For Thursday's soccer news roundup, we look to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and a lesson in what happens when a team is noticeably faster than the opposition. Also in the soccer news, FIFA faces not only pressure but litigation in an attempt to force a change from artificial turf to grass for the Women's World Cup. In the era of advanced statistics and soccer, it's always interesting to hear a . . .
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The soccer news starts with a familiar story. Arsenal is out of Europe, exiting the Europa League at the semifinal stage after a 2-1 aggregate loss to Atletico Madrid. Following the 1-1 home draw, Arsenal lost 1-0 at Atletico. The result isn't necessarily surprising, continuing a streak of disappointment for the club in European competition. The last time Arsenal won a European competition was the . . .
NEW YORK, NY (Jan 14, 2013) US Soccer Players – Two quick goals were the difference as Brad Guzan's Aston Villa lost 2-1 to Arsenal at Villa Park on Tuesday. Arsenal scored in the 34th and 35th minutes, with Villa's Christian Benteke pulling a goal back in the 76th. The game had to be stopped for six minutes early in the first-half after the ball hit Villa's Nathan Baker in the face. Baker . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with what was as close to an obvious conclusion as is possible with a super club. Arsene Wenger will still be the manager of Arsenal for the 2017-18 season and beyond. According to reports, the club made the decision after finishing in 4th-place in the Premier League, winning the FA Cup, and majority owner Stan Kroenke meeting with Wenger. Shocked looks all around, . . .
The weekend soccer TV schedule has another high profile game in the Premier League, with Manchester United hosting Arsenal on Sunday. Spain's La Liga continues without interruption after Spain's legal system prevented a strike, with Barcelona and Real Madrid in action on Sunday. Juventus is already Serie A champions, but they play old rivals Inter Milan on Saturday. The US Woman are also in action . . .
Big clubs aren't supposed to rely on the late winner against over-matched teams. Even in Europe, where super clubs tend to build up the risk of playing minnows away only to regularly dispense with them by several goals. Yet, Arsene Wenger and Arsenal had little in the way of answers against Anderlecht, trailing in Brussels until late in the game. Arsenal won, sure, but it's how they won that can't . . .
After all, if the Arsenal support is so receptive to the charms of Thierry Henry, he's available in a New York Red Bulls uniform every home game. It's an interesting point, one that's almost unique to the New York Red Bulls when it comes to MLS and their true superstar players. Henry plays with a reputation built at two of the biggest clubs in Europe over multiple seasons. He scored 174 goals for . . .
It was a short schedule of league games in week 20 of the 2014 MLS season, with several MLS team involved in friendlies. From the summer soccer friendly schedule, the New York Red Bulls beat Premier League club Arsenal at Red Bull Arena. The last time Arsenal played in the USA was before MLS existed. New York Red Bulls 1 - Arsenal 0 Arsenal waited a long time and traveled a long way only to be . . .
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 . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with former Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel linked with becoming Arsenal's next manager. According to reports, Tuchel turned down Bayern Munich, choosing to wait for the possibility that the Arsenal job might become available. Or maybe it's PSG. Tuchel has suddenly become the hottest potential coach in European club soccer, while the people currently holding the . . .