Ellis Keeps Klingenberg Off #USWNT Roster for #SheBelieves Cup

U.S. Women’s National Team coach Jill Ellis announced her 23-player roster for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup, and one player not making the cut is Meghan Klingenberg. Although she has been dealing with an ailing back, Klingenberg was still brought into camp by Ellis — but ultimately Ellis’ assessment was that the World Cup winning defender from Gibsonia … More Ellis Keeps Klingenberg Off #USWNT Roster for #SheBelieves Cup

Hounds Returning Veterans Bring Intensity, Focus In Preseason (VIDEO)

While the Pittsburgh Riverhounds already played a pair of preseason matches last weekend in North Carolina, for many of us here in Pittsburgh, Saturday’s scrimmage against University of Akron was our first look at the team that Head Coach Dave Brandt has been assembling and working with in preparation for the 2017 season which officially kicks off on Saturday, … More Hounds Returning Veterans Bring Intensity, Focus In Preseason (VIDEO)

UPDATED POSITION-BY-POSITION LOOK AT @PghRiverhounds (incl. current trialists & Crew loans)

As the Riverhounds enter the middle of its preseason schedule, there have been a few updates to the current roster — mostly in the form of a few additional four players on trial and the return of two players on loan from Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew as part of the affiliation between the two … More UPDATED POSITION-BY-POSITION LOOK AT @PghRiverhounds (incl. current trialists & Crew loans)

Long Standing #USL Supporter Groups Introduce “Old Guard Shield”

If you go back to the origins of what has become the United States Soccer League, only five teams have been going strong for 10 years or more. Those five teams are Charleston Battery, Richmond Kickers, Rochester Rhinos, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and Harrisburg City Islanders — in that order. Today in a unified announcement among the … More Long Standing #USL Supporter Groups Introduce “Old Guard Shield”

ANALYSIS: As Crew Academy Steps Up Presence in Pgh, Local Youth Clubs Must Find Common Ground

After conducting interviews with coaches and others involved in youth soccer development programs and clubs in our area in the past few months leading up to this year’s College National Letter of Intent Day, many of the same themes kept rising to the surface. The consensus from almost all coaches and club representatives gathered from these conversations is … More ANALYSIS: As Crew Academy Steps Up Presence in Pgh, Local Youth Clubs Must Find Common Ground

Crew’s Berhalter Dropping Hints At Potential Loaned Players To Pgh

Columbus Crew returned from a two-and-a-half week preseason training camp in Sao Paulo, Brazil recently, and it looks like Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter is starting to get a better idea of what his depth chart is going to look like heading into the season. And it also looks like he may already … More Crew’s Berhalter Dropping Hints At Potential Loaned Players To Pgh

Hounds Open Preseason With 1-1 Draw At North Carolina FC; More on Three New Trialists

On Saturday the Pittsburgh Riverhounds began preseason action with a 1-1 draw against the newly rebranded North Carolina FC at WakeMed Park.   The Hounds found a late equalizer in the 87th minute from veteran midfielder Mike Green from a Key Banjo assist.   As the case in most preseason games, Head Coach Dave Brandt … More Hounds Open Preseason With 1-1 Draw At North Carolina FC; More on Three New Trialists

Preseason Kicks Off As @pghriverhounds Are Gone To Carolina

They were one of the first teams to start training in January. Now they’ll be one of the first teams to get their preseason friendly schedule started.     The Pittsburgh Riverhounds will travel to North Carolina this weekend, taking on the newly rebranded North Carolina FC (formerly the Carolina Railhawks) of NASL in Raleigh … More Preseason Kicks Off As @pghriverhounds Are Gone To Carolina

Packed @Pghfooty Podcast Tackles College Recruiting, Crew Academy Presence in Western PA

What a great way to start our third year of Pittsburgh Soccer Report. On Thursday, I sat down with my colleague Mike Sparks from the Beautiful Game Network for a special Winter edition of the Pittsburgh Scholastic Soccer Show. All new PGH Scholastic Soccer Show is here! @PghSoccerScribe got tons of interviews check it out: … More Packed @Pghfooty Podcast Tackles College Recruiting, Crew Academy Presence in Western PA