The city of Miami has yet to make its triumphant return to Major League Soccer, but the 2019 season will have a bit more 305 flare. Luis Gonzalez, bettern known as Luchi Gonzalez, was born in Hialeah and raised in Miami-Dade County. He will take over as head coach of FC Dallas, the culmination of a long journey for the Gulliver Prep product.
Month: December 2018
The nation’s oldest soccer tournament has long been a historic tradition that has allowed some of the country’s smallest soccer clubs to square off against the heavyweights. The Lamar Hunt US Open Cup began in 1914, long before the official pyramid was even thought of. The inclusivity of the tournament allowed many proverbial “David v Goliath” matches to take place. With the expansion of the professional pyramid over the years, fewer amateur and semi-pro clubs have had the ability to compete. The 106th edition may be one of the worst for the non-professional sides.
When Jorge Mas said this was going to be a team for the entire city and the entire the community, he certainly meant it. The Miami Herald’s Douglas Hanks reported earlier this morning that the Mas brothers met with Miami-Dade mayor and the parks & recreations top brass regarding a training facility as a county owned park. Did your mind immediately jump to Tropical Park? Guess again.
The Miami FC CEO Sean Flynn and manager Paul Dalglish met members of the press and the general public on Thursday night promoting the club’s new partnership with Soccer Academy of the Americas. However, the club’s leadership also spoke about plans on the field in 2019.
This week, the first round of the UPSL Florida South division playoffs kicked off and some remarkable goals were scored. Vote for your favorite below!
No. 1: Florida Soccer Soldiers 2, Gold Coast Inter 0
No. 2: Palm Beach Spartans 4, Jupiter United 0
No. 3: Miami Sun 1, FSI Vultures 0
No. 4: Palm Beach Spartans 2, Jupiter United
What’s your favorite?
Three months ago, it appeared La Liga and Relevent Sports would be bringing one of the biggest soccer events in South Florida history to Hard Rock Stadium in January. But today, FC Barcelona announced it would not be participating in a game with Girona FC next month, dealing a significant blow to the league’s hopes of playing outside Spain.
Even though Miami’s major league soccer team won’t kick off for at least another year, those interested in the league can join with Inter Miami CF supporters in Miami on Saturday night to watch the MLS Cup Final.
Barry men’s soccer made history on Saturday, as the program claimed its first NCAA Division II national championship by defeating West Chester University in comeback fashion, 2-1.