It's been a busy year for St. Louis soccer fans. More than 40,000 of them raced to get tickets to Busch Stadium when Manchester City challenged Chelsea in May 2012. The same thing happened three months later, when more than 54,000 football fanatics packed the Edward Jones Dome to catch Real Madrid ... More >>
Two St. Louis soccer club owners are working together to bring a professional outdoor soccer team back to town with lofty hopes of attracting a Major League Soccer franchise. Tony Glavin, owner and coach of the St. Louis Lions, and Andrew Haines, owner of the St. Louis Ambush indoor soccer team, sa ... More >>
Pope Francis is Time Magazine's person of the year. Sedalia named Tuffy the Clown. Now, it's St. Louis' turn.
Three major international soccer friendlies this year have put St. Louis on the map. Orlando and Atlanta are on deck to be the next cities to host Major League Soccer teams, but St. Louis' recent games featuring big names like Manchester City, Chelsea and the Bosnian and Argentinian national teams ... More >>
For a city without a Major League Soccer team, St. Louis has hosted more than its share of international friendlies in the last six months. A sell-out crowd of 48,263 watched Manchester City upset English Premier League powerhouse Chelsea in May, and Real Madrid, helped by playboy Cristiano Ronald ... More >>
Will St. Louisans get to see incredibly sexy soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo this August? Despite transfer rumors, it's looking like the second-highest paid and second-best player in the world will be here. Portuguese international Ronaldo should appear with his Real Madrid side when the Spanish gi ... More >>
Update: See photos from soccer at Busch Stadium. St. Louis resident George Gansner was able to snag a ticket to the highly anticipated Manchester City v. Chelsea F.C. soccer match tonight at Busch Stadium -- but he won't be needing it. That's because he'll be on the now transformed field refereeing ... More >>
Update: See photos from soccer at Busch Stadium.Think soccer at Busch Stadium will be a hit? Not so fast, sissy boys! This is the message of a handful of vocal, outraged haters, a.k.a., the Best Fans In Baseball, who are making their disdain for soccer at Busch very clear on the Facebook page of th ... More >>
This Thursday, May 23, soccer hooligans will descend upon Busch Stadium. That's right, the world's most beautiful game will be played on a baseball diamond-turned "pitch" (that's British for "field," you noobs). The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and features two of the top contenders in the British P ... More >>
Last week, Daily RFT told you why you should care that the Premier League's Manchester City and Chelsea F.C. will be playing an exhibition game at Busch Stadium. Apparently, St. Louis soccer fans needed little convincing. The game sold out within minutes, and when we went to check out online sales ... More >>
Lately, the Premiership, or the Barclay's Premier League, or just the Premier League, has been called the world's "top league" -- mostly by players coming into the British league from France, Germany, Spain and yes, the United States. That's because in the twenty-team Premier League, play is faster, ... More >>
It's 6:30 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning inside Tigín Irish Pub on Washington Avenue -- the perfect time for a breakfast pint of Guinness. OK, so it's not actually 6:30 a.m. -- it's more like 9:45 (some morning drinkers are bolder than others). But a few of the patrons here actually did st ... More >>
The River des Peres tells the history of St. Louis -- our relationship to nature, to this place, to our own waste. Now there's talk of "beautifying" the river we never got around to cleaning.