1904 FC Opening Day Delayed

January 7, 2018

Sources close to the North American Soccer League (NASL) claim that the league plans to open the 2018 season in August instead of March as they await the results of an appeal against US Soccer. The appeal, spearheaded by Miami FC, challenges US Soccer’s decision to revoke the NASL’s second-division status. The 2018 season is likely to follow the schedule of major leagues around the world, beginning in August and…


Sockers Pick Up Where They Left Off, Beat Express 8-2

January 5, 2018

The San Diego Sockers (8-0) continued their season today after a long break for the holidays and remained solid on both sides of the ball, as Luan Oliveira scored four goals, while Boris Pardo was efficient in the goalie box as the Sockers blew away their opponent, the Turlock Express (2-9), 8-2. The scoring began early in the first quarter after Erick Tovar collected the ball and passed it off…


Recap of the 1904 FC Closed Door Practice

December 17, 2017

East Village Times were invited on the behalf of 1904 FC and their general manager Alex Gontran to attend their closed-door team event this Saturday. I was there to watch the team play a friendly scrimmage, as majority owner and international player Demba Ba (who has played for teams such as Chelsea and Newcastle United) attended the event, alongside Gontran and their technical staff to evaluate their players and construct…


1904 Monthly Review: Thanksgiving-Sized Helpings of Good and Bad in November

December 5, 2017

There is no one-word description of how November went for 1904 FC. Still yet to sign their first player, the club finds itself in the midst of drama that could determine the future of the North American Soccer League. November saw three teams depart the NASL, two of which – FC Edmonton and recently crowned champions San Francisco Deltas – ceased operations entirely. The third team, North Carolina FC, will…