January 1, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

As mentioned before the Kicking & Screen Soccr Film Festival is branching out. Over the next 6 months as they head into their next Festival, June 4-7 in NYC they will have new releases from K & S Media Group.

Jan: The American Monarchs

Feb: Soka Afrika

Mar: American Futbol

Apr: Messi & Me

June: For Better or Worse

Later this month, Jan. 12 during the USC Soccer Convention, they will have a screening of Messi & Me in host city Chicago. May-July of this year there will be a Women's Soccer Art Exhibit in NYC.

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January 1, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

Not much of a surprise in either selection with Bastian Schweinsteiger taking the MVP but his Defensive Player of the year was not a given by any means. The Golden Boot of course is for most goals so that was a given with Nemanja Nikolic getting it for 2 years running and now is one of just 4 players in club history with more than a single season with goals totalling double digits.  

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December 29, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Jonathan Lewis the 21 year old midfielder for the NY team must be the player alluded to by USMNT HC Gregg Berhalter in his conference call as the final piece to be added, now bringing the roster to 28. His addition brings the number to 8 players in their first camp and 13 of those in camp yet to see the field. Lewis had been with the U-20's who took the 2017 Concacaf Title. Camp begins Jan. 6 in Calif. to prep for games with Panama Jan . 27 @ State Farm Stadium, Glendale AZ 8 p.m. ET on ESPN 2 & Univision Networks.

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December 29, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

The rights to Jonathan Campbell went west as a pick blew into the windy city for the 2020 Draft. Fire Pres/GM Nelson Rodriguez had this to say of  Campbell, "During his time with the club, Jonathan always gave his best on the field. We wish Jonathan the best of luck." The 12th overall selection in the 2016 Draft, he had 72 games, 49 starts for Chicago, notching a goal and a pair of assists. Tis past season, the 25 year old saw action in 15 games starting 11 of them. It is a big drop in just 3 years to then leave, getting a 4th rounder a year into the future.

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December 29, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Both the Male & Young Male Player of the Year Awards were revealed, GK Zack Steffen in his first year with the MNT, and ALex Mendez took the honors, Zack being only  the 2nd in 25 years to do this in just his first year with the team.

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