The weekend soccer TV schedule has a Sunday MLS doubleheader on Fox. Yes, two MLS games on national television. Well, sort of. Fox isn't distributing either game across the country. Check the map to see if it's on in your area. The day before, NBC is going with Leicester City hosting Liverpool in the Premier League. All games in Liga MX are postponed due to the earthquake. Atlanta United vs . . .
When the money is pouring in domestically and internationally, it's easy to be a bit bullish on the future of Premier League television rights. BBC Sport's Simon Stone has Manchester United Ed Woodward doing exactly that, linking internet giants like Amazon and Facebook eventually bidding for the Premier League. He's not the only one and the Premier League isn't the only sport seeing that as the . . .
Thursday's soccer news begins with an old issue for the US Open Cup and any tournament not considered up to league level. Coaches hedge. They can't resist the urge to rest players. They start different lineups. They try tactics and strategies that wouldn't be in play for games that really count. The ones worth three points in the league standings. It's been part of the Open Cup story throughout . . .
There were two games on the MLS schedule along with the 2017 US Open Cup final. In the Open Cup, Sporting Kansas City beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at home to take the trophy. Latif Blessing put Sporting up in the 25th minute with Daniel Salloi doubling the lead in the 66th. New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled a goal back a minute into stoppage time. "Every final is different," Sporting . . .
The USMNT players in Europe roundup starts with a goal for Christian Pulisic in Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 shutout of Hamburg. Bobby Wood subbed out in the 83rd minute for Hamburg. Shinji Kagawa opened the scoring at the Volksparkstadion in the 24th minute. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made it 2-0 Dortmund in the 63rd with Pulisic scoring in the 79th. Pulisic's goal is the 3000 scored by the club in . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Sep 20 2017) US Soccer Players - The fifth coaching casualty of the 2017 MLS season fell on Monday evening when the New England Revolution fired Jay Heaps. Heaps was on the job for all or parts of six seasons. A former Revolution player, he took over for longtime coacj Steve Nicol after the 2011 campaign, moving from the broadcast booth to do so. The height of . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with games in the Bundesliga. Fabian Johnson subbed on in the 70th minute for Gladbach's 2-0 shutout of Stuttgart. Gladbach's goals came from Raffael, scoring in the 57th and converting a 74th minute penalty. Aron Johannsson wasn't in the squad for Werder Bremen's 1-1 draw at Wolfsburg. Trailing from the 28th minute, Fin Bartels equalized for Werder Bremen in the . . .
By J Hutcherson (Sep 19, 2017) US Soccer Players - The Bundesliga has a longstanding reputation as the European big league most resistant to quick change. They're not going to revamp their competition just to chase more money. They're not going to redo their particular club structure that favors the ideal of a club without considerable debate. They're not going to change just because it's the . . .
The soccer news starts with the official announcement that Jay Heaps is no longer the coach of the New England Revolution. Goal.com's Ives Galarcep had the story last night, the capper on a ridiculous week for the Revs. For anybody paying attention past the score line in that 7-0 loss at Atlanta and the 3-1 loss at Kansas City, red cards were a problem. There's a solid argument that the cards . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 18, 2017) US Soccer Players – Sporting Kansas City’s Tim Melia is having the best season of his career. He's in the conversation for the league’s Goalkeeper of the Year award. Melia ranks among the league’s best in a series of major categories, including goals-against-average, shutouts, penalty saves, and overall save percentage. He’s one of the reasons why . . .