Soccer

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6 lessons I learned from the late U.S. soccer great Jimmy Banks

Published April 27, 2019

Jimmy Banks will forever be missed, but his life lessons will live on in the people he mentored and inspired. He was a great athlete, an amazing coach, a true Milwaukeean - and there's so much our city can continue to learn from his powerful example.

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Third time's the charm: Bavarians win seventh national championship

Published Aug. 5, 2018

For Milwaukee Bavarian SC, the third time was the charm, and championship number seven sure felt sweet. Bavarians won the United States Adult Soccer Association Amateur Cup at Heartland Value Fund Stadium, lifting - then promptly drinking beer out of - the Fritz Marth Trophy on Saturday night.

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Where, what, who, why? Your definitive bar guide to watching the World Cup

Published July 14, 2018

The World Cup has begun and, while the U.S. did not qualify, that shouldn't stop fun-loving Milwaukeeans from joining in the fanaticism of the monthlong party that comes around once every four summers and celebrates global unity, sport and day drinking. There are myriad places to watch, but if you really want to find your special soccer spot, use this list.

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PODCAST: World Cup talk and Summerfest preview with Allen Halas

Published June 26, 2018

In this episode of OnMilwaukee's Postgame Tailgate podcast, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by Allen Halas, the founder of the Breaking & Entering daily music website, to talk a little about the World Cup and then preview Summerfest 2018.

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Hidden Gem: Moran's Pub

Published June 22, 2018

Stepping into Moran's Pub, the lively and convivial soccer bar in South Milwaukee owned by outgoing James Moran, who seems to know everyone and their extended family, one would never guess that, until recently, it almost wasn't Moran's Pub, definitely wasn't a multicultural soccer bar and very nearly was not owned by James Moran.

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Uihlein Soccer Park's Lucky Food Truck Friday event set for July 13

Published June 19, 2018

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 13, Uihlein Soccer Park will host Lucky Food Truck Friday, offering an opportunity for fans to fuel up before the World Cup Final on July 15 - and have some smart soccer conversation with good people to prepare for it.

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Cheer for Mexico at Nomad Nacional, like dumb Landon Donovan would want you to

Published June 18, 2018

U.S. soccer legend Landon Donovan told fans to cheer for Mexico in a TV ad, thus igniting a silly, overwrought controversy. The World Cup is about soccer and celebration and being a fan is about passion and identity, so instead of focusing on that, watch this video from Nomad Nacional during Mexico's win over Germany on Sunday.