Austin FC Sign First Player – Rodney Redes

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AUSTIN, TX. – Austin FC today announced the first player piece in the puzzle that will be their inaugural MLS roster in 2021. And Paraguayan winger Rodney Redes, 20, could represent something of a bellwether regarding Head Coach Josh Wolff and GM Claudio Reyna’s thinking as to the identity of their maiden team. Austin FC […] READ MORE


Austin FC Blueprint: A Formula for Future MLS Clubs

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EDITORIAL – When England’s Chelsea FC hosted their last UEFA Champions’ League game, there were three teams, not just two, on display at Stamford Bridge that evening. Austin’s perennial ‘Minister’, Matthew McConaughey, saw to that. Proudly wearing his Austin FC jacket, part-team owner McConaughey made sure everyone knew that in 2021, the city of Austin […] READ MORE


Austin FC Break Ground on new Stadium

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AUSTIN, TX. – Despite now being situated in Austin, there won’t be too many opportunities yet for me to provide updates on the fledgling Austin FC. The team is still over a year and a half away from kicking a ball competitively. Today, though, was one such opportunity, as I was able to see Austin […] READ MORE


So Long, Colorado Springs Switchbacks

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Mark Turner has been covering the Colorado Springs Switchbacks. However, after a move to Austin, Texas, he'll be hanging up his boots in Colorado. READ MORE



The Folly of Youth: Why the Switchbacks Might Need More Austin Dewing and Tucker Bone Types

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Editorial (June 28, 2019) – Austin Dewing and Tucker Bone have properly announced themselves to the professional soccer world these past couple of weeks. Such was their energy and enthusiasm on their professional debuts, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC fans couldn’t help but be impressed. The Folly of Youth: Why the Switchbacks Might Need More Austin Dewing Types […] READ MORE


Steve Trittschuh has work to do: Switchbacks Identity Crisis

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Editorial (May 15, 2019) – First and foremost, my apologies for the lengthy gap between articles. I started a new job which has been all-consuming the past couple of months. That said, I’m not going to lie; I have struggled with motivation when it comes to writing about the Colorado Springs Switchbacks this season, as anyone […] READ MORE


Colorado Springs Switchbacks Opener: Stratospheric versus LA Galaxy II!

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 10, 2019) – Per last year, I’ve decided against doing game reviews after every Switchbacks match, not least of all because plenty of other folks are doing exactly that and doing it well. Instead, as in previous seasons, I’ll be trying to dig a little deeper. How is the season progressing, […] READ MORE


Switchbacks FC 2019 Media Day – Fanning the Flames!

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Editorial (February 13, 2019) – The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC hosted their media day in a venue a stone’s throw from the patch of land that will soon be the home to their new stadium. That dream is still at least a year away, though. Today was about the 2019 season. Switchbacks FC 2019 Media […] READ MORE


Exclusive Interview: ‘Rocket’ Rony Argueta Returns to Colorado Springs

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Editorial (December 16, 2018) – Though the recent announcement of former Switchbacks skipper Rony Argueta returning to Colorado Springs may have come as a surprise to many, that he would be the first player unveiled on the 2019 roster shouldn’t be. ‘Rocket’ Rony Argueta Returns to Colorado Springs – and talks to Last Word on […] READ MORE