The midfielder has been reunited with his first professional coach with the Lights, as technical director Jose Luis Sanchez Sola drafted him into Major League Soccer.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz talks to Lights FC midfielder Carlos Alvarez about the team’s start to the season, his relationship with technical director Jose Luis Sanchez Sola and his wife Renae Cuellar training with the club.
The Lights will play their second match of a season-long four-game homestand at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cashman Field against the Swope Park Rangers.
Monkey chants could be heard from the crowd in St. Petersburg on Tuesday when black French players touched the ball in a friendly against Russia.
The 21-year-old Armando Prisco couldn’t hold it in anymore with five minutes remaining in a rain-soaked derby with Igea.
The Lights weren’t able to take advantage of a late man advantage and drew with their rivals in front of 9,019 fans at Cashman Field on Saturday.
One way of thinking is that the former soccer prodigy landed in Las Vegas still thinking a shade of supremacy still exists within those once magical feet.
The expansion Lights play Reno 1868 FC at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cashman Field in their home opener in the United Soccer League.
The Lights FC continued to make moves ahead of its home opener Saturday, launching a mobile app and announcing the start of its Pink Scarf Initiative on Thursday.
The Las Vegas midfielder earned a spot on the United Soccer League’s Team of the Week after scoring a goal Saturday against Fresno FC.
The Las Vegan scored 70 seconds into the team’s first game Saturday at Fresno FC, setting a United Soccer League record for the fastest goal by an expansion team.
The Lights won their inaugural game 3-2 at Fresno FC on Saturday behind goals from Matt Thomas, Alex Mendoza and Joel Huiqui.
The Lights will open their United Soccer League regular season at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fresno FC.