By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 6, 2018) US Soccer Players – The summer touring season is coming to an end for European clubs with league games that count on the horizon. One of the bright spots from the summer friendlies was how well American players did, a possible precursor for things to come this season. Christian Pulisic and Tim Weah are just two of the many young Americans expected to . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge using his latest criticism of the European transfer market to make a point about the UEFA coefficient and the Champions League. After blaming PSG and Manchester City for the rise in prices, Goal.com's Robin Bairner relays Rummenigge's opinion on the Cristiano Ronaldo transfer. He's not a fan of the move, making a . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Jul 25, 2018) US Soccer Players - Late last week, reports had two American prospects on their way to Germany for “secret” trials with world famous Bayern Munich. The players in question, Cameron Duke and Ulysses Llanez, are two of the most highly touted young prospects in the American development system. Duke is a midfielder attached to the Sporting Kansas City . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 13, 2018) US Soccer Players - This week brought a news item that might once have dominated the American soccer conversation for days at a time. Jesse Marsch leaving the New York Red Bulls to take up a new challenge as an assistant to Ralf Rangnick at RB Leipzig, RBNY’s Bundesliga sibling club. US coaches working abroad at high levels in the professional game . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Jesse Marsch leaving the New York Red Bulls amid reports that he will become the interim coach or assistant at RB Leipzig. The New York Red Bulls already named Chris Armas as their new head coach. “We are fully supportive of Jesse and his decision to pursue a new opportunity,” Red Bulls sporting director Denis Hamlett said. “Jesse played a large role in . . .
It was good news for John Brooks and Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga relegation playoff. They keep their spot in the Bundesliga after beating Holstein Kiel 1-0 on the night and 4-1 over two legs. The result might not have the same ridiculous money attached to it as winning promotion to the Premier League, but the object is the same. Topflight status for any club is something they can't afford to . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico has the conclusions of the 2017-18 Bundesliga and Premier League seasons. We start in the Bundesliga, where Bobby Wood's Hamburg beat Gladbach 2-1 at home but other results ended Hamburg's record run in the Bundesliga with a 17th-place finish. Aaron Hunt converted a penalty to put Hamburg up in the 11th minute with Gladbach's Josip Drmic . . .
It's the conclusion of the 2017-18 Bundesliga season on Saturday and the Premier League on Sunday on the weekend soccer TV schedule. NBC is all in on the final day of the Premier League, but unfortunately there's not a lot of excitement left in the various scenarios. We previewed the final day of the Bundesliga for USMNT players as well as the Premier League. In Serie A, Juventus can win the title . . .
The soccer news starts with the scenarios for the Bundesliga clubs with USMNT players going into Saturday's finale for the 2017-18 season. We start at the top where Weston McKennie's Schalke will finish 2nd and take a Champions League place. 3rd-place is Borussia Dortmund's to lose. A combination of final day results could theoretically drop Christian Pulisic's team to 4th, but that's still good . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with bad news for Geoff Cameron's Stoke City. With Cameron on the bench, Stoke City lost 2-1 at home to Crystal Palace, relegating the club from the Premier League. Xherdan Shaqiri put Stoke City in front in the 43rd minute. Crystal Palace equalized in the 68th and scored an 86th minute winner. “It is a tough, tough afternoon for me, for . . .