Tuesday's soccer news starts with Atlanta United making a designated player move. The club signed midfielder Marcelino Moreno from Atletico Lanus, paying a transfer fee. Atlanta transferred Pity Martinez to Al-Nassr earlier this month and has been without Josef Martinez since the opening game of the season due to injury. "We're pleased to bring in a player of Marcelino's caliber and look forward . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 21, 2020) US Soccer Players – A month into the restart of the MLS season and some trends are beginning to come into sharper focus. While the pandemic has made this an unusual season for sports across the globe, MLS has been able to persevere in a year notable for marking its 25th season in existence. MLS has been through tough times before, but nothing like . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with another interesting weekend in Major League Soccer. Seattle shut out LAFC 3-0 at home on Friday night. Nicolas Lodeiro converted penalties in the 29th and 33rd minutes with Raul Ruidiaz finishing off the goals in the 82nd minute. Stefan Frei made two saves to keep the clean sheet. On Saturday, FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on the road. Dallas took the . . .
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By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 17, 2020) US Soccer Players - Sometimes we learn more from the relationships that don't end well than the ones that do. So it may prove for Frank de Boer and MLS. In July, de Boer became the league's second coaching casualty of the year, parting company with Atlanta United after going winless in a three-and-out campaign at the MLS is Back Tournament. Despite . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the MLS roundup. FC Dallas beat Colorado 4-1 at home. Santiago Mosquera opened the scoring in the 41st minute with Frano Jara doubling the lead in the 49th. Mosquera made it 3-0 in the 57th. Andre Shinyashiki pulled a goal back for Colorado in the 63rd, but it was Mosquera again finishing off his hat-trick in the 78th minute. "That was a pretty disappointing . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Sep 16, 2020) US Soccer Players - The LA Galaxy likes to remind everyone in Southern California that the team has been around since 1996. The club's "Since '96" moniker was a shot at Los Angeles FC, who joined MLS in the 2018 season and has since shaken up the professional soccer landscape in Southern California. That "Since '96" slogan carries more weight than just . . .
The soccer news starts with the MLS roundup with two big surprises over the weekend. Nashville beat Atlanta 4-2 at home. Dominique Badji scored for Nashville in the opening minute with Jeff Larentowicz equalizing in the 19th. Badji assisted on Hany Mukhtar's goal in the 28th. Dax McCarty also picked up assists on the two opening goals, scoring himself in the 36th minute. McCarty picked up a third . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 11, 2020) US Soccer Players - Another MLS coach is under fire. Following the dismissals of Frank de Boer at Atlanta United and Chris Armas of the New York Red Bulls, someone had to be the next on the hot seat. As long as their are games on the schedule, there's a coach or two in trouble. Still, the coach currently shouldering the criticism in Major League . . .
If you missed topflight club soccer easily available on most cable packages, the Premier League is back. Europe is attempting to play on quickly to return to what passes for a normal schedule. With the leagues in Scotland and France already underway, La Liga and the Premier League begin this weekend. For USMNT fans, the main story remains Christian Pulisic at Chelsea. Now wearing the #10 shirt, . . .