Tag: BYU Cougars

Monday Morning Center Back

It’s late Monday morning, but still Monday morning… Saturday Wisła Kraków 1 (Jankowski 42′) – Jagiellonia Białystok 2 (Tuszynski 87′, Pawlowski 90′) Two last minute goals gave Jaga a temporary spot in second place, but wins by Legia and Lech…

The US Open Cup…um…opens

Okay, I’m sure some KC Athletics fan will write me and say “But…but…” Tonight, the US Open Cup starts in earnest with 21 first round matches. TheCup.us was scheduled to have a relaunch this weekend, and there was a bit…

Who’s in the Playoffs

FC Tucson clinched their #1 place in the Mountain Division with both their win on Saturday night plus a surprising draw for BYU Cougars that same night in Provo. Tucson and BYU have both been all but assured their places…

This just got real

BYU Cougars lost last night and lost big to, of all teams, Fresno Fuego. The Fuego has been strong in past seasons but has struggled this year, which is why I’m surprised by the result. This is only their second…

BYU Soccer Preview

For those of you curious about the team that FC Tucson will be playing tomorrow, here is a video profile of the team: My take for tomorrow: Yes, FC Tucson lost 3 – 2 in the previous meeting. As far…

Nothing to Get Worked Up About

An FC Tucson fan asked me what was the deal with BYU’s schedule. BYU’s first four matches are at home. Why do they get that advantage, he wondered. I told him that maybe the league was cutting them a break…

My Humble Season Preview

USL published a piece on PDL’s Western Conference teams this week. The piece just has short blurbs on each team, which is understandable. What you all want to know is what is going on with the newly formed Mountain Division…

Path to the playoffs

FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz talked early in the season about possible changes in Open Cup qualifying. Talk was that only top finishers in each conference plus overall points leaders league wide would qualify. I wrote to Nicholas Murray of…

Rick Schantz Talks

I managed a few minutes with Rick Schantz at Thursday morning practice. He talked about Orange County and play-off possibilities. You know what to do. Click the triangle. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Other FC Tucson notes: Tonight’s…