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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

July 27, 2017

The USA is playing Jamaica in the 2017 Gold Cup final as we go to press Wednesday evening; up...

Nick Barbaro

July 13, 2017

U.S. coach Bruce Arena brought a young and untested squad to the 2017 Gold Cup – the biennial championship...

Nick Barbaro

July 6, 2017

Is it Deutschland über alles for the next decade of international football? Sure looks that way, after Germany swept...

Nick Barbaro

June 29, 2017

Final reminder: The Austin Soccer Founda­tion's 2017 Awards Banquet is tonight, Thu., June 29, at the South Congress Hotel. It's...

Nick Barbaro

June 22, 2017

This time next year, we'll be in the middle of World Cup 2018 in Russia. And if you're looking...

Nick Barbaro

June 15, 2017

Michael Bradley's midfield steal and 50-yard driven chip of the goalkeeper propelled the U.S. national team to a 1-1 draw...

Nick Barbaro

June 8, 2017

There are World Cup Qualifiers worldwide, Thursday through Tuesday, June 8-13... The U.S.A. has a tough double: hosting Trinidad...

Nick Barbaro

June 1, 2017

The U-20 World Cup is ongoing in South Korea and on Fox Sports 1 and 2 in the...

Nick Barbaro

May 25, 2017

If you need a soccer fix in the wee hours, the U-20 World Cup in South Korea is on Fox...

Nick Barbaro

May 18, 2017

This Sunday is the English Premier League season finale: 10 games simultaneously, shown across 10 different NBC networks at 9am....

Nick Barbaro

May 11, 2017

The Texas Longhorns announced their 18-game 2017 schedule on Monday, including 11 home games, and nine opponents who got...

Nick Barbaro

May 4, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid keep up their torrid pace; his hat trick and Real's 3-0 win over crosstown...

Nick Barbaro

April 27, 2017

The Texas Longhorns finished their 2017 spring campaign in style last Friday, with a 4-0 blanking of St. Edward's...

Nick Barbaro

April 20, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals over two games to lead Real Madrid to their record seventh straight European Champions League...

Nick Barbaro

April 13, 2017

A bombshell in the European Champions League quarterfinals Tuesday: Three actually – literal bombshells, exploded next to the Borussia Dortmund...

Nick Barbaro

April 6, 2017

Three local high school teams advanced to this Friday's state regional semifinals: the Austin High boys, Leander Vandegrift, and...

Nick Barbaro

March 30, 2017

The U.S. got the four points it needed from the two World Cup Qualifiers over the long weekend, with...

Nick Barbaro

March 23, 2017

One of the questions when Bruce Arena took over from Jürgen Klinsmann as U.S. head coach was whether the...

Nick Barbaro

March 16, 2017

The first legs of the CONCACAF Champ­ions League semifinals are this week: FC Dallas hosts four-time CONCACAF champion Pachuca tonight,...

Nick Barbaro

March 9, 2017

The United States won the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship title for the first time, beating Honduras 5-3 on penalty kicks...

Nick Barbaro

March 2, 2017

The Dallas Cup youth soccer tournament made the world news this week, after 15 members of a Tibetan women's...

Nick Barbaro

February 23, 2017

The big news out of England this week: Wayne Shaw – 45-year-old, 280-pound backup goalkeeper for semi-pro team Sutton...

Nick Barbaro

February 16, 2017

Some eye-openers this week in the first games of the European Champions League knockout round: notably, Barcelona getting blown out,...

Nick Barbaro

February 9, 2017

Renowned dog lover Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to pleas from Cantinho da Lili, a dog rescue center in...

Nick Barbaro

February 2, 2017

The U.S. soccer community has come out vocally in opposition to President Donald Trump's travel ban, in strong statements from...

Nick Barbaro

January 26, 2017

San Antonio FC announced their six-game preseason schedule this week; it starts Feb. 11 and 18 with two very...

Nick Barbaro

January 12, 2017

U.S. Soccer's Board of Directors voted on Jan. 6 to grant provisional Division II status to both the North...

Nick Barbaro

December 29, 2016

1) A summer of tournaments: It wasn't quite World Cup Fever, but the congruence of Euro 2016 in France...

Nick Barbaro

December 22, 2016

If you have enough interest in soccer that you're reading this column, then you've probably seen a pitch to "participate...

Nick Barbaro

December 15, 2016

Seattle Sounders won their first-ever MLS Cup final Saturday night without managing a shot on goal over 120 minutes of...

Nick Barbaro

December 8, 2016

The 2016 soccer year is winding down on a lot of fronts. Here's a brief rundown: In what...

Nick Barbaro

December 1, 2016

Brazilian club Chapecoense has been a small-market success story in an often troubled league. On Monday night, on the...

Nick Barbaro

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