Futsal Tournament that will be held near Kansas City the weekend of February 12-15, 2016. Visit my […]

Soccer on TV and International Reading List

The weekend TV will be led by the English Football Association and the FA Cup as the EPL takes a break for this traditional competition. I’m also starting a new effort to point to stories of interest in the International game that you may not have seen. TV SCHEDULE The FA Cup 3rd Round opens […]

Affton’s Steven May Up for USYSA Goal of the Year – Vote!

It’s a 30 yard golazo and it came in the McGuire Cup – the U19 Boys National Championship Final on Saturday July 25th, 2015. A corner kick by Justin Stinson cleared by Massapequa Arsenal (NY-E) but Steven steps into it and buries it. It’s one of five Goal of the Year candidates for US Youth […]

World Wide Technology Soccer Park Flooding

UPDATED – A visit to the World Wide Technology Soccer Park shortly before noon today offered a look at the impact the flooding is having on this historic facility. A two minute video can be seen below. The Meramec River at Valley Park crested at 44.11' around 3 am & is beginning a slow fall. […]

Abby Wambach Says Goodbye Wednesday

The Final match of the US Women’s National Team Victory Tour takes place Wednesday night in New Orleans. It is also Abby Wambach’s final game following her recent retirement announcement. Wambach will step away from the field as not only the world’s all-time leader in international goals – men or women – but also as […]

Bilyeu and Sparrow Invited to MLS Combine

Major League Soccer announced Friday which 59 NCAA Division I college players have been invited to participate in the 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine. Top collegiate players from across the country will showcase their talents in front of representatives from all 20 MLS clubs in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from Jan. 7-12, 2016. All invited players […]

Lori Chalupny Announces Retirement

Via Chicago Red Stars – Four-year Chicago Red Stars captain Lori Chalupny today announced her retirement from professional club soccer. The step comes six weeks after the defender-midfielder played in her final match for the U.S. Women’s National Team and five months after winning her first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup. Chalupny also led the […]