Shocked looks all around, but Chelsea finally parted ways with manager Jose Mourinho. Thursday's soccer news update has the news that probably isn't much of a surprise with Chelsea still struggling at the wrong end of the table. What Chelsea does next becomes the big question. Also in the soccer news, Orlando City's former VP of soccer operations Paul McDonough is now the director of soccer operations at Atlanta United.
Atlanta, join me in welcoming Paul to the team. https://t.co/SMVUcZYwwX— Carlos Bocanegra (@BocaBoca3) December 16, 2015
More moves for Orlando City, with the Orlando Sentinel's Paul Tenorio reporting that the club parted ways with assistant coach Ian Fuller. Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney looks at the early results for free agency in MLS. Goal.com's Ives Galarcep interviews USMNT player Bobby Wood. The Guardian's Andrew Kennis profiles Liga MX Apertura winners Tigres. Futfanatico tries to figure out why no one seems to develop elite center backs anymore.
Inside World Football has adidas asking familiar questions about FIFA. The NY Times' Rebecca R Ruiz reports that the FIFA corruption cases could see a courtroom sooner than later.
Congrats on a great career, Abby Wambach. For the goals you’ve scored & the kids you’ve inspired, you’re the GOAT! pic.twitter.com/Kud56ChsBO— President Obama (@POTUS) December 16, 2015
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