Upcoming Events (Updated)


Hey Army! Here’s your friendly reminder of some upcoming events within the next month or so outside of Riverhounds home games.

Update: Correction to the June 25 watch party. Added June 11

Wednesday May 25th – Steel City FC Home Opener
The women’s team have their home opener against AF Cleveland tomorrow night at the Ellis school near Bakery Square. A few of us will be there to help the ladies kick off their season. Game starts at 7.

Saturday May 28th – Riverhounds Watch Party
Join the Steel Army at Wonjoon’s place in Oakland for some late night soccer as the Hounds take on Red Bulls II. Kick off is at 10 pm. Come early for bonus games from around the world. BYOB. Food will be provided. If you’re on Facebook please RSVP to the event.

Saturday June 4th – Steel…

Game 8 Recap: Won a Game, Lost a Coach


What a whirlwind couple of days huh? In less than twenty-four hours the Hounds won their first game of the season, parted ways with coach Steffens, and announced coach Brandt as his successor. I spent a good chunk of Sunday just processing it all. This is going to be a long one, there’s a lot to talk about. With the coaching change the win over Toronto FC II got kind of lost, so let’s talk about that first.

We’ve finally won a game! Boy does that feel good. Sure makes the rainy weather bearable. It was another exciting match between these two teams. The Hounds came out a little slow to start. While Toronto didn’t have many opportunities they did dominate possession early on. After a while the Hounds found their legs and really turned up the pressure. The started to control the…

Gameday 8: Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs Toronto FC II


7 PM – Highmark Stadium
Watch live via YouTube

Some Questions for the Hounds


To our Pittsburgh Riverhounds,

We love ya, but we need to talk. It’s been another tough start to a season, and Army morale is low. Your most loyal fans are feeling down and have some questions. We’ve been hearing all the rumors, but it’s time we came to you in the front office and asked for real answers.

How are we choosing the players for our team? What is the criteria for choosing our starting 11?

Why wasn’t Danny Earls brought back in 2016, after two years as team captain?

Who has final authority on which players are or are not offered contracts? Is anyone else involved in this decision making process?

Mark Steffens coached a Charlotte Eagles team that had mission statement beyond just fielding a successful professional soccer team. Has Coach Steffens brought some of those philosophies and criteria with him…