Tag: Arizona United SC

And the Phoenix Rises…

Arizona United SC is now called Phoenix Rising FC. That’s as of an announcement this morning. The team also announced that they are cooperating with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community to build a complex off of McClintock Road. By the…

More on Eng move at Arizona United

I spoke to several people involved in soccer in Phoenix to get some better sense of what prompted Kyle Eng’s move out of Arizona United’s leadership. I heard one thing from all of them: Eng wasn’t a “soccer guy.” Here’s…

Breaking: Azoosc’s Eng Out

I’m not totally surprised, given the stories surrounding the club. Kyle Eng is out as co-chair of Arizona United SC. The new investor group, according to the league press release, is led by Berke Bakay and a raft of other…

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Arizona United’s starting eleven entered the field the other night to Richard Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra. Let that sink in.

Kelly’s Heroes

When I went up to yesterday’s Arizona United match, the most of my motivation was to interview the two former FC Tucson players on the squad. I didn’t realize that Minh Vu had left the team, but Peter Kelly started…

A suggestion for FC Tucson fans

Yes, you are all still smarting from the devastating rout that was FC Tucson’s second round match in the US Open Cup. But, don’t you worry…you can still root for FC Tucson to knock Arizona United SC out of the…

But can he play in Peoria?

Confirmed with our branch office in the Valley of the Yakes: Minh Vu has been training with Arizona United SC. The former Rincon, Pima College and Penn State standout has previously played professionally for the Rochester Rhinos. He has been…

Papa_PicMy goal has always been to show Arizona who the true team is here. – FC Tucson player Dom Papa on facing off with Arizona United SC in the next round of the US Open Cup.

Morrison Retires

Dag nabbit…one of my faves… The words of Scott Morrison, as delivered in a press release today: It is with a heavy heart that I have decided to retire from playing professional soccer. For as long as I can remember…

Arizona United soccer notes

Geez. My entire Peter Kelly interview didn’t get recorded. Damn. Anyway… – Kelly had a chance to play on Sunday afternoon and seemed to do well considering how the team got owned by the Mexico under-20’s in the first half.…

Monday Morning Center Back

It was a scant weekend for MLS fans. Me? I was okay with that. Friday United States 0 – Guatemala 2 (Morales 7′, Ruiz 15′) Enough has been written about this. Let me just say one thing: Mix Diskerud at…

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Kei Kamara has scored more goals on the old Field #5 in this year’s Desert Diamond Cup than Colorado, Houston, Kansas City, Real Salt Lake, Swope Park Rangers and Arizona United combined.

I’ve actually got a better record playing for FC Tucson than I do playing against them. – Arizona United SC defender Scott Morrison