• Soccer talk since 1994!

    Soccer is a Kick in the Grass is North America's longest running soccer radio show, celebrating 25 years on the air! On each show, hosts Joe "Red Card" Sirianni, Andrew Battisti, "Mr. Zero" Dick Howard and Michael Lewis of www.frontrowsoccer.com and "discuss the world of soccer, from the Rochester Lancers to MLS to the world's game and welcome both local and national guests to the airwaves.

     

    Click below to hear the live streaming Mondays at 6:30 pm ET or tune in to our flagship station in Rochester, NY - WYSL 1040 AM/92.1 and 95.5 FM West!

    Our Latest Broadcast - 6/24

    Our special guests were Rochester Lancers' head coach Doug Miller, who spoke on the team's 1-0 over Syracuse to put them in 1st place in the #NPSL Midwest Conference and the match on Sunday against Erie, Lady Lancers POTM from Sunday's 7-1 win over Worcester, Dori Rizzo, who talked about Sunday's match against New England and playing at Mercy HS where Abby Wambach played, and Lancers founder and Wall of Famer Rudy Lepore, who spoke on some key moments in Lancers history.

     

    Michael Lewis was on live from Reims, France and spoke on the US Women's 2-1 win over Spain in the World Cup, the Quarterfinal match against France on Friday and the Men winning twice in the Gold Cup. Dick Howard reviewed Canada's 1-0 loss to Sweden in the World Cup and the Men's team making the knockout stage of the Gold Cup.

    The NASL Project

    Founded by an impressive group of professional sports owners including NFL Hall of Famer Lamar Hunt and Jack Kent Cooke, the North American Soccer League launched the United States into a new and exciting era of mainstream professional soccer. Between 1968-1984, the NASL showcased many of the world’s greatest players igniting a soccer explosion which is still being felt in America today.

     

    Through interviews with key NASL personnel (including players, coaches, owners), and the use of rare archival footage, THE NASL PROJECT will depict the fascinating backstory of the league from its humble beginnings when backlash from FIFA, and the national media nearly caused the league's demise, to the birth of the Golden Age of US soccer, led by the arrival of the world’s biggest star, Pele. The film will depict the challenges the league faced making soccer appeal to the American sporting public, and the innovative measures taken to attract fans, making each game a truly "American soccer experience."

     

    Give the gift of soccer!

    World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization that works with the poor and oppressed around the world to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

     

    For soccer fans, World Vision has partnered with Baden Sports to provide soccer balls for these children in need that love the world's game. Your donation will enable these boys and girls to play soccer with actual soccer balls instead of rolled up garbage bags or banana leaves.

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