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Let’s Go Outdoors…….

I've written a lot of dross recently that really wasn't relevant to the game here in St. Louis, it's the time to get back on the local soccer train for things seem to be heading in the right direction. I am try...

February 6th 1958 ~ 3:04pm

It's not a tragedy that was exclusive to my team or my hometown. I was speaking to an older Scottish man in Spain who said, back when it happened, when people realized you were from Britain, they were gutted...

Lions GM Jim Shipley Here to Discuss The Upcoming Season!

Jim's been a good guy to come on the podcast and answer questions before, and today was no different. Except for questions about mythical red-eyed goat suckers.  He refused to discuss those. While recording, we got a call from a soccer mover and shaker.....

Man in the Middle

I was fully intending to write something about local soccer. I still am, just in a roundabout way. Referees. They're crap aren't they? I mean seriously. Just humanly interpreting laws with their own opinions l...

2014 New Year Classic Remembered (kind of)

It's been a while since we played our charity match to collect food for the St. Louis Foodbank.  I wanted to share two accounts of the day. One by Andi Gebhart and one by Rocko. I'll let you decide which is...
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Bird Watching

Stlouligans.com contributor Matthew Bird joins Mitch and Brad on the podcast! Not a lot of news to talk about after the food drive conversation.  But the Bradley/Defoe signings in Toronto end up being a great catalyst for discussion.   Open your ea...

Captain America

Well....... I timed my last article to be published about 20 minutes before Michael Bradley was transferred to Toronto....... so nobody read my stuff, instead we were all refreshing ESPN.com and mlssoccer.com f...

Brilliant!

So apologies on my last pieces. I can be a right Debbie Downer sometimes. Isn't football brilliant!   It's been some time so we've been able to digest the world cup draw. And while it has a whole lot ...

Things I wished I had said.

It's funny, I'm usually just floundering around looking for something to write about. Then the material somehow magically appears in front of you..... So Andrew Haines (owner of the St. Louis Ambush-ed. note) called me on Sunday. It took a lot of bottle I t...

The 2014 New Year’s Classic

The year 2013 was a strange one for soccer in St. Louis. We hosted three huge international friendlies, putting us back on the national stage.  The Fire and Ice were Midwest champs in their inaugural season.  ...