Seen and noted.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber was in town today for a whirlwind day tour of Cincinnati to see the city and learn more about the hype surrounding FC Cincinnati…

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The most noteworthy part of the whole visit was a town hall meeting held at OtR’s Woodward Theatre emceed by ESPN commentator and analyst Taylor Twellman. We watched the town hall meeting on FC Cincinnati’s YouTube channel. It seemed that MLS and Don Garber were definitely impressed and taking note of the movement that is happening in Cincinnati. And that Cincinnati is very much being short-listed and strongly considered for future MLS expansion. ORANGE AND BLUE PRESS had a great post with photos about Don Garber’s visit to Cincinnati

All I know is it was an incredible inaugural first season and we can’t wait to see what happens in 2017!

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FC Cincinnati versus FC Montreal.

Tonight, FC Cincinnati was playing host to one-win FC Montreal. FC Cincy was looking to continue on their SEVEN match undefeated run in the USL. When we got out of our Uber, Rhinegeist and The Pride were having a pregame party along South Market Street…

But we always stop into The St. Clair before every match. They have an amazing happy hour before every home FC|C match…

And then we head over to Nippert Stadium…

SPRINKLES!

O Canada…

SPRINKLES!

Here we go…

The game paused for a hydration break…

The USMNT took a 1-0 lead over Paraguay…

And FC Cincinnati was awarded a penalty!

GOOOOOAL! FC Cincinnati! Sean Okoli converted the spot kick for FC|C!

And at halftime, it was 1-0 to FC|C…

SPRINKLES!

And the second half is underway…

GOOOOOAL!! FC CINCINNATI! 2-0! Okoli again!

There were six minutes of time to be added on…

The USMNT won…

And there’s the whistle for full-time! 2-1 to FC|C!

FC Cincinnati runs their undefeated streak in the USL out to EIGHT matches! And Sean Okoli was named to the USL Team of the Week. FC Cincinnati will be back at home this Saturday, June 18th as they welcome some more of those Canadians into Nippert Stadium. Struggling Toronto FC II will be in town. I hope The Bailey can find a clever way to poke fun at the team from “We The North” and that there aren’t any Drake sightings at Nippert. 🙂