• Tommy and Tanner Thompson - TT Skillz

    Thompsons launch TT Skillz Soccer Camps

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Footballing brothers Tommy and Tanner Thompson aren’t twins. They’re just joined at the hip. Both excelled on the pitch growing up in California, then headed to Indiana to play college soccer before moving onto the pros. Tommy played only one year at Indiana, departing to become...
  • Isaac Addai to Ferroviaria

    Boston City FC loans Isaac ‘Nana’ Addai to Brazilian club Ferroviaria

    EVERETT, Mass. — Boston City FC forward Isaac “Nana” Addai has been loaned to Associacao Ferroviaria de Esportes in Brazil, team sources said Wednesday. Addai, 22, has scored 30 goals in 28 games in the last two NPSL seasons, playing for the Rhode Island Reds and Boston City. Addai...
  • Jade Johnson

    Dakota Fusion FC striker Jade Johnson nabs Player of the Week

    For his hat trick in a 5-3 win against NPSL North Conference foe Minnesota TwinStars, forward Jade Johnson of Dakota Fusion FC has been named the Mitre National Player of the Week for Week 19 of the NPSL season. The three-goal outburst raised his his season total to 17,...
  • FC Indiana

    FC Indiana’s season to forget punctuated by epic collapse

    Entering Friday’s NPSL season finale at Michigan Stars FC with an already woeful record of 1W-1D-11L, things seemingly couldn’t get any worse for the FC Indiana Lions. But things did go downhill alright — boy, did they ever. The Lions found themselves up early after an eighth-minute tally by...
  • Rishi Sehgal

    Rishi Sehgal to continue as NASL interim commissioner for fall season

    Rishi Sehgal is to continue as North American Soccer League interim commissioner for the remainder of the 2017 campaign, Soc Takes understands. NASL owners are happy with the status quo in the league’s front office — with Keith Bruce also as executive consultant — effectively putting the search for a...
  • indy eleven mid-season friendly

    No midseason friendly for Indy Eleven in 2017

    INDIANAPOLIS — After scheduling marquee summer friendlies in each of the past two years against Liga MX clubs, the Indy Eleven will not play a mid-season friendly in 2017. Hat tip to reddit user silkysmoothjay, who posed the question after many supporters had already assumed there wouldn’t be a...
  • Clarke Stadium - Division 2 attendance

    Division 2 attendance: ‘A Game of Four Tables’

    Through the end of the NASL spring season and roughly halfway through the USL season, we have plenty of meaningful attendance data to overanalyze, from which I’ve drawn an interesting few conclusions and issued some mostly meaningless awards. Let’s start off with the NASL spring season. The “The Miami...
  • Miami-Cincy

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 24: Miami-Cincy preview, Eleven-Cosmos recap

    The panel discusses the penultimate week of the NASL spring season in which Miami FC clinched the spring title with a 7-0 destruction of the San Francisco Deltas. The upcoming U.S. Open Cup match between Miami FC and FC Cincinnati also gets heavily previewed. LISTEN HERE Soc Takes is...
  • Union Jack Cup

    Union Jack Cup returns to Broad Ripple July 29

    INDIANAPOLIS — A celebration of the Indiana soccer scene is back. The Union Jack Cup, a futsal tournament where local Indianapolis supporters’ groups of European clubs square off, will return to Broad Ripple on July 29. The tournament starts at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Keystone Parking...
  • Raphael Araujo

    Araujo’s insane six-goal game nabs him Mitre National Player of the Week

    New Jersey Copa FC striker Raphael Araujo earned NPSL Mitre National Player of the Week honors after scoring a ridiculous six goals in his team’s 7-3 victory over BuxMont Torch FC. Congratulations to tonight’s @jerseymikes Man of the Match, #9 Raphael Araujo who scored 6 goals within the match!#wearecopa...