The soccer news starts with Toronto announcing that club captain Michael Bradley will stay with the team. Bradley was out of contract at the end of the 2019 season, but there was little speculation of him ending up anywhere else. "I feel so attached to the city of Toronto, the club, the team. I love it here and I am really proud of what we’ve been able to do over the past six years," Bradley . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Dec 11, 2019) US Soccer Players - Jesse Marsch had a simple answer to whatever happened to his club at home against Liverpool in the Champions League. "This isn't about me. It is about the club, the city, the people here in Salzburg," Marsch said about the support he received there. That's what a coach should say. It's also likely Marsch believed it, with his . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts in the Championship with Geoff Cameron's QPR shutting out PNE 2-0 at home. Eberechi Eze scored in the 17th and converted a 67th minute penalty. QPR goalkeeper Joe Lumley made made three saves to keep the clean sheet. QPR is 14th in the Championship table. "We spoke before the game about how you respond to criticism, to doubts, to negativity," QPR . . .
The soccer news starts in the Premier League. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 86th minute for Chelsea's 2-1 home win over Aston Villa. Tommy Abraham put Chelsea up in the 24th minute with Aston Villa equalizing in the 41st. Mason Mount scored Chelsea's winner in the 48th minute. "He is playing really well," Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said. "He can score more, we have a player in Christian . . .
The soccer news starts with Chelsea in manager Frank Lampard's first season in charge at the club. Chelsea's ambitions are obvious, a once champion that now has to push past other contenders in pursuit of their old expectations. It's a team that can look at their current 4th-place and expect more, certainly at home against a team in the bottom half of the table. Instead, it was Chelsea losing 1-0 . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico obviously starts in South Korea. A yellow card accumulation suspension kept Mix Diskerud out of the final game of the season with the K League title on the line at home to Pohang Steelers. With Joenbuk chasing Ulsan, a draw or a win would see the title go to Diskerud's club. Suprising no one that follows him on Twitter, Diskerud responded to his . . .
The soccer news starts with Eintracht Frankfurt beating Arsenal in London in Europa League Group F. After losing 3-0 at home to Arsenal in the opening game of the group, Eintracht won 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium. Timmy Chandler was on the bench for Eintracht, going 1-0 down in first-half stoppage time. Daichi Kamada equalized in the 55th and scored in the 64th. "Arsenal were much better than us . . .
The soccer news starts with Group H in the Champions League. Christian Pulisic scored in Chelsea's 2-2 draw at Valencia. Falling behind in the 40th minute, Mateo Kovacic equalized for Chelsea in the 41st. Pulisic put them up in the 50th on a goalmouth scramble that needed VAR. Valencia equalized in the 82nd minute. Chelsea is home to Lille on December 10 to close out group stage play. "I’m happy . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Nov 27, 2019) US Soccer Players - With the Liga MX regular season sprint complete, eight teams will play for the Apertura 2019 championship. Club America is the headliner, taking their spot in the limelight as always. America is trying to add to its already crowded mantle with yet another piece of hardware. Mexico's other big clubs didn't bother to make an . . .
The soccer news starts with Ethan Horvath on the bench for Club Brugge's 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in Champions League Group A. The point keeps Club Brugge in 3rd-place, a point ahead of Galatasaray with one game remaining. Club Brugge can finish no higher, with 3rd-place moving to the Europa League. They finish the Group A schedule at home to Real Madrid on December 11. Falling behind in the 11th . . .