Posts by: Jacob Martella

Game Recaps

U.S. Open Cup win opens many doors for FC Dallas

By: , November 1, 2016

Red and white confetti rained down on a full west stand of Toyota Stadium. The Dallas Beer Guardians in the north end led the remaining crowd in the viking clap… Read More

Features

Members of Eberly’s Army cope with loss of stadium, Austin Aztex

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Matthew Gray looked around the half-empty Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex from right behind Eberly’s Army on Sept. 5. “Who’s house? Our House!” the supporters’ group chanted below. The chant, however,… Read More

Opinion

USL needs to decide what it wants to become

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Back in February, the United Soccer League announced that it was seeking second division status with the United States Soccer Federation. Currently in the third division in the U.S. soccer… Read More

Previews

FC Dallas must keep momentum going in home match vs. New England

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As previously documented, the last month-plus for FC Dallas has been less than pleasant. The Hoops played five-straight league matches on the road, a club record, and all of which… Read More

Previews

Game Preview: Philadelphia at Seattle

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Time: 10 p.m. ET Date: Sep. 24, 2016 T.V.: ESPN Records: Philadelphia 1–0–2 (3 pts), Seattle 1–0–2 (3 pts)

Game Recaps

FC Dallas, Columbus settle for 1–1 draw

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Despite 90 minutes, 28 shots and 10 shots on goal, FC Dallas and the Columbus Crew played to a 1–1 draw on Sept. 24. Justin Merram opened the scoring nine minutes into… Read More

Game Recaps

Second half goals lift Orlando City over Philadelphia

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Orlando City struggled to get anything going through the first 45 minutes of its contest against Philadelphia on Sep. 17. But that changed in the second half. Carlos Rivas opened… Read More

Game Recaps

Three-goal flurry sees Portland down Philadelphia

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Fanendo Adi scored the third of three goals to start the second half to lift Portland to a 2–1 win over Philadelphia on Sep. 10. After a first 45 minutes… Read More

Game Recaps

Second half goals salvage draw for Orlando City

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Things looked bleak for Orlando City after 45 minutes. The Lions struggled in the first half, giving up two goals, including one in stoppage time to Ola Kamara. But a… Read More

Game Recaps

FC Dallas outlasts Colorado in extra time

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It took 120-plus minutes, but FC Dallas came away with a 2–1 extra-time win over the Colorado Rapids on Sept. 3. The Rapids opened the scoring in the 38th minute… Read More