USL: Pittsburgh Riverhounds Look To Steffens’ Ability To Discover Diamonds

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PITTSBURGH – Over three decades have passed since Mark Steffens first came to Pittsburgh in a professional coaching capacity. The Long Island native became Shep Messing’s assistant at the New York Arrows in 1983 after starting out in the college… Continue Reading

USL: New Pittsburgh Riverhounds President Richard Nightingale Outlines Plans For Club

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PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Riverhounds owner Tuffy Shallenberger has stayed out of the limelight since acquiring the team and Highmark Stadium last year. He prefers to set up the club’s press conference podium while wearing his baseball cap and jeans rather… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Michael Scott on Livingston, Brian Welsh and UMBC’s Captivating Cup Run

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Few observers could have foreseen Dalgety Bay’s Michael Scott being the sole remaining Scotsman in college soccer’s NCAA Tournament when the season-ending nationwide competition kicked off on Nov. 20. Scott’s University of Maryland, Baltimore County side qualified for the 48-team tournament… Continue Reading

Clarks’ Elimination Leaves UMBC’s Scott As Sole Scot In US College Championship

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Bobby Clark’s hopes of leading Notre Dame to a second straight college soccer crown ended Sunday night with a home loss to No. 16 seed Virginia. It was a disappointing day for the Clark household as Jamie Clark’s University of… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Clarks Among Four Scots Advancing To NCAA Round Of 16

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The number of Scots left in this year’s NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament has been whittled down to four after the completion of this weekend’s second round games. Bobby Clark, his son Jamie, Mason Robertson and Michael Scott will take part… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Mixed Fortunes As Men’s NCAA National Tournament Begins

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A clutch of Scots saw action in the American college scene Thursday night as the 48-team NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament kicked off to determine this year’s national champions. All 23 conference champions automatically qualify for the tournament with 25 other… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Lewis Hawke, Son Of Greenock Legend Making His Name In Greenville

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Lewis Hawke seemed destined to become a soccer player for Scotland’s Greenock Morton. His father, Warren, scored 53 goals for the club in almost 250 appearances during two separate spells either side of the new millennium. Hawke accompanied his father to… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Bobby Clark’s Notre Dame Earns No. 1 Seed For NCAA Title Defense

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The draw for college soccer’s NCAA Men’s Tournament was unveiled Monday afternoon with a small band of Scots representing some of the 48 schools involved in the knockout competition to determine America’s national champion. Former Aberdeen and Scotland goalkeeper Bobby… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Round-Up: O’Grady, Hawke Notch Conference Winners For Hartwick And Furman

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Former Liverpool, Inverness and Highland League full-back John Scott steered Hartwick College to the Sun Belt Conference Championship crown a week after the Oneonta, New York-based school clinched the regular-season title. Hartwick sealed the “Double” with a 1-0 win over Georgia… Continue Reading

West Virginia Rues Missed Chances As Georgetown Advances On PKs

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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – West Virginia and Georgetown’s players had endured the biting cold for over two hours during Saturday’s NCAA women’s national championship first-round battle when Daphne Corboz trotted toward the penalty spot from her huddle of teammates stationed… Continue Reading

Bowling Green Edges WVU In Overtime To Reach MAC Championship Final

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AKRON, Ohio – West Virginia was denied a place in its first Mid-American Conference Championship final Friday after losing 3-2 in overtime to Bowling Green at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. Second-half goals from MAC Player of the Year… Continue Reading

Inverkeithing’s Scott Seals UMBC’s Place In America East Championship Final

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Inverkeithing’s Michael Scott will compete for his third America East Conference championship on Saturday after his University of Maryland, Baltimore County side defeated Vermont by 3-1 in Wednesday’s semi-final at Retriever Soccer Park. The former Livingston U-19 forward sealed his… Continue Reading

WVU’s Bevin Hopes For Final Shot At Akron

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AKRON, Ohio — West Virginia’s senior captain Andy Bevin has suffered his fair share of frustration at the hands of Akron during his collegiate career. The schools have participated in three regular-season meetings since WVU joined the Mid-American Conference from… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Round-Up: John Scott Leads Hartwick College To Conference Title

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Former Liverpool and Inverness full-back John Scott led his Hartwick College team to the Sun Belt Conference regular season title at the first attempt after the school’s transfer from the Mid-American Conference. Hartwick secured the crown with a 5-0 thumping… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Bobby Clark On Course For College Soccer’s “Treble”

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Sir Alex Ferguson famously led Manchester United to “The Treble” of Premier League, F.A. Cup and UEFA Champions League in 1999. Last Saturday, one of Ferguson’s former players took the first step toward a treble of his own in the… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Round-Up: Bobby Clark Leads Notre Dame To ACC Title

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Former Aberdeen and Scotland goalkeeper Bobby Clark led his Notre Dame side to its second consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title Saturday with a 4-1 win at the University of Pittsburgh. The Fighting Irish had to settle for a share… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Michael Tuohy, Pittsburgh Midfielder Set For College Farewell

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Michael Tuohy will pull on his University of Pittsburgh jersey for the 45th and final time on Saturday night when the Panthers host defending national champion Notre Dame to close out their season. The Glaswegian midfielder transferred to the United… Continue Reading

Klingenberg Hopes To Put Pittsburgh On The Soccer Map

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CHESTER, Pa. — Meghan Klingenberg appeared at PPL Park’s media zone last Friday gleefully clutching a ball signed by her United States women’s national team colleagues – a souvenir to mark her first international goal scored four days earlier. “I’m… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Round-Up: Mixed Fortunes For Clarks In College Game

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The Clark Family traded places at the top of the college game again this past week. Former Aberdeen and Scotland goalkeeper Bobby Clark saw his Notre Dame side displace his son Jamie’s University of Washington from the No. 1 spot… Continue Reading

Wambach Nods U.S. Women To Seventh CONCACAF Championship

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CHESTER, Pa. – A hat-trick of Abby Wambach headers in the opening 41 minutes fired the United States to its seventh CONCACAF Women’s Championship title Sunday at the expense of first-time finalist Costa Rica at PPL Park. Wambach followed her… Continue Reading