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.  ...

Merry Christmas

What? another article? I just wrote one........ what do you mean that was last week? Let's be honest, what we want more than anything for Christmas is an MLS team. or if we've been a bad child this year, we'l...

Cost of doing business

"American soccer is shit eh?" Those unpopular words were uttered, maybe sarcastically by someone to me after the MLS cup final on Saturday at Frawleys. It's unfair for me to name the perpetrator of this opinion so I won't reveal his name, but for the purposes ...

Singapore Canes and Bumwine

Mitch and Brad have your year end wrap up! The guys talk about the Piasa season, what's coming up, and some year end business.  The second half talks about what we hope to accomplish in the upcoming year. &...

Dear David

Dear David, You're never going to read this letter I know, but I've felt the need to write it for some time. I know you, I've known you since you went to Bobby Charlton Soccer schools and scored the winner ...

Bird Droppings 1

After my Dad stopped going to games with me in the late 80's I stopped going for awhile. I couldn't afford it as I was a kid and I wouldn't have been allowed to get the bus to Old Trafford on my own anyhow. Around 16 years old though I started going back. I c...

How Many Teams Can One Group Support?

Too Many Teams, Too Little Time… Supporters Groups exist, usually, to support a team- singular. Sure there are exceptions. An SG might also support their team’s women’s side or reserves- but usually all the fo...