Sports Glutton sits down with Sacramento Republic FC forward Harry Williams

May 19, 2016 No Comments

Following last night’s Sacramento Republic FC 5-0 victory against the CD Aguiluchos USA — as part of the second round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup — Sports Glutton had a chance to spend a few minutes with 20 year-old Republic FC forward Harry Williams after the match to talk about soccer, his move […]

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Record Crowd Delighted by Republic FC Home Opener Victory

Apr 05, 2016 No Comments

On Saturday night, a record crowd of 11,569 saw the Sacramento Republic FC dominate the visiting Arizona United en route to a 1-0 victory. The score may not reflect a total one-sided affair, but from the opening whistle, the Republic controlled the ball, pace of play and defended exceptionally well. The win improves the Republic […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Continues Quest To Join MLS

Feb 22, 2016 No Comments

As I was walking the sidelines during halftime of the Sacramento Republic vs. San Jose Earthquakes friendly on Saturday night, I couldn’t help but pause for a moment to take in the atmosphere of a raucous and record crowd at Bonney Field and wonder to myself whether 2016 was going to be the watershed moment […]

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Interview with Sacramento Republic FC President Warren Smith

Jun 01, 2015 1 Comment

Prior to last Saturday’s Sacramento Republic FC match versus the Real Monarchs SLC, Sacramento Republic President Warren Smith was gracious enough to take time to talk with Sports Glutton about soccer, the Republic, its quest to become an MLS club, and how it all fits into making Sacramento a “better place to live, work and […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Builds on Championship Season

Feb 23, 2015 2 Comments

As I walked into Bonney Field Saturday night preparing to cover another season of the Sacramento Republic FC, I was immediately greeted with the familiar sights and sounds that make attending a Republic game as good as it gets in Sacramento. From the beating of drums and whistles of the Tower Bridge Battalion – to […]

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Kings’ Brass Must Step Up

Jan 06, 2015 3 Comments

Where have you heard these storylines before – owner inexplicably fires coach, owner meddles in personnel decisions or owner fails to understand their product and consumer? If you have a favorite sports team or have been following sports for any length of time, all three of these scenarios are familiar to you.  Whether it’s a […]

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Sports Glutton catches up with Sacramento Republic FC Midfielder Rodrigo Lopez

Sep 25, 2014 No Comments

Ahead of this Saturday’s USL PRO championship match between the Sacramento Republic FC and the Harrisburg City Islanders, I caught up with Republic midfielder Rodrigo Lopez after practice and discussed everything from last weekend’s dramatic semifinal win over Galaxy II to Lopez’ family and the important role they’ve played in his journey as a professional athlete. I […]

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