There’s a commonly held belief by followers of soccer in this country that “Orange County can’t support a pro soccer team because it doesn’t support the OC Blues.” I say repeatedly to these commenters, mainly on social media or Reddit, that all attempts at pro soccer in Orange County in the past, and in modern… Read More Why has pro soccer not stuck in Orange County in the past?
No, I haven’t dropped this subject. Nor will I. Granted, Santa Ana Stadium isn’t only a soccer venue. It stages all kinds of events and it will continue to do so. But why not with some sorely-needed renovation? Pro soccer continues to grow and evolve around the country and not only in the now overly-mentioned… Read More A Map for Renovating Santa Ana Stadium
UPDATE: A grassroots LAFC supporters movement out of Santa Ana has launched on Facebook, complete with planning options for a stadium in the downtown. Impressive effort to say the least. FULL DISCLOSURE: I, Omar Ávalos Gallegos, perhaps the most well-known or visible proponent of putting Major League Soccer in Santa Ana going back some years,… Read More Why Santa Ana is Still an Ideal Option for Major League Soccer
The MLS to Santa Ana saga continues. UPDATE, NOV. 5, 2014: LAFC ownership confirmed that they’re open “to all options in LA and OC.” .@TrueBlueLowry21 Super complex question. Number 1 priority-a winning home for the team & fans. Open to all options in LA & Orange County. — LAFC (@LAFC) November 6, 2014 PREVIOUSLY: Major… Read More Major League Soccer is Still Eyeing Santa Ana
Las Lomas (Irvine, CA). Defending UPSL Champions Santa Ana Winds FC blew past rivals OC Crew 4-2 on Sunday, October 12 at Las Lomas Community Park in Irvine. The Winds were spearheaded by a hat trick from striker Cyrille Njomo and a skillful gol olímpico (goal from a corner kick) and an assist by striker Joshua… Read More Santa Ana Winds FC Blow Past OC Crew
Originally posted on Saint City Soccer:
So the Chivas USA to Santa Ana saga continues. Chivas USA have a “home,” if you will in Santa Ana, albeit on the KDOC TV network, which is headquartered on Grand street. The club televised a portion of their games on KDOC last season, and they’ve renewed this season,…
Fellow CSUF Titan Scott French, a soccer writer for ESPN and Major League Soccer, recently wrote the most insightful and comprehensive article concerning a Chivas USA move to some location in the Los Angeles area. The article lists a number of cities of which Santa Ana is one. As we well know, Santa Ana started… Read More Santa Ana Mentioned by MLS as a Possible Chivas Stadium Site