The soccer news starts with the Fifth Round of the FA Cup, aka the round of 16 of England's bigger cup competition. It's also a February break for the Premier League clubs already out of the competition. That includes one of the two teams at the top of the table with Liverpool exiting in the Third Round. Manchester City is through to the quarterfinals, knocking out Newport County 4-1 on . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga with another strong performance from Tyler Adams. Julian Green converted a penalty in the 2.Bundesliga and Rubio Rubin scored twice in Mexico. Adams's RB Leipzig beat VfB Stuttgart 3-1 away. Yussuf Poulsen put Leipzig up in the 6th with Stuttgart equalizing from the penalty spot in the 16th. Marcel Sabitzer put Leipzig up . . .
Friday's soccer news starts in the Europa League round of 32 first-legs. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge's 2-1 home win over Red Bull Salzburg, making four saves. Club Brugge fell behind in the 17th minute with Stefano Denswil equalizing in the 64th. Wesley Moraes scored in the 81st minute. "A Club Brugge wrecked by stress in the first-half, afraid of making mistakes. I was livid at . . .
The soccer news starts with Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 loss at Spurs in the Champions League round of 16. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 87th minute in a game that Spurs took over in the second-half. Spurs scored in the 47th, 83rd, and 86th minutes with Borussia Dortmund now facing an uphill scenario at home on March 5. "We had only one chance in the first and hardly any in the second-half," . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Feb 13, 2019) US Soccer Players - In many ways, David Beckham was a trailblazer during his time in MLS. Perhaps the most popular soccer player to ever play in the league, Beckham’s legacy is still felt long after his days in the league ended. To this day, Beckham is still blazing new paths for others around the league to emulate. Beckham will become the first MLS . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Feb 13, 2019) US Soccer Players - There’s plenty to pick from if you’re looking for something entertaining out of the Major League Soccer offseason. The kickoff to the 2019 campaign is less than a month away. The league’s chattering class has more than enough to talk about as clubs race to get their business done. It might take a deep interest in MLS to understand . . .
The soccer news starts with Manchester United once again in trouble. Since replacing manager Jose Mourinho with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on an interim basis, United looked like a different club. All of a sudden, their problems turned into advantages. What should've worked in September was now producing wins in January. All of a sudden, Manchester United was in 4th-place, battling Arsenal and Chelsea . . .
The soccer news starts with the knockout round of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. Back in December, we put PSG and Juventus at the top of the table for the teams with the most to lose this season. It's worth asking if either of them are even favorites a couple of months later. PSG's waltz through Ligue 1 might be the easiest prediction to make across European soccer. They're so much better . . .
The soccer news starts by paying respect for former USMNT player Fernando Clavijo who died on Friday from cancer. Clavijo was best known as an indoor player in the 1980s, joining the USMNT in 1990 and playing in the 1994 World Cup. Clavijo finished his USMNT career with 61 caps. He immediately moved into coaching, eventually spending time in charge of the Metrostars, Revolution, Haiti's national . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Eredivisie. Andrija Novakovich scored in Fortuna Sittard's 4-1 home win over Excelsior. Lazaros Lamprou scored in the 13th and 33rd minutes. Excelsior pulled a goal back in the 55th with Mark Diemers scoring for Fortuna in the 64th. Novakovich scored in the 90th minute. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge's 2-2 draw at Cercle Brugge. . . .