Thursday's soccer news starts with Timmy Chandler's Eintracht winning the 2021-22 Europa League. Chandler was on the bench for the 1-1 draw that held through extra time. Eintracht took the title 5-4 on penalties. James Sands subbed on for Rangers in the 101st minute. Joe Aribo put Rangers up in the 57th with Rafael Borre equalizing for Eintracht in the 69th. After Rangers failed to convert in the . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Ethan Horvath's Nottingham Forest advancing to the 2021-22 Championship promotion final. They play Duane Holmes's Huddersfield Town on May 29 at Wembley Stadium for a spot in the Premier League. Horvath was on the bench for Nottingham Forest's 2-1 home loss to Sheffield United, leveling the aggregate score at 3-3 and advancing 3-2 on penalties. Brennan . . .
CHICAGO (MAY 18, 2022) – The United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the United States Women's National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) and the United States National Soccer Team Players Association (USNSTPA) have agreed to terms of historic, first-of-their-kind collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) that achieve equal pay and set the global standard moving forward in international . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the Europa League final. Timmy Chandler's Eintracht plays James Sands's Rangers with the guarantee that one USMNT player finishes the 2021-22 season with a UEFA trophy. Eintracht's run, in particular, has taken on significant resonance with the club not qualifying for Europe next season through league position after finishing 11th in the Bundesliga. The Europa . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Montreal taking the somewhat surprising lead at the top of the Eastern Conference. Montreal shutout Charlotte FC -0 on Saturday to pull into a three-way lead with 2nd-place Orlando City and 3rd-place Philadelphia all on 20 points. With Montreal and Orlando tied on total wins, Montreal takes the top spot on goal difference +3 to -1. Montreal and Philadelphia both . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts with the final weekend of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season. Tyler Adams subbed on in the 73rd minute of RB Leipzig's 1-1 draw at Arminia Bielefeld. Trailing from a Janni Luca Serra goal in the 70th, Leipzig's Willi Orban equalized three minutes into stoppage time. Adams saw yellow in the 88th. Leipzig finished 4th. "It hasn't been an easy . . .
Week 11 of the 2022 Major League Soccer season started in Toronto with Orlando City winning 1-0. Kyle Smith scored the game's only goal two minutes into stoppage time. City goalkeeper Pedro Gallese made two saves to keep the clean sheet. Colorado shutout LAFC 2-0 at home. Gyasi Zardes opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 17th and Diego Rubio converted a penalty in the 28th minute. . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2022) US Soccer Players - During his record-setting run with the LA Galaxy, head coach Bruce Arena prioritized winning MLS Cups. That may sound simplistic since that's the situation every coach in the league, but it's different when putting together a dynasty capable of doing just that. As Arena was quick to point out back then, part of that focus was due . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the 2021-22 FA Cup final. Christian Pulisic's Chelsea faces Liverpool at Wembley looking to win their second trophy of the season on Saturday (11:45am ET - ESPN+). Chelsea lifted the Club World Cup in February, losing the League Cup final on penalties to Liverpool at Wembley later that month. That makes this game an opportunity to win the bigger English cup at . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2022) US Soccer Players - Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar had to face a few unfamiliar questions as they got to work planning and hosting the new “GoalCast” whiparound show ESPN+ staged during Wednesday night’s packed slate of 10 US Open Cup matches. Running some seven hours from start to finish, it was a marathon broadcast with nine live interview . . .