June 20, 2022 - Our Latest Show
Our special guests were Rochester Lady Lancers' coach Adam Schwartz, who spoke on the teams 4 match unbeaten streak, their 1-0 win over host Pittsburgh and the two important matches at FC Buffalo Friday and home to FC Berlin on Sunday, and RNY FC defender Ian Garrett, who talked about his soccer background, playing in Finland and Sweden, how the team has improved since the start of the season, standout GK Caique and his PK prowess and the big match against 1st place Columbus on Friday.
Dick Howard and Front Row Soccer's Michael Lewis, the author of "Alive and Kicking, the Incredible but True Story of the Rochester Lancers" (go to rochesterlancersbook.com), spoke on the 2026 World Cup host cities selection in the US and Canada.
Dick also talked about the U-20 CONCACAF Men's Tournament, the Canadian Championship semifinals, FC Monza being promoted to Serie A for the first time and the Premiership schedule for this coming season.
Michael previewed the US Open Cup quarterfinals, talked about Ryan Giggs stepping down as Wales manager, the US Women facing Columbia Saturday and NYCFC and NYRB being 1-2 in the MLS East.
Joe and Andrew reviewed Flower City Union's 2-2 draw with Albion San Diego and talked about Roc City Boom winning the UPSL Western NY Division for the 3rd straight year and their 1st playoff match Sunday.
June 13, 2022 - Our 28th Anniversary Show
June 6, 2022
May 23, 2022 - Show repeated on May 30
May 16, 2022
May 9, 2022
May 2, 2022
Our special guest was Flower City Union defender Jose Sierra who spoke on the team's first NISA win and clean sheet, 0-1 vs host Chattanooga on Saturday, his background in soccer growing up in Columbia and the matches this week against Cal United Wednesday in Batavia and at Syracuse on Sunday,
Dick Howard reviewed Everton's big win over Chelsea on Sunday to keep their hopes of staying in the Premiership alive and Toronto FC's 2-1 loss to FC Cincinnati, plus Dick previewed the UEFA Champions League semi-final 2nd legs this week and the critical league matches upcoming on the weekend.
Front Row Soccer's Michael Lewis gave more details on his June visit to Rochester to promote his book on the original Rochester Lancers, Alive and Kicking" available at rochesterlancersbook.com. talked about the CONCACAF Champions League 2nd leg with Seattle home to Pumas, the opening of Nashville SC's new soccer stadium and the Red Bulls remaining unbeaten on the road to start 2022.
Joe and Andrew reviewed the week's matches for Roc City Boom and the Rochester Lancers Academy and announced the opening match for the Rochester Lady Lancers on Sunday, May 15th at Aquinas.
April 25, 2022
Our special guest was our MASL indoor soccer correspondent Greg Suttie who spoke on the many exciting playoff matches and the upcoming Ron Newman Cup finals between Florida and San Diego.
Dick Howard reviewed the week's action in Serie A, the Bundesliga, La Liga and the EPL and previewed the UEFA Champions League semi-final this week and gave his weekly report on the Canadian Premiership.
Joe and Andrew reviewed the week's matches for the 4 Rochester teams, Flower City Union, RNY FC, Roc City Boom and the Rochester Lancers Academy.
April 4, 2022 - Show replayed on April 11
Our special guest was Flower City Union midfielder Suniel Veerakone who spoke his background in soccer and playing for Duke University, the team's 6-1 loss at Maryland Saturday, their 2nd round US Open Cup match Wednesday at Western Mass and Saturday's home match against the Michigan Stars.
Andrew, Dick Howard and Front Row Soccer's Michael Lewis discussed the World Cup Draw and focused on Group B with the US and Group F with Canada. Dick also previewed the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg matches and the critical Manchester City/Liverpool contest on Sunday. Michael gave his thoughts on Hope Solo's recent arrest for drunk driving.
Andrew and Joe talked about RNY FC losing to New England Revolution 2 on Sunday and their first home match this Thursday in the US Open Cup against Lansdowne Bhoys from Yonkers, NY.
March 28, 2022
March 21, 2022
Our special guests were:
The head coach of RNY FC, Bruno Baltazar, who talked about his coming to coach in America from Europe, the style of play he expects to have for the club, the opening match on Friday at St. Louis City 2 and the MLS Next Pro rule change to have PK's after every tied match similar to the NHL tiebreaker.
The "Number 10" for Flower City Union, Giancarlo Canas Jarquin, who spoke on coming to play for the team from the West Coast, his background in soccer and what players he emulates from his favorite team, Barcelona and the preparation the team is doing for the opening match on Saturday against AC Syracuse.
Dick Howard and Front Row Soccer's Michael Lewis previewed the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches featuring the US at Mexico and hosting Panama in Orlando and Canada traveling to Costa Rica and welcoming Jamaica to BMO Field in Toronto. Dick also previewed the UEFA and Oceania World Cup qualifying matches this week and Michael spoke about the book launch for his latest publication, "Alive and Kicking - The incredible but True Story of the Rochester Lancers", now available on Amazon and through www.rochesterlancersbook.com,.
March 14, 2022
Our special guest was Flower City Union owner Jimmy Paola who spoke on his growing up in Rochester and following the original Lancers, how the team and organization is preparing for their first match on March 26 and the plans for the game day experience for the fans attending at the downtown soccer stadium
Dick Howard spoke on the latest news regarding Chelsea FC, including the troubles off the field related to owner Roman Abramovich and who might be the new owners, the latest results from England and Italy, the upcoming UEFA Champions League round of 16 matches this week and the weekend’s FA Cup quarterfinals.
Andrew and Joe announced a live meet and greet for Flower City Union on March 24 at the Italian American Sport Club lunch and announced 3 new signings for RNY FC.
March 7, 2022
Our special guest was Flower City Union keeper Steven Ortiz, who spoke on his background in soccer, winning the Sueno MLS keeper competition at age 14, how he will be helping with PR to promote the team in the Rochester area and the preparations the team is making for their first match on March 26.
Andrew, Joe, Dick Howard and Michael Lewis discussed the shocking and tragic scenes in Mexico when a Liga MX match between descended into chaos due to violence in the stands that spilled onto the pitch in the second half.
Dick also talked about Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich selling the team, the latest news on the Canadian MLS teams and the battle for first place in Serie A.
We also announced a trivia contest starting next Monday where 2 people each week can win a copy of Michael Lewis' book about the Rochester Lancers through the current Lancers website www.rlancers.com.
February 28, 2022
February 21, 2022
Our special guest was the Sporting Director of RNY FC, Dr. Lee Tucker, who spoke on his coming from England to lead a new US pro team, the arrival of coach Bruno Baltazar to Rochester and the list of players who will be suiting up for the team this season, which starts in a few weeks.
Dick Howard talked about the Canadian Women doing very well in the first ever Arnold Clark Cup in England, the Canadian teams facing 1-0 deficits in the CONCACAF Champions League, what to expect from the Canadian teams in MLS this season, the upcoming matches in the UEFA Champions League and the surprising results from Serie A and the Premiership.
Front Row Soccer's Michael Lewis discussed his new Rochester Lancers book, Alive and Kicking: The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers, now available on Amazon (click here to buy the book), the US Women beating New Zealand in the She Believes Cup thanks to 3 own goals, the US based teams in the CONCACAF Champions League results and what to expect from the New York MLS teams and expansion Charlotte FC.
In addition, Joe and Andrew announced more player signings for Flower City Union that were made over the past week.
February 14, 2022
February 7, 2022
January 31, 2022
January 24, 2022
January 10, 2022