• New Zealand

    Gallery: USA trounces New Zealand in World Cup tune-up

    ST. LOUIS — The U.S. women’s national team rolled New Zealand 5-0 last Thursday at Busch Stadium in one of the last friendlies for both teams before heading to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle, Carli Lloyd (2) and Sam Mewis all tallied...
  • Pasher dagger

    Gallery: Late Pasher dagger lifts Indy Eleven over Charleston Battery

    INDIANAPOLIS — An 84th-minute strike by Indy Eleven winger Tyler Pasher delivered the hosts a 1-0 victory over the Charleston Battery on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in front of 9,259 supporters. Follow Robbie on Twitter: @RobbMeh. Support Soc Takes on Patreon for access to exclusive content and supporter...
  • advance

    Gallery: Indy Eleven advance in Open Cup with win over Lansing Ignite

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indy Eleven had to overcome an early red card to goalkeeper Evan Newton in order to advance past the Lansing Ignite on Wednesday evening at Butler University’s Sellick Bowl. Follow Robbie on Twitter: @RobbMeh. Support Soc Takes on Patreon for access to exclusive content and supporter benefits. Click...
  • Brad Ring

    Gallery: Indy Eleven draw North Carolina FC on night Brad Ring honored

    INDIANAPOLIS — On an evening in which retired club legend Brad Ring was honored at halftime by Mayor Joe Hogsett and team owner Ersal Ozdemir, the Indy Eleven battled North Carolina FC to a 0-0 draw. For Indy, the result duplicated Wednesday’s scoreless affair at home against the Tampa...
  • Rowdies share

    Gallery: Eleven, Rowdies share points at Lucas Oil

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indy Eleven and Tampa Bay Rowdies, both currently well above the playoff line in the USL Championship Eastern Conference, dueled to a scoreless draw Wednesday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. A 20th-minute second yellow card to Eleven defender Paddy Barrett caused the hosts have to cope...
  • 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...
  • truce

    Gallery: FC Cincinnati, Sporting KC play to truce

    CINCINNATI — Just a few days after Sporting KC suffered a 5-0 trouncing in Concacaf Champions League play at Monterrey, Peter Vermes’ side was tasked with heading to Nippert Stadium to take on expansion FC Cincinnati. An early Darren Mattocks penalty conversion by the hosts was canceled out by...
  • dreadful conditions

    Gallery: Union storm FC Cincinnati in dreadful conditions

    CINCINNATI — The Philadelphia Union outplayed and ultimately topped FC Cincinnati 2-0 at Nippert Stadium on Saturday in downright dreadful conditions. A clean sheet from Andre Blake and two strikes early in the second half, the first by Marco Fabian and the second by David Accam, who also assisted...
  • Eleven best Athletic

    Gallery: Eleven best Athletic on record-setting night

    INDIANAPOLIS — On a night the Indy Eleven upped their franchise attendance record to 20,215 at Lucas Oil Stadium, they also took out the Hartford Athletic 1-0 to grab three points in their home opener. Indy struck the woodwork numerous times in the match, but an own goal by...
  • historic night - Jeff Berding

    Gallery: FC Cincy’s historic night at Nippert culminates with 1st-ever MLS win

    CINCINNATI — FC Cincinnati toppled the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Sunday to record its first-ever MLS win in its inaugural MLS home match at Nippert Stadium in front of a sellout crowd of 32,250. Kendall Waston, Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne tallied for the hosts, while Spencer Richey delivered...
  • Saint Louis FC rallies

    Gallery: Saint Louis FC rallies to top Indy Eleven

    ST. LOUIS — After going down 1-0 early in the second half, host Saint Louis FC rallied to top the Indy Eleven 2-1 in the season opener for both teams. Indy defender Neveal Hackshaw opened the scoring on a corner kick from Kenney Walker in the 61st minute, but...
  • preseason stalemate

    Gallery: Indy Eleven, Butler battle to preseason stalemate

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Indy Eleven and Butler began shedding their offseason cobwebs Saturday night at Grand Park, as the teams fought to a 0-0 preseason stalemate. Related: Eleven draw Butler in 1st exhibition tune-up Follow Robbie on Twitter: @RobbMeh. Support Soc Takes on Patreon for access to exclusive content...