Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots defeat Atlanta United II 3-1, move into 8th

Oakland Roots came out of Saturday’s match against Atlanta United II with a 3-1 victory, improving their record to 5-9-5 with 24 points and up to eighth place in the Western Conference standings. It was an important result for the team in order to remain in the playoff discussion. “Last time I told you guys … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots defeat Atlanta United II 3-1, move into 8th

Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Atlanta United II

Hello and welcome to the blog’s live coverage of Oakland Roots hosting Atlanta United II from Laney College. It’s another must-win match for Oakland against the lowly Atlanta II side which are among the worst teams in the USL Championship and has shipped 36 goals all season. Despite Peter and I voicing some pessimism in … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Atlanta United II

Oakland Roots vs. Atlanta United II – Match Preview (June 25, 2022)

Roots return from Texas to host the Atlanta United junior varsity squad this Saturday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Laney College. The Roots’ result in San Antonio was pretty good, but their performance was only okay. They will look to right the ship against a bottom-three team in all of USL. The match will … More Oakland Roots vs. Atlanta United II – Match Preview (June 25, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie 1-1 with San Antonio FC thanks to big night from Paul Blanchette

How about that brilliance from Paul Blanchette? The 28-year old Palo Alto native reminded all Oakland Roots supporters why he became such a fan favorite in 2021, recording six saves with five by dives against the second-place team in the Western Conference, San Antonio FC, thwarting multiple big chances along the way to a 1-1 … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie 1-1 with San Antonio FC thanks to big night from Paul Blanchette

San Antonio F.C. vs. Oakland Roots – Match Preview (June 18, 2022)

After a disappointing loss to New Mexico, the Roots hit the road for their first away game outside Northern California since May 14. This game is being played across the country, and so will be at 6:00p.m. Pacific, and will be available on ESPN+, KTVU Plus. The ska/punk bands from San Antonio I could identify … More San Antonio F.C. vs. Oakland Roots – Match Preview (June 18, 2022)

Live Blog: Oakland Roots host New Mexico United

Hello and welcome to Wednesday’s live coverage of Oakland Roots hosting New Mexico United from Laney College. The Roots enter after a come-from-behind 2-2 draw against RGV Toros and hold a 4-8-4 overall record with 20 points, still outside of playoff qualification in eighth place now hitting the mid-way point of the season. New Mexico … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots host New Mexico United

Oakland Roots vs. New Mexico United – Match Preview (June 15, 2022)

Coming off a totally chill Saturday night draw, the Roots host New Mexico United at 7pm at Laney on Wednesday, June 15, and are throwing in half-price beers if you’re trying to decide if you feel like leaving the house on a school night. The Roots’ first match against New Mexico was the Roots’ first … More Oakland Roots vs. New Mexico United – Match Preview (June 15, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie 2-2 with RGV Toros with 2 goals in last 12 minutes

Those Oakland Roots did it again, scoring two goals in the waning minutes of the second half to pull a 2-2 draw out of their back pocket against RGV Toros thanks to goals by Juan Carlos Azocar in the 78th and Charlie Dennis minutes later in the 88th. It marked the team’s 12th goal in … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie 2-2 with RGV Toros with 2 goals in last 12 minutes