Aaron Gunyon

  • Poku

    NASL playoff picture comes into focus

    The NASL playoffs are looming and the top seed is locked up. Miami FC will host the club’s first-ever postseason match on Nov. 5 at Ricardo Silva Stadium. That is done. Their opponent for that match is less clear, however. There are currently two teams battling it out for...
  • PRFC - Maria

    Puerto Rico FC still dealing with Maria

    INDIANAPOLIS — Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. The devastation has been widely reported and the story in recent days has centered around political spin. While the people of Puerto Rico have been dealing with the effects of a catastrophic storm, Puerto Rico FC are...
  • Sellick Bowl

    Golden goal keeps No. 22 Butler unbeaten in conference play

    INDIANAPOLIS — Saturday night in Indianapolis and the scoreboard still showed 5:05 left to play. It was sudden death for St. John’s in overtime. Butler men’s soccer won their third straight to open the Big East season. The final score was 1-0. Butler pushed the tempo from first kick...
  • Indy Eleven’s plague of injuries

    INDIANAPOLIS — Every season has it’s unique challenges and 2017 will be no different for the Indy Eleven. What is different is the injury carousel with players hopping on and off with great regularity. While some players have remained relatively healthy throughout, others just can’t stay injury free, or...
  • Colin Falvey

    NASL Power Rankings: Week 13

      Miami FC are running away with the rankings at this point. Can anyone stop them? Miami are the outright leaders and sit 7 points clear of the Deltas and the Cosmos after 12 games. They have 27 points! They have the best offense (21 goals for), the best...
  • Nippert Stadium

    Video: Roar of 30K FC Cincinnati supporters at Nippert Stadium

    CINCINNATI — FC Cincinnati supporters packed Nippert Stadium in droves for the club’s 1-nil U.S. Open Cup win over big brother Columbus Crew SC in the “Hell Is Real Derby.” After a frenetic few minutes of stoppage time, the home side held on to advance to face the Chicago...
  • Indy Eleven updates

    Indy Eleven updates: Good news-bad news

    The bad news first Tanner Thompson left last week’s game with a concussion. It’s a symptom of the plague of injuries that have befallen the Indy Eleven during the course of the season. While his injury is being taken seriously, it’s not a permanent setback. Thompson is expected to...
  • USOC Preview: FC Cincinnati hosts Louisville City FC

    The US Open Cup returns to Nippert Stadium where FC Cincinnati will host Louisville City FC on Wednesday May 31. The United Soccer League rivals are familiar with each other, but this will be their first meeting in the USOC. Both teams advanced to round three of America’s famed...
  • injury

    Indy Eleven injury report and starting XI predictions

    Injuries continue to hamper the Indy Eleven roster. A familiar name returns to the report, but there are still options for head coach Tim Hankinson. The Soc Takes crew has carefully considered the available personnel for this weekend’s matchup vs. FC Edmonton. There is a problem though. The gang...
  • Soc Takes Pod Ep. 29

    NASL Power Rankings

    This 2017 NASL season was always going to be odd. Eight teams are going to become mighty familiar with each other and league tables don’t always tell the full story when trying to consider the best of the best. Miami FC is a safe pick for the leagues best...
  • Buck Stops Here

    The buck stops here

    The word ¨upset¨ is commonly used in these situations. Sometimes the clear favorite loses to the underdog, but Indy fans aren´t upset. They are fuming. There will be no excuses and no media spin will sugar coat this sour taste. The Indy Eleven failed to advance against an amateur...
  • Indy Eleven injury report

    There is no question about it. If this were the Oregon Trail, the Indy Eleven would have snake bite. Teams get injuries and players need rest, but this season’s injury list has been off the charts already through six games. The best news out of all of this is that...