Oakland Roots hiring Gavin Glinton as assistant coach

A club source indicates that the Oakland Roots are set to hire Gavin Glinton as its next first assistant on interim head coach Noah Delgado’s staff. He’ll replace Mikey Hannon on the staff, who is Project 51O’s head coach and is ramping up for the fall season this month. Delgado’s staff for the foreseeable future … More Oakland Roots hiring Gavin Glinton as assistant coach

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

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

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

Report: Oakland Roots To Sign Winger Juan Carlos Azócar

Reports out of South America indicate that the Oakland Roots are set to sign Venezuelan winger Juan Carlos Azócar, according to Mario Alberto Sanchez of El Mundo es un Balón. Sources confirm that the club is interested in Azócar and it appears to be a matter of time before the paperwork is finalized. Alberto Sanchez … More Report: Oakland Roots To Sign Winger Juan Carlos Azócar

Oakland Roots Sign Charlie Dennis & Danny Barbir – A Closer Look

The Oakland Roots announced the addition of two players in successive days; adding center back Danny Barbir on Tuesday shortly after finalizing their deal with Darek Formella, while midfielder Charlie Dennis was introduced on Wednesday. We’ve already started the Always Sunny references: Charlie Dennis Dennis becomes the first player signed from a Division 3 side … More Oakland Roots Sign Charlie Dennis & Danny Barbir – A Closer Look