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USL HQ Visit

It was only fitting that my departure from the Tampa Bay area was as good as the arrival. Tuesday’s visit to the United Soccer League (USL) headquarters in Tampa was…
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Meeting Two Soccer Legends in Tampa

My time was split between editing video and meeting prominent soccer figures in the first days following the Suncoast Invitational. After meeting Howler magazine founder and editor George Quraishi over…
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Japanese feasts with family

Across the bay from St. Pete is Tampa, where I spent two nights with two recent Florida transplants, my cousin Matt and his wife Saori. They graciously treated me to…
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My Club: Tampa Bay Rowdies

In the first installment of the “My Club” mini-series, Rowdies supporter Mike Pendleton talks about his beloved club, their history, major league ambitions, and Ralph’s Mob. Check out the episodic…
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First patron, first host

Mike Manganello, my friend, former colleague, and the Tampa Bay Rowdies communications coordinator,holds the distinction of being the first person to support The Soccer Tour on Patreon and the first…
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But… why?

Embarking on a soccer-themed road trip for self improvement If you’re reading this then you likely know I recently announced plans to spend the next eight months driving more than…
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Introducing The Soccer Tour

THE SOCCER TOUR LAUNCHES WITH 34-WEEK ROAD TRIP OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA Soccer enthusiast Steven Bernasconi to spend 2017 on a cross-continent tour to experience games in all…
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