Oakland Roots sign left back Kevin Wright

Update: Oakland Roots have announced that they officially signed Kevin Wright to a contract on Wednesday. Per source, Wright’s deal with Oakland is a one-year contract. Oakland Roots sent out a teaser on Tuesday indicating that they are set to sign a player with a Sierra Leone and English background. We haven’t been confirmed or … More Oakland Roots sign left back Kevin Wright

Venezia players to keep an eye on for Oakland Roots

With just 15 players currently under contract, a certain approach of Oakland Roots’ roster building will be to continue plucking from the bottom of Venezia’s roster. Roots struck gold last season with Ottar Magnus Karlsson, so much so that we’ve been told the Italian side is looking to sell him for multiple times more than … More Venezia players to keep an eye on for Oakland Roots

Oakland Roots signed former Quakes Academy prospect Drew Murray

Update: Oakland Roots announced that they have signed former Quakes Academy center back Drew Murray to a contract. Murray’s addition marks the team’s 19th player on the 2023 roster. The full list of players includes: Goal Keepers: Taylor Bailey, Paul Blanchette. Defenders: Danny Barbir, Memo Diaz, Emrah Klimenta, Tarek Morad, Drew Murray, Edgardo Rito, Kevin Wright. … More Oakland Roots signed former Quakes Academy prospect Drew Murray

Oakland Roots sign Jamaican midfielder Trayvone Reid

Oakland Roots have announced that they signed Jamaican midfielder Trayvone Reid to a contract on Monday. He marks the club’s first incoming International signing of the offseason. Oakland now has four international players on the roster, the full list includes: We’re told that Oakland Roots have kept their eye on Reid over the past year … More Oakland Roots sign Jamaican midfielder Trayvone Reid

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

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

Oakland Roots Transaction: Akeem Ward to RGV Toros, what it means for the roster

Oakland Roots announced that they have loaned fullback Akeem O’Connor-Ward to the RGV Toros for the remainder of the season, effectively ending Ward’s time with the organization. He had fallen out of favor under Juan Guerra with just two starts and four appearances this season after being a routine starter the previous year. He’ll be … More Oakland Roots Transaction: Akeem Ward to RGV Toros, what it means for the roster

Oakland Roots Transaction: Xolos recall GK Benny Diaz from loan

You may have noticed Benny Diaz posting on Twitter that he’s happy to make the trip to Xolos’ season-opener today, July 3 against Pumas. It’s now official, Diaz has been recalled from his loan with Oakland Roots. Marcelo De La Peña was first on the news. Xolos has posted Diaz on its social media channels … More Oakland Roots Transaction: Xolos recall GK Benny Diaz from loan