• soccer Jan 6

    Loyal SC Sets Home Opener, Open Tryout Event

    On November 5, San Diego Loyal SC lost its first ever playoff match in San Antonio 2-0. Since then manager Landon Donovan has been working to move past that setback while also making sure nobody on the club forgets it. “I look at it more as part of the process. I wasn’t expecting to walk through the playoffs,” says Donovan….

  • Loyal Oct 26, 2021

    Sports Wrap: Sal Zizzo on Tough Results, Final Match and Retirement

    NBC 7’s Darnay Tripp reports.

  • Loyal Oct 21, 2021

    Loyal Unable to Clinch Home Playoff Match, Fall 1-0 at Orange County

    The Loyal hoped to end Wednesday night with a celebration. Not only is the party on hold, it’s in serious jeopardy with two matches to go. Landon Donovan’s second place club fell 1-0 at Orange County. A win would have clinched a first round playoff game, but instead the loss trims their lead over Orange County to a single...

  • San Diego Loyal Jul 15, 2021

    San Diego Loyal Pull Off Improbable Comeback, Top OC 2-1

    The 2-1 victory landed the San Diego Loyal three crucial points, drawing them even with Orange County FC for second place in the Pacific Division.

  • Loyal Jun 30, 2021

    Loyal Continue Unbeaten Streak, Beat Oakland 1-0

    The Loyal’s first meeting with Oakland was decided by one player’s first goal in a San Diego uniform. Miguel Ibarra fired a rocket to break a scoreless tie in the 72nd minute Tuesday night, the lone goal in San Diego’s win over the Roots. Former Torero Miguel Berry delivered a back heel pass to set up Ibarra to turn...

  • San Diego Loyal May 7, 2021

    Rio Grande Valley Strikes Late, Drops Loyal to 0-2

    The Loyal showed improvement Thursday night, six days after a disappointing 4-1 loss at Phoenix to start the season. But the end result was the same. Rio Grande Valley used a late goal to beat San Diego 1-0, dropping the Loyal to 0-2. In the 87th minute Christian Sorto delivered a ball near the six-yard box for Vicente Sanchez, who…

  • San Diego Loyal Jul 9, 2020

    Loyal Unveil Black Lives Matter Jerseys Team Will Wear In First Match of USL's Return

    The San Diego Loyal will make a statement in Saturday’s return to action. It won’t necessarily be with their play, or have an impact on the final score. But it will be clear the moment they take the field. “We will not be silent about racial injustice and encourage our fans and community to join us in taking a...

  • San Diego Loyal Mar 12, 2020

    Loyal Get First Win, Postpone Next Home Match

    The celebration following the Loyal’s first win was bound to be quiet, they were on the road after all. But the atmosphere in their road game at Tacoma was even more subdued than usual. Fans were not allowed at Cheney Stadium Wednesday night, the home of the Defiance. That was due to Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s suspension of large...

  • soccer Feb 14, 2020

    Loyal SC Unveils Kit and Sponsor

    For a while now we’ve known when, where, and against whom San Diego Loyal SC will play its inaugural USL Championship match. Now we know what they’ll be wearing. And what they’ll be drinking. On Thursday night Loyal SC revealed its kit and sponsor for the 2020 season. Stone Brewing, one of the largest craft breweries in San Diego,...

  • soccer Jan 20, 2020

    San Diego Loyal SC Reveals Preseason Schedule

    On Monday San Diego Loyal SC started training camp at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. It’s the next step on their road to the first United Soccer League Championship match in San Diego history. That game is against Las Vegas at Torero Stadium on March 7. But every team needs some kind of game prep so the Loyal…

  • San Diego Loyal Jan 20, 2020

    Warren Smith Joins Sports Wrap OT

    A brand new professional soccer team debuts in San Diego on March 7th, and Warren Smith is a big reason why. The President and CEO of the San Diego Loyal stopped by NBC 7 to discuss their upcoming debut season on Sports Wrap OT. “It’s not brain surgery for us,” Smith said. “We just need to really put on exciting…

  • soccer Jan 20, 2020

    Warren Smith Joins Sports Wrap OT

    Warren Smith Joins Sports Wrap OT

  • San Diego Jan 13, 2020

    Darren Smith Joins Sports Wrap OT

    The popular host of The Darren Smith Show joined Darnay Tripp on the debut episode of Sports Wrap OT. He gave his thoughts on Rocky Long’s departure, the Padres offseason, and more. Catch The Darren Smith Show weekday afternoons from 12:00-3:00 on XTRA 1360.

  • soccer Jan 6, 2020

    Loyal SC's 1st Match Date Set

    What was rumored for a while is now official. San Diego Loyal SC will begin its inaugural United Soccer League season on March 7 at Torero Stadium against the Las Vegas Lights. “I couldn’t be more honored to lead SD Loyal onto the field for our inaugural game,” said Loyal coach Landon Donovan in a statement. “Having played twice at…

  • soccer Dec 24, 2019

    San Diego Loyal S.C. Signs Naval Academy Graduate

    As we’ve seen recently with franchises like the Vegas Golden Knights, who went to the Stanley Cup Final as an expansion team, it’s not impossible for new sports entities to have immediate success. San Diego Loyal SC is trying to follow suit in its inuagural USL Championship season and the way they’re building the roster, a playoff spot in...

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