Stateside Scots Roundup: Little Profits From Houston’s Largesse

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Scottish national team forward Kim Little enjoyed a remarkable National Women’s Soccer League debut with the Seattle Reign last season by picking up the Most Valuable Player and Golden Boot trophies at the end of a year that yielded four… Continue Reading

Duquesne Women Win Steel City Classic Event

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PITTSBURGH – The Duquesne Dukes beat Saint Francis University by 3-0 Sunday at Rooney Field to clinch the second annual Steel City Classic tournament. Two goals from freshman forward Kristen Kotsopoulos and one from former Beadling midfielder Abby Losco left… Continue Reading

Pitt and Saint Francis Settle for Scoreless Tie

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers and Saint Francis Red Flash battled to a scoreless tie Wednesday night in an exhibition game between the Pennsylvania rivals at Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field. Red Flash forward Mario Mastrangelo came closest to finding the… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Roundup: Corsie Clinches Playoff Spot for Seattle, College Season to Commence

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America’s college soccer season kicks off in earnest this week with women’s teams set to commence their regular season schedules. The men’s season starts one week later after another round of warm-up games this weekend. A new crop of young… Continue Reading

Pitt Women Start Season With Exhibition Loss To No. 16 Kentucky

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers women’s team kicked off its preseason slate Wednesday afternoon with a heavy loss to a Kentucky Wildcats program ranked No. 16 in the NSCAA preseason rankings. Jade Klump set the visitors on the road to… Continue Reading

Steel City Finds Fix To Empire Revs Dominance

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PITTSBURGH (June 28, 2015) – Steel City F.C. fell to its first Women’s Premier Soccer League defeat two weeks ago when Empire Revs WNY left The Ellis School in Shadyside with a comfortable 3-1 win. Highmark Stadium was the setting… Continue Reading

Steel City Romps to Debut Win in WPSL

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PITTSBURGH (May 23, 2015) — Steel City F.C. turned its inaugural game into a rout Saturday with a 4-0 crushing of Tkaronto Justice at The Ellis School to open its Women’s Premier Soccer League campaign. Former University of Pittsburgh forward… Continue Reading

Kowalski Aims for Scrap with Pittsburgh’s Big Dogs

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PITTSBURGH (May 12, 2015) – Five training sessions. That is all the time that Fort Pitt Regiment head coach John Kowalski has had to prepare his side for its first ever Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game Wednesday evening. “And… Continue Reading

Tartan Devils Ousted from U.S. Amateur Cup

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PITTSBURGH (April 12, 2015) – The Tartan Devils’ dreams of U.S. Amateur Cup glory ended at the first hurdle Sunday with an extra-time loss to Hammers F.C. at Highmark Stadium. Devante Eckford’s headed goal in the first minute of the… Continue Reading

Pitt Women Tie Maryland in Scoreless Spring Friendly

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers women’s team continued its miserly spring form Saturday with a 0-0 tie against Maryland at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Greg Miller’s side has conceded one goal in six spring games. His offense has also struggled to… Continue Reading

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