Shrum Promoted to Associate Head Coach For @DuqWSoccer

From Duquesne University Athletic Dept Report Duquesne head women’s soccer coach Al Alvine announced that Brian Shrum has been promoted to associate head coach. Shrum, who joined the Duquesne staff in February 2012, helped guide Duquesne to its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, Atlantic 10 Championship and a school-record 12-win season in 2015. “I am … More Shrum Promoted to Associate Head Coach For @DuqWSoccer

This Week in #PghSoccer @SteelCityFC @FtPittRegiment @PghRiverhounds @highmarkstadium

While the Riverhounds suffered its worst defeat of the season on Saturday night at Louisville, 3-0, both the Fort Pitt Regiment and Steel City FC were in action this past weekend as well. As it turns out, all three teams will be in action at Highmark Stadium this week. Steel City FC  have already played … More This Week in #PghSoccer @SteelCityFC @FtPittRegiment @PghRiverhounds @highmarkstadium

Hounds Defense Crumbles in 3-0 Loss at Louisville #LOUvPGH

LOUISVILLE CITY 3   RIVERHOUNDS 0 USL MATCH CENTER It was a rough night for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, as they lost 3-0 to Louisville City FC for its worst defeat of the season. With the loss, the Hounds (4-6-4, 16 points) extended its win-less streak to five games, as goalkeeper Trey Mitchell was under pressure … More Hounds Defense Crumbles in 3-0 Loss at Louisville #LOUvPGH

BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Big Test Awaits in Louisville

I had a chance to catch up with the Riverhounds on Thursday — taking in some of the training session and speaking with Head Coach Dave Brandt and goalkeeper Trey Mitchell afterwards. The Hounds (4-5-4, 16 points) head into a six day stretch against two teams near the top of the USL’s Eastern Conference. Brandt … More BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Big Test Awaits in Louisville

FCC, Sacramento Make Statements, Upset #MLS Sides in #USOC2017

  While Pittsburgh sports fans were celebrating another Championship parade, two other cities with huge soccer aspirations, Cincinnati and Sacramento, made cases that they’re ready for Major League Soccer. FC Cincinnati and Sacramento Republic FC scored wins over MLS clubs before big crowds in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup. FC Cincinnati drew … More FCC, Sacramento Make Statements, Upset #MLS Sides in #USOC2017

Hounds Form Affiliate Partnership With PDL Nor’easters

In an interesting bit of news, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced today a new affiliate partner.   Already aligned with Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer, the Hounds now have agreed to a developmental partnership with the Ocean City Nor’easters of the fourth-division USL Premier Developmental League (PDL) through the 2018 season. The Hounds disbanded its … More Hounds Form Affiliate Partnership With PDL Nor’easters

This Week in #PghSoccer: Parkes’ Persistence Pays Off

Here’s a snapshot look at some of the Pittsburgh area teams, and how they fared this past week — and the look ahead to this coming week.   PITTSBURGH RIVERHOUNDS  It was a wild one at Toronto on Saturday, as the Hounds salvaged a 1-1 draw against a determined TFC II bunch that included six … More This Week in #PghSoccer: Parkes’ Persistence Pays Off

Brandt Unleashes on Hounds: ‘I don’t know if the guys can handle me’

After the Riverhounds 2-1 loss to Orlando City B on Saturday, and follow up on the self-effacing remarks made by coach Dave Brandt after the game, I thought it would be a good time to examine the long-time college coach’s challenges as the Hounds reach a critical juncture in the current season — after his first … More Brandt Unleashes on Hounds: ‘I don’t know if the guys can handle me’

Where #USMNT Stand Halfway Though World Cup Qualifying Hexagonal

FROM SOCCER AMERICA/US SOCCER REPORTS   Last in the Hexagonal after two games under Jurgen Klinsmann, the USA is now in third place following its 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago. It got help from Mexico, which beat Honduras, 3-0, but Costa Rica had to settle for a 0-0 tie with Panama at home after … More Where #USMNT Stand Halfway Though World Cup Qualifying Hexagonal