Indy Eleven

  • Soc Takes Pod - Neil Morris

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 38: Martin Rennie discussion with Neil Morris

    Inverted Triangle Soccer Podcast host and WRAL Sports writer Neil Morris returns to the Soc Takes Pod to discuss the Indy Eleven’s hiring of new head coach Martin Rennie. Morris covered Rennie up close and personal from 2009-11 during Rennie’s tenure with the then-Carolina RailHawks. Co-hosts Aaron Gunyon and...
  • Martin Rennie - behind 8 ball

    Indy Eleven well behind 8 ball as season approaches

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indy Eleven have had a busy January. First, the team confirmed a switch to the United Soccer league first reported by Soc Takes’ own Nipun Chopra. A week later, the team announced the head coach that will lead them in the club’s first-ever USL campaign. The...
  • Martin Rennie tactical philosophy

    Tactical Tidbits: Rennie provides glimpse into coaching philosophy

    INDIANAPOLIS — Martin Rennie is already a known commodity in American soccer circles. But he’d also been coaching Seoul E-Land FC in the South Korean second division for the past several years, so who knows what tactical philosophy the 2018 version of Rennie subscribes to? Luckily, the first-year Indy...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Soccer Saturday

    Nipun Chopra talks Indy Eleven on ‘Soccer Saturday’

    Greg Rakestraw, host of 107.5 FM/1070 AM The Fan’s “Soccer Saturday,” interviewed Soc Takes staff writer Nipun Chopra on the latest episode to delve into the Indy Eleven’s eerily quiet offseason and the inner workings of SocTakes.com. The segment was pre-recorded Friday afternoon before airing Saturday, thus Nipun’s Friday...
  • Eamon Zayed - Indy Eleven - Lucas Oil Stadium

    Indy Eleven to join USL, likely to play at Lucas Oil Stadium

    INDIANAPOLIS — Multiple sources inform Soc Takes that Indy Eleven will play in the United Soccer League (USL) during the 2018 season. The decision was finalized this morning (Jan. 5) and is expected to be announced late next week by USL, along with the USL schedule for the 2018...
  • Tim Hankinson

    Tim Hankinson era over at Indy Eleven

    INDIANAPOLIS — There were signs that this decision was coming and other indications that a decision had already been made. Either way, the Indy Eleven will attempt to carry on without the services of Tim Hankinson. His contract was set to expire at the end of this month and...