Austin Bold FC

Area Sports Suspended to Abate COVID-19, March 12, 2020

Professional and collegiate sports ground to a halt as the nation attempts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  This is a summary of what is affected locally: American Hockey League (Texas Stars) – remainder of season cancelled. Circuit of the Americas – MotoGP postponed, IndyCar Classic <more>

Bold Top United in Season Opener,  March 7, 2020

The Austin Bold (1-0-0) continued the steady progress it made in its inaugural season with a 1-0 victory over the New Mexico United (0-1-0). The 2020 Bold squad saw the return of majority of the core members from 2019. Key among the returning players is goalkeeper Diego Restrepo.  <more>

Austin Bold FC 2020 Season Kick Off, February 9, 2020

2019 marked a successful inaugural year for the Austin Bold.  The Bold advanced to the quarter finals of the United Soccer League championship, falling to the league’s best team in a Penalty Shot decision.  Austin also progressed to fourth round of the United States Open Championship before narrowly falling to the Houston Dynamo of the MLS.  The Bold welcomes back 15 players and their head coach... <more>

Bold Secure Must-Win in Final Home Appearance, September 22, 2019

Austin Bold FC head coach Marcelo Serrano has proven himself to be a keen strategist, effectively pairing his lineups to the capabilities of his opponents.  This week Serrano was forced to take into account injury in addition to the proficiencies of the Las Vegas Lights FC.  <more>

Bold Drop Second Home Match in Week, September 15, 2019

The Austin Bold FC (11-11-7) played a very aggressive match against the Reno 1868 FC  (15-9-5) but ultimately fell, 2-1.  The loss dropped the Bold from a fourth-place tie to seventh in the United Soccer League Western Conference.  The Bold were impacted by two questionable calls early in the match.  <more>

Sacramento Defeats Austin at Home in Melee, September 11, 2019

The Sacramento Republic FC (12-11-4) defeated the Austin Bold FC (11-10-7) by a score of 2-1.  The loss was only Austin third in 15 home games. The victory moved Sacramento into a fourth place tie with Austin in the USL Western Conference.  The match was a very physical contest... <more>

Bold Defeat RGV, Secure Copa Tejas, September 1, 2019

The Austin Bold FC defeated the Rio Grande Valley Toros Sunday night by a score of 3-0 to strengthen their fourth place position in the United Soccer League Western Conference and win the Copa Tejas.  Copa Tejas was formed by supporters of San Antonio FC (SAFC)... <more>

Bold Man-handle Roughneck, August 17, 2019

Penalty kicks are often used to decide a match, but penalty kicks are seldom the match.  But penalty kicks played a prominent role as the Austin Bold FC (10-8-6) defeated the Tulsa Roughnecks FC (4-13-7) by a score of 5-to-1.  The victory returned the Bold to fourth place and the Roughnecks... <more> 

Austin Upsets Fresno in Defensive Battle, July 27, 2019

The Austin Bold FC (9-7-5) continued their home field dominance by defeating the Fresno Foxes FC (10-3-7) in with a tightly fought contest, 1-0.  The victory gives Austin sole possession of fourth place in the USL Western Conference.  Play started cautiously as both team probed... <more> 

Bold Top Orange County in Stoppage-time, July 13, 2019

The Austin Bold FC (4-3-3) squandered and early 2-0 over the Orange County SC (4-2-3-1) to win 3-2 with a dramatic goal two minutes into stoppage-time.  Andre Lima gave the Bold an early 1-0 lead at the 10-minute mark.  Lima left-footed a shot past Orange County goalkeeper Aaron Cervantes... <more>

Austin Bold Dominates Colorado Springs, June 29, 2019

The Fourth of July came early for the Austin Bold as they celebrated the midpoint of their inaugural United Soccer League season with fireworks on the field.   The Bold (4-2-3-1) soundly defeated the Colorado Springs Switchback (4-4-2) by a score of 5-0.  Andre Lima scored twice... <more>  

Victory Slips from Austin Bold, June 8, 2019

The Austin Bold (4-4-2) dominated the Portland Timbers 2 (4-2-3-1) on the field, but they settled for a 2-2- draw against the second best team in the Western Conference.   “That’s our fourth game that we have been controlling like this,” Austin head coach Marcello Serrano told reporters. <more>

Bold Makes Statement in US Open Cup Win over San Antonio, May 29, 2019

Andre Lima and Sonny Guadarrama had their best games of the season as the Austin Bold FC blew past the San Antonio FC in the third round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.  Lima netted two goals and barely missed a third on a blocked penalty kick.  Guadarrama fielded the rebound... <more> 

Bold Drop First Home Match, May 25, 2019

Bad news often comes in threes.  Such was the case as the Austin Bold FC (3-5-2) dropped their first-ever home match to the New Mexico United (4-4-1-1) by a score of 3-1.  First, Jorge Troncoso experienced a season ending injury when he and Sonny Guararrama collided... <more> 

Austin Tops Tulsa in US Open Cup Opener, May 14, 2019

The Austin Bold FC convincingly defeated the Tulsa Roughneck FC in their opening round match of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, 2-0.  The U.S. Open Cup is the nation’s oldest annual team sports tournament and the oldest soccer cup competition. The Bold are one of 84 teams... <more> 

Bold Come From Behind Over OKC Energy, May 10, 2019

ustin Bold head coach Marcello Serrano needed to strike a careful balance: continue to climb in the USL Western conference standing and rest key players for their first Lamar Hunt US Open Cup game in four days.  He accomplished the former in outstanding style with... <more>   

Explosive Offense put Austin over Salt Lake City, April 26, 2019

The Austin Bold scored as many goals in single game as they have in all previous game combined, and they did it playing short-handed for the entire second half.  The Bold (4-4-2) beat the Real Monarch SLC (4-2-3-1) by a score of 3-2 before a home crowd.  Sean McFarlane put the Bold... <more> 

Bold Confident after Draw with El Paso, April 21, 2019

The Austin Bold (4-4-2) would have preferred winning against the El Paso Locomotive (4-4-1-1), but they were satisfied with a draw. Why?  They played the style of soccer that head coach Marcelo Serrano wanted.  That style included dominance in time of possession and an aggressive defense... <more>

Hometown Player Nets Winner for Bold, April 17, 2019

Sonny Guadarrama scored the game’s only goal and led the Austin Bold FC (4-1-4-1) to victory over the Phoenix Rising FC (4-3-3) at Bold Stadium in Austin, Texas.  The goal was Guadarrama’s first with the Bold.  Sonny celebrated the score with fans by jumping the fence stands and the pitch.  <more>

Austin Bold Top San Antonio in Inaugural, March 30, 2019 

The Austin Bold FC (3 games, 1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss) defeated the San Antonio FC (4,0,3,1) in their inaugural home match by a score of 1-0.    A standing room only crowd of 5,803 filled Bold Stadium on a cool night stoked by a strong wind out of the north.   Austin striker Kléber Giacomazzi tallied ... <more>

First Glimpse of Austin Bold on Pitch, February 13, 2019

It was just three weeks ago that Austin Bold Football Club general manager Roberto Silva introduced its first 14 players to the media.  Three weeks later the size of the team had grown to 24 players. Head coach Marcelo Serrano led the Bold against the St. Louis Football Club in their first competitive... <more> 

Getting to Know Austin Bold GM Roberto Silva, January 22, 2019

The fans are passionate. The players are talented and passionate. The team owners are patient and passionate.  And like the team owners, Roberto Silva, General Manager of the Austin Bold soccer club is talented, patient and passionate.  I spoke with Silva at the Austin Bold Media Day... <more>

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