FC Kansas City http://kcur.org en Kansas City Women Pave Their Path To The Soccer Pitch http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-women-pave-their-path-soccer-pitch <p></p><p>The pop of the ball as it’s booted down field. Shouts from the sidelines. Cleats kicking up clumps of grass.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Sound familiar? You might have played on a soccer team when you were growing up, or perhaps these are the sounds you hear when you shuttle your kids to practices and games.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:27:51 +0000 Sangeeta Shastry 41032 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Women Pave Their Path To The Soccer Pitch FC Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/fc-kansas-city <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s taken years, but the world’s most popular sport is finally catching on in the United States. Sporting KC has regular sell-outs at its stadium, and the team has fared well in its young history.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Now it’s turn for the U.S. women to take the pitch. This year marks the inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League, and FC Kansas City, our town’s team, join 7 other cities – Boston, Seattle, Chicago, Washington DC, Portland, Rochester NY, and Piscataway NJ on the field. &nbsp;Today we're are joined by &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the coach for FC Kansas City, </span><strong>Vlatko</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> Andonovski</strong> and forward <strong>Melissa Henderson</strong>.</span></div><p></p><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:32:07 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 31958 at http://kcur.org FC Kansas City