Oakland Roots vs. Phoenix Rising – Match Preview (July 27, 2022)

The Oakland Roots host Phoenix Rising at 7:00 p.m. this evening at Laney College, which means the match will only be on ESPN+ and not KTVU Plus as well. Between the short week, and things going somewhat crazy in my life (trying to buy a house lmao wtf), this is going to be essentially a … More Oakland Roots vs. Phoenix Rising – Match Preview (July 27, 2022)

Oakland Roots vs. Las Vegas Lights – Match Preview (July 23, 2022)

What a game last weekend! Roots are coming in hot, with eleven goals in their last four games (ten in their last three in which they kept all their players on the field). This is a magnitude of firepower that most clubs simply cannot repel. I just dropped this stat in my chat with Aaron … More Oakland Roots vs. Las Vegas Lights – Match Preview (July 23, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots beat El Paco Locomotive 4-nil with all first-half goals

Oakland Roots put together its best performance of the season on Saturday at Laney College, demolishing the visiting El Paso Locomotive 4-nil with all four goals in the first half. They defeat the fifth-place team in the Western Conference in El Paso, which allowed four goals in previous eight games combined walking into the game, … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots beat El Paco Locomotive 4-nil with all first-half goals

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-nil to Colorado Springs

Well, that was rough. Oakland Roots fell 3-0 to the Colorado Switchbacks under the lights of Laney College Football Stadium, leaving much to be desired after missing out on four big chances, including a missed penalty kick in the first half. “You need to score to win. We were playing well, we’re outplaying opponents when … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-nil to Colorado Springs

Transaction: Oakland Roots Acquire Mikael Tørset Johnsen on Loan from Venezia

Venezia FC has announced that they have loaned Norwegian midfielder Mikael Tørset Johnsen to the Oakland Roots for the 2022 season. Johnsen recently signed a deal through 2024 with the Italian side. Johnsen becomes the second player loaned in from Venezia after bringing striker Óttar Magnús Karlsson earlier this month. A club source indicates that … More Transaction: Oakland Roots Acquire Mikael Tørset Johnsen on Loan from Venezia

Oakland Roots Media Day Interview With Danny Barbir

Danny Barbir scored the game-winning goal in Oakland Roots’ recent preseason match against FC Tulsa at the Desert Showdown in Tucson on February 20, smashing home a cross from Memo Diaz. It was perhaps a sign of things to come for the left-footed Roots defender. “I can come in and be a leader straight off … More Oakland Roots Media Day Interview With Danny Barbir

Oakland Roots Media Day Interview With Chuy Enriquez

Chuy Enriquez breaking out his routine to ‘Y Que Fue?’ was a welcome sight at the team’s 4-nil preseason victory over Academica SC on February 5. When greeting supporters out in Turlock, there was a sense of relief that the Roots’ Righteous Award winner and fan-favorite was back with the club. He scored in the … More Oakland Roots Media Day Interview With Chuy Enriquez

Roster Update: Oakland Roots Signing FW Óttar Magnús Karlsson, Transfer Kai Green To Monterey Bay

Update: The Roots confirmed that they have signed Óttar Magnús Karlsson on loan from Serie A’s Venezia. To this point in the offseason, the Oakland Roots have built a roster heavy on defenders and light on attackers. But the Roots appear to be in the process of two moves that will have correct this potential … More Roster Update: Oakland Roots Signing FW Óttar Magnús Karlsson, Transfer Kai Green To Monterey Bay