The soccer news starts with the USMNT losing 3-0 to England at Wembley Stadium. For the home fans, the game was about bookending Wayne Rooney's international career. For the away it was more evidence that the program needs a coaching hire and direction as it tries to move forward. That's not news, compounded by the delays in hiring a coach. Until that new coaching hire becomes official, the USMNT . . .
England shutout the USMNT 3-0 at Wembley Stadium to start the November international games. The USMNT fell behind to a 25th minute Jesse Lingard goal, who caught the far corner of Brad Guzan's goal with a bending ball from distance. Trent Alexander-Arnold made it 2-0 two minutes later. The game served as a testimonial for England all-time goals leader Wayne Rooney, who subbed on in the 58th . . .
The soccer news starts with England manager Gareth Southgate's opinion on including Wayne Rooney in his squad against the USMNT (2:45pm ET - ESPN2). The decision wasn't necessarily a popular one, with questions over focus in a new era for England. "When it was first proposed to me, as a manager, it was something I was keen to do," Southgate wrote in the matchday program. "I don’t think we’ve . . .
The soccer news starts with the first managerial change since the start of the 2018-19 Premier League season. Tim Ream and Luca de la Torre have a new manager at Fulham. The club announced that Claudio Ranieri replaces Slavisa Jokanovic. Fulham is in last place in the Premier League with 5 points from 12 games, two points behind 19th-place Huddersfield and three points and a tiebreaker from . . .
The soccer news starts with FC Cincinnati debuting their logo as they prepare to enter MLS next season. The quick takeaways are a slight hue change for their orange and blue and a logo tweak. Since it seems an MLS tradition that it's never that easy, here's the club's official release letting us know what is and isn't appropriate. “Football Club Cincinnati” – the team’s full written name – will . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 12, 2018) US Soccer Players – The 2018 MLS playoffs have produced some very competitive matches over the past two weeks. As always, the postseason doesn’t fail to disappoint, as Sunday’s triple-header revealed. With the Conference Finals on the horizon, there’s no better time than now to take stock of what’s happened and what it says going forward. One of the . . .
The soccer news starts with the conclusion of the semifinal round of the 2018 MLS playoffs. Sporting KC beat Real Salt Lake 4-2 at home to advance and face the Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference finals on November 25 (7:30pm ET - FS1) and 29 (9:30pm ET - ESPN). On the other half of the bracket, Atlanta will play the New York Red Bulls on Nov 25 (5pm ET - ESPN) and 29 (7pm ET - . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the FA Cup. Lynden Gooch scored in Sunderland's 2-1 First Round win over Port Vale. George Honeyman put Sunderland up in the 1st minute with Gooch doubling the lead in the 19th. Port Vale pulled a goal back in the 35th. Gooch subbed out in the 81st minute. DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle beat Bournemouth 2-1 in the Premier League. Salomon . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Nov 9, 2018) US Soccer Players - MLS announced the New York Red Bulls’ Aaron Long as 2018 Defender of the Year on Wednesday. The 26-year old centerback beat out three-time Defender of the Year Chad Marshall to the award, garnering an impressive 33.33% of the media vote in his second full MLS campaign. The players around him in the Red Bulls defense certainly . . .
We start the soccer news with Portland knocking Seattle out of the 2018 MLS playoffs on penalties. With the second-leg finishing 2-1 Seattle in regulation, 3-3 on aggregate, the series headed to extra time. Raul Ruidaz put Seattle up in regulation in the 68th minute, shifting the series with the Sounders advancing had that score held. Portland responded with a goal from Sebastian Blanco in the . . .