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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

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

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