Tag: Jonathan Pearlman

Everyone gets hugged equally on the goals, even people not involved in the play. It’s hard for me to figure out what’s happening here. There is so much love on this squad right now. – FC Tucson GM Jonathan Pearlman during the webcast of the 5-0 drubbing of Xolos USA on the difficulty of figuring out which player scored the goal.

“I’m very excited for him. I’m like a proud big brother.” – FC Tucson General Manager Jonathan Pearlman on Donny Toia’s success in the CONCACAF Champions League

Tedski’s Weekly Wrap-Up

I’m late with my wrap-up of the weekend. Monday turned out to be more hectic than I anticipated. Who had time to read my prose anyhow? I don’t have much in the way of game wrap ups this week. I…

From Jonathan Pearlman’s Facebook page:

As the GM of a top level PDL team we are very insulted here at FC Tucson to be grouped in with other amateur teams like Brazil. We have a system of play and would have tried harder.

Toia! Toia! Toia!

CD Chivas USA made it official today: Donny Toia will be a goat. The team won’t make Toia available until Wednesday, but Garrett got some comments from him earlier. I spoke with FC Tucson general manager Jonathan Pearlman who has…

Weekend Wrap-up

This was one of those weekends when it was, to paraphrase Phil Gramm, more football than I needed but not as much as I wanted. First off, the latest rumor that I heard about the game for the opening of…

Congrats, Rabbi

A hearty congratulations go out to FC Tucson’s Jonathan Pearlman, who was selected as one of the coaches for this week’s MLS combine. He’ll be paired up with former Columbus Crew coach Greg Andrulis to guide one of the four…

Putting Together FC Tucson

FC Tucson is already looking to build next season’s team with the recent announcement of open tryouts on January 5th. The majority of your typical PDL team is made up of off-season college players, and it’s like that with FC…

Rookie Franchise of the Year

I’ve never heard of a franchise referred to as “Rookie,” but FC Tucson has been named the “Rookie Franchise of the Year” by the USL. The award was announced at the USL’s Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on Friday.…

FC Tucson Notes

First off, quickie run down of local media coverage of FC Tucson’s ticket to the playoffs: FC Tucson 0, Ogden 0: Tie points way to playoffs, Dave Ord, Arizona Daily Star FC Tucson advances into playoffs, KOLD FC Tucson draw…

FC Tucson Update

I attended FC Tucson practice earlier this week; the results of my talks with assistant coach John Pearlman and midfielder Jesús Ortiz will be appearing in an article in the Tucson Sentinel today. I talked to Pearlman about the scrimmage…