Wednesday's soccer news update has the USMNT on the road to St Vincent and the Grenadines for Friday afternoon's World Cup qualifier. Here's US Soccer's explainer for how the USMNT can advance to the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Early wake up call for the #USMNT's journey to St. Vincent. First stop, however: Barbados. pic.twitter.com/AMQUchGaXx — U.S. Soccer . . .
For anybody wondering how Europe's champion is treating next summer's Confederations Cup, here's Germany coach Jogi Low in an interview with DFB. "There are a few promising players, who, I believe, will be able to play an important role for us and I’d like to introduce them to the team," Low said. "The door is wide open for them. Next year we have the Confederations Cup and I’d like to use it as . . .
You can only imagine that Celtic watched the reformed version of their old pals Rangers pushing up the divisions in Scottish soccer and thought "that looks like fun." Winning multiple promotions is the scenario that may or may not be on offer south of the border, in an article from The Telegraph's Sam Wallace. The English league structure is considering a fifth professional level and inviting . . .
The 2016-17 Bundesliga started with Bobby Wood scoring for Hamburg in their 1-1 draw with Alfredo Morales's Ingolstadt. Wood gave Hamburg the lead in the 30th minute at the Volksparkstadion. Lukas Hinterseer equalized for Ingolstadt in the 79th. Morales subbed out two minutes later. Aron Johannsson returned for Werder Bremen, subbing out in the 64th minute in their 6-0 loss to Bayern Munich in . . .
UPDATE: On Monday, US Soccer announced that John Brooks has withdrawn from camp with back issues and Sacha Kljestan has been called in. USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 26 players to his squad for the September World Cup qualifiers. The USMNT plays St Vincent and the Grandines on September 2 (3:30pm ET - beIN Sport) and Trinidad & Tobago on September 5 (8pm ET - Fox Sports 1). Missing from . . .
It's national TV on Saturday for the start of the Bundesliga season on Fox. It's the same time slot for NBC's coverage of the Premier League, showing a Manchester United game. Saturday also has Liga MX's clasico on Univision. Sunday has an MLS doubleheader on ESPN. Manchester United vs Hull City at 12:30pm on Saturday on NBC. We've already mentioned that there's national TV for the Bundesliga and . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 26, 2016) US Soccer Players - For awhile now, the leaders in the race for the Supporters' Shield hailed from the state of Texas. Oscsar Pareja’s FC Dallas team looked like a good bet to finish out the season with the most points of any club in MLS. They're chock full of young, dynamic talent at the attacking positions and solid defensively thanks to the . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 26, 2016) US Soccer Players - Florida and the Caribbean rank among America's very favorite places to visit. For those living in and around most of the United States' main population centers, a relatively short airplane ride can transport you to a completely different environment. Places where life moves slower. The sun is usually shining. Temperatures hardly . . .
So now we know the draw for the 2016-17 Champions League group stage. Part of the fun is figuring out which super club or would-be super club faces the toughest group stage. Easy enough. Look at the groups with Barcelona or Real Madrid. Hello Group C, with Barca, Manchester City, Gladbach, and Celtic. Since it's not the late 1960s, we can mark off Celtic. Gladbach is enough to at least worry . . .
The 2016-17 Bundesliga season starts on Friday with the defending champions in action. Bayern Munich plays Werder Bremen on Fox Sports 1. MLS also has a game on the Friday soccer TV schedule with Real Salt Lake hosting the Colorado Rapids on Univision Deportes. Bayern Munich vs Werder Bremen at 2:30pm on Fox Sports 1. The Bundesliga is the last of the European major leagues to start its 2016-17 . . .