Aaron Mateer

Aaron is a lifelong soccer fan. He grew up in the UK supporting Chelsea in the English Premier League, and Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. (Can you guess his favorite color?) He wakes up bright and early every weekend to support both Blues from Utah. Aaron became a US citizen in 2019, and is excited to cheer for the USMNT for the first time at the 2022 World Cup!

STORIES BY Aaron Mateer


/ 173 days ago

Celtic on the Brink: Scottish Premiership Roundup

With only two games left before the league split, the Scottish Premiership table tells a tale at both ends after the weekend’s games. At the top, Celtic snuffed out any sign of a title challenge from Rangers. At the bottom, the three-way battle to secure Premiership status continues. Relegation Scrap Heats Up Bottom team Dundee […]

Scottish Premiership – Weekend Roundup

It was a seismic weekend in the Scottish Premiership. A four-way tie for last and a manager sacking added to the drama after big wins for Ross County and Hibs. Only 10 points separate 12th from 5th. With ten games remaining before the league splits, it’s still unclear who will fill out the top 6 […]


/ 301 days ago

Portugal lose, but advance in more World Cup Group H drama

How could someone not like soccer? Once again, this World Cup has delivered high entertainment. After the scenes yesterday that saw Germany eliminated, Group H tried to top the drama. Group H Drama Portugal were assured a place in the Round of 16. At different moments during the simultaneous matches, the remaining qualification spot was […]


/ 303 days ago

Group B winners England turn focus to Senegal in knockouts

Group B came to a dramatic end as England and the USA progressed to the Round of 16 after victories over Wales and Iran respectively. England now faces Senegal on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. ET on FS1. England’s next opponents The advantage of the knockout round is that England have three of their […]


/ 305 days ago

Bruno Fernandes sends Portugal to last 16 at World Cup

In the final game of matchday 2 in the World Cup group stage, Portugal overcame a fiery Uruguay side to book a spot in the Round of 16. Whose goal is it anyway? Bruno Fernandes was the standout performer, and almost scored a hat-trick to top off an excellent performance. In the 54th minute, Fernandes […]


/ 308 days ago

Questions remain for Gareth Southgate’s England

After pulling Iran apart in the opener, England fell way below the high bar they’ve set for themselves at this World Cup. A dogged performance from the US Men's National Team (USMNT) frustrated the attacking riches of England. England a shadow of the first game For most of the game, England were very pedestrian. There […]


/ 323 days ago

Portugal's World Cup squad unveiled

Portugal have unveiled their World Cup squad for Qatar 2022. Head coach Fernando Santos named the 26-man roster, but can this group of players nicknamed "The Chosen Ones" finally win Portugal’s first World Cup? Experience wins out Three players were named in the Portugal squad with over 100 appearances each for the Seleção (Cristiano Ronaldo, […]


/ 326 days ago

Gareth Southgate’s World Cup headaches

The curtain drop this month on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The opening ceremonies begin on Nov. 20 in Al Khor, before hosts Qatar take on Ecuador. England is one of the favorites going into the tournament. Only Brazil, Argentina, and current holders France have better odds of winning the tournament. As Qatar makes […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 329 days ago

Cristiano Ronaldo not a guaranteed starter at World Cup

With the World Cup in Qatar around the corner, the speculation on squads will reach fever pitch. Everyone has an opinion on who should be given a place in Qatar. Furthermore, there are countless permutations on potential lineups within a given squad. The official deadline for coaches to submit the 26-man squads is Nov. 13. […]