Hounds Season Preview Part II: Coach Steffens Ready To Get Season Rolling

It was media day at Highmark Stadium on Thursday for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, just two days prior to the Opening game against the USL champions, Rochester Rhinos. The one common theme seemed to be that both players and coaches are eager to get the season started. As a follow up to Part I of Riverhounds Season Preview … More Hounds Season Preview Part II: Coach Steffens Ready To Get Season Rolling

Riverhounds Season Preview Pt. I: Analyzing Roster By Position

This is the first in a three-part Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2016 season preview. First, in this edition, I’ll take a closer look at the team’s roster assembled by Head Coach Mark Steffens and his staff as they prepare for the season opener on Saturday vs Rochester at Highmark Stadium. As the team struggled in the preseason to score … More Riverhounds Season Preview Pt. I: Analyzing Roster By Position

Sights & Sounds of #USMNT Qualifier: Klinsmann Deflects Critics; Festive Fans

In making the trip to Columbus on Tuesday to watch the United States men’s national team clobber Guatemala 4-0, getting redemption for last Friday’s 2-0 loss at Guatemala City and putting them back on track in World Cup qualifying — provided for many fascinating sights and sounds. I’d like to first start off with some additional … More Sights & Sounds of #USMNT Qualifier: Klinsmann Deflects Critics; Festive Fans

Hounds Announce Signing of Branson

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds added another promising young player to its roster today. English defensive midfielder Conor Branson has officially been added to the team’s roster for the 2016 United Soccer League season. Branson follows his countryman Rob Vincent in signing his first professional contract with the Riverhounds after playing collegiately at the University of Charleston in West … More Hounds Announce Signing of Branson

Veterans Lead #USMNT To 4-0 Win In World Cup Qualifier

(Columbus, OH) – The U.S. Men’s National Soccer team got their house in order on Tuesday — and came to friendly confines in Columbus, Ohio to do so. First half goals by veterans Clint Dempsey and Geoff Cameron along with a Graham Zusi goal seconds into the 2nd half and a Jozy Altidore strike late sparked a … More Veterans Lead #USMNT To 4-0 Win In World Cup Qualifier

WCQ18 PREVIEW: “As Close To All or Nothing” For #USMNT

USMNT Coach Jurgen Klinsmann (photo courtesy US Soccer) World Cup Qualifier – United States vs Guatemala Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7 pm EST (ESPN2) MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus, OH Follow Pittsburgh Soccer Report’s John Krysinsky for game day updates from Columbus on Twitter. WHAT’s AT STAKE  “It’s about as close as you can come to all or … More WCQ18 PREVIEW: “As Close To All or Nothing” For #USMNT

#PghSoccer Notebook: Hounds Scrimmage Crew; USMNT Look For Redemption; USL Kicks Off 2016   

  HOUNDS SCRIMMAGED COLUMBUS CREW ON FRIDAY While much of the USL began play this past weekend, with an extra week to prepare for their league opener, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds took a road trip to Columbus to scrimmage its MLS partners.   The result was 2-0 loss. Some of the details of the scrimmage were covered … More #PghSoccer Notebook: Hounds Scrimmage Crew; USMNT Look For Redemption; USL Kicks Off 2016   

USL Season Kicks Off Friday; A Look At Expanded Eastern Conference

When you look at the growth of professional sports leagues in the United States during the past few decades – very few have grown at a rate the United Soccer League has in the past two years. While a partnership with Major League Soccer that will see all of its franchises fielding USL teams that … More USL Season Kicks Off Friday; A Look At Expanded Eastern Conference

Syracuse Standout Jordan Murrell Signs With Riverhounds

Canadian Jordan Murrell has been training with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for much of preseason, and today the club announced that they have signed the London, England-born defender to a contract for the 2016 season. Murrell captained his Toronto F.C. Academy side and represented Canada at Under-18 level prior to playing collegiately at Syracuse. Murrell made 74 … More Syracuse Standout Jordan Murrell Signs With Riverhounds