Thompson Returns to Stuggling Riverhounds, Shares His Experiences

What a summer it’s been for Ryan Thompson. After almost being gone for the most part of more than two months representing, and then getting a chance to play for his home country, Jamaica, in both the Copa America and CONCACAF Gold Cup tournaments, he returned to Highmark Stadium on Thursday and to his club, … More Thompson Returns to Stuggling Riverhounds, Shares His Experiences

THREE TAKEAWAYS: City Islanders Stage Improbable Comeback Of Their Own

Includes USL/Harrisburg City Islanders/Pittsburgh Riverhounds Reports After trailing 3-1 late in the second half, and playing down a man, the Harrisburg City Islanders showed their Keystone Derby rivals — Pittsburgh Riverhounds — that they can stage a pretty improbable come-from-behind victory of their own. For complete game report, here’s USL.com’s game summary – Ten Man City … More THREE TAKEAWAYS: City Islanders Stage Improbable Comeback Of Their Own

BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Keystone Derby Part III, Gold Cup Final Mark Momentous Soccer Day in PAn

It’s a momentous Sunday for soccer in Pennsylvania. The Finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament will be played this evening at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia between Mexico and the surprise Jamaican team — that has been led by Pittsburgh Riverhounds goalkeeper Ryan Thompson.   Before that, about a hundred plus miles to the West, we’ll … More BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Keystone Derby Part III, Gold Cup Final Mark Momentous Soccer Day in PAn

ANALYSIS: Are the Riverhounds Running Out Of Steam?

To say that Pittsburgh Riverhounds Head Coach Mark Steffens was perplexed by his team’s performance in their 2-1 loss to Louisville City on Saturday would be an understatement. “I was pretty shocked about this game. I knew we were fatigued in (previous week’s 4-2 loss at) Montreal, and here today, with a full week’s rest, … More ANALYSIS: Are the Riverhounds Running Out Of Steam?

FROM THE ‘BURGH: Riverhounds Keeper Thompson, Reggae Boyz Stand Between U.S. and Gold Cup Final

U.S. vs Jamaica Semifinal – CONCACAF Gold Cup 6 p.m. EST (Fox Sports 1) Atlanta’s Georgia Dome Make no mistake. For Jurgen Klinsmann and the United States Men’s Soccer team –capturing a sixth Gold Cup title — and earning a spot in the prestigious FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia in 2017 would be an important … More FROM THE ‘BURGH: Riverhounds Keeper Thompson, Reggae Boyz Stand Between U.S. and Gold Cup Final

LOUISVILLE CITY CRASHES PITTSBURGH’S SOCCER PARTY

Game Box Score – Louisville City 2 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1 The Pittsburgh Riverhounds lost their second consecutive game, 2-1, to Louisville City on Saturday night, before a sellout crowd at Highmark Stadium, as goals by Magnus Rasmussen and Matt Fondy proved to be the difference. On an eventful night when the Riverhounds honored Gibsonia’s Meghan … More LOUISVILLE CITY CRASHES PITTSBURGH’S SOCCER PARTY

BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Showdown Awaits With Red Hot Louisville City

Pittsburgh Riverhounds (7-6-4, 25 points) vs Louisville City FC (8-3-5, 29 points) 7 p.m. Highmark Stadium SECOND GLANCE AT “THE ‘VILLE” LCFC capped off its four-game homestand with a 1-0 win against the Charlotte Independence on July 11 and enters this weekend with a three-game winning streak, outscoring its opponents 10-2 during that stretch. Matt … More BREAKING DOWN THE HOUNDS: Showdown Awaits With Red Hot Louisville City

COLUMN: Lets Get Real Folks – MLS Is Not Coming Pittsburgh

   Pittsburgh Soccer Report’s John Krysinsky Tackles The Question: CAN PITTSBURGH SUPPORT AN MLS FRANCHISE?   One of the topics that seems to come up often among casual sports fans and members of the mainstream local sports media when the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and the sport of soccer are mentioned — is Major League Soccer. There are … More COLUMN: Lets Get Real Folks – MLS Is Not Coming Pittsburgh

COVER GIRLS: Klingenberg, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Seize The Spotlight

A Pittsburgh-area athlete graced the cover of Sports Illustrated today. It wasn’t a Steeler, a Penguin or a Pirate. It wasn’t a Pitt football or basketball player — nor a boxer or golfer. It was a 5-foot-2, 25 year old female soccer player who grew up in Gibsonia – Meghan Klingenberg. A sign of the … More COVER GIRLS: Klingenberg, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Seize The Spotlight

RIVERHOUNDS DEFENSE CRUMBLES IN 4-2 DEFEAT AT MONTREAL

BOX SCORE –  F.C. Montreal 4  Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2 Courtesy USL/Pittsburgh Riverhounds Reports July 12, 2015   MONTREAL, CANADA – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds back line had tightened up in recent weeks with only one penalty kick goal being conceded in the past four games. That form unraveled Sunday afternoon amid sweltering temperatures at Montreal Impact’s Stade Saputo … More RIVERHOUNDS DEFENSE CRUMBLES IN 4-2 DEFEAT AT MONTREAL