By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Feb 6, 2023) US Soccer Players – The start of a new Major League Soccer season is very close and teams continue to train on the field and make player deals off of it. Like every winter, teams use the time between the final whistle at the MLS Cup Final to the days leading up to the start of a new season, either rebuilding or solidifying rosters. This annual ritual . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, and Brazil starts in the Bundesliga where Gio Reyna subbed on in the 82nd minute of Borussia Dortmund's 5-1 home win over Freiburg. Playing a man up from a 17th minute red card, Dortmund's Nico Schlotterbeck scored in the 25th with Freiburg equalizing in the 45th. Dortmund retook the lead from a Karim Adeyemi goal in the 48th and Sebastien Hqller . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 3, 2023) US Soccer Players - While Europe's secondary window closed on Tuesday, on the other side of the Atlantic, Major League Soccer, with its calendar year season schedule, marked the opening of its primary transfer window. Unlike in Europe, where the market windows coincide and teams from across multiple countries are both buying and selling at the same . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 2, 2022) US Soccer Players - When Weston McKennie completed his move from Juventus to Leeds United on Monday, he became the third USMNT player on their roster, joining Tyler Adams and Brenden Aaronson. A fourth prominent Yank is on hand in the form of manager Jesse Marsch. McKennie's arrival strengthens the "Leeds United States" plotline as LUFC climbs the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts in Ligue 1 where Timothy Weah subbed out in the 82nd minute in Lille's 0-0 home draw with Clermont Foot. The point has Lille in 6th-place with 35 points from 21 games and tied with 7th-place Loirent. Also in Ligue 1, Erik Palmer-Brown's Troyes lost 4-1 at Toulouse, taking the lead from a 12th minute Mamadu Balde penalty. Toulouse equalized in the 16th, went ahead . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 1, 2023) US Soccer Players - The Seattle Sounders have already achieved plenty. There's no denying, after all, that the Sounders' victory in the 2022 Concacaf Champions League was a breakthrough moment for one of the world's fastest-growing soccer leagues. It took until the 14th edition of the Champions League for a Major League Soccer club to win. Seattle's . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the Bundesliga where Jordan Pefok subbed out in the 63rd minute of Union Berlin's 2-1 home win over Wolfsburg to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2022-23 DFB Pokal. Falling behind in the 5th minute, Union Berlin's Robin Knoche equalized in the 12th and Kevin Behrens scored in the 79th. Union Berlin's Niko Giesselmann saw red in the 87th minute. Union waits . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie on loan to Leeds United through the end of the 2022-23 Premier League season with the move announced yesterday. Leeds has an option for a permanent transfer from Juventus, where McKennie made 49 Serie A appearances over two and a half seasons. "Weston is a versatile player who will be able to adapt quickly, helped by his knowledge of the other . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Jan 30, 2023) US Soccer Players – The USMNT’s two Southern California friendlies against Serbia and Colombia gave us a glimpse at a number of players and trends that will carry over into the near future. In a calendar year that features the Nations League in March and the Gold Cup starting in June, there’s plenty to glean from these two games. The 24-player pool . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Brazil, and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga where Jordan Pefok subbed on in the 70th minute of Union Berlin's 2-0 win at Hertha BSC. Danihlo Doekhi scored in the 44th and Paul Seguin doubled the lead in the 67th. Joe Scally's Gladbach won 4-1 at John Brooks's Hoffenheim. Scally subbed out in stoppage time. Jonas Hoffman scored in the 12th and doubled the . . .