Chuck Wharton

Chuck Wharton

Decades of tracking sports statistics, plus reporting sports via newspaper, radio and blogs. Now exploring the 'WHY' in these statistics for Fansided Followers.

Houston Dynamo v Los Angeles Football Club: Western Conference Final.

Houston Dynamo FC: No MLS Cup this time, but here's your change

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ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 20: Roman Burki #1 of St. Louis City SC directs his defense during a game between Los Angeles FC and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on September 20, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri.(Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Post-season lessons from a loss following a win

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ORLANDO CITY, FL - SEPTEMBER 7: Damià Viadar #3 of the Sacramento Republic FC dribbles the ball during a game between Sacramento Republic FC and Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium on September 7, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

Sacramento Republic FC: Zombie expansion club returns to the living

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ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 30: The officiating crew lead out the players, AR1 Jason White, referee Guido Gonzales Jr, 4th official Kevin Bradley and AR2 Adam Wienckowski during a game between FC Dallas and St. Louis City SC at Citypark on August 30, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: The right big chances lead to MLS post-season

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OFFENBACH, GERMANY - JUNE 24: A detailed view of the adidas match ball Oceaunz during the Women's international friendly between Germany and Vietnam at Stadion Am Bieberer Berg on June 24, 2023 in Offenbach, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Where’s the squawking about the ball?

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ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 1: St. Louis fan holding up scarf during a game between Colorado Rapids and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on July 1, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett isi photos /Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Start good, score first, shuts out Inter Miami CF

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA - 2023/07/08: Tim Parker #26 (L) and C.J. Sapong #9 (R) in action during the game between Toronto FC and St. Louis City SC at BMO field in Toronto.The game ended 0-1 for St. Louis City SC. (Photo by Angel Marchini/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Adjustments lock in win against Toronto FC

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ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 3: Aziel Jackson #25 of St. Louis City SC shoots on goal during a game between Houston Dynamo FC and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on June 3, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

Aziel Jackson takes the creative artist position at St. Louis CITY SC

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ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 27: Pedro Vite #45 of Vancouver Whitecaps FC shoots over Roman Burki #1 of St. Louis City SC during a game between Vancouver Whitecaps and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on May 27, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Organic game plan shuts out Colorado Rapids

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ST, LOUIS, MO - MAY 20: Aziel Jackson #25 of St. Louis City SC challenges Dany Rosero of Sporting Kansas City for the ball during a game between Sporting Kansas City and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on May 20, 2023 in St, Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: One more surprise beats San Jose Earthquakes

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ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 27: Nicholas Gioacchini #11 of St. Louis City SC rues a missed chance of scoring during a game between Vancouver Whitecaps and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on May 27, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Nashville SC reduces the upstarts to average

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ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 29: Kyle Hiebert #22 of St. Louis City SC passes the ball during a game between Portland Timbers and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on April 29, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: A bit more air atop MLS West with LA Galaxy draw

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ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 29: Miguel Perez #28 St. Louis City SC wins the header against Franck Boll #7 of Portland Timbers during a game between Portland Timbers and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on April 29, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Back in first after Houston Dynamo FC shutout

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ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 29: Miguel Perez #28 St Louis City SC with the ball during a game between Portland Timbers and St. Louis City SC at CITYPARK on April 29, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: Back to winning with Sporting Kansas City shutout

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BRIDGEVIEW, IL - APRIL 26: Chicago Fire fans watch the game during the 2023 U.S. Open Cup third round match between the Chicago Fire and the Chicago House AC at SeatGeek Stadium on April 26, 2023 in Bridgeview, Illinois. (Photo by Robin Alam/USSF/Getty Images for USSF)

St. Louis CITY SC: Two losses in week to Chicago Fire rings alarm

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SANDY, UT- MARCH 25: Roman Buerki #1 of the St. Louis City SC stretches before the game against Real Salt Lake during at the America First Field March 25, 2023 in Sandy, Utah.(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

St. Louis CITY SC: The acrobatics factor must increase

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