‘Her quiet time is over’: Alyssa Naeher steps into the limelight in Red Stars return

Chicago Red Stars goalkeeper was instrumental in the United States Women's National Team's run to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title in France. (Chicago Red Stars) By Sandra Herrera   Chicago Red Stars have welcomed back their World Cup champions in Julie Ertz, Tierna Davidson, Morgan Brian, and Alyssa Naeher.  Ahead of this Sunday’s … Continue reading ‘Her quiet time is over’: Alyssa Naeher steps into the limelight in Red Stars return

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Fives games to watch for DePaul men’s soccer in the 2019 season

By Andrew Hattersley Right down to the final game of the regular season, DePaul men’s soccer had its chances to return to the Big East Tournament for the first time since 2016. A 2-0 loss to Marquette in the regular-season finale, coupled with a Creighton loss in their final home game, ended a Blue Demons … Continue reading Fives games to watch for DePaul men’s soccer in the 2019 season

Rivals USMNT, Mexico meet again for Gold Cup glory at Soldier Field

The United States seek their seventh Gold Cup title as they face rivals Mexico at Soldier Field Sunday. (US Soccer) After three weeks and 54 games, the Gold Cup final that most fans and pundits wanted to see has finally arrived: Mexico versus the United States at Soldier Field in Chicago. The last time these … Continue reading Rivals USMNT, Mexico meet again for Gold Cup glory at Soldier Field

USWNT aim for a 4th World Cup title against the Netherlands

The United States seek back-to-back FIFA Women's World Cup titles for the first time against the Netherlands. (US Soccer) In the biggest tournament and in the biggest game you need your best players to step up when called upon. During their run to the final of the 2019 women’s World Cup, that’s exactly what the … Continue reading USWNT aim for a 4th World Cup title against the Netherlands

Gold Cup Rewind: When the USMNT and Mexico battled for the gold at Soldier Field

USA and Mexico will face off in a Gold Cup final at Soldier Field for the first time since 2007. (Sports Illustrated) By Ernesto Hernandez The United States and Mexico face off in the final of the 2019 Gold Cup at Soldier Field. It's the final everyone anticipated. From the players, the fans, coahces, and … Continue reading Gold Cup Rewind: When the USMNT and Mexico battled for the gold at Soldier Field

For the fourth star: Where to watch the USWNT in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final

(Daniel Bartel/Chicago Red Stars) By Sandra Herrera The big day is upon us! The Women’s World Cup final takes place this Sunday with the United States Women’s National Team faces off against European Champions, the Netherlands. Plenty of Chicago Red Stars are representing the USWNT; with Alyssa Naeher, Julie Ertz, Morgan Brian, and Tierna Davidson. … Continue reading For the fourth star: Where to watch the USWNT in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final

Can’t make it to Soldier Field? Where to watch the Gold Cup final

The United States Men's National Team and Mexico face off in the final of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup this Sunday, July 7 at Soldier Field in Chicago. (Getty Images) By Juan Pimiento The world of North American soccer turns its attention to our city, specifically to Soldier Field as the United States Men's National … Continue reading Can’t make it to Soldier Field? Where to watch the Gold Cup final

Five games to keep an eye on for DePaul Women’s Soccer in the 2019 season

By Andrew Hattersley As the calendar ticks towards mid-June, head coach Erin Chastain announced DePaul’s 2019 women’s soccer schedule, featuring ten matches at Wish Field at Cacciatore Stadium and five non-conference opponents coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance. The Blue Demons will open the season with a pair of exhibition games at Northwestern and Wisconsin … Continue reading Five games to keep an eye on for DePaul Women’s Soccer in the 2019 season

Where are they now? Former UIC duo helps secure win for Detroit City FC

By Andrew Hattersley After being teammates at UIC, the duo of Max Todd and Oscar Gonzalez are back together this time at Detroit City FC, a member of the National Premier Soccer League. Both have made an early impact for a Detroit City FC group that is 2-1-1 in its first four games. .@MaxTodd1 in … Continue reading Where are they now? Former UIC duo helps secure win for Detroit City FC

‘Just inspirational’: Craig Harrington on his journey and life as a Chicago Red Stars coach

Chicago Red Stars assistant coach Craig Harrington. (Image Provided by Shaina Benhiyoun Photography)by Sandra Herrera Last year, the Chicago Red Stars expanded their coaching staff to include two First Assistant Coaches, Gary Curneen and Craig Harrington.Harrington took the time to chat with Second City Soccer about his journey to the Red Stars and how he has … Continue reading ‘Just inspirational’: Craig Harrington on his journey and life as a Chicago Red Stars coach

Chicago Fire win consecutive games for first time in two years but lose Nico Gaitan in the process

By Ernesto Hernandez The Chicago Fire won back-to-back games for the first time in two years by beating Minnesota United, 2-0, at SeatGeek Stadium. Goals by Nico Gaitan and Aleksandar Katai in the first-half were enough to see out a rather comfortable victory. https://twitter.com/ChicagoFire/status/1127371882230009856 But that accomplishment was marred by the injury sustained by Nico … Continue reading Chicago Fire win consecutive games for first time in two years but lose Nico Gaitan in the process

Chicago Fire in search of a winning streak against Minnesota United

By Ernesto Hernandez   The Chicago Fire will look to win back-to-back games for the first time since 2017 when they take on Minnesota United at SeatGeek Stadium. The Fire are coming off their best performance of the season in a 5-0 rout against the New England Revolution. Head coach Veljko Paunovic has consistently been … Continue reading Chicago Fire in search of a winning streak against Minnesota United

Chicago Fire make it a ‘party of five’ as they blow past New England

The Chicago Fire ended a streak of three consecutive shutouts by scoring five goals past the New England Revolution. (Chicago Fire Soccer Club) By Ernesto Hernandez   The Chicago Fire played their best game of the season in a 5-0 rout of the New England Revolution. A brace by Nemanja Nikolic and late goals by … Continue reading Chicago Fire make it a ‘party of five’ as they blow past New England

Chicago Fire hoping for a huge upset against LAFC

The Chicago Fire seek their third victory of the season against Western Conference leaders LAFC. (Benjamin Ordaz/Hoy) By Ernesto Hernandez   The Chicago Fire go into their game against Los Angeles FC as massive underdogs and losers of two straight shutout losses. In LAFC, the Fire face the Western Conference leaders, Supporters' Shield leaders, and … Continue reading Chicago Fire hoping for a huge upset against LAFC

Q&A: Pat Flinn embracing return to University of Chicago

New head coach Pat Flinn returns to University of Chicago, where he spent three seasons as an assistant coach under former head coach Mike Babst. Photo courtesy of Loyola Athletics.By Andrew Hattersley @AndrewHattsAfter a pair of seasons in Rogers Park as Assistant Men's Soccer Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Loyola Chicago, Pat Flinn returned to University … Continue reading Q&A: Pat Flinn embracing return to University of Chicago