Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Riverhounds Goalie Ryan Thompson Leads Jamaican Team To Victory

AP_994648507460.jpg
David Goldman
/
AP Images
Jamaica goalie Ryan Thompson defends a shot during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal playoff soccer game against the United States in Atlanta. Jamaica won 2-1.

The name Ryan Thompson may not have been well known around the international soccer world before last week. But after the Riverhounds goalie led Jamaica to a stunning 2-1 upset victory over the U.S. in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-Finals, Thompson has raised the profile of Pittsburgh soccer and the USL. He joins us live in studio.

Also in the program, we mark the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Elaine Labalme discusses more must-go U.S. dining destinations.

More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

Recent Episodes Of The Confluence