From Ghana to Rising: Friendship of Asante, Awako helps play on field

For midfielders Solomon Asante and Gladson Awako, a relationship and friendship stretch back to before their time with Phoenix Rising. Both [...] Continue Reading →

High Arizona temperatures give Phoenix Rising edge at home

When it comes to playing in the heat, few teams in the United Soccer League experience what Phoenix Rising FC does on a regular basis. Phoenix [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising FC Charities, Scottsdale Blackhawks team to create youth soccer clubs

Phoenix Rising Football Club announced Monday, May 7 a joint non-profit venture with Scottsdale Soccer Blackhawks, an Arizona independent youth [...] Continue Reading →

MLS to Phoenix: The status of Phoenix Rising’s bid

A simple phone call could be responsible for changing soccer history in Arizona. It was 2017 and the newly-founded United Soccer League team [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising releases renderings for future stadium, eyes MLS bid

Red smoke paints the stadium as the second-largest crowd in Phoenix Rising history erupts in cheer and joy as the referee blows the final [...] Continue Reading →

Police: former MLB player arrested for DUI, indecent exposure

Two men were arrested for indecent exposure at Saturday night’s Phoenix Rising FC soccer game on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising dismantles Oklahoma City Energy in home opener

Phoenix Rising’s packed soccer complex witnessed the team’s first win of the 2018 United Soccer League season Saturday, March 24, as [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising heads in to 2018 season building on prior successes

When forward Didier Drogba’s goal in the 99th minute gave Phoenix Rising the lead in the 2017 United Soccer League Western Conference [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale-resident Monica McPherson: The first lady of Phoenix Rising

The metal structures shake. The pulsating beat of the crowd’s jumps reverberates through the stands. Plumes of red smoke rise. The smell of [...] Continue Reading →