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Soccer 101

Welcome to Soccer 101, the safe space for St. Louis to learn about soccer. Join Moon Valjean and Michelle Smallmon for a weekly conversation as they help educate you about the game of soccer, MLS and St. Louis CITY SC with some help from their friends in the game.

Latest Episodes

What’s VAR? CITYPARK Jerseys World Cup And Ronaldo Drama

Michelle and Moon get into the inaugural match at City Park, the release of the new STL CITY SC jersey, World Cup excitement and the Cristiano Ronaldo drama. Follow Moon and Michelle on all socials @MoonValjeanHere @msmallmon. Moon can also be heard on The Rizzuto Show @RizzShow and his bands @GreekFire @GoldfingerMusic @TheTeenageDbags

Lutz Pfannenstiel Explains The Draft Selections

Michelle and Moon were joined by ST. LOUIS CITY SC SPORTING DIRECTOR and German soccer legend Lutz Pfannenstiel (pronounced LOOTZ FAN-EN-SHEEL) as he breaks down each selection CITY SC made during the expansion draft. He talks in detail about each player and how they fit into the CITY SC philosophy and how that philosophy is based on ST LOUIS and how we do sports! You won’t want to miss this incredible insight from inside the “war room.” Follow Moon and Michelle on all socials @MoonValjeanHere @msmallmon. Moon can also be heard on The Rizzuto Show @RizzShow and his bands @GreekFire @GoldfingerMusic @TheTeenageDbags

Stoppage Time PKS And The MLS Expansion Draft

Michelle and Moon explain what regulation, stoppage and extra time are and how PKS work. The MLS has a new champ and what to expect from the upcoming expansion draft for ST LOUIS CITY SC! Follow Moon and Michelle on all socials @MoonValjeanHere @msmallmon. Moon can also be heard on The Rizzuto Show @RizzShow and his bands @GreekFire @GoldfingerMusic @TheTeenageDbags

Emails: Broadcast Rumors, Jerseys And Formation Basics

Michelle and Moon read a few emails about where the games will be broadcast, anticipation for the jersey announcements and some basic player formations. Follow Moon and Michelle on all socials @MoonValjeanHere @msmallmon. Moon can also be heard on The Rizzuto Show @RizzShow and his bands @GreekFire @GoldfingerMusic @TheTeenageDbags

Soccer 101 – St. Louis Loves Our Food And Music

Michelle and Moon get into some of the food reveals at the new Centene Stadium, Moon’s latest tour through, some of the info he picked up while there, and a glimpse into the crossover of the STL’s musical roots and how it may play into the fan experience

Soccer 101 – Inaugural Episode

Welcome to Soccer 101, the safe space for St. Louis to learn about soccer. Join Moon Valjean and Michelle Smallmon for a weekly conversation as they help educate you about the game of soccer, MLS and St. Louis CITY SC with some help from their friends in the game.