Month: February 2016

Write for Pitch Black!

Much like the podcast, which recently added co-host Aaron Marvel, I never intended the site to be a one-man show. Now that we’re inching closer to the season, I’d like to start putting together a […]

First Preseason Friendly is in the Books…Sort Of…

Photo Credit: Billy Forbes’s Twitter . Former members of SA Scorpions FC pose for a picture in their new clubs’ gear.  If a professional soccer match is played semi-unannounced but there’s no-one around to watch it, […]

SAFC Ink Deal With New York Red Bulls Standout Manolo Sanchez

SAFC announced Thursday the signing of former New York Red Bulls and New York Red Bulls II player Manolo Sanchez. Sanchez was drafted by NYRB in the 2015 MLS Superdraft and played three matches with […]

MLS Defender Greg Cochrane Joins SAFC

As first reported on the Pitch Black twitter account before being confirmed by the team Thursday afternoon, defender Greg Cochrane is joining San Antonio FC. Cochrane comes most recently from Chicago Fire, but spent much […]

Sebastien Thuriere Excited For Matchup Against Brazil in Copa America

While many soccer fans in San Antonio anxiously awaited to see who the United States Mens National Team would be playing in Copa America this June, San Antonio FC midfielder Sebastien Thuriere’s eyes were on […]

The Case For MLS Expansion Past 28 Teams

As promised, after a night’s rest to think about it here is my follow up to yesterday’s article. While I documented the reasons why MLS may hold off expansion past 28, its hard to ignore […]

The Case Against MLS Expansion Past 28 Teams

One of the first rules you learn in argumentative writing is to not argue both sides of an issue, but when it comes to MLS expansion and the case for more than 28 teams I […]

The SAFC Roster Entering First Full Week of Training

Mondays. They’re objectively the worst. But if you’re a soccer fan in San Antonio, this is a Monday you should avoid hating if possible. Today saw the start of the first full week of work […]

“First Day of School” for SAFC Players & Coaches

I avoid using the word “hype” because I feel like it has a negative connotation associated with it. “Hype” can be hollow or shallow, offering promise without being able to deliver. But when it comes […]

Midfielder Michael Reed Newest SAFC Player

Photo Credit: NASL.com   SAFC announced Wednesday afternoon the singing of midfielder Michael Reed. Reed most recently played for NASL side Atlanta Silverbacks in 2015, but played for Minnesota United FC from 2012-2014. Reed will […]