Sporting’s Lack of US National Team Presence

Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images via Getty ImagesA look at Sporting KC’s presence with the US National Team over the last year. Since the...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM 2 hours ago

Vermes on Adding a CB, MLS Team Values Out, Leibold Arrives, Kit Reveal Date

Denny Medley-USA TODAY SportsPlus, many other quotes from Peter Vermes about injuries, the USMNT job, his future at SKC and more. Another week,...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM 4 hours ago

Walter with Brace in Sporting KC Preseason Draw with Louisville City

Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty ImagesKansas City were once again short-handed in terms of personnel with multiple players not rostered...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 5

Preseason Recap: Sporting rallies late for 2-2 draw against Louisville

Remi Walter scored two second-half goals, including a 90th-minute equalizer, as Sporting Kansas City rallied to secure a 2-2 friendly draw against...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Feb 4

Three Sporting KC Position Battles to Watch in Preseason

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsFrom front to back, there are battles on all the lines taking place ahead of the 2023 season, but a few feel more up for...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 3

Year Two with Sporting KC’s Ben Sweat: On the loose, and on the edge

Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesSweat is his fittest ever and asking, “Why not?” Growing up in Palm Harbor, Florida,...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 2

More Sporting KC Rumors, a “Big” Win and KC Current Roster News

A Sporting Kansas City fan bangs on a drum before the match against the Houston Dynamo at Children’s Mercy Park on March 5, 2022 in Kansas City,...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 2

Sporting KC Ferro Rumor Update, Lynn Williams Shocked at Trade, Yeison Mejia Signed?

Photo by ANP via Getty ImagesPlus, Yeison Mejia possibly signed, some NWSL salary information (maybe) and MLS Season Pass is out. A few rumors, an...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 1

Across State Lines: Zelalem Signs in the Netherlands

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThis week’s update on former Kansas City players around the world. As the transfer window...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Feb 1

Philadelphia Union renews jersey sponsorship with Bimbo Bakeries

Philadelphia UnionThomas’ brand will be on new secondary jerseys. Agreement includes Union II and Union Academy jerseys. Bimbo will continue to...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 31

NWSL Triple Expansion, CONCACAF to Host Copa America, Busio on the Move

Brandon Vazquez #8 of the United States scores his goal and celebrates during a game between Serbia and USMNT at BMO Stadium on January 25, 2023 in...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 30

Monday Freedom Kicks: D.C. homegrowns make news, USMNT Copa America hosting & more

Katie Stratman-USA TODAY SportsAnd some other odds and ends. Hi there, so I guess this is the big thing in D.C. United land over the...
BLACK AND RED UNITED Jan 30

MLS preseason 2023: Sounders get Club World Cup prep, Red Bulls top US U-20s 

Seattle Sounders FC played their first and final tune-up matches ahead of their participation at the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup next week, facing a...
MLSSOCCER Jan 28

Sporting KC Score Eight in Preseason Win!

Denny Medley-USA TODAY SportsLet’s look at the lineups and goal scorers from Saturday’s resounding vidtory. Sporting Kansas City were back in...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 28

Preseason Recap: Willy Agada and Marinos Tzionis score twice in 8-0 victory

Sporting Kansas City earned an 8-0 victory over Grand Canyon University at GCU Stadium in Phoenix on Saturday as part of the club's 2023 preseason...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 28

Report: Gianluca Busio linked with Serie B side Pisa

Gianluca Busio and Venezia have struggled for majority of the Serie B season, but Busio is reportedly linked with an in-division move to a...
SBI SOCCER Jan 27

Sporting KC U-15 Head Coach Luis Pacheco to participate in the Elite Formation Coaching License Program

Major League Soccer today announced that 25 coaches will be participating in the Elite Formation Coaching License (EFCL) program in partnership...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 27

A Sporting KC Cut, Rumor, Trade and a Game

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsIt’s been a busy week for Sporting Kansas City. For the Glory KC is back with the fourth episode of season two! We’ve...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 26

Bradford City Midfielder Yann Songo’o Joins on Loan

Walsall have completed the signing of Bradford City midfielder Yann Songo’o, who arrives at Poundland Bescot Stadium on loan for the remainder of...
BESCOTBANTER Jan 26

