Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie RGV with late goal by Johnny Rodriguez

Oakland Roots walk out of Edinburg with a point thanks to Johnny Rodriguez’s equalizer in the 82nd minute, but perhaps feel like Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Rio Grande Valley was two points lost after Trayvone Reid slammed the crossbar with a shot in the final seconds. It was an encouraging performance from Roots despite requiring … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie RGV with late goal by Johnny Rodriguez

Live Blog: Oakland Roots at RGV Toros (March 19, 2023)

Hello and welcome to tonight’s live coverage of Oakland Roots visiting RGV Toros in Edinburg, coming to you blog alongside the Homegrown Hooligans at Franks Sports Bar and Grill in San Leandro. Roots head into H-E-B Park looking to improve on last week’s 3-1 loss to San Antonio FC and do so with Anuar Pelaez … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots at RGV Toros (March 19, 2023)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots drop season opener to San Antonio FC

It was a disappointing 3-1 loss for Oakland Roots against the defending champions, San Antonio FC, on Saturday night at Toyota Field with two goals and an assist conceded to center back Lamar Batista, who signed a 25-day contract at SAFC shortly after Rochester NY FC dissolved its organization. What marred the day were two … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots drop season opener to San Antonio FC

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots dispatch San Diego Loyal, move on to Conference Semifinals

How we feeling RootsFam?!? Oakland Roots fly out of SoCal with their heads held high after a mighty 3-nil upset of the No. 2 seeded San Diego Loyal. It marks the second consecutive year for Roots to defeat a higher seeded team in the playoff’s opening round, and furthermore, have yet to conceded a goal … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots dispatch San Diego Loyal, move on to Conference Semifinals

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-1 to Pittsburgh but clinch playoff spot

Well, there you have it. Despite Oakland Roots losing 3-1 to Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the season-finale, the dominoes fell correctly with Las Vegas tying Los Angeles, enabling Roots to claim the final playoff qualification spot. Oakland is now set for a Sunday, October 23 clash at the San Diego Loyal. It’s been a wild push … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-1 to Pittsburgh but clinch playoff spot

Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (October 15, 2022)

Hello and welcome to the blog’s live coverage of Roots’ regular season finale at Pittsburgh Riverhounds, coming to you from the Athletic Club, where well over 100 Oakland supporters are cheering on their club. Three points mean everything for Roots today with a high of fifth still up for grabs, while a loss or tie … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (October 15, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put three across Hartford, continue playoff push

Oakland Roots took one step closer toward solidifying a playoff spot on Saturday with a big 3-1 win over Hartford Athletic in Connecticut with help from goals by Juan Carlos Azocar, Ottar Magnus Karlsson, and a Worldie by Johnny Rodriguez. The victory puts Oakland up to 46 points with one match to play at Pittsburgh … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put three across Hartford, continue playoff push

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put itself in playoff position with win over Birmingham

What an electric night at Laney Stadium. Oakland Roots won 2-1 over Birmingham Legion, responding from a 1-nil deficit after 21 minutes but powering back with goals in the 24th and 84th minutes by Ottar Magnus Karlsson and Juan Carlos Azocar. The victory put Oakland above the playoff line, catapulting them to sixth-place, tied for … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put itself in playoff position with win over Birmingham

Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Birmingham Legion (October 1, 2022)

Hello and welcome back to the blog’s live coverage of Oakland Roots hosting Birmingham Legion for the Laney Stadium finale. Roots enter tonight’s match arguably needing a victory, finding itself in ninth place but just three points behind El Paso Locomotive in sixth. Some things went in Roots’ favor this week with New Mexico and … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Birmingham Legion (October 1, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots gain point at Colorado Springs

Oakland Roots came away with a point at Colorado Springs, a welcomed sight against the third place team in the Western Conference. The 1-1 tie brings Roots to 40 points in eighth place, tied with Monterey Bay for points but ahead on head to head goal differential. With just three matches left in the season, … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots gain point at Colorado Springs