TEXAS SOCCER LEADERS: DAVID WALDING-PRESIDENT/GM, CENTRAL TEXAS LOBOS/HORNETS (GCPL/UWS)

David Walding-President and GM-Central Texas Lobos and Hornets David Walding has built one of the genuinely unique lower league soccer clubs in America.  Over five short years, the Central Texas Lobos, centered in South Austin and Hays County, has organized … Continue reading TEXAS SOCCER LEADERS: DAVID WALDING-PRESIDENT/GM, CENTRAL TEXAS LOBOS/HORNETS (GCPL/UWS)

Texas Soccer Journal Newsletter – September 2019

Texas Soccer Journal now has a monthly newsletter. The inaugural newsletter is featured below, and if you’d like to sign up to receive future updates, you can sign up on our newsletter page. An archive of all of our newsletters … Continue reading Texas Soccer Journal Newsletter – September 2019

Texas Soccer Roundup-September 1, 2019

This is the second of what are planned to be monthly summaries of under-the-radar soccer stories from around Texas. The focus of this series will be on players, teams and leagues that don’t receive much coverage outside of their local communities. Stories from non-metropolitan areas of the state will also be a regular focus. Two Houston Amateur Teams Advance to Finals of National Competitions Horizon FC and ASC New Stars, amateur soccer teams in Houston, both advanced through regional playoffs to the finals of two prestigious National Cups. Unfortunately, neither was able to bring a championship back home. Horizon FC … Continue reading Texas Soccer Roundup-September 1, 2019

Central Texas Lobos Move One Step Closer to New Austin Soccer Stadium

Central Texas Lobos of the Gulf Coast Premier Soccer League (GCPL) announced today that they have secured a site location and are now one step closer to their dream, and that of every lower league soccer club, to own and operate a soccer specific stadium. The new facility will be located on a 4-acre site in South Austin, near the junction of Interstate 35 and Highway 71. Construction is projected to begin later this year and be ready for the 2020 Gulf Coast Premier League season in the Spring of 2020. The land acquisition was made possible through private investment and a donation … Continue reading Central Texas Lobos Move One Step Closer to New Austin Soccer Stadium

2018 Favorite Texas Soccer Media

Over the course of the year I watch, read and consume a lot of soccer related information. This post will attempt to highlight some of my favorite Texas soccer related media of all varieties from 2018. I obviously can’t read or watch everything and make no assertions that the media I highlight in this article are the “Best” of anything….because they are only my opinions and reflect my own taste. There will also invariably be a southern part of Texas slant because that it where I typically watch live soccer. Nevertheless, here goes and if I missed anything that readers … Continue reading 2018 Favorite Texas Soccer Media

Josh Meurin Scholarship Fund Benefit in New Braunfels This Weekend

Josh Meurin was a local New Braunfels area youth soccer player who tragically died much too early in 2009.  A Memorial scholarship fund has been established in his name and over the last eight years the fund has awarded over $25,000 in college scholarships to local youth and high school players. The 2017 benefit and concert (9th annual) for this non-profit scholarship fund will be held from 6 p.m.-Midnight, Saturday October 14 at Billy’s Ice House (details in flyer below) in New Braunfels. Find out more about Josh, the scholarship and how to donate through their website; http://www.joshmeurinsoccerscholarship.org.  For further … Continue reading Josh Meurin Scholarship Fund Benefit in New Braunfels This Weekend

Nico’s Dream-Kick Cancer Soccer Camp

The 4th annual soccer camp honoring the memory of Nico Ramirez Castro who died of cancer in 2012 will be held at the STAR Soccer Complex in San Antonio on June 3. San Antonio FC is a major sponsor of the event, which is open to kids ages 3-18 for a $50 fee. Kids who can’t afford the fee will be sponsored by donors. Nico’s Dream is a registered non-profit organization in San Antonio, Texas. The organization was formally recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) in 2016; however, its work began in 2013 to honor Nicolás “Nico” Ramírez Castro’s courageous battle … Continue reading Nico’s Dream-Kick Cancer Soccer Camp