In Friday's soccer news update, MLS saved the 2015 Goal of the Year for after the MVP for some reason, awarding it to Sporting Kansas City's Krisztian Nemeth. Since there was only one game involving a USMNT player yesterday, we're going to go ahead and add that to the update as well. Danny Williams got the start for Reading in their 1-0 loss to QPR. The game's only goal came late, with Nedum Onuoha getting the better of Reading's goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi in a goalmouth scramble.
ESPN FC's Doug McIntyre interviewed MLS commissioner Don Garber. Bloomberg's Tariq Panja explains what the Copa Centenario will mean for IMG and SUM, the tournament's marketing partners. SI.com's Brian Straus looks at how the MLS Cup finalists managed their budgets. The Orlando Sentinel's Paul Tenorio has a wider look at what might happen with the next MLS expansion team. Vice Sports' Kery Ruiz puts up Mexico's Justino Compean as the likely choice for next CONCACAF president.
The NY Times' Michael Powell compares FIFA's need for reform with what happened with the International Olympic Committee. The Washington Post's Steven Goff interviews FIFA presidential candidate Ali bin al-Hussein. World Soccer's Keir Radnedge wonders about FIFA announcing reforms the same day as the arrests in Zurich and the US Department of Justice's announcement of even more indictments.
Be ashamed. Very ashamed. The administration of football continues to let players, clubs and fans down. The game needs an intervention.— FIFPro (@FIFPro) December 3, 2015
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