Friday's soccer news starts with another Major League Soccer club deciding that at least a partial answer to their problems is a rebrand. Goodbye, Montreal Impact. Hello, Club de Foot Montreal, CF Montreal to its friends. Also welcome the kind of logo that's going to get what we'll politely refer to as a divisive response. If Impact Black, Ice Silver, and Sacre Bleu look familiar, it's because the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Fulham getting a point in a version of the London derby. Antonee Robinson's Fulham drew 1-1 at Spurs in a game rearranged due to Aston Villa's coronovirus issues. Trailing from the 25th minute, Ivan Cavaleiro equalized in the 74th minute. Tim Ream was on the bench for Fulham, in 18th-place with 12 points from 16 games. "To a man we were superb under what we . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in the Premier League. DeAndre Yedlin subbed out in the 84th minute of Newcastle's 1-0 loss at Sheffield United. Newcastle's Ryan Fraser saw red in the 45th with Sheffield United converting a penalty in the 73rd minute. Newcastle is in 15th-place with 19 points from 17 games. "I'll never ever walk away from a challenge," Newcastle manager Steve . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in action in the second divisions in Germany and France. Alfredo Morales's Fortuna Dusseldorf drew 0-0 at Eintracht Braunschweig in the 2.Bundesliga. Fortuna finished with three shots on goal to none for Eintracht Braunschweig. After 15 matchdays, Fortuna is in 5th-place tied on 27 points with 4th-place Furth. Hamburg leads the league with 30 . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the Premier League letting its clubs know that they're serious about enforcing coronavirus restrictions. Hugging during goal celebrations became the easy headline, but it's doubling down on what should've already been in place to limit exposure. The reasoning remains obvious. Aston Villa is the latest club needing to postpone a game due to positive tests. Their . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with a long weekend of FA Cup action in England, where the games keep on coming. Except when enough positive coronavirus tests mean fielding a youth team. Aston Villa is the latest team to run into the realities of the pandemic. Due to the constraints of the schedule, their only other options is hope there is space for a new date or to forfeit. "Aston Villa can confirm . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie's goal for Juventus in their 3-1 win at AC Milan. Federico Chiesa put Juventus up in the 18th minute with Milan equalizing in the 41st. Chiesa scored again in the 62nd. McKennie subbed on in the 64th and finished off the Juve goals in the 76th minute. "It was a key game for us and we were focused on what we needed to do, regardless of the other . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the LA Galaxy naming Greg Vanney as their new coach. The move wasn't exactly a surprise, with strong links to the open job since Vanney left Toronto following the conclusion of the 2020 MLS season. Vanney, a former Galaxy player, now faces at least a partial rebuild to try to turn the Galaxy into a playoff team. “I am extremely excited about the opportunity to . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts in La Liga. Yunus Musah subbed out in the 64th minute of Valencia's 1-1 home draw with Cadiz. Trailing from the 58th minute, Maxi Gomez equalized in the 79th. The point has Valencia in 17th-place, tied on 16 points with 18th-place Elche. Unfortunately for Valencia, Elche has two games in hand. "The current situation is that we have to get out of the bottom positions . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the Premier League table. Though the unbalanced schedule is still causing problems in figuring out the contenders from the rest, the top two are level on 16 games played. A tiebreaker separates 1st and 2nd-place, with Liverpool and Manchester United both with 33 points. Liverpool's +17 goal difference is the best in the league, seven of them coming from one game in . . .