Tag: Phoenix FC

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…

Arizona United SC Update

When I first glanced at Odeen Domingo’s Tweet announcing his USL-Pro power rankings, I misread it and thought he put Arizona United SC as a surprise number two. It made me worry for the man’s sanity. Those years at the…

Arizona United SC signings UPDATED

I’ve gotten a series of e-mails over the last few days from Arizona United SC about who has been signed for the team. These players, in most cases, have already been training with the squad for some time. While they…

So, I guess that’s it. UPDATED

Just a short Communiqué from the Phoenix FC folks: Phoenix, Arizona (March 12, 2014) – With regrets, ASM, LLC will no longer be operating a USL PRO franchise after much effort, energy, and investment to bring professional soccer to Phoenix.…

It’s not so simple

Miguel Guerrero, writer of Phoenix FC fan site The Howl, posted an article on Soccer Newsday entitled “How Phoenix Can Grab MLS Attention.” In it, he acknowledges that Phoenix FC fell way short of accomplishing one of its initial goals:…

USL-Pro Affiliations

I’ve seen different partial lists of USL-Pro affiliations with MLS. I wrote to USL to make sure I had the complete list, and here it is: Orlando City – Sporting Kansas City Oklahoma City Energy – Sporting Kansas City Richmond…

Phoenix FC: Tryouts and nagging issues

Odeen Domingo promised earlier this week that the “floodgates will open.” Yesterday, we got the first sign of water, but it isn’t a deluge yet. The team sent out an announcement yesterday of tryouts, the ones that were sort-of announced…

Well, that’s something

You may have detected an eerie hush from North Scottsdale for the last few months. That’s actually the lack of reports from our friends at Phoenix FC. Other than the announcement of the new ownership group in December (a few…

Æthelred

Thomas Ramos was not a standout for Phoenix FC last year. He was not a regular starter and only logged a single assist. My most enduring memory of his performance was a red card in the team’s final match against…

The HOWL finds a new URL

Last week, I wrote about Miguel Peinado-Guerrero and his Phoenix FC blog and Twitter account. He announced this weekend that he’d be moving it to a new URL, http://thehowlphx.blogspot.com to lessen the confusion since his old URL implied that he…

Starving, hysterical, naked

As I said a few days ago when I saw Devon Grousis’s smacktalkin’ Tweet to the Cactus Pricks, such nonsense is what we need between the fans of the Phoenix and Tucson teams. Does it occasionally get to be a…

New owners for Phoenix FC

They just finished up with their annual meeting yesterday, and USL announced in a short message this morning that Phoenix FC will be playing in the 2014 season: USL PRO is pleased to announce that it has awarded the franchise…

Devon brings the smack

I’m hearing scattered talk about a possible new owner for Phoenix FC. No one I talk to seems to have any details. I don’t doubt that someone may be out there (although, one person pointed out to me that the…

A Bit of a Scouting Report

I stopped by FC Tucson training tonight. Assistant coach Ron Fox came up to me during an 11 v 11 scrimmage and diagrammed out the field for me and told me about things I should be looking for when evaluating…

Phoenix Phollow-up

I put in a call to USL this morning to see if there was any more I could find out about the Phoenix FC termination from their end. The main thing I wanted to know about was if there is…