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May 24, 2018

Three weeks until World Cup kickoff, and there's a lot of news floating around about roster moves and injuries....

Nick Barbaro

May 17, 2018

Lots to mull over this week on the Columbus Crew stadium site, as Precourt Sports Ventures released their preliminary...

Nick Barbaro

May 10, 2018

The Columbus Crew and the city of Austin are holding their fifth and final civic engagement meeting on the McKalla...

Nick Barbaro

May 3, 2018

MLS2ATX is holding a series of civic engagement meetings on the McKalla Place stadium proposal starting today, Thu., May 3;...

Nick Barbaro

April 26, 2018

The Under-17 Women's World Cup qualifying tournament in Managua, Nicaragua, were halted on Sunday due to security concerns after...

Nick Barbaro

April 19, 2018

State high school championships are this weekend, April 18-21 at Birkel­bach Field in Georgetown – games pretty much all day...

Nick Barbaro

April 12, 2018

Boston fans can rejoice at having two teams in the European Champions League semifinals, as Liverpool (owned by Fenway...

Nick Barbaro

April 5, 2018

Major League Soccer drew first blood in their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal showdown against Mexico's LigaMX, with Toronto thumping Club...

Nick Barbaro

March 29, 2018

Sooner or later, the CONCACAF Champions League usually comes down to MLS vs. Mexico; this year it's in next...

Nick Barbaro

March 22, 2018

Austin Gets Soccer, a new soccer supporters group "using the principles of" Dan Wiersema's Free Beer Movement (www.thefreebeermovement.com), invites you...

Nick Barbaro

March 14, 2018

MLS clubs went 3-0 against Mexico in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals last week; two...

Nick Barbaro

March 8, 2018

Fox Sports, which will be broadcasting the 2018 World Cup this summer, is using SXSW to launch its 100-day...

Nick Barbaro

March 1, 2018

There were dueling statements of purpose this week from Austin's two putative soccer franchises, with USL Austin owner and...

Nick Barbaro

February 22, 2018

There's a crazy amount of international football on TV these days: European Champions League takes next week off, but the...

Nick Barbaro

February 15, 2018

The CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 starts this week, Tue.-Thu., Feb. 20-22, with five MLS teams in action,...

Nick Barbaro

February 8, 2018

The U.S. Soccer Federation holds its presidential election this Saturday, Feb. 10, with more than 500 members of the...

Nick Barbaro

February 1, 2018

"Soccer Watch" will return next week, with previews of the U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election Saturday, Feb. 10 (with candidate...

Nick Barbaro

January 11, 2018

American defender Eric Lichaj scored two first-half goals to lead second-division Nottingham Forest over London giant Arsenal, in England's...

Nick Barbaro

January 4, 2018

The holiday soccer break – during which pretty much only the English play for a two-week period – is...

Nick Barbaro

December 28, 2017

Top 10 soccer stories of 2017

Nick Barbaro

December 14, 2017

City staff reported to Council this week with their requested list of city-owned sites that might be suitable for...

Nick Barbaro

December 7, 2017

Most of my soccer attention this week has been on the rapidly evolving Columbus Crew soccer stadium situation. See "A...

Nick Barbaro

November 30, 2017

Soccer Election? See "Public Notice," Dec. 1, for an update on Columbus Crew FC's planned move to Austin… Meanwhile,...

Nick Barbaro

November 21, 2017

The Texas Longhorns' best season in a decade (14-4-3) came to a close Sunday with a 3-0 loss at...

Nick Barbaro

November 16, 2017

With first the U.S., and now Italy failing to qualify for World Cup 2018 in Russia, organizers this week...

Nick Barbaro

November 9, 2017

Austin FC – er, excuse me, I guess they're still called Columbus Crew FC for now – advanced to...

Nick Barbaro

November 2, 2017

The Texas Longhorns lost to Baylor, 2-1 in overtime, in the first round of the Big 12 Champ­ion­ships in...

Nick Barbaro

October 26, 2017

The Texas Longhorns got their fifth overtime win of the season, 1-0 at Baylor, and are now up to eighth-ranked...

Nick Barbaro

October 19, 2017

This week's big news is Monday's announcement that the Columbus Crew might want to relocate to Austin. Read more...

Nick Barbaro

October 12, 2017

It seemed unthinkable as late as Tuesday evening. Surely the U.S. would qualify for next summer's World Cup. To...

Nick Barbaro

October 5, 2017

The UT Longhorns had the first blemish on their perfect season Sunday, as they were held to a scoreless draw...

Nick Barbaro

September 28, 2017

The UT Longhorns pulled off what is perhaps the upset of the NCAA year on Sunday, shutting down fifth-ranked...

Nick Barbaro

September 21, 2017

It would've seemed highly unlikely when the season began a few weeks ago, but as things stand right now,...

Nick Barbaro

September 14, 2017

For the first time in a good long while, each of Austin's three NCAA soccer programs are up in...

Nick Barbaro

September 7, 2017

The UT Longhorns put their 5-0 unbeaten record on the line this weekend against Colorado (Friday, 6pm) and Northeastern...

Nick Barbaro

August 31, 2017

World Cup qualifying is back this weekend, Thursday through Tuesday. The U.S. hosts Costa Rica Friday evening in New...

Nick Barbaro

August 24, 2017

The Texas Longhorns looked potent on both ends of the field in winning a pair on their opening weekend,...

Nick Barbaro

August 17, 2017

With a 2-0 exhibition win over Incarnate Word under their belt, the UT Longhorns open their regular season this...

Nick Barbaro

August 10, 2017

Pro soccer is returning to Austin

Nick Barbaro

August 3, 2017

The USA beat Jamaica in the 2017 Gold Cup final last week, lifting their first trophy in a while,...

Nick Barbaro

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