It has been nearly two weeks since Atlanta United FC hoisted the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy as MLS Cup Champions. At the end of last week, one of my favorite daily sports shows/podcasts Soccer Down Here asked fans to share their favorite memories from the postseason run. That question stirred something in me. I did … Continue reading Atlanta United Saved My Life
(Imagery: ©2018 Google, Map Data: ©2018 Google) We now know where the Greenville Triumph will be playing their home games for, at least, their first season in USL League One. On Wednesday the Greenville County Board of Zoning Appeals gave preliminary approval to a partnership between Greenville Triumph SC and Legacy Early College, located on Greenville’s … Continue reading Greenville Triumph’s New Home
(Photo courtesy: USL League One) Today USL League One announced the structure of the 2019 season schedule. With the release, there was also confirmation of some of the rumored details surrounding the league’s inaugural season. What do you need to know about the announcement? Let’s jump into the specifics of what we learned today. 10 Teams … Continue reading USL League One Announces Inaugural Season Structure
For the first time in 15 years, soccer returned to the Upstate. But it was not all sunshine and rainbows. (Photo Credit: Brittany Hildreth) 2018 was a banner year for soccer in Greenville. For the first time in 15 years, soccer returned to the Upstate. Not everything was rainbows and sunshine, though. There has been … Continue reading New beginnings: A look back at Greenville soccer in 2018
We made Soccer Night in Greenville happen. Now, who wants to go? (Photo Credit: John Walsh/Flickr) September 12, 2018: That was the day I saw an intriguing tweet from the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, the Upstate’s ECHL hockey team. The team was finalizing promotions for the season and had decided to leave the last theme night up … Continue reading Greenville Swamp Rabbits plan a soccer takeover on October 27
Let’s talk kits. A few months before the inaugural season kicks off, we look at a few designs that might be in the plans. Which is your favorite? The team has plenty of merch… cannot wait for kits. (Photo courtesy of Greenville Triumph SC) Ever since the fateful evening that Greenville Pro Soccer became Greenville Triumph … Continue reading It ain’t easy being green: A Greenville Triumph SC Fashion Show
USL Championship, League One, and League Two… Premier League? USL Cup? Promotion and relegation?!? Let’s look at the possibilities. (Photo Credit: Johnny Wakefield) On Tuesday, the United Soccer League announced a new brand identity that aligns the three leagues formerly known as USL, USL D3, and PDL under one central brand. If you have been … Continue reading As USL rebrands, what could it mean for soccer in America?