Rapids Revenge as Austin fail to score at Q2 Stadium, Again

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Striker Danny Hoesen led the line the last time these two teams met in just the second match of the season. He was flanked by the energetic pairing of Jon Gallagher and Jared Stroud. That evening, Austin registered their first victory in franchise history. Rapids Revenge as Austin fail to score at […] READ MORE


USMNT Beats Qatar to Make Gold Cup Final Behind Gyasi Zardes Goal

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AUSTIN, TX – Despite a spluttering performance v Jamaica in the Quarters, the USMNT named an unchanged starting XI in the Gold Cup Semi-Final v Qatar. And in much the same way the Reggae Boyz unsettled the USA with their pressure and incisive counter-attacks in the opening 45 minutes, Qatar looked the more dangerous of […] READ MORE




Austin FC share Soccer DNA with Euro 2020 Finalists

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EDITORIAL – I told my wife when we got married 22 years ago that if the England men’s national team ever made the final of a major tournament, wherever in the world it was and whatever it cost, I had to be there. I had to be in that stadium. I suppose you could call […] READ MORE


Man On: With Austin FC’s Brad Stuver

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EDITORIAL – This interview was conducted a couple of days before Austin FC’s historic victory over Portland Timbers, a game in which ATX finally scored at Q2 and secured their first-ever hometown win. Prior to that match, we asked Verde keeper Brad Stuver how he’d feel about the prospect of swapping a coveted clean sheet […] READ MORE



Revelry over Rivalry – A View from the Stands

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It’s Monday night, a full 24-hours since the end of the Austin FC v Columbus Crew match, and my ears are still ringing. Genuinely. How did this come about? I picked this game for a switch, foregoing my seat in the press box for a spot on the stands. I selected this particular match because […] READ MORE


Austin FC fail to scale Wonderwall in Minnesota 2-0

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SAINT PAUL, MN – Austin FC had a mountain to climb before a ball was even kicked in this latest encounter in Minnesota. ATX made 4 changes to their starting XI before kick-off, largely out of necessity to rest players following a grueling road schedule and with midweek/weekends games coming thick and fast over the […] READ MORE


Austin FC, city, and fans celebrate First MLS Game at Q2 Stadium

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AUSTIN, TX – It was always going to be a huge night when Austin FC finally came home. On Saturday night, over 20,700 fans attended the Q2 Stadium first game in MLS to cheer on their beloved Verde. And the San Jose Earthquakes provided scintillating opposition. Given the result, this evening might not have been […] READ MORE