Rumor: Sporting KC Linked to Portuguese CB from Benfica

Ferro of Vitesse during the Dutch Eredivisie match between FC Utrecht and Vitesse at Stadion Galgenwaard on September 11, 2022 in Utrecht,...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 25

Across State Lines: Rad Joins Hartford

Photo by Lyndsay Radnedge/ISI Photos/Getty ImagesThis week’s update on former Kansas City players. Teams in the USL are continuing to fill their...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 25

Sporting KC Trade, New Preseason Trialist, More FIFA Bribes, SKC II Signing

Not related to this story, but a good bribery story can call back and old one. — “A sculpture commemorating 2006 World Cup, outside the German...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 25

The Portland Timbers played their first preseason scrimmage - and Nathan Fogaça hopped on his bicycle

Soobum Im-USA TODAY SportsNathan Fogaça scored the game’s loan goal in impressive fashion. Last week, the Portland Timbers hit the road and had a...
STUMPTOWNFOOTY.COM Jan 25

LISTEN: Johnny Russell and Roger Espinoza hit the podcast rounds to chat all things preseason and off-the-field stories

Sporting Kansas City duo Johnny Russell and Roger Espinoza hit the podcast rounds recently, with Russell appearing on Soccer Talk with Aly Trost...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 24

Tacoma Defiance bring back Georgi Minoungou

Tyler McBee / Sporting Kansas City CommunicationsMinoungou rejoins Tacoma on a permanent transfer. Tacoma Defiance announced on Monday that the...
SOUNDER AT HEART Jan 23

Can Willy Agada recreate his magical 2022 season?

Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty ImagesWhat do the underlying statistics tell us? In the legal field, we often ask people to decide what is “reasonable”....
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 23

Sporting KC announces updates to the club's preseason roster

With the first two weeks of the club’s 2023 preseason in the books, Sporting Kansas City has made a number of changes to the team’s preseason...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 23

Little Learned from First Sporting KC Preseason Game Against Portland

A shot from a 2021 preseason game in Tucson, Arizona. | Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY SportsThe game was played behind closed doors but we’ve got some...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 21

Sporting KC to Play Chivas & Cincy in Leagues Cup, Two MLS Rule Changes

ZAPOPAN, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 23: Alan Pulido of Chivas celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team during the 19th round match between...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 21

Sporting Kansas City waive Spanish midfielder Uri Rosell

Sporting Kansas City have announced they've waived midfielder Uri Rosell, bringing his second spell at the club to an end.
90MIN.COM Jan 21

Alan Pulido 'anxious' to confront Chivas in 2023 Leagues Cup

Sporting Kansas City will take on FC Cincinnati and Chivas de Guadalajara in the upcoming, expanded edition of Leagues Cup, seeing forward Alan...
90MIN.COM Jan 20

Uri Rosell Waived; Why this makes sense for Sporting KC

Uri Rosell #6 of Sporting Kansas City during a game between New England Revolution and Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on June 12,...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 20

FC Dallas learns Leagues Cup 2023 Group

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsFC Dallas will be in the South group. FC Dallas will face LIGA MX’s Necaxa and MLS Eastern Conference opponent...
BIG D SOCCER Jan 20

Coffee with the Caps, Friday January 20

EIGHTY SIX FOREVER Jan 20

Sporting Kansas City waive midfielder Uri Rosell

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Waived Uri Rosell's second stint with Sporting Kansas City is officially over, after the club announced Friday they've...
MLSSOCCER Jan 20

Year Two with Sporting KC’s Erik Thommy

The Cauldron supporters’ section at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS, features Sporting KC midfielder Erik Thommy in its tifo display...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 19

Revolution sign Latif Blessing and Dave Romney to multi-year deals

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY SportsThe duo of Revs newcomers will be a part of the club's plan for years to come. The New England Revolution...
THE BENT MUSKET Jan 19

Eryk Williamson getting the call from USMNT for a couple of friendlies scheduled for the month of January

  Eryk Williamson has been called up by the U.S. Men’s National Team for a couple of January friendlies as well for training camp.  After the...
PROSTAMERIKA.COM Jan 19

Fitting in the New Sporting KC Signings

HAMBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 20: Tim Leibold of Hamburger SV celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Second Bundesliga match between...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 19

The Salt: What’s RSL’s intention with this roster?

