The weekend soccer TV schedule has Manchester United playing Leicester City in the early morning Saturday slot. There's also Arsenal playing Chelsea on Saturday. MLS is on the Sunday schedule with games on ESPN and Fox Sports 1. Manchester United vs Leicester City on Saturday at 7:45am on Saturday. Five games into the Premier League season and defending champions Leicester City is 11th in the . . .
It's easy enough to look at a Premier League team not firing their manager as the ultimate outlier in pro soccer. Every team but one has done it recently enough. Then there's Arsenal, with Arsene Wenger clocking in at 20 years. That requires the manager wanting to stay and the club letting him, a combination that might not happen at all anymore. People have challenged Wenger's longevity over . . .
It's the MLS Eastern Conference on Friday's soccer TV schedule. NYCFC hosts Chicago at Yankee Stadium. Also on the schedule, Ligue 1 on beIN Sport and a quick turnaround for Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund after playing on Tuesday. NYCFC vs Chicago Fire at 8pm on UniMas. NYCFC is in 3rd-place in the East, level on points with the New York Red Bulls at 45 points from 30 games. Toronto FC . . .
FIFA announced what they apologetically called "the route to global glory". The rest of us would probably be ok with the 2016 Club World Cup schedule. For CONCACAF's champions Club America, this means they'll play the winner of the AFC Champions League in the quarterfinal. Win that one, and it's Real Madrid vs Club America. "There are less than three months to go and we are eagerly waiting for . . .
Fabian Johnson scored the equalizer in Gladbach's 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig. Gladbach fell behind in the 6th minute on the road. Johnson equalized in the 84th. Terrence Boyd wasn't in the squad for Leipzig. “Leipzig’s style of play is relatively easy to read but it’s still hard to play against them,” Gladbach coach Andre Schubert said. "They are very well organised and they have a lot of pace in . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts the MLS Player of the Week for week 28. New England's Kelyn Rowe takes the honor with two goals an an assist in the 3-1 win over Montreal. Though it might seem that Montreal is a team in trouble, they've got a two-point lead over New England and a game in hand, sitting 5th in the East. They've also got a game in hand over Philadelphia, three points in front of them. . . .
We start the USMNT in Europe roundup with Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund winning big, this time 5-1 at Wolfsburg. Pulisic played the first-half with Dortmund taking the lead in the 4th minute with a Raphael Guerreiro goal. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made it 2-0 in the 16th. Wolfsburg pulled a goal back in the 53rd but Ousmane Dembele put Dortmund up 3-1 in the 58th. Aubameyang scored again . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with a not so new question about England's Football League Cup that continues later today. It's the second round, when the 13 Premier League clubs not playing in Europe join the fray. The remaining seven teams start in the third round, a nod to the congested schedule already at work a little over a month into the season. Or, more to the point, seasons. Domestic . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 19, 2016) US Soccer Players – Let’s imagine what the MLS Cup Final could look like in the year 2026. Los Angeles FC, featuring 31-year-old superstar Jordan Morris, prepare to host the New York Red Bulls. They're playing in a state-of-the-art downtown LA stadium. Coaches for both teams pace the sidelines with the ability to pull up data on a device. The referee . . .
Monday's soccer daily has the MLS playoff race finally taking shape. Toronto is officially in, with the two New York teams right behind them. That doesn't mean the East is suddenly good, with the balance still tilted toward the West. FC Dallas has yet to officially qualify for the playoffs, but they have the highest points per game of any team in the league. It's that points per game stat that . . .