Profiles


A Black History Month BGN Special

A roundtable discussion about race with four African American stars in the USL Championship. As we arrive in the final days of 2019's Black History Month, I was lucky enough to catch up with four young, African American players currently excelling in...

Leston Paul welcomes the responsibility of leading 901 FC

A former youth national team captain for Trinidad and Tobago, Leston Paul is the perfect player to lead expansion Memphis 901 FC. In life and in sports, pressure and responsibility can make or break a person or player. Thankfully for Memphis 901 FC,...

Jerome’s in the House!

As El Paso enters their debut season, they will have a veteran defender leading the backline. While a high-scoring offense is important for any expansion team in sports, a steady defense may be more vital to a club's first-year success. El Paso...

You Play, We Dont: Joey Calistri and Tomas Gomez

You Play We Don't with Phoenix Rising's new winger Joey Calistri, and St. Louis FC's returning Golden Glove keeper, Tomas Gomez. This is an old interview that reveals Tomas' many challenges and trials last season and also the many ways Joey was used...

Yaro’s unconquerable spirit leads him to a fresh start with SAFC

When you hear what Josh Yaro has overcome, it's hard not to root for him to succeed with San Antonio FC. On paper, San Antonio FC defender Josh Yaro looks like he's living the dream. A graduate of Georgetown University. Former #2 overall pick in the...

Sousa’s rejuvenated after reuniting with Wynalda

After playing for him previously in Atlanta, Ferrety Sousa is excited to be back with Eric Wynalda. In an athlete's career, there is typically a manager/coach that they mesh especially well with. Ferrety Sousa was one of 12 new players announced for...

Sin City’s Own Shotstopper

Everyone loves a hometown kid coming back to where he was raised and doing great things, especially in sports. An Akron, Ohio native myself, I have witnessed this on the largest scale with LeBron James. For Las Vegas Lights FC, their owner Brett...

You Coach We Don’t: Assistant Coach Mike Maleneb of Reno 1868

Evan talks to former Sacramento Republic and current Reno 1868 assistant coach and lover of all kinds of weird sports conspiracies, Chris Maleneb! In probably the most tangential and maybe the most off kilter coach interview you'll ever hear, Chris...

STL GM Jeremy Alumbaugh

Phill talks to Jeremy about all the league wide news and then gets more in depth about St. Louis FC. Topics include League 1 to Championship player movement, MLS U19 league rumors, solidarity payments, and a ton more. Have thoughts or questions...

You Play We Don’t:Coach Mike Muñoz of Los Dos

You Play We Don't:Coach Mike Muñoz of Los Dos Another installment of You Play We Don’t with Mike Muñoz covering some Galaxy standouts for youth national teams, coaching in SoCal, the role of Los Dos in the Galaxy system and so much more. Also a...

Being ready whenever your number is called feat. Dan Lynd

Being ready whenever your number is called feat. Dan Lynd How does a goalkeeper who was barely recruited out of high school end up as one of the top goalkeepers in the USL? Sit back, relax and enjoy our latest podcast episode featuring Pittsburgh...

You Play We Don’t: Collin Fernandez

You Play We Don't: Collin Fernandez Evan sits down with Phoenix Rising's (literal and figurative) #8 Collin Fernandez. They go over everything from his days at the Chicago Fire Youth Academy, to bouncing around USL affiliates to sharing a locker with...