Alicia Ratterree

  • joined Jun 20, 2011
  • last login Apr 07, 2014
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Joined The Goat Parade in June 2011, current managing editor of the site.

Also currently a contributing editor at, an intern at XI Quarterly, a North American soccer journal, and co-host of the Women United FC podcast. In addition to writing being found on the internet, has been published in print, in the third issue of XI Quarterly.

Born and raised in Michigan, residing in California. Loves (nearly) all sports, but soccer most of all. A neutral in most leagues in the world, with the exceptions of Chivas USA and Tianjin TEDA.

A Fan Of...

  • NCAAF Michigan St. Spartans
  • NCAAB Michigan St. Spartans
  • MLS Chivas USA
User Blog

Chivas USA vs. Seattle Sounders: Three Questions

Ahead of Chivas USA's game on Saturday against the Seattle Sounders, we check in with Dave Clark concerning the latest with the Sounders.

Chivas USA sign midfielder Matt Dunn

Chivas USA announced the acquisition of midfielder Matt Dunn through the waiver draft on Thursday. We go over the news.

Zavaleta ineligible to play the Sounders

Chivas USA defender Eriq Zavaleta is ineligible to play the Seattle Sounders this year, as part of the MLS Roster Rules regarding intraleague loans. We go over the implications for this week's match.

CUSA announce signing of Michael Nwiloh

Chivas USA announced the signing of their last 2014 MLS SuperDraft selections on Monday. We go over the news.

Gamethread: CUSA vs. Portland Timbers

Your source to discuss Chivas USA game Saturday evening against the Portland Timbers.

Preview: Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA

Chivas USA take on the Portland Timbers Saturday evening. We preview the game, and discuss each side's chances of winning.

Comparing 2014 MLS team spending

With the annual MLS salary figure information released by the Players Union this week, we compare the figures between teams and discuss one pattern that has emerged.

Chivas USA acquire midfielder Martin Rivero

Chivas USA announced they have acquired midfielder Martin Rivero from the Colorado Rapids. We go over the news and discuss the potential risks and rewards for this move for the Goats.

Chivas USA's salary figures released

The MLS Players Union released salary figures for 2014 on Thursday. We go over the numbers for Chivas USA.

Chivas USA confirm signing of Lyle Martin

Chivas USA confirmed the signing of Lyle Martin on Thursday, but there is still a lot of mystery surrounding the move. We explain.

Chivas USA waive Dani Fragoso, Andrew Ribeiro

Chivas USA announced on Thursday that they have waived two newcomers, Dani Fragoso and Andrew Ribeiro. We go over the news, and discuss what may be next for the club.

Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA: Three Questions

Ahead of Chivas USA's match on Saturday against the Portland Timbers, we speak with Michael Orr about the Goats' opponents.

Once a Goat: Valentin tears Achilles in Norway

Our latest look at former Chivas USA players targets defender Zarek Valentin, who tore his Achilles Wednesday while training with his current club.

Delgado called up to U.S. U-20s for Dallas Cup

Chivas USA midfielder Marky Delgado has been called up to the USMNT U-20s for the Dallas Cup. We go over the news, including the time he'll miss with his club.

Report: Chivas USA sign midfielder Matt Dunn

Chivas USA are reportedly adding former USMNT U-17 midfielder Matt Dunn. We go over the reports, and discuss the player's history.

Reserves: CUSA lose 3-1 to Sacramento Republic FC

Chivas USA lost in their second MLS Reserve League match on Monday, this time to USL PRO side Sacramento Republic FC. We go over the result and the Chivas connections on Sacramento.

That's so Chivas: CUSA 0, Galaxy 3

Chivas USA lost 3-0 to their local rivals, the LA Galaxy, on Sunday. We go over some of the key talking points of the match, and spoiler alert, they aren't pretty.

Gamethread: Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy

Discuss the Goats' game here with us!

Preview: Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy

Chivas USA will host the LA Galaxy Sunday afternoon in MLS regular season play. We preview the match, and discuss each side's chances of winning.

McNamara wins TGP's Player of the Month award

Chivas USA midfielder Thomas McNamara won Player of the Month honors, according to our readers. We go over the news for the rookie.

Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy: Three Questions

Chivas USA host the LA Galaxy this weekend for the first meeting between the rivals in 2014. We ask Josie Becker about the goings on of the Goats' opponents.

Recent history shows CUSA have good chance Sunday

Chivas USA play their biggest rival, the LA Galaxy, on Sunday. The history of this rivalry has not been kind to the Goats, but we argue that recent history shows they have a good chance in the upcoming game.

USMNT vs. Mexico: TV info, rosters, and more

The United States Men's National Team hosts the Mexican National Team this evening. We provide the info you need to catch the game.

Güero Real fired as Chivas de Gdl coach

Former Chivas USA coach Jose Luis Real is the latest former manager to be fired this week, as he was shown the door by Chivas de Guadalajara. We have the latest.

Proposal: Let's call it El Clasico Angelino

Chivas USA will play their local rivals the LA Galaxy this weekend. We join forces with LA Galaxy blog LAG Confidential to propose to rename the rivalry.

Vote for Chivas USA's Player of the Month!

We open our first Chivas USA Player of the Month poll for the 2014 season, to determine the winner for March. Vote now!

Martin Vasquez out as USMNT assistant coach

Former Chivas USA head coach Martin Vasquez has been reassigned within U.S. Soccer after serving as the assistant coach to USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. We go over the news.

TMZ wrote a bizarre story about Carlos Alvarez

TMZ wrote a story about Chivas USA midfielder Carlos Alvarez that appears to have twisted his words into something quite bizarre. We discuss.

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