MLS will stage the 2018 All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia. The league made the announcement on Tuesday at a media event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “We’re proud to bring our 2018 All-Star Game to Atlanta, a city and Club that have taken Major League Soccer by storm,” Garber said in a press statement. “Atlanta United’s success is one of the most compelling and impressive expansion team launches in . . .
By Clemente Lisi – WASHINGTON DC (Oct 23, 2017) US Soccer Players – From DC United's last game at RFK stadium to NYCFC playing another home game away from home, MLS's Decision Day had its moments. The end of the regular season also means that the postseason is upon us and the games will become even more meaningful in the coming weeks. That’s where VAR comes in. The point of using instant replay . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Ronald Koeman no longer the manager of Everton. The club fired Koeman on Monday, the day after a 5-2 home loss to Arsenal in the Premier League. Everton lost 2-1 at home to Lyon in the Europa League on Thursday. The club is currently in 18th-place, at the bottom of four clubs tied on eight points. "Everton Football Club can confirm that Ronald Koeman has left the . . .
Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs Schedule *Subject to change. Canadian and international broadcast information to be announced at a later date. Knockout Round (Conference third seed vs. sixth seed, and fourth seed vs. fifth seed in a single-game elimination match) Wednesday, Oct. 25 No. 3 Chicago Fire vs. No. 6 New York Red Bulls (UniMás, FS1, TSN3/5, TVA Sports, 8:30 . . .
In the Premier League, Danny Williams and Huddersfield Town beat Manchester United 2-1 at The John Smith's Stadium. Aaron Mooy put Huddersfield up in the 28th with Laurent Depoitre scoring in the 33rd. Marcus Rashford pulled a goal back for United in the 78th. Williams saw yellow in the 79th. It’s a great story that ‘small’ Huddersfield Town has beaten Manchester United," Huddersfield Town . . .
The 2017 Major League Soccer regular season came to a close on Sunday. Atlanta beat their own attendance record to set a new MLS mark with 71,874 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to see United draw 2-2 with Toronto. Yamil Asad converted a penalty for Atlanta in the 31st minute. Jozy Altidore equalized in the 60th. Josef Martinez returned Atlanta's lead in the 74th. Seb Giovinco equalized in the 84th. . . .
Plenty of chances for both teams in the U-17 World Cup quarterfinal between the USMNT vs England on Saturday, but it was England moving on 4-1. The score line betrayed the opportunities with both teams taking 20 shots at Pandit Nehru Stadiumin Goa. England had the noticeable edge on accuracy, putting 12 on frame to the USMNT's four. Rhian Brewster put England up in the 11th minute, doubling the . . .
The weekend soccer TV has Everton trying to shake off a Europa League disappointment but the schedule isn't helping. The Premier League on NBC has Southampton vs West Brom on Saturday. At the U-17 World Cup, the USMNT plays England in the quarterfinals on Sunday. Everton vs Arsenal on Sunday at 8:30am on NBCSN. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has a vote of confidence, but he also has to get past . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Oct 20, 2017) US Soccer Players - You can almost hear the strings swell and the drums boom. Decision Day is nearly upon us. Major League Soccer’s branding for the final day of the regular season works on most levels. Decisions are coming based on the results of the round of games all happening on Sunday at 4pm ET. The timing of the slate of matches is intentional . . .
What to make of how the Columbus story is playing out? The Crew faithful started the week worrying about playoff position. They spent most of it dealing with the news that their club might be leaving at the end of next season. Making things worse, reports followed that the club processed season ticket renewals prior to any announcement of the intent to leave for Austin. SI.com and others let us . . .