My first LAFC game will be one to remember 

It was an incredible ambiance at the Banc of California Stadium on Sunday night, thousands wearing the black and gold, LAFC really felt like the heart of Los Angeles. I was blessed to see a great game by the LAFC, defeating the Colorado Rapids 2-0. The home team dominated the game, controlling possession all game long and creating the…

How the Galaxy-LAFC rivalry is booming the MLS 

Different cultures, different identities, just one city… MLS soccer is reborn in Los Angeles with the emergence of “El Trafico”, a birth of the new rivalry in Southern California, Galaxy vs LAFC. The atmosphere at Banc of California Stadium Thursday night was euphoric; a sea of black surrounding the stadium – filled with tons of LAFC fans representing…

Watching the World Cup: A sideline perspective 

The World Cup is here at last, but for some, 2018 is completely a new experience. The USMT and their personnel, will have to watch from home for the first time since 1986. FIFA has a different look and feel to it; top tier Italy, USA failing to qualify for the first time in years, and new faces like…

New York City FC: How the European stars are saving the MLS 

New York City FC’s illustrious play in their 3-1 win vs. the Montreal Impact Sunday afternoon, reflected the growth of the MLS – progressively, the league is attracting top-level Premier League players that are making the game more intriguing. The star-studded lineup that FC had displayed in yesterday’s win: David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, Frank Lampard, Jack Harrison, Andoni Iraola, and…

United We Stand: USA shows new comradery in win vs. Ecuador

The U.S. men’s national soccer team showed a tremendous sense of synergy in there 2-1 win over Ecuador Thursday Night, helping them advance to the Copa America Semifinals for the first time since 1995. Clint Dempsey sparked USA with an incredible header to in just the 2nnd minute, setting the tone for the entire first half. USA had controlled…