Lucas Muller | RSL SoapboxA new preseason is upon us. It’s the twelfth year I’ll have written about preseason, which does feel quite weird to put...
RSL SOAPBOX Jan 18

Across State Lines: Williams Scores in Return to National Team

Photo by Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty ImagesYour weekly update on former Kansas City players. The US women’s national team is back on the field in...
THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Jan 18

Sporting KC announces theme nights for 2023 season

Sporting Kansas City announced today six highly anticipated theme nights planned for the team’s home schedule during the 2023 Major League Soccer...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 18

Sporting Kansas City launches Sporting U Pass for college students at over 240 universities nationwide

Sporting Kansas City announced today the launch of the Sporting U Pass, a new season-long initiative for college students to purchase $15 tickets...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 16

Sporting Kansas City sign midfielder Danny Flores via waivers

Sporting Kansas City have signed former USYNT midfielder Danny Flores on a one-year deal via waivers.
90MIN.COM Jan 14

Sporting Kansas City sign midfielder Danny Flores

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Sporting Kansas City have claimed midfielder Danny Flores off waivers and signed him for the 2023 MLS season with...
MLSSOCCER Jan 13

Sporting Kansas City sign German left-back Tim Leibold through 2025 MLS season

Sporting Kansas City have announced the transfer of German left-back Tim Leibold through 2025.
90MIN.COM Jan 13

Sporting Kansas City sign German left back ​​Tim Leibold

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Sporting Kansas City have signed left back ​​Tim Leibold through the 2025 MLS season with an option for 2026, the...
MLSSOCCER Jan 12

Preseason mailbag, Part 2: St. Louis-Sporting KC rivalry, Atlanta's teardown & more

Here is the writing prompt, sent Tuesday morning:
MLSSOCCER Jan 12

Academy duo Ramiz Hamouda and Jack Kortkamp join USA U-15 training camp

Sporting Kansas City Academy defender Ramiz Hamouda and goalkeeper Jack Kortkamp have been selected to the United States U-15 Boys’ National Team...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 4

Sporting KC pushed hard to get Cristiano Ronaldo; superstar signs $200 million-per-year deal with Al Nassr

Ronaldo will reportedly be paid $75 million as a player, with commercial deals taking his annual pay to nearly $200 million.
NBC SPORTS Jan 1

Cristiano Ronaldo was 'very close' to joining Sporting KC ahead of Al-Nassr move

Cristiano Ronaldo was on the verge of a spectacular move to MLS side Sporting Kansas City prior to joining Al-Nassr, according to reports.
90MIN.COM Dec 31, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives 'had multiple meetings with MLS side Sporting Kansas City'

According to ESPN's Taylor Twellman multiple teams in Major League Soccer inquired about Cristiano Ronaldo, while Sporting Kansas City became a...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Dec 31, 2022

The Week in Review: Dec. 26, 2022

"The Week in Review,” is a weekly series that highlights the biggest storylines and news updates from Sporting Kansas City. 1\. Sporting KC 2023...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 27, 2022

Tickets now available for Sporting KC home matches in 2023

Tickets are now on sale via SeatGeek for Sporting Kansas City's first eight home matches of the 2023 MLS regular season. On Tuesday, Major League...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 20, 2022

Ten things to know about Sporting KC's 2023 schedule

Circle the dates in your calendar. Start making plans. MLS is Back in just over two months as the 28th season of Major League Soccer kicks off Feb....
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 20, 2022

Major League Soccer announces 2023 regular season schedule

Major League Soccer today announced Sporting Kansas City’s full 34-match schedule for the 2023 MLS regular season, which will kick off in Portland...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 20, 2022

2023 MLS SuperDraft set for Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. CT

The 2023 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas is set for Wednesday at 4 p.m. CT and the first round will stream live on MLS’s YouTube, Twitch,...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 19, 2022

The Week in Review: Dec. 19, 2022

"The Week in Review,” is a weekly series that highlights the biggest storylines and news updates from Sporting Kansas City. 1\. Major League Soccer...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 19, 2022

Sporting Kansas City named MLS Security Team of the Year

Major League Soccer recently announced the winners of the 2022 Mark Abbott MLS Club Awards to recognize clubs and individuals driving business,...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 16, 2022

LISTEN: Graham Zusi joins No Other Pod to chat new contract and the growth of soccer in KC

