Friday's soccer news starts with Europa Conference League third round qualifying first-legs and Kenny Saief subbing out in the 77th minute of Neftchi's 2-1 home win over Rapid Vienna in the main path. Ataa Jaber opened the scoring for Neftchi in the 44th and Saief doubled the lead in the 60th. Rapid Vienna pulled a goal back five minutes into stoppage time. Sam Vines's Royal Antwerp won 3-1 at . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 4, 2022) US Soccer Players - Thanks to the presence of defender Chris Richards with the home side and visiting goalkeeper Matt Turner, Friday's Crystal Palace vs Arsenal game is both a curtain-raiser for the Premier League and a signpost of the Premiership's steadily growing US ties. Richards and Turner just picked up London addresses via summer . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - In a lot of ways that matter, London is the center of the soccer-playing universe. The greater area famously boasts the most professional teams of any city on the planet, with a concentration rich enough that any given Premier League table is likely to have a quarter of its teams come from the capital. The 2022-23 Premier League . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the USMNT players in the opening legs of UEFA Champions League third round qualifying. James Sands and Malik Tillman's Rangers lost 2-0 at Union St-Gilloise to a 27th minute goal and a 76th minute penalty. Sands saw yellow in the 39th minute. Richy Ledezma was on the bench for PSV's 1-1 draw at Monaco. Joey Veerman put PSV up in the 39th with Monaco equalizing . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Jordan Pefok scoring in Union Berlin's 2-1 win at Chemnitzer in the DFB Pokal. Trailing from the 62nd minute, Pefok equalized in the 64th to force extra time. Union Berlin's Kevin Behrens scored in the 114th minute with Pefok subbing out in the 105th. Timmy Chandler subbed on in the 67th minute of Eintracht's 4-0 win at Magdeburg. Daichi Kamada put Eintracht up . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 1, 2022) US Soccer Players – While top American talent playing in Europe isn't new, signing with clubs in the higher echelons of Italian soccer is a more recent development. That adds Italy to the mix of preferred landing spots for USMNT players in Europe. Particularly a club now in the soccer-mad country's highly competitive second division. Italy's Serie . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the roundup of USMNT players in Europe. Ricardo Pepi subbed on in the 76th minute of Augsburg's 4-0 win at BW Lohne in the opening round of the 2022-23 DFB Pokal. Arne Maier scored in the 51st with Fredrik Jensen doubling the lead in the 69th. Augsburg's Florian Niederlechner made it 3-0 in the 81st and Maurice Malone finished off the goals in the 89th . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the opening round of the 2022-23 Scottish Premiership. James Sands and Malik Tillman's Rangers are at Livingston, Cameron Carter-Vickers's Celtic hosts Christian Ramirez's Aberdeen. While Rangers and Celtic are likely to be the teams deciding the top of the table, Aberdeen starts the season after finishing 10th, six points above the relegation zone. Rangers beat . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 28, 2022) US Soccer Players - Several USMNT players are set to embark on new club campaigns as the Bundesliga's 2022-23 season looms, but first it's the latest in a familiar story in Germany's topflight. Saturday brings the Supercup clash at Leipzig's Red Bull Arena between reigning league and cup champions Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig, the 12th consecutive . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (July 27, 2022) US Soccer Players - The English Championship, perhaps the world's highest profile second division soccer league, is a grind. Twenty-four teams vying for promotion to the Premier League or to avoid relegation to League One each play a brutal 46-game schedule dripping with consequences in every round. The league is perennially a fascinating mix of . . .