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Sporting Kansas City Manager Peter Vermes joined The Program with Soren Petro on Sports Radio 810 WHB on Friday. Listen to the full interview below as he discusses Wednesday's match in Mexico City and the quick turnaround to host San Jose at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Sporting Park (limited tickets remain available).
With the team's next victory, Vermes -- now in his sixth season on the sideline -- will tie Peter Nowak and Glynn Myernick for 15th on Major League Soccer's all-time regular season wins chart among MLS managers. Seven of his 63 regular season wins have come in the month of March, one of his top two months as a manager:
Sports Radio 810 WHB's Nate Bukaty and Jake Gutierrez will broadcast Saturday's match on ESPN 102.9 FM starting at 7 p.m. CT live from Sporting Park. Following the match, coverage will continue with The Final Whistle: Sporting KC Postgame Show with hosts Dave Borchardt and Jake Gutierrez. Tune in to 810 AM, 810whb.com, 810whbtv.com and via the station's free mobile app.
Josh Trotter "I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky. I think about every night and day scoring goals is why I play. I believe I can soar, check my hair before I walk out the door. I believe I can fly."
Are your creative juices flowing this Friday morning? Prove it.
Caption this photo for a chance to win two tickets to Saturday night's match against the San Jose Earthquakes (7:30pm CT). Give us a name for the image, tell us what Dom Dwyer is thinking or tell us what's going through the mind of the one fan in the back of the photo standing up while everyone else is sitting calmly in their seats.
Either way, the most creative caption wins. Contest ends at 5 p.m. CT and the winning entry will be posted on this blog. Good luck!
Eight years ago today, Twitter was born ... and the internet was never the same.
In honor of Twitter's eighth birthday, the ever-growing social media network is making it easy for users to find their first tweet. Check out our first post on November 19, 2008.
Was anyone else's first tweet about the Kansas City Wizards or Sporting KC? Click here to see your first tweet and share it with us on ... Twitter!
Sporting Kansas City earned a 1-1 draw on Saturday night vs FC Dallas in their MLS regular season home opener. Aurelien Collin put Sporting KC on top with an 81st minute header but FC Dallas' found an equalizer from Matt Hedges in the 90th minute. Who was the Man of the Match for Sporting KC? Aurelien Collin, Benny Feilhaber, or perhaps Matt Besler?
You can cast your vote below for which Sporting KC player is Man of the Match.
On February 18, 2011, Sporting KC signed19-year old defender Kevin Ellis to a Homegrown contract. Three years later, the Sporting KC Academy product scored arguably one of the most important goals in franchise history.
So for today's #TBT, we're throwing it back to February 18, 2011, the day when a Kansas City kid fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.
Sporting KC forward Sal Zizzo | Photo by USA Today Sports Images
With no shortage of talking points, the Sporting KC Show aired on Sports Radio 810 WHB on Tuesday with hosts Callum Williams and Andy Edwards bringing listeners all the latest in Major League Soccer and CONCACAF Champions League action. Last night's episode featured two guests in winger Sal Zizzo, who made his Sporting KC debut in the season opener at Seattle on Saturday, and FutbolMLS.com reporter Diego Pinzon, in town for the signing of Spanish midfielder Antonio Dovale and tonight's CCL quarterfinal against Cruz Azul (7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports 2 and Univision Deportes Network).
Listen to the full podcast below and stay tuned to 810 WHB throughout the day as their coverage will feature Todd Leabo live at Sporting Park from 3-6 p.m. CT during Between the Lines with Kevin Kietzman. Then at 6:30 p.m. CT, the duo of Callum Williams and Jake Gutierrez will begin more than three hours of programming dedicated to Sporting KC's first home match of 2014. The 30-minute pregame show will set the stage for tonight's showdown between the reigning MLS Cup champions and Liga MX leaders, followed by live match commentary and The Final Whistle: Sporting KC Postgame Show.
The Sporting KC Show will air tonight on Sports Radio 810 WHB from 7-8 p.m. CT. Hosts Callum Williams and Andy Edwards will be joined by Sporting KC winger Sal Zizzo and FutbolMLS.com's Diego Pinzon. Both guests will preview Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League matchup against Cruz Azul (7 pm, FOX Sports 2, Univision Deportes Network) as well as Saturday's home opener vs. FC Dallas (7:30 p.m., KMCI, SKCtv Network).
Tonight's show will air from 7-8 p.m. CT on 810 AM, online at 810WHB.com, and through the 810 WHB App (Android, iOS). You can join the conversation for tonight's show by calling 913-3-810-810 or tweeting your questions to CalWilliamsSKC and @AndyEdMLS.