• Sweet Baby Aaron Gunyon - Go a full 90

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 37: Go a full 90

    This one’s for you, on us. Thanks to your support and generosity, we’ve reached our stated goal of hitting the 50-patron mark. As promised, we #GoAFull90 plus stoppage time in a special episode for patrons only. Pour a drink, sit back and enjoy this off-the-rails, grab-bag edition of the...
  • Jax Armada to honor remaining player contracts, include option for players to leave

    As the NASL awaits the court’s decision, all the uncertainty has certainly affected players and front office personnel negatively. In a letter sent to the 10 remaining players on the Jacksonville Armada roster, team owner Robert Palmer has attempted to ameliorate some of their concerns by declaring that they...
  • Eamon Zayed - Indy Eleven - Lucas Oil Stadium

    Indy Eleven part ways with Eamon Zayed

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Eleven have exercised their right to terminate forward Eamon Zayed’s contract ahead of the 2018 season. A provision of the contract allowed for termination triggered by a switch to the United Soccer League. The 34-year-old international will leave the club holding the record for most goals...
  • Run DMB

    ‘Run DMB’ inducted into Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame

    U.S. men’s national team stalwart and recent Houston Dynamo left back DaMarcus Beasley is now a member of the Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame. “Run DMB,” who’s from Fort Wayne, Ind., was announced as an inductee for the Class of 2018 earlier this week. It is truly a honor...
  • Lucas Oil Stadium turf

    Opinion: Potential hang-ups in Indy Eleven’s Lucas Oil Stadium deal

    INDIANAPOLIS — The antiquated confines of IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Stadium have served as the home of the Indy Eleven since their inaugural 2014 campaign. For all the charm “The Mike” possesses, the beyond-dated venue has some significant drawbacks. A lack of proper locker room facilities and sufficient plumbing...
  • Tim Hankinson

    Tim Hankinson lands at Montego Bay United

    Former Indy Eleven boss Tim Hankinson has made a return to Montego Bay United. MBU play in the Red Stripe Premier League. Hankinson was at Montego Bay when he first signed with Indy Eleven in December of 2015. He left the eventual league winners in good form as MBU...
  • Mark Lowry - potential head coaches

    Indy Eleven narrow down list of potential head coaches

    As the news of Indy Eleven to the United Soccer League (USL) became official, priorities immediately changed to the search for a new coach to replace Tim Hankinson, whose contract was not renewed by the club. While Indy owner Ersal Ozdemir confirmed on Twitter that the search for candidates was...
  • USL - conference alignment

    USL announces 2018 conference alignment

    After a few offseason changes to its stable of clubs, the United Soccer League (USL) revealed its conference alignment for 2018 on Friday morning. With 33 total teams, the league will be divided up into 16 sides in the Eastern Conference and 17 in the Western Conference. The Mississippi...
  • Soc Takes Pod Ep. 36: Alexi Lalas sizes up state of American soccer

    Former U.S. men’s national team defender and current FOX Soccer analyst Alexi Lalas joins the panel of Aaron Gunyon, Nipun Chopra and Kevin Johnston to size up the current state of American soccer. The U.S. Soccer presidential race is heavily discussed, along with the move of Jonathan Gonzalez to...
  • Soccer City

    ‘Soccer City’ unpacks Eleven to USL with help of Dr. of DII

    Co-hosts Lance McGarvey and Jeff Milby invite Soc Takes staff writer Nipun “The Dr. of DII” Chopra on the latest edition of “Soccer City” presented by LouCity to make sense of his breaking story that the Indy Eleven are migrating to the USL. The move is expected to officially...