Sporting Kansas City icon Graham Zusi joined hosts Jimmy Mack and Dan Kooser on No Other Pod this week to discuss re-signing with the club, the...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 7, 2022

Sporting Kansas City re-sign Graham Zusi, Roger Espinoza & Andreu Fontas to new deals

Sporting Kansas City have signed veteran trio Graham Zusi, Roger Espinoza, and Andreu Fontas to new contracts, the club announced Friday.
90MIN.COM Dec 3, 2022

Sporting KC re-sign Graham Zusi, Roger Espinoza & Andreu Fontas

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Re-signing Sporting Kansas City have re-signed MLS veterans Graham Zusi, Roger Espinoza and Andreu Fontàs, the club...
MLSSOCCER Dec 2, 2022

How is ex-Derby County player Johnny Russell getting on at the moment?

Johnny Russell still playing his trade for Sporting Kansas City in the MLS, the franchise he left Derby County for in January 2018. The Scotsman is...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Nov 24, 2022

Sporting KC announces roster moves ahead of 2023 MLS season

Sporting Kansas City announced today several roster moves ahead of the 2023 MLS season. Sporting has exercised contract options for midfielder Cam...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 15, 2022

Nicolas Isimat-Mirin in new SKC talks but attracting attention from 'leading' MLS clubs

Exclusive - French center-back Nicolas Isimat-Mirin is drawing attention from multiple MLS clubs, but remains in talks with Sporting Kansas City...
90MIN.COM Nov 11, 2022

Sporting KC releases list of protected players ahead of 2022 MLS Expansion Draft

Major League Soccer announced today that Sporting Kansas City has protected the following 12 players ahead of the 2022 MLS Expansion Draft on...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 10, 2022

Part II, Trends in Time: Sporting Kansas City 2017-2022

THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Nov 3, 2022

Sporting Kansas City sign defensive midfielder Nemanja Radoja

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Sporting Kansas City have signed Serbian defensive midfielder Nemanja Radoja to a three-year contract ahead of the...
MLSSOCCER Oct 26, 2022

Sporting KC defender Kayden Pierre to join United States U-20 Men's National Team for training camp in Texas

Sporting Kansas City defender Kayden Pierre has been named to the United States U-20 Men’s National Team for a domestic training camp in Frisco,...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 25, 2022

Trends in Time: Sporting Kansas City 2017-2022, Part I

THEBLUETESTAMENT.COM Oct 25, 2022

KC Power & Light District to host Kansas City's official 2022 FIFA World Cup watch parties

Sporting Kansas City and the Kansas City Power & Light District are partnering to host official World Cup watch parties at KC Live! and No Other...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 25, 2022

Sporting KC Academy goalkeeper Jack Kortkamp to join USA U-15s for training camp in Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City Academy goalkeeper Jack Kortkamp has been selected to the United States U-15 Boys’ National Team for a weeklong camp at...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 24, 2022

Austin FC's Resilience Shines Through in Club's Playoff Debut Victory

2-0 down to D.C. United after 40 minutes. To Colorado after 22. To Sporting Kansas City after 23. Despite those slow starts, Austin FC fans will...
AUSTIN FC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 19, 2022

The Week in Review: Oct. 17, 2022

"The Week in Review,” is a weekly series that highlights the biggest storylines and news updates from Sporting Kansas City. 1\. Melia and Pulskamp...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 17, 2022

Sporting KC announces partnership with Tequila Don Neron

Tequila Don Neron has signed a five-year partnership to become the official tequila of Sporting Kansas City, marking the Major League Soccer club’s...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 17, 2022

MLS Players Association podcast interviews Sporting KC midfielder Uri Rosell 

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Uri Rosell is the featured guest on the latest edition of the Major League Soccer Players Association's Play By...
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 14, 2022

Tim Melia and John Pulskamp up for 2022 MLS Save of the Year presented by Allstate

Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers Tim Melia and John Pulskamp are among 16 candidates for the 2022 MLS Save of the Year presented by Allstate....
SPORTING KANSAS CITY (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 12, 2022

FC Dallas edge Sporting KC, claim third spot in West

Sebastian Lletget and Paul Arriola each scored a goal, helping FC Dallas defeat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 to claim the third spot in Major League...
NATIONALPOST.COM Oct 9, 2022
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