• Garfield Park

    Drop-in futsal coming to Garfield Park every Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Futsal and Indy Parks and Recreation have teamed up to offer drop-in futsal every Tuesday evening at Garfield Park from 6-8 p.m. beginning April 30. The weekly futsal games will be held indoors at the park’s Burrello Family Center. It’s $3 at the door to play....
  • Soc Takes TV

    Soc Takes TV: Episode 5

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — Co-hosts Nipun Chopra and Kevin Johnston ramble on about everything from FC Cincinnati and Indy’s Eleven Park development to the ISC Sports Network‘s sorely lacking hair and makeup budget. It’s the latest edition of Soc Takes TV presented by Sogility. WATCH HERE Support Soc Takes on...
  • Sellick Bowl

    Indy Eleven to host USOC match at Sellick Bowl

    INDIANAPOLIS — After hitting the road and losing to vastly inferior competition in the past couple editions of the U.S. Open Cup, the Indy Eleven have decided it’s time to take one of the oldest soccer competitions on the planet a little more seriously. The Eleven will host a...
  • CCL struggles

    What’s causing MLS’ perpetual CCL struggles?

    Another year, another failure of MLS clubs in the Concacaf Champions League. Sporting Kansas City was the last American hope in the 2019 edition of the North American confederation club tournament. However, they were humiliated in the first leg of the semifinal by Monterrey, making it almost impossible to...
  • 2019 USOC

    Totally unbiased look at 2019 USOC 1st-round matchups

    A look at the top game in each region, plus honorable mentions With U.S. Soccer’s unveiling of the first-round matchups of the 2019 U.S. Open Cup, the most compelling time in American soccer is nearly upon us. Each year, the nation’s top amateur teams from two national amateur leagues...
  • win at the death

    GM blog: Old Bhoys kick off preseason with win at the death

    Goals: Old Bhoys – Tim Shackleton (11’, Ante Cop assist), Jalen Rice (90’, Ryan Blarr assist); Livonia City FC – (28’, Matt McCourt) Conditions: Overcast, kickoff temp of ~66 F. Attendance: 50 GAME SUMMARY Old Bhoys Soccer Club hosted Livonia City FC of the Michigan Premier Soccer League (MPSL) to...
  • USL Championship chaos through Week 5

    We’ve had a few weeks of USL Championship action, and while I was going to wait a bit longer before going all number nerdy, things have been far too chaotic to ignore. Upsets galore, some expansion teams doing unexpectedly well, some doing far worse than I predicted, and generally...
  • 2019 concacaf gold cup

    2019 Concacaf Gold Cup schedule and groups released

    It’s Gold Cup time once again, with the USA hosting the bulk of the tournament, joined by Jamaica and Costa Rica, which will both host two games each. Here’s how the groups ended up: GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C GROUP D 🇲🇽 Mexico 🇨🇷 Costa Rica 🇭🇳 Honduras...
  • Carlos Vela

    Carlos Vela: Supremely talented rebel soul

    Carlos Vela is feeling good and in a glorious state as a footballer. Vela’s present is bright like the beginning of LAFC‘s 2019 season. The team from Los Angeles is undefeated and leads the MLS Western Conference. They average three goals per match and concede one every 108 minutes....
  • Venn diagram

    6-way Venn diagram of U.S. pro soccer cities, other pro sports towns

    Here’s a six-way Venn diagram of every professional soccer city in the U.S. — from MLS, the USL Championship and USL League One — plus all the pro sports towns from the other four major American sports: the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL. Follow Colton on Twitter: @cjcoreschi. Support Soc...