The Bull and its horns
Weekly column covering the Rio Grande Valley Toros.
Toros trending up after two-match trip
RGVFC took four points from a pair of matches on the road over the past week.
Toros hammer the Lights before hitting the road
RGVFC took a 5-2 win over Las Vegas Lights FC at home before they play three straight on the road
RGVFC get their first win of 2019 over OKC
With goals from Michael Salazar and Chuy Enriquez, the Toros find win #1 on the season.
Toros can’t find the target, finish level with NMU
RGVFC tallied 14 shots but only two on frame in a scoreless draw at home.
Toros topped by Tulsa, return home to face NMU
RGVFC lost on the road to Tulsa Roughnecks FC and will look to get their first win when they host New Mexico United.
Chuy equalizes late for RGVFC vs. El Paso
Trailing 2-0 in the second half, Romilio Hernandez and Chuy Enriquez leveled things late for the Toros.
Toros get off to an 0-2 start
After a 2-0 loss in the home opener, RGVFC is not off to a great start in the 2019 season.
The Belizean Beast is back
RGVFC’s Michael Salazar is healthy and ready to remind everyone how dangerous he can be.
RGVFC set for their home opener after 1-0 loss
The Toros opened their season with a loss to Tacoma and now get set to host Fresno.
2019 RGV FC Roster Breakdown
Before Year 4 gets underway for the Toros, I take a look at their roster and make some predictions for the 2019 season.
Toros travel to Tacoma to kick off 2019
RGV FC and Tacoma Defiance will face off in the first match of the 2019 USL Championship season.
RGV FC’s main man behind the scenes
While the players and coaches get all the credit, equipment manager David Garcia keeps the Toros running smoothly.
“Baby Bull” Morales is excited to rep the RGV
Last year, Brandon Morales became the first-ever RGV FC Academy player to sign with the first team. Now, he’s ready to take the next step and make an impact with the Toros.
Meet the talented athletic trainer that keeps RGVFC healthy
When injuries happen for RGVFC, athletic trainer Randi Lininger steps up to get the players back on the pitch.
Married and healthy, Garza is back better than ever
Last year, Victor Garza rehabbed a knee injury and got to marry the love of his life. This year, he’s ready to take the next step on the pitch.
Castellanos is ready to compete in 2019
After struggling to find consistent playing time last season, Robert Castellanos is excited to earn minutes this year with RGVFC.
2018 RGVFC Player Breakdown
After a frustrating season of development and draws, here is a rundown on the entire RGVFC roster.
Toros end their draw-filled season...with a draw
RGVFC closed out their 2018 season with their 14th draw of the season.
Toros try to play spoiler vs. San Antonio
In their final match of the season, RGVFC can do some damage to the playoff hopes of their opponent and rival, San Antonio FC
Toros close out 2018 home slate with a win
In their home finale of 2018, RGVFC topped Fresno FC 2-1.
A big Toros’ win and a big change for the USL
RGVFC won 3-0 on Saturday and their league re-branded yesterday.
Together, the Cabrera Brothers are living a dream come true with RGVFC
Wilmer Jr. and David Cabrera are experiencing their first professional seasons together, playing for the Toros.
Another year of no playoffs for RGVFC
After a draw in Colorado Springs, the Toros were officially eliminated from the USL postseason.
Toros Stun SLC in South Texas
RGVFC dropped a 1-0 result midweek, but they bounced back to defeat Real Monarchs SLC on Saturday.
Toros look to recover from rivalry loss vs. Rising and Real
RGVFC lost to San Antonio FC last Wednesday and will look to bounce back against Phoenix Rising FC tonight.
Successful road trip builds confidence for tonight’s South Texas Derby
After a four-point road trip, RGVFC hosts San Antonio FC tonight.
Toros kick off Cali road trip tonight vs. Los Dos
After a 4-2 loss against OKC Energy FC, RGVFC will face LA Galaxy II tonight and Orange County SC on Saturday,
RGVFC’s record-setting strike overshadowed in 2-1 loss
Carlos Small set the record for fastest Toros’ goal ever, but the club couldn’t withstand Sacramento Republic FC in the second half.
Toros topped by late goal in Las Vegas
In a closely contested match, it was the Lights that came away with the late winner.
Toros take three points at home before heading to Sin City
RGVFC defeated Switchbacks FC 1-0 before they travel to Las Vegas this weekend.
A scoreless stalemate vs. Swope Park
RGVFC played to a 0-0 draw on the road vs. the Rangers.
Toros look to build on a positive week
After defeating Santos Laguna in a friendly and Las Vegas Lights FC in USL play, RGVFC hits the road to face Swope Park
Mauro Manotas steps up aaaaand beats Jesse Gonzalez! 1-0 to @HoustonDynamo. #TexasDerby https://t.co/ov7yWKM0hQ— Major League Soccer (@MLS) May 4, 2019
April 28, 2019
Perfect touch https://t.co/H6qCy5qgVS— Houston Dynamo (@HoustonDynamo) April 28, 2019
Perfect pass, clinical finish. @alberthelis17 gets his goal! #COLvHOU https://t.co/TzzGVb92Nr— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 31, 2019
.@40_jrod is feelin' it! @HoustonDynamo have the early lead in Colorado. #COLvHOU https://t.co/NekZwbTune— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 31, 2019