Friday's soccer news starts with another Major League Soccer club deciding that at least a partial answer to their problems is a rebrand. Goodbye, Montreal Impact. Hello, Club de Foot Montreal, CF Montreal to its friends. Also welcome the kind of logo that's going to get what we'll politely refer to as a divisive response. If Impact Black, Ice Silver, and Sacre Bleu look familiar, it's because the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Fulham getting a point in a version of the London derby. Antonee Robinson's Fulham drew 1-1 at Spurs in a game rearranged due to Aston Villa's coronovirus issues. Trailing from the 25th minute, Ivan Cavaleiro equalized in the 74th minute. Tim Ream was on the bench for Fulham, in 18th-place with 12 points from 16 games. "To a man we were superb under what we . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in the Premier League. DeAndre Yedlin subbed out in the 84th minute of Newcastle's 1-0 loss at Sheffield United. Newcastle's Ryan Fraser saw red in the 45th with Sheffield United converting a penalty in the 73rd minute. Newcastle is in 15th-place with 19 points from 17 games. "I'll never ever walk away from a challenge," Newcastle manager Steve . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in action in the second divisions in Germany and France. Alfredo Morales's Fortuna Dusseldorf drew 0-0 at Eintracht Braunschweig in the 2.Bundesliga. Fortuna finished with three shots on goal to none for Eintracht Braunschweig. After 15 matchdays, Fortuna is in 5th-place tied on 27 points with 4th-place Furth. Hamburg leads the league with 30 . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the Premier League letting its clubs know that they're serious about enforcing coronavirus restrictions. Hugging during goal celebrations became the easy headline, but it's doubling down on what should've already been in place to limit exposure. The reasoning remains obvious. Aston Villa is the latest club needing to postpone a game due to positive tests. Their . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with John Brooks's Wolfsburg drawing 2-2 at Union Berlin. Renato Steffen scored for Wolfsburg in the 10th with Union Berlin equalizing in the 29th. Wolfsburg's Maximilian Arnold saw red in the 50th with Union Berlin going ahead in the 52nd. Wout Weghorst equalized from the penalty spot in the 65th. Ulysses Llanez wasn't in the squad for . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 8, 2021) US Soccer Players - Whatever else we can say about Inter Miami, the brand new MLS club isn’t boring. Considering the market the team represents, maybe that’s exactly as it should be. Let’s review the last month for Inter Miami. Following Inter’s ouster from the playoffs at the hands of fellow expansion club Nashville SC in November, the postmortem on . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 7, 2020) US Soccer Players - Are the LA Galaxy still members of the MLS elite? This once would have been a ludicrous question given their league-leading five MLS Cup titles, well-heeled ownership in AEG, and glitzy identity to match their Southern California setting. Lately, however, a good deal of the Galaxy shine has rubbed off. The club that won three . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with a long weekend of FA Cup action in England, where the games keep on coming. Except when enough positive coronavirus tests mean fielding a youth team. Aston Villa is the latest team to run into the realities of the pandemic. Due to the constraints of the schedule, their only other options is hope there is space for a new date or to forfeit. "Aston Villa can confirm . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie's goal for Juventus in their 3-1 win at AC Milan. Federico Chiesa put Juventus up in the 18th minute with Milan equalizing in the 41st. Chiesa scored again in the 62nd. McKennie subbed on in the 64th and finished off the Juve goals in the 76th minute. "It was a key game for us and we were focused on what we needed to do, regardless of the other . . .