League One Fun – Episode 75: Omaha Legend Evan Conway

Evan Conway, attacker for Union Omaha joins Ira and Jason this week.  Evan played in college for the Milwaukee Panthers where he had 27 goals in 77 appearances and played last summer in USL League Two for the Ventura County Fusion where he scored 9 goals in 12 matches.  Keeping up that scoring trend, Evan scored Omaha’s inaugural goal, during their inaugural home match, helping them to their inaugural win. Some in Omaha have already dubbed him a Legend.

News & Reviews

Jason gives a Covid-19 update. In other news…

Forward, Greenville and Richmond have reached deals with their local TV stations to air their games.

Terique Mohammed is the first player to get loaned to the CPL

Tormenta FC and the Averitt Center for the Arts are excited to present “The Beautiful Game Exhibition” featuring artwork from Pablo Jara, Marco Micaletto, Mikie Rowe and Nil Vinyals.

Owners of Tormenta FC and Greenville Triumph once gain make a wager on their team’s performances this season.

Plus the gang reviews the full slate of matches, including the Quidditch match in Milwaukee – but Ira forgot that was this week, so it’s discussed last.

Evan Conway’s goal is discussed again in Union Omaha’s 1-0 win over North Texas SC.

What is League One Fun

League One Fun is the Beautiful Game Network podcast that covers the entirety of USL League One. Jason and Ira discuss the third tier and lowest tier of professional soccer. The two conduct player, coach and front office interviews as well as review matches and league news. Independent franchises include Greenville Triumph, South Georgia Tormenta, Richmond Kickers, Chattanooga Red Wolves, Forward Madison and Union Omaha. The league also includes USL Championship second team FC Tucson. There are now five MLS2 sides. These include Fort Lauderdale CF (InterMiami), New England Revolution II, Toronto FC II, North Texas SC (FC Dallas), and Orlando City B.

Ira is @irajersey, Jason is @homesweetsoccer, and the show is @league1fun.

For last week’s show for this week’s previews listen to episode 74.

Ira Jersey

twitter: @irajersey Soccer fanatic and nerd with many hobbies, Ira is a New York Red Bull supporter who loves lower division soccer. He is a youth coach with several USSF and United Soccer Coaches licenses; and also a competitive youth referee. He writes and podcasts on USL League One for BGN. Ira has worked in finance for more than two decades focusing on bond markets and is currently the Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg LP's research arm.